With the coaching carousel underway, we’ve once again created the 2018-19 head coaching changes page to keep track of all the movement.

On a similar note, we’re also tracking all of the 2018-19 contract extensions from the off season on here.

New this year is an interactive map where you can see where each opening is at every level.

Consider this your one-stop shop for coaching changes at every level of football – NFL, NCAA and NAIA – throughout the fall and winter, so check back frequently. For your reference, here are the lists of changes for the 2012-13, 2013-142014-15, 2015-162016-2017, and the 2017-18 seasons.


New Interactive Map


There have been eight changes as of Dec. 31 and all eight have been filled. Last year, seven NFL jobs came open. There were six changes after the 2016 season, and seven changes following the 2015 season.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach THE LATEST
Arizona Cardinals Steve Wilks Kliff Kingsbury DETAILS
Cleveland Browns Hue Jackson Freddie Kitchens DETAILS
Cincinnati Bengals Marvin Lewis Zac Taylor DETAILS
Denver Broncos Vance Joseph Vic Fangio DETAILS
Green Bay Packers Mike McCarthy Matt LaFleur DETAILS
Miami Dolphins Adam Gase Brian Flores DETAILS
New York Jets Todd Bowles Adam Gase DETAILS
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Dirk Koetter Bruce Arians DETAILS

There have been 28 FBS changes (with Temple opening twice) and all have been filled as of Jan. 18. Number of changes over the past seven seasons: 22 (2008), 23 (2009), 24 (2010), 28 (2011), 31 (2012), 20 (2013), 15 (2014) and 29 (2015), 21 (2016), 21 (2017).

Head over to The FBS Scoop Staff Tracker to see how their full-time staffs are taking shape.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach THE LATEST
Akron Terry Bowden Tom Arth DETAILS
Appalachian State Scott Satterfield Eli Drinkwitz DETAILS
Bowling Green Mike Jinks Scot Loeffler DETAILS
Central Michigan John Bonamego Jim McElwain DETAILS
Charlotte Brad Lambert Will Healy DETAILS
Coastal Carolina Joe Moglia Jamey Chadwell DETAILS
Colorado Mike MacIntyre Mel Tucker DETAILS
East Carolina Scottie Montgomery Mike Houston DETAILS
Georgia Tech Paul Johnson Geoff Collins DETAILS
Houston Major Applewhite Dana Holgorsen DETAILS
Kansas David Beaty Les Miles DETAILS
Kansas State Bill Snyder Chris Klieman DETAILS
Liberty Turner Gill Hugh Freeze DETAILS
Louisville Bobby Petrino Scott Satterfield DETAILS
Maryland DJ Durkin Mike Locksley DETAILS
Miami Mark Richt Manny Diaz DETAILS
North Carolina Larry Fedora Mack Brown DETAILS
Northern Illinois Rod Carey Thomas Hammock DETAILS
Ohio State Urban Meyer Ryan Day DETAILS
Temple Geoff Collins Rod Carey DETAILS
Texas State Everett Withers Jake Spavital DETAILS
Texas Tech Kliff Kingsbury Matt Wells DETAILS
Troy Neal Brown Chip Lindsey DETAILS
UMass Mark Whipple Walt Bell DETAILS
Utah State Matt Wells Gary Andersen DETAILS
West Virginia Dana Holgorsen Neal Brown DETAILS
Western Kentucky Mike Sanford Tyson Helton DETAILS

*Temple has opened twice after originally hiring Manny Diaz. Diaz left for the Miami job following the retirement of Mark Richt.


In FCS, there have been 25 FCS changes as of Dec. 18. 24 jobs came open following the 2017 season, 15 jobs came open during the 2016 off season, and a total of 19 schools changed coaches after the 2015 season. Here’s the FCS #StaffTracker.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach
Austin Peay (TN) Will Healy Mark Hudspeth
Brown (RI) Phil Estes James Perry
Bryant (RI) James Perry Chris Merritt
Bucknell (PA) Joe Susan Dave Cecchini
Charleston Southern (SC) Mark Tucker Autry Denson
Chattanooga (TN) Tom Arth Rusty Wright
Drake (IA) Rick Fox Todd Stepsis
Eastern Illinois Kim Dameron Adam Cushing
Elon (NC) Curt Cignetti Tony Trisciani
Howard (DC) Mike London Ron Prince
Jackson State (MS) Tony Hughes John Hendrick
James Madison (VA) Mike Houston Curt Cignetti
Lehigh (PA) Andy Coen Tom Gilmore
Maine Joe Harasymiak Nick Charlton
McNeese (LA) Lance Guidry Sterlin Gilbert
Morgan State (MD) Ernest Jones Tyrone Wheatley
North Carolina Central Granville Eastman Trei Oliver
North Dakota State Chris Klieman Matt Entz
Northern Arizona Jerome Souers Chris Ball
Sacramento State Jody Sears Troy Taylor
Southern Connecticut State Peter Rossomando
Stephen F. Austin (TX) Clint Conque Colby Carthel
Texas Southern Mike Haywood Clarence McKinney
William & Mary (VA) Jimmye Laycock Mike London
Valparaiso

24 schools have made changes at head coach in Division II as of February 18th. Fifteen jobs opened at the D-II level after last season. Keep track of how their staff’s come together via the D-II #StaffTracker.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach
Angelo State (TX) Will Wagner Jeff Girsch
Arkansas Tech Raymond Monica Bo Atterberry (h) / Kyle Shipp
Clark Atlanta (GA) Kevin Ramsey Tim Bowens
Dixie State (UT) Shay McClure Paul Peterson
East Stroudsburg (PA)  Denny Douds Jimmy Terwilliger
Fort Lewis (CO) Joe Morris Brandon Crosby (I)
Franklin Pierce (NH) Rashad Watson Russell Gaskamp
Glenville State (WV) Eric Smith Mike Kellar
Indianapolis Bob Bartolomeo Chris Keevers
Kentucky State John L. Smith Charlie Jackson
Kentucky Wesleyan Taurean Smith (I) Craig Yeast
Lake Erie (OH) Gerald Hazzard Reilly Murphy
Limestone (SC) Tony Ierulli /  Brian Turk (I) Brian Turk
Lincoln (MO) Steven Smith Malik Hoskins
Missouri Southern State Denver Johnson Jeff Sims
Missouri S&T Tyler Fenwick Todd Drury
Northeastern State (OK) Rob Robinson JJ Eckert
Saginaw Valley State (MI) Jim Collins Ryan Brady
Savannah State (GA) Erik Raeburn Shawn Quinn
Seton Hill (PA) Isaac Collins Daniel Day
Southeastern Oklahoma Bo Atterberry Tyler Fenwick
Tiffin (OH) Gary Goff Chris Reisert
Texas A&M-Commerce Colby Carthel David Bailiff
West Virginia Wesleyan Del Smith Tony Testa
Valdosta State (GA) Kerwin Bell Gary Goff

Twenty one programs at the Division III level have announced a change. Twenty-five schools at the Division III level announced a change last season.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach
Albion (MI) Craig Rundle* Dustin Beurer
Allegheny (PA) BJ Hammer Rich Nagy
Aurora (IL) Rick Ponx Don Beebe
Beloit (WI) Seth Duerr Ted Soenksen
Benedictine Josiah Sears Jim Schroeder
Bowdoin (ME) JB Wells BJ Hammer
Buffalo State Jerry Boyes Christian Ozolins (I)
Concordia-Chicago Mike Juscik Jason Aubry
Earlham (IN) Nick Johnson (x)
Elmhurst (IL) Ron Planz Jeff McDonald
Finlandia (MI) Travis Wiltzius (I) Travis Wiltzius
Husson (ME) Gabby Price Nat Clark
Johns Hopkins (MD) Jim Margraff Greg Chimera
McMurry (TX) Lance Hinson Jordan Neal
North Park (IL) Mike Conway Kyle Rooker
Rockford Jim Schroeder JT Zimmerman
Saint Vincent (PA) Ron Dolciato Aaron Smetanka
St. Scholastica (MN) George Penree Mike Heffernan
SUNY Maritime Clayton Kendrick-Holmes Mickey Rehring
Thiel (PA) Don Blume Mike Winslow
Widener (PA) Mike Kelly Mike Barainyak
Willamette (OR) Glen Fowles Isaac Parker
Wisconsin-Eau Claire Dan Larson


There have been 14 coaching changes at the NAIA level as of Jan. 22. Twelve have been filled. Last season, there were 10 coaching changes.

Team 2018 Coach 2019 Coach
Baker (KS) Mike Grossner Jason Thoren
Bethany (KS) Paul Hubbard Curran White
Bethel (TN) Brent Dearmon Michael Jasper
Carroll (MT) Mike Van Deist Troy Purcell
Faulkner (AL) Shayne Wasden Tommy Wasden
Graceland (IA) Marc Kolb Nate Robinson
Jamestown (ND) Josh Kittell Brian Mistro
Kansas Wesleyan Matt Drinkall Myers Hendrickson
Lindenwood-Belleville (IL) Kevin Turco Pat Stewart
Mayville State (ND) Sean Thom Jeff Larson
McPherson (KS) Paul Mierkiewicz Jeremiah Fiscus
Oklahoma Panhandle State Russell Gaskamp Bob Majewski
Rocky Mountain College (MT) Jason Petrino Chris Stutzriem
Warner (FL) Rod Shafer Kirk Talley

(I) denotes that the coach has, or will lead the team as an interim head coach
(*) denotes coach announced plans to retire before the end of the current season
(n) denotes a new program
(c) denotes co-head coaches
(h) denotes a coach stepping down citing health reasons
(x) denotes the program will not field a team in 2019

As always, if we missed anyone please let us know at 225.229.3429, [email protected], or via Twitter (DM if you’d like) @FootballScoop.

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