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Puccio resigns from Nichols top spot Nichols head coach Nick Puccio, who led the Bison to a pair of 20-win seasons in 2016 and 2017, announced his resignation today and was named an assistant coach at Northeastern University.

D-I Whitehead is Beaver's catch Caltech Officials named Kevin Whitehead the next head coach of the baseball program. Whitehead most recently coached at Whittier following four years as Texas Tech's catcher.

Love heads Aggies program Delaware Valley school officials announced that John Love has been named the new head coach of the Aggies. He replaces Bob Altieri, who retired after 19 years as head coach.

Carver heads revitalized prorgam School officials announced the hiring of Rick Carver as the head coach for the newly revitalized program at Franciscan. Carver joins Franciscan after a prolific 29-year career at nearby Bethany College.

Kelley gets top job for Rutgers-Newark Kevin Kelley has been named the new Head Coach at Rutgers-Newark, it was announced by school afternoon by school officials. Kelley – who spent the last eight years at UMass Boston – will take over the Scarlet Raider program effective immediately.

Krepline selected to lead Lawrence program Former Lawrence pitching coach Chris Krepline is returning to Appleton to lead the Vikings program as its head coach

Casey is third J&W head coach For just the third time in program history, the Johnson & Wales University baseball team has a new head coach. An assistant at the NCAA Division I & III levels, Kevin Casey has been hired as the Wildcats' newest dugout boss.

Crain replaces Sabol at Alma Jason Crain, a 95 Alma graduate, has been named the new head coach of Alma as announced on Wednesday (August 22) by school officials. Crain will begin his duties immediately.

DiFlippo elevated to top coach Lancaster Bible College announced that Frank DiFilippo ('13) has been named Interim Head Baseball Coach for the 2018-19 academic year. DiFilippo has served as the Chargers' main assistant coach for the past five seasons.

Quinn to lead Devils Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham named Jamie Quinn as the next head coach for the Devils. He joins the Devils after serving as the Recruiting Coordinator and the 17-under Development Coach at ZONED Baseball Academy since September 2015.

Pyne moves from Clark to Amherst After an extensive nationwide search, Amherst has announced the hiring of JP Pyne as their next head coach. Pyne, who will start work at the beginning of September and becomes just the third coach of the program since 1966. Pyne brings over 17 years of baseball coaching experience to the Pioneer Valley, including his most recent three seasons as the Head Coach at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

Callahan returns to head Ram's program Framingham State school officials announced the hiring of FSU alum Sean Callahan as the Rams head coach. Callahan was a four year starter behind the plate for the Rams baseball team from 2008-2011.

Hamm heads to ECSU as their new head coach Former Amherst head coach Brian Hamm has been named the seventh head coach in the 71-year history of the Eastern Connecticut State program. Hamm replaces Matt LaBranche, who resigned in June to become the director of athletics at WNE.

Colby names Notre Dame assistant Woods as new head coach A Notre Dame coach has been named the next head coach at Colby, College officials announced today. Jesse Woods has coached at the NCAA Division I and III levels, first as an assistant at Wheaton (Mass) and Boston College and recently at Notre Dame.

Eastern gives reins to Renauro After conducting a national search, Eastern is welcoming back one of its own to lead its baseball program. School officials announced that Scott Renauro '12 will take over the reins of the program.

Vittorio hired at Wilmington Tony Vittorio, the former 18-year head coach at Dayton, has been named the head coach at Wilmington College. Vittorio comes to Wilmington having spent the last year as development director at Friends of the Jaclyn Foundation in Hopewell Junction, New York.

Fugett selected to lead Drew John Fugett has been named as the head baseball coach at Drew school officials announced. Fugett comes to the Forest after serving as a full-time assistant coach, pitching coach, and recruiting coordinator at Lehigh over the last seven years.

Fester to lead Dutchmen at LVC Lebanon Valley College has announced that former Johns Hopkins standout and coach Jonas Fester will serve as the baseball program's next head coach. Fester most recently served as the associate head coach at Division III powerhouse Johns Hopkins.

Altieri retires after 19 years as head coach Following a 25-year career on the Delaware Valley staff, including the last 19 as head coach, Bob Altieri has announced his retirement from coaching.

Sabol leaves Alma for Northwood Alma head baseball coach Jake Sabol has accepted the head coaching job at Northwood University, as announced by the Timberwolves' media relations staff.

Seay will lead New Platz next season SUNY-New Paltz officials announced the hire of Thomas Seay as new head baseball coach. Seay joins the Hawks after three seasons with Virginia Wesleyan College as the assistant coach.

Brua to lead Terriers Hiram officials announced that Phil Brua will take the reins of the Terrier program for the 2018-19 academic year. Brua starts his first stint as a head coach after taking over for Howard Jenter, who retired following the 2018 season.

Horn and LBC part ways After seven years as the Lancaster Bible College head coach, TJ Horn and Lancaster Bible have agreed to part ways, as Horn transitions to a job outside of the college. Horn is the all-time leader in wins in program history.

Jerle heads Northland program Northland officials has named Ryan Jerle Head Baseball Coach. Jerle comes to Northland College from Northern State University, where for the past 8 seasons he helped the program reach new heights.

Amherst's Hamm steps down Brian Hamm has announced that he will step down as head baseball coach of Amherst. Hamm just completed his ninth season at Amherst, culminating in the program's fourth NESCAC championship.

LaBranche resigns from ECSU to take AD job at WNE After five seasons, Matt LaBranche has resigned as head coach at Eastern Connecticut State University to assume the position of director of athletics at Western New England University.

Zackrison is the top Bear for Bridgewater State program Bridgewater State school officials announced that Greg Zackrison has been named as the Bears' new head baseball coach. Zackrison replaces BSU Hall of Fame skipper Rick Smith who retired after the 2018 season.

Waddle is hired by Illinois College Jacob Waddle has been named the new head coach at Illinois College, taking the place of the retired Jay Eckhouse as the man to lead the Blueboys into 2019 and beyond.

Hanover hired Bellek Hanover officials announced Grant Bellak as the next head coach of the baseball program Monday, June 11. Bellak comes to Hanover after spending the last seven seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for fellow HCAC institution, Franklin.

Drew's Hirschberg resigns Brian Hirschberg has resigned as head coach of the Drew baseball team, school officials announced. Hirschberg will leave his position to pursue other career opportunities

Neary picked for McDaniel lead Grant Neary was announced by school officials as McDaniel's new head coach. Neary, formerly an assistant at NJIT, takes over as just the 15th coach in the history of Green Terror baseball and just the fourth since 1963.

Fleming returns to Averett as head coach Averett officials announced Monday the hiring of Kenny Fleming as the new baseball head coach. Fleming returns to Averett after serving as an assistant coach at Division I Army West Point during the 2018 season.

IC Eckhouse to retire at seasons end Illinois College baseball coach Jay Eckhouse has made the decision to retire at the end of the 2018 season. Eckhouse became the Blueboy baseball coach prior to the 2002 season and enters his final year with 242 career victories.

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