2016 Women's Coaching Carousel

It's the offseason which means that the coaching carousel spins once again. The following is a list of Division III women's soccer head coaching changes since the 2015 season. Included are the names of the incoming and replaced head coaches as well as a little information about both.

To date we are aware of 52 women's coaching changes. Help us make this the most complete and accurate list of Division III women's soccer coaching changes by submitting new or missing coaching changes by e-mail.

[UPDATED: September 2, 2016]

 

 
Allegheny

Pam Monnier (Cortland St. '12)

***Interim***

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Allegheny ('15)

Replaces

Michael Webber (Holy Cross '88)

At Allegheny:
11 years ('05-'15) - 109-75-24 (.582)

 
Alverno

Lisa Waltz (Loras '12)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Carthage ('14-'15)

Replaces

Richard Drake (Aurora '96)

At Alverno:
1 year ('15) - 2-16-0 (.111)

 
Anna Maria

Taskin Guven

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Anna Maria ('13-'15) - 10-35-2 (.234)

Career: 55-101-8 (.360), D-III Men's

Replaces

Allison Kelley (Central Conn. St. '15)

At Anna Maria:
1 year ('15) - 4-12-1 (.265)

 
Austin

David Sheridan (Mount Ida '00)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Notre Dame (Md.) ('15) - 9-6-2 (.588)

Replaces

Kristina Corona (Tulsa '09)

At Austin:
3 years ('13-'15) - 20-37-3 (.358)

Career: 50-63-7 (.446)

 
Berea

Rubem Rodriguez (Cumberlands '14)

Preceding position:
Men's/Women;s Assistant, Berea ('14-'15)

Replaces

Ron Horn (Wayland Baptist)

At Berea:
2 years ('14-'15) - 10-19-1 (.350)

Career: 38-66-3 (.369), Men's and Women's

 
Bethany

Jon Arlet (Wheeling Jesuit '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Lock Haven (D-II) ('14-'15)

Replaces

Peter Parikakis (Waynesburg '01)

At Bethany:
5 years ('11-'15) - 22-61-5 (.278)

Career: 24-112-6 (.190)

 
Birmingham-Southern

David DiPiazza (Birmingham-Southern '98)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Birmingham-Southern ('15)

Replaces

Emily Pitek Clifford (Alabama '07)

At Birmingham-Southern:
3 years ('13-'15) - 24-26-1 (.480)

Career: 24-26-1 (.480)

 
Brockport State

Mike Idland (Cortland St.)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Pitt-Bradford ('08-'15) - 88-54-6 (.615)

Replaces

John Schockow

At Brockport State:
28 years ('88-'15) - 298-180-41 (.614)

Career: 298-180-41 (.614)

 
Bryn Mawr

Paul Stinson (Kenton '00)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Haverford ('12-'15)

Career: 26-40-4 (.400), Women's Soccer

Replaces

Erin DeMarco (Ithaca '01)

At Bryn Mawr:
10 years ('06-'15) - 46-115-9 (.297)

Career: 75-166-13 (.321)

 
Caltech

Taylor Houck (Villanova)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Oberlin ('14-'15)

 

New program starting play in 2017

 
Clarkson

Kelsey Yam (Skidmore '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Vassar ('15)

Replaces

Sarah Raymond (Phillip Inst. of Technology (AUS) '91)

At Clarkson:
5 years ('11-'15) - 33-43-7 (.440)

Career: 122-85-27 (.579)

 
Colby

Kristin Shaw (Univ. of Washington '00)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Villanova ('14-'15)

Career: 15-30-2 (.340), Women's D-III

Replaces

Mark Serdjenian (Colby '73)

At Colby:
1 year ('15) - 4-10-1 (.300)

Career: 261-230-46 (.529), Colby Men's Soccer

 
Cornell

Jose Fajardo

Preceding position:
Boy's Coach, Iowa City H.S. ('98-'15)

Replaces

Leslie Oskey (Lakeland '10)

At Cornell:
2 years ('14-'15) - 10-24-1 (.300)

Career: 10-24-1 (.300)

 
D'Youville

Jim Hesch (Cortland St. '94)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, D'Youville ('14-'15)

Career: 51-114-17 (.327), Men's D-III

Replaces

Lew Potter (Medaille '00)

At D'Youville:
7 years ('09-'15) - 60-54-8 (.525)

 
Earlham

Chad Hardin (Indiana '00)

Preceding position:
Boy's Coach, Scecina Memorial H.S. (IN) ('15)

Career: 43-42-5 (.506), Men's D-III

Replaces

Shane Meridith (Earlham '89)

At Earlham:
4 years ('12-'15) - 21-37-10 (.382)

Career: 74-91-16 (.453), Women's D-III

 
Eastern Texas Baptist

Erik Solberg (Univ. of Mississippi '12)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, East Central

Replaces

Paul Grant (Stephen F. Austin '99)

At Eastern Texas Baptist:
9 years ('07-'15) - 63-78-8 (.450)

Career: 75-106-13 (.420), Men's and Women's

 
Elizabethtown

Amy Hough (LaSalle '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Lehigh ('11-'15)

Replaces

Chris Wilson (California (Pa) '14)

At Elizabethtown:
1 year ('15) - 11-7-1 (.605)

Career: 11-7-1 (.605)

 
Findlandia

Brent Chase (Ohio St.)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Findlandia ('14-'15) - 17-16-0 (.515)

Career: 17-16-0 (.515), Men's

Replaces

Alexandra Ciaccio (North Dakota '14)

At Findlandia:
1 year ('15) - 1-13-0 (.071)

Career: 1-13-0 (.071)

 
Green Mountain

David Morris (Michigan '89)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Oxford College ('14-'15) - 29-3-3 (.871)

Replaces

Ashley Stevens (Randolph '14)

At Green Mountain:
2 years ('14-'15) - 4-27-0 (.129)

Career: 4-27-0 (.129)

 
Hood

Conor Prachar (Hood '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Hood ('12-'15)

Replaces

KristaLee Mellott (Bucknell '08)

At Hood:
3 years ('13-'15) - 12-40-4 (.250)

Career: 12-40-4 (.250)

 
Howard Payne

Brandon Badgeley (Howard Payne '09)

Preceding position:
Girl's Coach, Cedar Hill H.S. ('14-'15)

Replaces

Tatenda Chieza (Hardin-Simmons '07)

At Howard Payne:
1 year ('15) - 3-10-2 (.267)

Career: 17-16-2 (.514)

 
Huntingdon

Matt Gill (Mount Ida '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Va. Weselayn ('14-'15)

Replaces

Emily Barber (Auburn-Montgomery)

At Huntingdon:
2 years ('14-'15) - 6-27-2 (.200)

 
Iowa Wesleyan

Paul Patton (Michigan St.)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, St. Catharine (KY) ('06-'15)

Replaces

Kyle Halfpop (Central '05)

At Iowa Wesleyan:
1 year ('15) - 0-15-1 (.031)

Career: 0-15-1 (.031)

 
Lakeland

Alex Mattson (UW-Oshkosh '14)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Alma ('14-'15)

Replaces

Kim Kriese (Marian '11)

At Lakeland:
2 years ('14-'15) - 7-32-1 (.188)

Career: 7-32-1 (.188)

 
Loras

Matt Pucci (Loras '08)

Preceding position:
Men's & Women's Assistant, Loras ('10-'15)

Replaces

Dan Rothert (Loras '96)

At Loras:
18 years ('98-'15) - 270-96-24 (.723)

Career: 560-190-49 (.732), Men's and Women's

 
Manchester

Christine Johnson (Florida '05)

Preceding position:
U13 Girl's Coach, Crown City United SC ('12-'15)

Replaces

Andy Stout (Indiana St. '00)

At Manchester:
9 years ('07-'15) - 56-82-11 (.413)

 
Mills

Lilia Dosalmas (UC-Santa Barbara)

Preceding position:
Interim Women's Coach, Mills ('15)

Replaces

Dosalmas was interim head coach in 2015

 
Monmouth

Nick Rizzo (Loras '10)

Preceding position:
Men's/Women's Assistant, Saint Mary's (Minn.) ('13-'15)

Replaces

Barry McNamara

At Monmouth:
13 years ('03-'15) - 106-101-21 (.511)

Career: 109-114-22 (.490), Men's and Women's

 
Mount St. Mary

Christopher Lyn (UNC '95)

Preceding position:
Director of Soccer Operations, Marist College ('11-'16)

Career: 44-36-6 (.547), Men's and Women's

Replaces

BreLynn Nasypany (William Smith '11)

At Mount St. Mary:
2 years ('14-'15) - 29-13-3 (.678)

Career: 29-13-3 (.678)

 
North Central (Ill.)

Andrew Gamarra (Carthage '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Sage ('14-'15) - 26-10-3 (.705)

Career: 26-10-3 (.705)

Replaces

Bonnie Young (Penn State '02)

At North Central (Ill.):
4 years ('12-'15) - 21-37-8 (.379)

Career: 21-37-8 (.379)

 
Notre Dame (Md.)

Brad Hartin (Lycoming '96)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Stevenson ('15)

Replaces

David Sheridan (Mount Ida '00)

At Notre Dame (Md.):
1 year ('15) - 9-6-2 (.588)

Career: 9-6-2 (.588)

 
Ohio Wesleyan

Nicole Ross (Springfield '08)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Ohio Wesleyan ('14-'15)

Career: 33-37-6 (.474), Women's D-III

Replaces

Bob Barnes (Ohio Wesleyan '89)

At Ohio Wesleyan:
19 years ('97-'15) - 221-118-30 (.640)

Career: 221-118-30 (.640)

 
Pacific

Steve Lucas (Southern New Hampshire '95)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Boise St. ('00-'12) - 111-116-28 (.490)

Career: 111-116-28 (.490)

Replaces

Morgan Joseph (Oregon St. '03)

At Pacific:
6 years ('10-'15) - 45-58-17 (.446)

Career: 45-58-17 (.446)

 
Pitt-Bradford

Marquis Walker (Malone '02)

Preceding position:
Girl's Coach, Hudson H.S. (Ohio) ('15)

Career: 16-32-5 (.349), Men's Div. II

Replaces

Mike Idland (Cortland St.)

At Pitt-Bradford:
8 years ('08-'15) - 88-54-6 (.615)

Career: 88-54-6 (.615)

 
Puget Sound

Joseph Vari (Hiram '03)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Rhodes ('09-'15) - 75-43-14 (.621)

Career: 75-43-14 (.621)

Replaces

Randy Hanson

At Puget Sound:
21 years ('95-'15) - 303-73-35 (.780)

Career: 303-73-35 (.780)

 
Regis (Mass.)

Michael Webber (Holy Cross '88)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Allegheny ('05-'15) - 109-75-24 (.582)

Career: 142-106-29 (.565)

Replaces

Alex Petrie (Becker '07)

At Regis (Mass.):
1 year ('15) - 5-12-2 (.316)

Career: 5-12-2 (.316)

 
Rhodes

Katie Chambers (Loras '12)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Gettysburg ('15)

Replaces

Joe Vari (Hiram '03)

At Rhodes:
7 years ('09-'15) - 75-43-14 (.621)

Career: 75-43-14 (.621)

 
RPI

BreLynn Nasypany (William Smith '11)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Mount St. Mary's ('14-'15) - 29-13-3 (.678)

Career: 29-13-3 (.678)

Replaces

Greg Cathell (Maryland Eastern Shore '06)

At RPI:
2 years ('14-'15) - 19-12-8 (.590)

Career: 19-12-8 (.590)

 
Sage

Garrett Cobb (East Carolina)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Sage ('13-'15)

Replaces

Andrew Gamarra (Carthage '10)

At Sage:
2 years ('14-'15) - 26-10-3 (.705)

Career: 26-10-3 (.705)

 
Sarah Lawrence

Stephanie Ricketts (Goucher '07)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Goucher ('13-'15)

Replaces

Unity Beddingfield (Cal State San Bernardino '11)

At Sarah Lawrence:
3 years ('13-'15) - 10-34-1 (.233)

Career: 10-34-1 (.233)

 
Southern Virginia

MaKenzie Cox (Southern Virginia '15)

***Interim***

Preceding position:
Women's Goalkeeper Coach, Southern Virginia ('15)

Replaces

Matt Grawrock (Southern Virginia '02)

At Southern Virginia:
9 years ('07-'15) - 63-86-8 (.427)

Career: 64-102-9 (.391), Men's and Women's

 
St. Joseph's (Bklyn.)

Gary Lawson (Buckinghamshire Chilterns)

Preceding position:
Girl's Coach, Brooklyn Friends H.S. ('10-'15)

Replaces

Vadim Chernyakhovsky

At St. Joseph's (Bklyn.):
4 years ('12-'15) - 24-29-2 (.455)

 
St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Salma Tarik (Hofstra '12)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Mercy College ('13-'15)

Replaces

Nicholas DeZenzo (Colby-Sawyer '08)

At St. Joseph's (L.I.):
1 year ('15) - 9-10-2 (.476)

Career: 9-10-2 (.476)

 
St. Mary's (Ind.)

Jesse Urquhart (Neumann '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Defiance ('14-'15)

Replaces

Ken Nuber (Saint Francis (Ind.) '93)

At St. Mary's (Ind.):
2 years ('14-'15) - 8-26-4 (.263)

Career: 210-182-20 (.534), Men's and Women's

 
St. Olaf

Rachael Sushner (Skidmore '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Washington & Lee ('13-'15)

Replaces

Jeremy Driver (St. Olaf '94)

At St. Olaf:
10 years ('06-'15) - 80-83-18 (.492)

Career: 80-83-18 (.492)

 
SUNY-Maritime

Robyn Serge (Rockford)

Preceding position:
Girl's Coach, St. Michael's H.S. (NM) ('13-'15)

Career: 57-102-6 (.364)

Replaces

Brittany Ross (St. John's '10)

At SUNY-Maritime:
2 years ('14-'15) - 11-23-1 (.329)

Career: 11-23-1 (.329)

 
SUNY-Old Westbury

Betty Bohringer (Cortland St. '89)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, SUNY-Old Westbury ('12-'15)

Career: 31-38-0 (.449), D-II Women's

Replaces

Craig Newman (Gloucestershire Col.)

At SUNY-Old Westbury:
8 years ('08-'15) - 73-74-5 (.497)

Career: 73-74-5 (.497)

 
SUNY-Purchase

Amy Marron (St. John's '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, St. John's ('14-'15)

Replaces

Joseph Ruesgen (Dominican Col. '10)

At SUNY-Purchase:
2 years ('14-'15) - 12-22-1 (.357)

Career: 12-22-1 (.357)

 
Trinity (Texas)

Dylan Harrison (Trinity, Tx. '02)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Nicholls St. (D-I) ('09-'15) - 49-76-7 (.398)

Career: 74-95-9 (.441), Women's D-I and D-III

Replaces

Lance Key (Trinity, Tx. '00)

At Trinity (Texas):
12 years ('04-'15) - 209-20-18 (.883)

Career: 209-20-18 (.883)

 
Wellesley

Melissa Price (Maryland '97)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Univ. of Nevada ('10-'15) - 32-71-14 (.333)

Career: 32-71-14 (.333)

Replaces

Tony Mohammed (Kenyon '97)

At Wellesley:
9 years ('07-'15) - 67-71-29 (.488)

Career: 77-79-30 (.495)

 
Western Connecticut

Alex Harrison (Central Connecticut St. '07)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Western Connecticut ('11-'15)

Replaces

Joe Mingachos (Western Connecticut '90)

At Western Connecticut:
19 years ('97-'15) - 298-88-27 (.754)

Career: 298-88-27 (.754)

 
Whitworth

Bryan Olson (Whitworth '10)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Whitworth ('10-'15)

Replaces

Jael Hagerott (Whitworth '08)

At Whitworth:
5 years ('11-'15) - 39-43-16 (.480)

Career: 39-43-16 (.480)

 


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