2019 Women's Coaching Carousel

It's the offseason which means that the coaching carousel spins once again. The following is a list of Division III women's soccer head coaching changes since the 2018 season. Included are the names of the incoming and replaced head coaches as well as a little information about both.

To date we are aware of 30 women's coaching changes. Help us make this the most complete and accurate list of Division III women's soccer coaching changes by submitting new or missing coaching changes by e-mail.

[UPDATED: May 17, 2019]

 

 
Anna Maria

Lindsey Garvey (Emmanuel '17)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Newbury ('16-'18) - 4-30-1 (.129)

Replaces

Mark McGowan (Mass-Boston)

At Anna Maria:
2 years ('17-'18) - 0-23-0 (.000)

 
Austin

Michele Housden (Alabama '02)

Career: 152-31-15 (.806), H.S. Head Coaching

Replaces

David Sheridan (Mount Ida '00)

At Austin:
3 years ('16-'18) - 7-40-4 (.176)

Career: 16-46-6 (.279), Incl. 1 yeat Notre Dame (Md.)

 
Bethany Lutheran

Emma Morris (Viterbo '17)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Heidelberg  ('17-'18)

Replaces

Derick Lyngholm  (Bethel '99)

At Bethany Lutheran:
12 years ('07-'18) - 98-117-23 (.460)

 
Buena Vista

Benton Frayne (Winona State '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Gustavus Adolphus ('15-'18)

Replaces

Sheena Van Roekel  (Northwestern College '05)

At Buena Vista:
5 years ('14-'18) - 12-67-5 (.173)

 
Caltech

Ellery Gould (Bowdoin '12)

Preceding position:
Women's Assoc Head Coach, Bowdoin ('14-'18)

Replaces

Taylor Houck (Villanova  '13)

At Caltech:
2 years ('17-'18) - 4-23-0 (.148)

 
Concordia (Texas)

Andy Tunnicliffe (Staffordshire University '00)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Niagra University ('17-'18)

Career: 18-29-6 (.396), Women NAIA

Replaces

Lindsay Hanson (UT-San Antonio '14)

At Concordia (Texas):
2 years ('17-'18) - 16-18-0 (.471)

 
Delaware Valley

Joe Nemzer (Penn State-Abington '09)

Preceding position:
First Assistant Coach, Sky Blue FC (NWSL) ('18-'18)

Career: 10-24-2 (.306), Mount St. Mary's Coach

Replaces

Kevin Doherty (Delaware Valley)

At Delaware Valley:
23 years ('96-'18) - 155-226-28 (.413)

 
East Texas Baptist

Kristin Cox (Lubbock Christian '15)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, East Texas Baptist ('16-'18)

Replaces

Erik Solberg (Univ. of Mississippi '12)

At East Texas Baptist:
3 years ('16-'18) - 27-21-7 (.555)

 
Eastern

AJ Stueck  (Providence '14)

Preceding position:
Women's Assoc Head Coach, Wesleyan ('16-'18)

Replaces

Brandon West (Messiah '15)

At Eastern:
2 years ('17-'18) - 14-18-5 (.446)

 
Edgewood

Derek Helmer  (Edgewood '03)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Edgewood ('15-'18) - 33-37-2 (.472)

Replaces

Tim Alexander (Green Bay '78)

At Edgewood:
26 years ('93-'18) - 331-160-29 (.664)

Career: 574-364-66 (.605), Men's and Women's

 
Eureka

Shelby Chrisman-Forza (Wingate '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Piedmont ('17-'18)

Replaces

Dwain Baker (Western Ill. '09)

At Eureka:
5 years ('14-'18) - 8-72-2 (.110)

Career: 32-131-4 (.204), Men's and Women's

 
Houghton

Nikki Elsaesser (Messiah '16)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Messiah ('18)

Replaces

David Lewis (King's (NY))

At Houghton:
28 years ('91-'18) - 400-121-39 (.749)

 
Huntingdon

Cliff Jordan (South Florida '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Huntingdon ('18)

Replaces

Matt Gill (Mount Ida '09)

At Huntingdon:
3 years ('16-'18) - 21-27-7 (.445)

 
Iowa Wesleyan

Chris Gaskin (Green Mountain '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, ('18) - 8-6-0 (.571)

Replaces

Chris Early (Univ. of Iowa '16)

At Iowa Wesleyan:
2 years ('17-'18) - 6-25-0 (.194)

 
JWU-Denver

Ria Denny (Florida '08)

Preceding position:
Assoc Head Coach, JWU-No. Miami ('16-'18)

Replaces

Amanda Davis (William Smith '12)

At JWU-Denver:
1 years ('18-'18) - 6-8-1 (.433)

 
Knox

Taylor Houck (Villanova  '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Caltech ('17-'18) - 4-23-0 (.148)

Replaces

Chris Haught-Thompson (Lake Forest '12)

At Knox:
2 years ('17-'18) - 27-11-6 (.682)

 
Linfield

Steve Simmons (Concordia (Oregon) '90)

Preceding position:
Men's Coach, Oregon State ('09-'17) - 67-83-15 (.452)

Career: 190-166-31 (.531), Men's and Women's DI & D-III

Replaces

Cole McCool (UNLV '07)

At Linfield:
5 years ('14-'18) - 52-32-14 (.602)

 
Marietta

Sean Kaighin  (Toledo '15)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Marietta ('18-'18)

Replaces

Tracy Blasius (Gettysburg '95)

At Marietta:
6 years ('13-'18) - 21-79-11 (.239)

Career: 123-172-33 (.425), Women's D-III

 
Marymount

Manya Puppione (Arizona State '06)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Maryland ('16-'18)

Replaces

Gayle Wilson (Viriginia '90)

At Marymount:
13 years ('06-'18) - 57-146-9 (.290)

 
Mass. Maritime

John Sousa (Mass-Dartmouth)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Bristol C.C. ('18-'18) - 5-5-0 (.500)

Replaces

Yvonna Press (Jacksonville '02)

At Mass. Maritime:
2 years ('17-'18) - 6-24-0 (.200)

 
Meredith

Jen Grubb (Univ. of Tennessee '03)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Meredith ('17-'18)

Replaces

Paul Smith (Methodist '85)

At Meredith:
18 years ('01-'18) - 204-109-22 (.642)

 
Mitchell

Marc Davis (Univ. of Southhampton '05)

Preceding position:
Men's Assistant, Mitchell ('15-'18)

Replaces

Chelsea Shaughnessy (Nichols '06)

At Mitchell:
4 years ('15-'18) - 9-47-5 (.189)

 
Penn College

Christa Matlack (Bucknell '11)

Preceding position:
Interim Women's Coach, ('17-'18)

Replaces

Matlack was interim head coach in 2018

At Penn College:

 
Rockford

Breena Proctor (Springfield '14)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, SUNY-Purchase ('17-'18) - 10-20-1 (.339)

Replaces

Kevin Smerko (Loras '07)

At Rockford:
5 years ('14-'18) - 16-51-1 (.243)

 
St. Elizabeth

Rick Stainton (Green Mountain '98)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, Seton Hall ('14-'18) - 12-59-17 (.233)

Career: 20-67-21 (.282)

Replaces

Ashley Sanchez (Bloomsburg '17)

At St. Elizabeth:
1 years ('18-'18) - 3-13-0 (.188)

 
St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Emily Morphitis  (Hofstra '14)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Hofstra ('16-'18)

Replaces

Rafael Morais (Long Island Univ. '07)

At St. Joseph's (L.I.):
2 years ('17-'18) - 21-14-1 (.597)

 
St. Olaf

Whitney Frary (William Smith '13)

Preceding position:
Women's Assistant, Vassar ('16-'18)

Replaces

Rachael Sushner  (Skidmore '09)

At St. Olaf:
3 years ('16-'18) - 27-21-4 (.558)

 
Trine

Gary Boughton (Medaille  '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, SUNY Erie  ('14-'18) - 64-25-2 (.714)

Replaces

Terry Stefankiewicz (Indiana '15)

At Trine:
10 years ('09-'18) - 32-142-14 (.207)

Career: 254-418-45 (.386), Men's and Women's

 
Trinity (Conn.)

Rachael Sushner (Skidmore '09)

Preceding position:
Women's Coach, St. Olaf ('16-'18) - 27-21-4 (.558)

Replaces

Maggie Crowe (Acting Coach) (Trinity (Conn.))

At Trinity (Conn.):
1 years ('18-'18) - 5-7-3 (.433)

 
UW-Platteville

Emily Ryan (UW-Platteville '14)

Preceding position:
Interim Women's Coach, ('17-'18)

Replaces

Ryan was interim head coach in 2017 & '18

At UW-Platteville:
2 years ('17-'18) - 16-21-0 (.432)

 


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