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sbfan

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Institution            Former Coach            New Coach
Appalachian St.    Janice Savage            Shelly Hoerner
Auburn                Clint Myers               Mickey Dean
Austin Peay          Shane Showalter        Rodney DeLong
Bucknell               Courtnay Foster        Joey Lye
Buffalo                Trena Prater              Mike Roberts
Colgate               Melissa Finley           Marissa Lamison-Myers
Fairleigh Dickinson KJ Kelley                  Chris Foye
Georgia Southern  Annie Smith              Kim Dean
Georgia Tech        Shelly Hoerner           Aileen Morales
Hartford               Sarah Kalka             Angie Churchill
Incarnate Word     Amanda Gamboa       Joe DiPietro
Indiana               Michelle Gardner         Shonda Stanton
Indiana State       Tori Magner (Int)        Mike Perniciaro
IUPUI                 Heather Tarter (Int)     Elisabeth Beirne
Iowa State          Jamie Trachsel           Jamie Pinkerton
Jacksonville         Jennifer Steele            Erica Ayers
La Salle               Ron Shoemaker          Brooke Darreff
Lafayette             Jexx Varner                Caitlyn de la Haba
Marshall              Shonda Stanton          Jennifer Steele
Minnesota            Jessica Allister            Jamie Trachsel
Montana              Jamie Pinkerton          Melanie Meuchel
New Mexico          Erica Beach                Dr. Paula Congleton   
Norfolk State        Heidi Cavallo              James Inzana
Oakland               Connie Miner              Lauren Cognigni
Radford               Aileen Morales             Hope Creasy
Rider                   Jaclyn Timko-Gabelt    Davon Ortega
Santa Clara          Lisa Mize                    Lisa Dodd
Stanford              Rachel Hanson            Jessica Allister
Tennessee State   Tom Opdenbrouw        Andrea Browning
UAB                    Marla Townsend           Interim Amanda Ellis
UNLV                   Lisa Dodd                   Kristi Fox
UT Arlington         Kristi Fox                    Peejay Brun
Wagner               Angie Churchill             Lindsey Ubrun
Wright State        Justine Wichman (int)   Laura Matthews
Western Illinois     Holly VanVlymen

trounced

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Does Aileen Morales get a look at Georgia Tech? Flattened out a bit this year but biggest improvement in the country last year at Radford and while these aren't good Power5 teams had wins this year over Virginia, Va Tech, and ...Georgia Tech, where she's an alum.
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Rider University is open http://www.gobroncs.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=20200&ATCLID=211589200 
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Does Aileen Morales get a look at Georgia Tech? Flattened out a bit this year but biggest improvement in the country last year at Radford and while these aren't good Power5 teams had wins this year over Virginia, Va Tech, and ...Georgia Tech, where she's an alum.


I keep hearing Morales would be great fit at Ga Tech...Ok. Maybe so but, here's the problem. Ga Tech P5 Academic program. Radford, Mid Major on the upswing under her guidance. Most likely she can't get her Radford recruits into Ga Tech. Hoerner, at least as far as we know got her recruits into school. What makes anybody think Morales will be more successful recruiting a BETTER, SMARTER ballplayer to Ga Tech? Won't she essentially be recruiting the same type kid Hoerner got fired for recruiting? 
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If Morales is that good, Clemson maybe a better fit for the type of kid she will need to compete. 

Now if she just really wants to coach at her alma mater, another story.
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Every coach recruits the best kids they can that are the best fit at whatever school. If they can get marginal kids (academically) into a school who are better ballplayers than the ones they have, they'll do that. Doesn't mean they can't recruit a different kind of kid to a different school.

I'm sure James Franklin is recruiting a different kind of player to Penn State than he recruited to Vanderbilt (similar academically to Georgia Tech). Prior to that he was an assistant at Kansas State and Maryland, and probably recruited a different kind of player at each place to some degree -- Penn State has a lot better chance with blue-chippers than those schools.

If a coach can recruit and evaluate, he or she can recruit and evaluate and will adapt to the circumstances.

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Anyone going from a mid-major job to a P5 job who's taking "their kids" is going to be fired within 4 years. There's a reason most mid major kids are recruited to mid majors. Ask Mike Larabee how it worked out for him to take all his Wright State recruits into the SEC.
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Erica Beach at New Mexico was not retained.

http://www.golobos.com/news/2017/5/14/lobo-softball-coach-erica-beach-not-retained.aspx
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I keep hearing Morales would be great fit at Ga Tech...Ok. Maybe so but, here's the problem. Ga Tech P5 Academic program. Radford, Mid Major on the upswing under her guidance. Most likely she can't get her Radford recruits into Ga Tech. Hoerner, at least as far as we know got her recruits into school. What makes anybody think Morales will be more successful recruiting a BETTER, SMARTER ballplayer to Ga Tech? Won't she essentially be recruiting the same type kid Hoerner got fired for recruiting? 


Here in lies the issue. Recruiting wasn't wholly the issue for Hoerner. There's been some good talent; it's just been more about coaching it up and getting it to produce.

As a matter of opinion, I think recruiting was one of Hoerner's stronger suits. I thought she did a decent job recruiting to the point that I kept hanging on to hope.
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Erica Beach at New Mexico was not retained.

http://www.golobos.com/news/2017/5/14/lobo-softball-coach-erica-beach-not-retained.aspx


Dang. I'm an EB fan. Maybe more as a player than a coach, but still.
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Anyone going from a mid-major job to a P5 job who's taking "their kids" is going to be fired within 4 years. There's a reason most mid major kids are recruited to mid majors. Ask Mike Larabee how it worked out for him to take all his Wright State recruits into the SEC.


Depends on who the recruit is.
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Erica Beach at New Mexico was not retained. http://www.golobos.com/news/2017/5/14/lobo-softball-coach-erica-beach-not-retained.aspx



The Lobos are perennial cellar dwellers.
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Georgia Tech just needed some pitching, a lot games were lost late due to pitching collapses. Coach Delong really turned the hitting around. He is a good recruiter, some really good players committed from all over the country. Hopefully he gets real consideration for the job.
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I can't believe that the Maryland job isn't going to be open. What a terrible season (forget the upsets).
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Bizarre, how do you have MORE THAN a quarter of your wins against P5 tournament teams... and finish 28 games under 500... just flummoxing
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Here in lies the issue. Recruiting wasn't wholly the issue for Hoerner. There's been some good talent; it's just been more about coaching it up and getting it to produce. As a matter of opinion, I think recruiting was one of Hoerner's stronger suits. I thought she did a decent job recruiting to the point that I kept hanging on to hope.


Correct.  Shelly is/was a pretty good recruiter.  The problem was her initial staff was weak.
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Correct.  Shelly is/was a pretty good recruiter.  The problem was her initial staff was weak.


Do these assistants want HC jobs and if so is this the year:

McKay - Texas
Fernandez- UCLA
Rocha - Florida
Dobson - LSU
Rittman - ( Kansas/ USA???)

Other big names???
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3left, I hear that there is plenty of craziness going on down at MD with that coach. The senior pitchers stepped up in those upsets but the atmosphere that Wright cultivates is destructive according to my sources. More details may follow.
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Do these assistants want HC jobs and if so is this the year:

McKay - Texas
Fernandez- UCLA
Rocha - Florida
Dobson - LSU
Rittman - ( Kansas/ USA???)

Other big names???

I think you can possible add Mowatt to the list. Her job done at Ole Miss is impressive. She could start at a smaller D1 school as a HC.

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Take Dobson off the list.  He isn't going anywhere and doesn't want to be a head coach again, I can almost guarantee you this.
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Do these assistants want HC jobs and if so is this the year:

McKay - Texas
Fernandez- UCLA
Rocha - Florida
Dobson - LSU
Rittman - ( Kansas/ USA???)

Other big names???


Texas has oodles of talent and a fertile recruiting ground and is THE state university with almost limitless resources. Why would anyone hire an assistant from a staff that chronically underproduces?
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Texas has oodles of talent and a fertile recruiting ground and is THE state university with almost limitless resources. Why would anyone hire an assistant from a staff that chronically underproduces?


Tripp has only been at Texas since August. Now if you want to talk about Falls, I could see your point.

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IUPUI has posted an open HC position. Are they keeping Tarter and just posting it because of legal reasons?
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Correct.  Shelly is/was a pretty good recruiter.  The problem was her initial staff was weak.


Exactly what would make you think she is a good recruiter?  I keep hearing that she has some good recruits coming in, but that was said last year too as she supposedly had a top 25 recruiting class.  Doesn't look like those freshmen played much.
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I would assume that about the IUPUI position. I believe they have to repost it because of legal reasons...Any idea/word on who might be interested in the App State position?
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Heard a rumor, cant verify its true, that USA will replace Clark.
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I would be super surprised if they got rid of her. They went 35-20 this season and are usually at the top of the Sun Belt. Can you say the reason(s) you heard as to why they might replace her?
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I would love to see one of these coaches in up @ ? Lol !!!
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Texas has oodles of talent and a fertile recruiting ground and is THE state university with almost limitless resources. Why would anyone hire an assistant from a staff that chronically underproduces?


Sometimes big names don’t always pan out as good Head Coaches... How about some mid major assistants or even good D2 head coaches that would make a good D1 head coach...
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The only way Becky Clark leaves USA is to go to GA Tech....
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