With the coaching carousel underway, we’ve got the 2019-20 head coaching changes page live to keep track of all the movement.

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, 2017-18, and 2018-19 seasons.


There have been five NFL head coaching changes as of Jan. 5 and all have been filled. Last year, eight NFL jobs came open. There were seven changes following the 2017 season, six changes after 2016, and seven changes following the 2015 season.

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach Staff Tracker
Carolina Panthers Ron Rivera Matt Rhule Panthers
Cleveland Browns Freddie Kitchens Kevin Stefanski Browns
Dallas Cowboys Jason Garrett Mike McCarthy Cowboys
New York Giants Pat Shurmur Joe Judge Giants
Washington Redskins Jay Gruden Ron Rivera Redskins

There have been 24 FBS head coaching changes as of Feb. 12, and 23 have been filled. Number of changes over the past 11 seasons: 22 (2008), 23 (2009), 24 (2010), 28 (2011), 31 (2012), 20 (2013), 15 (2014), 29 (2015), 21 (2016), 21 (2017), and 28 (2018).

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach
Appalachian State Eli Drinkwitz Shawn Clark
Arkansas Chad Morris Sam Pittman
Baylor Matt Rhule Dave Aranda
Boston College Steve Addazio Jeff Hafley
Colorado Mel Tucker Karl Dorrell
Colorado State Mike Bobo Steve Addazio
Florida Atlantic Lane Kiffin Willie Taggart
Florida State Willie Taggart Mike Norvell
Fresno State Jeff Tedford Kalen DeBoer
Hawaii Nick Rolovich Todd Graham
Memphis Mike Norvell Ryan Silverfield
Michigan State Mark Dantonio Mel Tucker
Mississippi State Joe Moorhead Mike Leach
Missouri Barry Odom Eli Drinkwitz
New Mexico Bob Davie Danny Gonzales
Old Dominion Bobby Wilder Ricky Rahne
Ole Miss Matt Luke Lane Kiffin
Rutgers Chris Ash Greg Schiano
San Diego State Rocky Long Brady Hoke
South Florida Charlie Strong Jeff Scott
UNLV Tony Sanchez Marcus Arroyo
UTSA Frank Wilson Jeff Traylor
Washington Chris Petersen Jimmy Lake
Washington State Mike Leach Nick Rolovich

 


In FCS, 16 jobs have come open and all 15 have been filled as of April 23. Twenty-five FCS jobs came each of the last two years, 24 in 2017, and 15 in 2016.

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Cedric Thomas Doc Gamble
Austin Peay (TN) Mark Hudspeth
Cal Poly Tim Walsh Beau Baldwin
Central Connecticut State Ryan McCarthy (I) Ryan McCarthy
Gardner-Webb (NC) Carroll McCray Tre Lamb
Eastern Kentucky Mark Elder Walt Wells
Howard (DC) Ron Prince Larry Scott
Lamar (TX) Mike Schultz Blane Morgan
McNeese (LA) Sterlin Gilbert Frank Wilson
Mercer (GA) Bobby Lamb Drew Cronic
Missouri State Dave Steckel Bobby Petrino
Murray State (KY) Mitch Stewart Dean Hood
Northern Colorado Earnest Collins Ed McCaffrey
Wagner (NY) Jason Houghtaling Tom Masella
Youngstown State Bo Pelini Doug Phillips

Thirty one programs at the Division II level have made a head coaching change as of Jan. 28, and 24 jobs have been filled. Fifteen jobs opened at the D-II level after last season.

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach
Alderson Broaddus (WV) Sal Dewalt Travis Everhart
American International (MA) Art Wilkins Kris Kulzer (I)
Azusa Pacific (CA) Victor Santa Cruz Rudy Carlton
Benedict College (SC) Mike White Chennis Berry
Black Hills State (SD) John Reiners Josh Breske
Bloomsburg (PA) Paul Darragh Frank Sheptock
Carson-Newman (TN) Mike Turner Mike Clowney
Central State (OH) Cedric Pearl Bobby Rome II
Colorado Mesa Russ Martin Tremaine Jackson
Concord (WV) Paul Price Dave Walker
Edinboro (PA) Wayne Bradford Jake Nulph
Fort Lewis (CO) Brandon Crosby Darrius G. Smith
Fort Valley State (GA) Kevin Porter Maurice Flowers
Gannon (PA) Brad Rzyczycki Erik Raeburn
Lane (TN) Derrick Burroughs Vyron Brown
Lenoir-Rhyne (NC) Drew Cronic Mike Jacobs
Livingstone (NC) Daryl Williams Sean Gilbert
Lock Haven (PA) Dave Taynor John Kelling
New Mexico Highlands Marty Fine Josh Kirkland
Northern State (SD) Tom Dosch Mike Schmidt
Notre Dame College (OH) Mike Jacobs Mickey Mental
Pitt State (KS) Tim Beck Brian Wright
Simon Fraser (Canada) Thomas Ford Mike Rigell
South Dakota Mines Zach Tinker Charlie Flohr
Southern Nazarene (OK) Andy Lambert Dustin Hada
St. Augustine’s (NC) Tim Chavous David Bowser
Texas A&M-Kingsville Daren Wilkinson Mike Salinas
Upper Iowa Tom Shea Jason Hoskins
Wayne State (NE) Dan McLaughlin John McMenamin
William Jewell (MO) Chuck Lliteras (I) Mike McGlinchey
Winston Salem State (NC) Robert Massey

Twenty-two programs at the Division III level have announced a change as of Jan. 21, and 13 have been filled. Twenty-one programs made changes last year, and 25 schools at the Division III level announced a change in 2017.

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach
Carroll (MT) Mark Kryzykowski Mike Budziszewski
Coast Guard (CT) Bill George CC Grant
Cornell (IA) Vince Brautigam Dan Pifer
Cortland State (NY) Dan MacNeil Curt Fitzpatrick
DePauw (IN) Bill Lynch Brett Dietz
Fairleigh Dickinson (NJ) Brian Surace
Fitchburg State (MA) Jim McGuire Scott Sperone
Framingham State (MA) Tom Kelley Aynsley Rosenbaum
Franklin (IN) Mike Leonard Alan Hensell
Greensboro (NC) Gregg Crumm Tyler Card
Grinnell (IA) Jeff Pedersen Brent Barnes
Hiram (OH) Henry Stanford Jack Mrozinski Jr.
Iowa Wesleyan Michael Richtman MD Daniels
Juniata (PA) Tim Launtz Josh Carter
Lawrence (WI) Rob McCarthy Tony Aker
Mount Union (OH) Vince Kehres Geoff Dartt
Pacific (OR) Keith Buckley Ian Falconer
Texas Lutheran Carl Gustafson Ricky Matt
Wash U (MO) Larry Kindbom (*) Aaron Keen
Wheaton (IL) Mike Swider Jesse Scott
Wisconsin Lutheran Dr. Dennis Miller Eric Treske
Worcester State (MA) Brien Cullen Adam Peloquin


There have been seven NAIA head coaching changes. Last season, there were 15 coaching changes.

Team 2019 Coach 2020 Coach
Lawrence Tech (MI) Jeffrey Duvendeck Avante Mitchell
Mayville State (ND) Jeff Larson Rocky Larson
Montana Tech Chuck Morrell Kyle Samson
Peru State (NE) Steve Schneider Casey Creehan
Saint Mary (KS) Jay Osborn Lance Hinson
Southeastern (FL) Keith Barefield Cesar-Rivas Sandoval
Waldorf (IA) Josh Littrell Will Finley

(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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