At the Division II level, there have been a total of 24 head coaching changes, as of December 9th, 2018. Here, we’ll keep track of all the new hires and the staffs that they’re putting together.

As all the pieces start to come together, check back on (or bookmark) this page to see how the staffs are forming as they’re officially announced.

Here is the landing page where we keep track of all the head coaching movement from the NFL and college levels, as well as FBS head coaches who have signed contract extensions this off season.

We plan on updating this page a few times per day, so stay tuned, and if there’s something missing that has been announced, please let us know at [email protected].



Angelo State (TX)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Jeff Girsch Head Coach Angelo State – DC
Offensive Coordinator
Adam Clark Defensive Coordinator Tarleton State (D-II – TX) – STC / DL
Jason Johnson Wide Receivers / Recruiting Coordinator Angelo State – WRs
Anthony Lewis Offensive Line Angelo State – Offensive GA
James Thomas Defensive Backs Clarion (D-III – PA) – DC
Ryan Glover Offensive GA – RBs
Richard Franklin Defensive GA – DBs
Ricky Gillespie Offensive GA – TEs
Tyler O’Bryan Defensive GA – LBs

 


Arkansas Tech

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Kyle Shipp* Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator Southeastern Oklahoma State – HC
Charles Burks Defensive Coordinator Southeastern Oklahoma State – DC
Kurt Corrbin Defensive Line Arkansas Tech
Brandon Smith Linebackersr Southeastern Oklahoma State – LBs
Tommy Crayton Offensive Line Texas State – Offensive GA
Ryan Trevathan Wide Receivers Pearl River CC (JC – CA)

*Bo Atterberry was named head coach in December, but had to step away for health reasons.


Dixie State

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Paul Peterson Head Coach Snow College (JC – UT) – HC
Offensive Coordinator
Tyler Almond Defensive Coordinator / Safeties Christian Brothers HS (Sacramento, CA) – HC
Loni Fangupo Defensive Line Snow College (JC) – DL / RC
Misi Tupe Linebackers Snow College (JC) – DC / LBs
Mike Fassell Special Teams / Operations Snow College (JC) – DFO / STC
John Hughes Offensive Line Western Colorado (D-II) – OL
Mike Smith Cornerbacks BYU – Defensive Analyst
JD Falslev Wide Receivers BYU – Offensive Analyst
Peter Tuitupou Running Backs Colorado – Offensive GA

 


East Stroudsburg (PA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Jimmy Terwilliger Head Coach East Stroudsburg – Associate HC
Mike Terwilliger Offensive Coordinator East Stroudsburg – OC
Mike Lackey Defensive Coordinator Missouri – Defensive GA
Mike Santella Offensive Line / Recruiting Coordinator East Stroudsburg – OL
Chadd Braine Linebackers East Stroudsburg – DC / LBs
David Castillo Defensive Backs East Stroudsburg – DBs
Frank Lupin Wide Receivers East Stroudsburg – WRs
Nicholas Spause Running Backs East Stroudsburg – Offensive GA
Eric Saenz Defensive Line East Stroudsburg – DL
Erik Pratt Graduate Assistant

 


Franklin Pierce (NH)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Russell Gaskamp Head Coach / Offensive Line Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA) – HC
Bob Davies Quarterbacks / Co-OC
Taylor Ewen Defensive Coordinator / LBs
Kevin King Special Team Coordinator
Larry Dace Wide Receivers
Ricardo Oliveierri Defensive Line
Will Chomskis Offensive Line
Zakeius Clerk Defensive Line
Adam Goggans Defensive Backs


Glenville State (WV)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mike Kellar Head Coach West Liberty (D-II – WV) – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
JJ Mayer Defensive Backs Alderson Broaddus (D-II – WV) – DC / DBs
Zach Turner Defensive Quality Control University HS (Morgantown, WV) – Assistant


Indianapolis (IN)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Chris Keevers Head Coach UIndy – DC
Casey Gillin Passing Game Coordinator / QBs UIndy – QBs / PGC
Brad Wilson Run Game Coordinator / OL UIndy – OL
Tim Cooper Defensive Coordinator / DBs Pitt – Defensive QC
David Denham Special Teams Coordinator / DL UIndy – DL / STC
Collin Coffer Recruiting Coordinator / WRs UIndy – WRs
Cody Carlisle Tight Ends / H-Backs GA UIndy – TEs / H-Backs GA
Riley Deckard Sam Linebackers GA UIndy – Sam LBs GA
Eliot Fields Defensive Backs GA UIndy – DBs GA
Ryan Stokes Running Backs GA UIndy – RBs GA

 


Kentucky State

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Charlie Jackson Head Coach Atlanta Falcons – Defensive Assistant
Nathan Cochran
Larry Harold
Charles Hopkins
Stephen Pipes


Kentucky Wesleyan

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Criag Yeast Head Coach Franklin (D-III – IN) – OC
Tyrone Young Defensive Coordinator Anderson (D-III – IN) – DC
Mel Mills Assistant Head Coach / DL Franklin (D-III – IN) – DC / DL
Dwight Sutton Defensive Backs / Special Teams Lindsey Wilson (NAIA – KY) – Safeties
Ken Ackerman Offensive Line / Strength
Alfonzo Browning Wide Receivers / Pass Game Coordinator
Matthew Amburgey Running Backs / Assistant Special Teams


Lake Erie (OH)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Reilly Murphy Head Coach Fayetteville State (D-II – NC) – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Phil DeCapito Defensive Coordinator / LBs
Craig Kuester Defensive Line / Special Teams
Kyle Ringey Offensive Line
Dylan Starks Defensive Assistant
Gino Spadaro Defensive Assistant
Sean Lagerstrom Offensive Assistant / WRs
Thomas Swilley Offensive Assistant / OL
AJ Scott Offensive Assistant / TEs

 


Limestone (SC)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Brian Turk Head Coach Limestone – RBs / RC
Offensive Coordinator
Erik Fargo Defensive Coordinator Kutztown (D-II – PA) – DC
Derek Burnett Defensive Backs Limestone – DBs
Coy DeWeese Defensive Ends Limestone – DL
Cliff Matthews Defensive Line N/A

 


Missouri Southern State

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Jeff Sims Head Coach Garden City CC (KS) – HC
Marty Higgins Offensive Coordinator Northern Michigan (D-II) – OC
Josh Hager Defensive Coordinator / ILBs Garden City CC (KS) – DC
Casey Carlo Defensive Line / Compliance Missouri Southern State – DL
Jon Clark Corners Garden City CC (KS) – CBs
Tom Leogrande Tight Ends / Graphicis & Social Media Garden City CC (KS) – WRs
Daniel McKinney Wide Receivers / Recruiting Coordinator / NFL Liason Southwest Minnesota State (D-II – WRs)
Keiki Misipeka Running Backs / International Recruiting Coordinator Delaware State (FCS) – RBs
Frank Muagututi’a Safeties Missouri Southern State (D-II) –
 John Powers Offensive Line Garden City CC (KS) – OL
Andrew Schnoebelen Director of Football Operations Iowa – Operations GA
Nathan Morris Strength & Conditioning Texas – S&C Intern

 


Northeastern State (OK)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
JJ Eckert Head Coach / QBs Kilgore (JC – TX) – HC
Jeff Bowen Offensive Coordinator / OL Stephen F. Austin (FCS – TX)
Michael Conrad Defensive Coordinator / LBs Texas A&M Commerce (D-II)
Tom Howe Special Teams Coordinator / DL Stephen F. Austin (FCS)
Payton Werner Wide Receivers Southeastern Oklahoma (D-II)
Curtis Smith Offensive GA (RBs) Northeastern State
Brady Foltz Offensive GA (TEs) Northeastern State
Michael Davis Defensive GA (Safeties) Northeastern State
George Sanders Defensive GA (CBs) Northeastern State
Marcus Knapp Operations GA Northeastern State


Saginaw Valley State (MI)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Ryan Brady Head Coach Ferris State (D-II – MI) – Co-DC / LBs
Eli Reinhart Running Backs / Passing Game Coordinator Northwood (D-II – MI) – Inside Receivers
Defensive Coordinator
Isiah Dunning Defensive Line Butler (FCS – IN) – DL

 


Seton Hill (PA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Daniel Day Head Coach Warren Local HS – HC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator


Southeastern Oklahoma State

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Tyler Fenwick Head Coach Missouri S&T (D-II) – HC
Todd Throckmorton Offensive Coordinator / OL Wisconsin-Stevens Point (D-III) – OC / OL
Erik Johnson Defensive Coordinator Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III) – DBs
John Heavner Running Backs / Tight Ends Southeastern Oklahoma State
Jeremy Harness Wide Receivers Southeastern Oklahoma State

 


Texas A&M Commerce

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
David Bailiff Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


West Virginia Wesleyan

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Tony Testa Head Coach West Virginia Wesleyan – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 

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