2023 Division III women’s head coaching changes

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After one season at Division II Hawaii Pacific, Katie Novak-Lenoir is returning to Division III and the ASC to coach Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Photo by Hawaii Pacific University athletics

This is where we track all the head coaching changes in Division III women’s basketball that occur from the end of the 2022-23 season to the beginning of the next one. We’ll provide links to the news stories posted on schools’ websites so you can go deeper into the moves that interest you, plus we have the same tracker on the men’s side.

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School Last


Last position Notes
Bethany Lyle Jones Emma Purfeerst Assistant at Bethany Jones led Bethany’s successful transition from NJCAA to NCAA and won three UMAC titles with the Vikings.
Brooklyn Alex Lang TBD
Buffalo State Marybeth Nugent TBD
Carthage Tim Bernero TBD Bernero went 311-208 with four 20-win seasons at Carthage.
Colby-Sawyer Devon Quattrocchi TBD
George Fox Michael Coppolino Lauren Howard Assistant at Division I University of Portland Howard was an assistant under Michael Meek at George Fox and then joined him at the University of Portland.
Goucher Joya Whittington TBD
Grove City Chelle Fuss TBD
Elmhurst Tethnie Carrillo TBD
Elms Michelle Proulx TBD
Johnson & Wales Kim Dweck TBD
Joy Tharrington TBD
Loras Justin Heinzen TBD Heinzen departs as the Duhawks’ all-time winningest coach (254-141 in 15 seasons).
Mary Hardin-Baylor Mark Morefield Katie Novak-Lenoir Head coach at D2 Hawaii Pacific Novak went 42-83 in five seasons as the head coach at ASC member Sul Ross State.
Northland Lisa Phillips Benjamin Kluzak Head coach at Mountain Gateway CC Kluzak spent the 2021-22 season as a men’s basketball assistant at Northland.
Salisbury Kelly Baskow TBD
Southern Maine Sam Norris TBD
SUNY Delhi Lauren McRoberts Apostle Jackson Head coach
Jackson spent the last two seasons at Cazenovia, which will close after the 2022-23 academic year.
Thiel Paul Clune TBD
Wilkes Tara Macciocco TBD

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