List: 2015-16 FBS College Head Coaching Changes

Posted by: Chris Vannini on Sunday February 28, 2016


This list will continually update. Make sure you bookmark it and stay tuned to the Coaching Search Ticker for the latest. Keep track of open assistant jobs here and open FCS head coaching jobs here.

---

Staffs:

Ball State: Joey Lynch (OC/QB), Tim Daoust (DC), Kevin Lynch (RB), Alex Bailey (WR), Patrick Dougherty (TE/STC), Kyle DeVan (OL), Keith McKenzie (DL), Johnny Curtis (LB), Chevis Jackson (DB)

Bowling Green: Andy Padron (co-OC/QB), Kevin Kilmer (co-OC/WR), Perry Eliano (co-DC/S), Marcus White (co-DC/DL), Stephen Hamby (OL), Andrew Sowder (outside WR), Benny Morrison (LB), Mike Mickens (CB), Matt Brock (STC/def asst)

BYU: Ty Detmer (OC/QB), Ilaisa Tuiaki (DC/LB), Reno Mahe (RB), Ben Cahoon (WR), Steve Clark (TE), Mike Empey (OL), Steve Kaufusi (DL), Jernaro Gilford (CB), Ed Lamb (S/AHC/STC)

East Carolina: Tony Petersen (OC/QB), Kenwick Thompson (DC), Antonio King (RB), Geep Wade (OL), Phil McGeoghan (WR), Deke Adams (DL), Ryan Anderson (ILB), Rick Smith (DB), Shannon Moore (STC)

Georgia: Jim Chaney (OC/QB), Mel Tucker (DC/DB), James Coley (WR), Dell McGee (RB), Shane Beamer (TE/STC), Sam Pittman (OL), Tracy Rocker (DL), Kevin Sherrer (OLB), Glenn Schumann (ILB)

Georgia Southern: David Dean (Co-OC/WR), Rance Gillespie (Co-OC/QB), Lorenzo Costantini (DC), Chris Foster (RB), Chad Lunsford (TE), Allen Mogridge (OL), Jimmy Lindsey (DL), Pat Bastien (LB), Jeremy Rowell (DB).

Hawaii: Craig Stutzmann (PGC), Kevin Lempa (DC), Brian Smith (RB/RGC), Kefense Hynson (WR), Chris Naeole (OL), Legi Suiaunoa (DL), Sean Duggan (LB), Abe Elimimian (CB), Mayur Chaudhari (STC)

Illinois: Garrick McGee (OC), Hardy Nickerson (DC), Thad Ward (RB), Andrew Hayes-Stoker (WR), Bob Ligashesky (TE/STC), Luke Butkus (OL), Mike Phair (DL), Tim McGarigle (LB), Paul Williams (DB)

Iowa State: Tom Manning (OC/OL), Jon Heacock (DC/S) Jim Hofher (QB), Louis Ayeni (RB), Bryan Gasser (WR) Alex Golesh (TE), Eli Rasheed (DL), Tyson Veidt (LB), D.K. McDonald Jr. (CB)

Louisiana-Monroe: Matt Kubik (OC/QB), Mike Collins (DC/LB/AHC), Alan Ricard (RB), Tim Leger (WR), Matt Powledge (TE/STC), Rob Sale (OL), Manny Michel (DL), LaMar Morgan (DB), Scott Stoker (DB)

Maryland: Walt Bell (OC/QB), Andy Buh (DC), Anthony Tucker (RB), Chris Beatty (WR), Dave Borbely (OL), Mike London (DL/AHC)), Matt Barnes (LB), Aazaar Abdul-Rahim (DB), Pete Lembo (STC/AHC)

Memphis: Chip Long (OC/TE), Chris Ball (DC/S), Darrell Dickey (RB/AHC), David Johnson (WR), Ryan Silverfield (OL), Paul Randolph (DL), Joe Lorig (OLB/STC), Dan Lanning (ILB), Marcus Woodson (CB)

Miami (FL): Thomas Brown (Co-OC), Manny Diaz (DC), Jon Richt (offensive assistant), Ron Dugans (WR), Stacy Searels (OL), Craig Kuligowski (DL), Mike Rumph (CB), Ephraim Banda (S), Todd Hartley (STC)

Minnesota: Jay Johnson (OC/QB), Pat Poore (RB / co-STC), Rob Reeves (HB / TE), Brian Anderson (WR), Bart Miller (OL), Jeff Phelps (DL), Mike Sherels (LB), Jay Sawvel (DB), Dan O’Brien (asst DB / co-STC / asst to the HC)

Missouri: Josh Heupel (OC/QB), DeMontie Cross (DC/LB), Cornell Ford (RB), Andy Hill (WR), Joe Jon Finley (TE), Glen Elarbee (OL), Jackie Shipp (DL), Greg Brown (CB), Ryan Walters (S) 

North Texas: Graham Harrell (OC), Mike Ekeler (DC/LB), Tony Reffett (co-DC/AHC), Tommy Perry (RB), Joel Filani (WR), Tommy Mainord (IWR), Brad Davis (OL), Derrick LeBlanc (DL), Nate Brown (CB)

Rutgers: Drew Mehringer (OC), Jay Niemann (DC), Vince Okruch (STC), Jafar Williams (RB), A.J. Blazek (OL), Zak Kuhr (WR), Shane Burnham (DL), Bill Busch (DB), Aaron Henry (assistant DB)

South Carolina: Kurt Roper (co-OC/QB), Bryan McClendon (co-OC/WR), Travaris Robinson (DC/DB), Bobby Bentley (RB), Pat Washington (TE), Shawn Elliott (OL), Lance Thompson (DL/AHC of D), Coleman Hutzler (LB/STC), Mike Peterson (OLB)

Southern Miss: Shannon Dawson (OC), Tony Pecoraro (DC), John Wozniak (WR/STC), Desmond Lindsey (TE), Jack Wright (OL), Derek Nicholson (DL), Dan Disch (DB), Tim Billings, Lytrel Pollard

Syracuse: Sean Lewis (co-OC/QB), Mike Lynch (co-OC/OL), Brian Ward (DC), Mike Hart (RB), Kim McCloud (WR/AHC), Reno Ferri (TE), Vinson Reynolds (DL), Tom Kaufman (LB/STC), Nick Monroe (DB)

Texas State: Brett Elliott (OC/QB), Randall McCray (DC/S/AHC), Ron Antoine (RB/TE), Parker Fleming (WR/STC), Adrian Mayes (OL), Antoine Smith (DL), John Wiley (LB/AHC), Tyler Santucci (OLB), Jules Montinar (CB)

Toledo: Brian Wright (co-OC/QB), Brian George (DC/DL), Marquel Blackwell (RB), Derek Sage (WR), Robby Discher (TE/STC), Mike Hallett (OL), Mike Ward (LB), Cory Robinson (CB), Ross Watson (S)

Tulane: Doug Ruse (OC/QB), Jack Curtis (DC/S), Jamal Fobbs (RB), Jeff Conway (WR), Slade Nagle (TE), Alex Atkins (OL/AHC), Kevin Peoples (DL), Michael Mutz (LB), Chris Hampton (DB)

UCF: Troy Walters (OC/WR), Erik Chinander (DC), Mario Verduzco (QB), Ryan Held (RB), Sean Beckton (TE), Greg Austin (OL), Mike Dawson (DL), Jovan Dewitt (OLB/ST), Travis Fisher (DB)

USC: Tee Martin (OC/WR), Clancy Pendergast (DC), John Baxter (STC), Tyson Helton (QB/PGC), Tommie Robinson (RB), Neil Callaway (OL), Kenechi Udeze (DL), Johnny Nansen (LB/SHC), Ronnie Bradford (DB)

UTSA: Frank Scelfo (OC/QB), Pete Golding (DC), Everette Sands (RB), Jeff Kastl (WR), Ricky Brumfield (TE/STC), Ryan Pugh (OL), Eric Henderson (DL), Jason Rollins (LB/AHC), Patrick Toney (DB)

Virginia: Robert Anae (OC), Jason Beck (QB), Mark Atuaia (RB), Marques Hagans (WR), Garrett Tujague (OL), Shane Hunter (DL), Ruffin McNeill (ILB/AHC), Kelly Poppinga (OLB/STC), Nick Howell (DB)

Virginia Tech: Brad Cornelsen (OC/QB), Bud Foster (defensive coordinator), Zohn Burden (RB), Holmon Wiggins (WR), James Shibest (TE/STC), Vance Vice (OL), Charley Wiles (DL), Galen Scott (LB)

Chris Vannini is in his fifth year with CoachingSearch.com and serves as its managing editor. He has previously written for the Detroit Free Press, The Oakland Press, The State News, MLive.com, 247Sports and SB Nation.  A graduate of Michigan State University, Chris now lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Be sure to follow @coachingsearch and send emails to chris@coachingsearch.com.