McMurry named former Texas Tech associate coach Chris Beard its new men’s basketball coach. McMurry replaces J.D. Isler who resigned. Beard has head coaching experience at the junior college level and was an assistant at Abilene Christian, Incarnate Word and North Texas.
Athletics Director – Hofstra hired former Connecticut athletics director Jeff Hathaway to serve in the same position.
Associate athletics director – Sandee Mott resigned her position as associate athletics director for compliance at Metro State.
Men’s basketball – Nichols State promoted assistant coach and former student-athlete Jeff Lindgren.
Men’s and women’s skiing – St. Michaels added Nordic skiing to cross country coach Molly Peters’ responsibilities.
Maranatha Baptist Bible College withdrew from the Northern Athletics Conference.
Former Cal State Fullerton basketball and baseball player Vern Stewart passed away.
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