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November

Rutgers (Nov. 27 / DI) - Alabama volunteer assistant Brynne Dordel named assistant coach.

Apex High School (N.C.) (Nov. 24) - Announced Adam Renzi as head coach.

Northern Vermont - Johnson (Nov. 13 / DIII) - Named Ghajnieslem Redcoats (Malta) head coach Anya Adams to same position.

Baruch (Nov. 13 / DIII) - Named assistant coach Nicole Bellini acting head coach.

October

Loylola Marymount (Oct. 26 / DI) - Hired CSUN head coach Tairia Flowers to same position.

North Central College (Oct. 18 / DIII) - Head coach Jim Kulawiak's retired after 32 seasons.

Texas Tech (Oct. 16 / DI) - Hired Loyola Marymount head coach Sami Ward to same position.

Northeast Texas CC (Oct. 9 / NJCAA) - Named Christopher Newport University assistant Josh Freeman as head coach. 

University of San Diego (Oct. 7 / DI) - Hired Shay Knighten as an assistant coach.

Belmont (Oct. 5 / DI) - Hired Bailey Brownfield as an assistant coach.

Baylor (Oct. 5 / DI) - Named Steve "Hoot" Johnigan as an assistant coach.

Baylor (Oct. 5 / DI) - Promoted longtime assistant coach Britni Newman to associate head coach.

North Carolina (Oct. 1 / DI) - Annie Aldrete joins coaching staff as volunteer assistant.

September

SUNY Plattsburgh (Sept. 29 / DIII) - Assistant coach Sam Van Dorn elevated to head coach.

Baylor (Sept. 28 / DI) - Associate head coach Mark Lumley retires.

Brevard (Sept. 24 / DIII) - Named Columbia College (S.C.) head coach Breanne Shearin to same position.

Louisiana Tech (Sept. 22 / DI) - Promoted graduate manager Brooke Morris to assistant coach.

Texas Tech (Sept. 22 / DI) - Head coach Adrian Gregory steps down.

Dayton (Sept. 17/ DI) - Hired Sara Plourde as an assistant coach.

University of Dallas (Sept. 14 / DIII) - Named Cottey College (NAIA) pitching coach Christian Novak head coach.

Louisiana Tech (Sept. 11 / DI) - Assistant coach Bianca Duran tabbed interim head coach.

Franklin (Sept. 11 / DIII) - Named Butler assistant Angela Bain head coach.

UC San Diego (Sept. 10 / DI) -  Cristina Byrne promoted to associate head coach and Christina Washington named assistant coach. 

Duke (Sept. 9 / DI) - Nicole Schaffer added as volunteer asssistant.

SUNY Potsdam (Sept. 8 / DIII) - Named former SUNY Plattsburgh head coach Brianna Ferchen to same position.

Davis & Elkins (Sept. 7 / DII) - Former Fort Lewis head coach Elle Fracker named to same position.

San Jose State (Sept. 3 / DI) - Former California associate head coach Tammy Lohmann named head coach.

North Carolina Central (Sept. 1 / DI) - Assistant coach Cat Tarvin elevated to interim head coach.

August

Miami (Ohio) (August 31 / DI) - Former Virginia Tech assistant coach Kirin Kumar hired as head coach.

Emmanuel (Ga.) (August 28 / DII) - College of Central Florida (NJCAA) head coach Kevin Fagan named to same position.

University of San Diego (August 28 / DI) - Promoted assistant coach MJ Knighten to head coach.

Manchester (August 27 / DIII) - Announced Associate Head Coach Sara Emerich will take over as head coach and head coach Josh Dzurick will remain with the program as assistant coach.

Belmont (August 24 / DI) - Former Wright State assistant coach Kennedy Haynes named to same position.

St. Cloud State (August 24 / DII) - Announced the addition of Robert "Skip" Heagle as an assistant coach.

Ball State (August 24 / DI) - Harvard associate head coach Lacy Wood tabbed head coach.

Penn State (August 24 / DI) - Hired Jeff Tylka, most recently with Elite Baseball/Softball Training, as an assistant coach.

Bucknell (August 22 / DI) - Former Penn State assistant coach Sarah Caffrey named head coach.

Illinois (August 22 / DI) - Announced addition of Alix Ezell as volunteer assistant coach.

Penn State (August 20 / DI) - Former Miami (Ohio) assistant coach Stephanie Sanders named to same position.

Mt. San Antonio College (August 19 / Cal JC) - Ruby Rojas returned as head coach following one season at Auburn.

Denison (August 17 / DIII) - Hired Eastern assistant coach Sara Birchmeier to same position.

Oklahoma State (August 17 / DI) - Alum Vanessa Shippy tabbed volunteer assistant.

Longwood (August 13 / DI) - Hired Dr. Megan Brown as program's head coach.

La Salle (August 12 / DI) - Named Sarah Prezioso assistant coach.

Northern Iowa (August 12 / DI) - Named Monica Wright assistant coach.

Memphis (August 12 / DI) - Added Kayla Bryant and Savannah Rosevear-Goetsch as volunteer and graduate assistant coaches, respectively.

Purdue Northwest (August 11 / DII) - University of Dayton (DI) assistant coach, Tristan Wilcox named head coach.

Coker (August 10 / DII) - Brianna Strickland returns to Coker as assistant coach.

Gustavus Adolphus (August 10 / DIII) - Former Minnesota State graduate assistant Coley Ries named head coach.

Valparaiso (August 10 / DI) - Added former UNCW assistant Natalie Ruechel to staff as pitching coach.

Georgia Tech (August 7 / DI) - Hired former Tennessee assistant Marty McDaniel as pitching coach.

Rutgers (August 6 / DI) - Lee University assistant coach Natalie Yonan appointed volunteer assistant.

Ole Miss (August 5 / DI) - Kara Shutt, previously a graduate manager at South Carolina, named volunteer assistant.

Tennessee Tech (August 5 / DI) - Lynn (DII) assistant coach Marisa Runyon named to same position.

Penn State (August 3 / DI) - Hired Miami (Ohio) head coach Clarisa Crowell to same position.

July

Tulsa (July 31 / DI) - Hired Paige Parker as an assistant coach.

Florida A&M (July 31 / DI) - Promoted Constance Orr to head coach.

Illinois Wesleyan (July 31 / DIII) - Assistant coach Nikki Miller elevated to full time with addition of assistant to AD duties.

Lees-McRae (July 30 / DII) - Hired former Western Carolina assistant Kendall Fuller as head coach.

Grand Canyon (July 29 / DI) - Tabbed Chelsey Broermann as an assistant coach.

Glenville State (July 29 / DII) - Named West Virginia Wesleyan assistant Sara Scoone head coach.

Louisiana Tech (July 29 / DI) - Head coach Maria Winn steps down for personal reasons.

Texas (July 29 / DI) - Hired Jacksonville graduate assistant Courtney Gettins as volunteer assistant coach.

Alcorn State (July 28 / DI) - Named Sarai Niu graduate assistant coach.

Evansville (July 28 / DI) - La Salle assistant coach Jordan Seneca named graduate assistant.

UT Arlington (July 28 / DI) - Announced Matthew Alberghini as an assistant coach.

West Virginia State (July 28 / DII) - Appointed assistant coach Nip Anderson to interim head coach. Hired Allison Rager as assistant coach.

Loiuisiana College (July 28 / DIII) - Promoted Mattie Stine to full-time assistant coach and hired Beth Taylor as a graduate assistant.

Eastern Kentucky (July 27 / DI) - Volunteer assistant Robyn Leighton promoted to assistant coach.

ValparaisoValparaiso (July 27 / DI) - Hired Jacksonville volunteer assistant Mario Hernandez as assistant coach.

Virginia Tech (July 27 / DI) - Tabbed Minnesota volunteer assistant Mike Lewis assistant coach.

Northern Illinois (July 24 / DI) - Mickey Bell joins coaching staff as an assistant coach.

University of Dallas (July 22 / DIII) - Head coach Caitlynn Dykes resigned to pursue other opportunities.

Asbury University (July 22 / NAIA) - Megan Curry, previously an assistant at Mercer (DI), tabbed head coach.

Southwest Baptist (July 21 / DII) - Named Oklahoma Panhandle (NAIA) head coach Chad Kerr to same position.

Belmont (July 20 / DI) - Hired former Wright State head coach Laura Matthews to same position.

Bucknell (July 20 / DI) - Head coach Joey Lye stepped down to pursue her opportunity to compete with the Canadian Olympic softball team.

Houston (July 17 / DI) - Named Lacey Waldrop assistant coach.

Auburn (July 15 / DI) - Emily Carosone joins staff as an assistant coach.

Covenant (July 14 - DIII) -  Named Harvard assistant coach Jenny Rohn head coach.

Utah ValleyUtah Valley (July 13 / DI) - Eastern Kentucky assistant coach Whitney Arion named to same position.

UAB (July 9 / DI) - Named associate head coach Joe Guthrie head coach.

Purdue Northwest (DI) - Head coach Niki Stansell resigns.

Jacksonville (July 7 / DI) - Hired Gina Snyder as a graduate assistant coach.

Penn State (July 6 / DI) - Head coach Amanda Lehotak resigned to pursue other professional opportunities outside of softball, effective July 13.

Hawai'i Pacific (July 3 / DII) - Co-head coach Brian Nakasone retires after 19 seasons. Jarnett Lono, co-head coach with Nakasone since the 2018 season, remains to take full control of the program.

Paris Junior College (July 3 / NJCAA DI) - Louisiana Tech assistant Shelby Shelton tabbed head coach.

Arizona State (July 1 / DI) - Named UAB head coach Jimmy Kolaitis assistant coach.

Kent State (July 1 / DI) - Emma Johnson promoted to associate head coach.

June

Susquehanna (June 26 / DIII) - Named Brianna Burger assistant coach.

Longwood (June 26 / DI) - Head coach Kathy Riley announces retirement.

Texas (June 26 / DI) - Ball State head coach Megan Ciolli Bartlett tabbed assistant coach.

Wisconsin-Superior (June 24 / DIII) - Named Western Connecticut State University assistant Melissa Fracker head coach.

Utah (June 23 / DI) - Hired DJ Gasso as an assistant coach.

Concordia Irvine (June 23 / DII) - Head coach Crystal Rosenthal appointed full-time athletic director.

Western Illinois (June 23 / DI) - Penn State assistant coach Alisa Goler tabbed head coach.

Minnesota (June 22 / DI) - Alum Katie Richardson named assistant coach.

Brandeis (June 19 / DIII) - Named Eastern Nazarene College head coach Dani Bishop to same position.

Bemidji State (June 17 / DII) - Brittany Gomez named head coach after serving as the interim head coach since May of 2019.

California (June 17 / DI) - Tulsa assistant coach Mitch Roberts named to same position.

University of New England (June 16 / DIII) - Kim Lorenc wil serve as interim head coach after 10-year head coach Dan Letellier resigned.

USC Aiken (June 15 / DII) - Lees McRae head coach Jaclin Poole named to same position.

Gustavus Adolphus (June 10 / DIII) - Head coach Britt Steward resigns.

Salisbury (June 10 / DIII) - Washington College (Md.) head coach Lacey (Lister) Lord returns to alma mater as head coach.

Tennessee (June 8 / DI) - Belmont head coach and Lady Vol alum Megan Rhodes Smith named assistant coach.

Siena (June 1 / DI) - Assistant coach Casey Bump promoted to head coach.

May

Academy of Art (May 29 / DII) - Solano CC head coach Nikki Gentile named to same position.

Minnesota (May 27 / DI) - Arizona State assistant coach Carly Wynn tabbed associate head coach.

Siena (May 27 / DI) - Head coach Bill Lajeunesse retires following 10 years at the helm.

Southern Oregon (May 24 / NAIA) - Jessica Pistole returns to program as head coach following one season at the University of San Diego.

California (May 20 / DII) - Announced alum and Texas assistant coach Chelsea Spencer as head coach.

Coker (May 19 / DII) - Assistant coach Dr. Mackenzie Draine elevated to head coach.

USC Upstate (May 14 / DI) - Hired Coker (DII) head coach Travis McCall as an assistant coach.

Lincoln (Pa.) (May 13 / DII) - Renee Clarke named head coach.

Lawrence (May 11 / DIII) - Assistant coach Tracy Cromer named head coach. She succeeded Kim Tatro, who stepped down in April after 27 seasons to become Lawrence's Director of Athletics for a second time.

Monmouth (Ill.) (May 3 / DIII) - Announced hiring of MacMurray head coach Alexa McClaughry to same position.

Minnesota (May 3 / DI) - Elevated assistant coach Piper Ritter to head coach.

Ole Miss (May 2 / DI) - Minnesota assistant coach Katie Rietkovich Browder named to same position.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (May 1 / DIII) - Head coach Larry Hennig retired. Assistant coach Melissa Mojica promoted to head coach.

April

Ole Miss (April 24 / DI) - Hired Minnesota head coach Jamie Trachsel to same position.

March

Rowan (March 19 / DIII) - Appointed Nate Parsley as the first full-time assistant softball coach.

Radford (March 10 / DI) - Alum Hannah Medlam returns as a volunteer assistant coach.

California (March 3 / DI) - Longtime head coach Diane Ninemire steps down due to health reasons. Associate head coach Tammy Lohmann will serve as interim head coach the remainder of the season.

February

Florida Southern (Feb. 26 / DII) - Legendary head coach Chris Bellotta announced her retirement, effective  at the end of the 2020 season. Current assistant coach, Mo Triner will take the helm at that time.

Longwood (Feb. 19 / DI) - Head coach Kathy Riley to take leave of absence for remainder of 2020 season.

Salisbury (Feb. 4/DIII) -- Announced longtime head coach Margie Knight will retire following the 2020 softball season.

Occidental College (Feb 1 / DIII) - Elevated Kelliner Croushore from assistant to interim head coach, replacing Ali Haehnel, who announced her resignation.

January

Alfred State (Jan. 22 / DIII) — Elevated Rob Fair from assistant to head coach.

Monmouth (Ill.) (Jan. 20 / DIII) - Head coach John Goddard will retire following the 2020 season.

SUNY Canton (Jan. 17 / DIII) - Four-time NFCA DIII All-American Lindsey Thayer named head coach.

Ole Miss (Jan. 16 / DI) - Former Rebel standout Kylan Becker named volunteer assistant coach.

Delaware Valley (Jan. 15 / DIII) - Elevated recent graduate Jamie Stefani from assistant to head coach, replacing Kaitlyn Cooper, who announced her resignation.

Willamette (Jan. 13 / DIII) - Paige Hall hired as head coach after serving as an assistant coach at Lewis & Clark College since 2013.

Chattanooga (Jan. 9 / DI) - Elevated Scottie Kilgore to associate head coach and hired Brianna Shoemake as an assistant coach.

Mansfield (Jan. 8 / DII) - SUNY Canton head coach Quincy Lewis named assistant softball coach.

McNeese State (Jan. 6 / DI) - Kassie James hired as a volunteer assistant coach.

UNLV (Jan. 3 / DI) - Andy Jarvis promoted to associate head coach.

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