Latest Coach retirement News

Colts senior offensive assistant steps down before opener

Sep. 6, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime assistant coach Howard Mudd has decided to walk away from football just two days before the Indianapolis Colts open the season at the Los Angeles Chargers. Coach Frank Reich made the announcement Friday. The 77-year-old Mudd came out of retirement six months ago and accepted...

'Believe!' Melanie Oudin looks back at wild 2009 US Open run

Sep. 5, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Melanie Oudin says with a laugh, she still has the shoes. If you followed tennis at all in 2009 or watched even a bit of that year's U.S. Open, you know the ones: size 9½, pink-and-yellow, with the word "BELIEVE" in all caps on the heel. And you know Oudin (oo-DAN'): a 5-foot-6,...

Jets' Kalil closer to playing, feeling 'like my old self'

Aug. 27, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Kalil has had a whirlwind month. From retirement to a new team in a new city with new teammates and coaches. And, now, the New York Jets center is nearly ready to play again. "I feel like I'm getting my legs back," Kalil said Tuesday, "and feel like my old self." The...

Longtime NABC exec Jim Haney plans to step down next year

Aug. 27, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jim Haney, the longtime executive director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, said Tuesday he plans to retire next year after five decades of involvement in the game. Haney took over the organization in 1992, and oversaw the development of the National Collegiate...

Michael Bennett takes long route to 1st practice with Pats

Jul. 28, 2019 2:30 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Michael Bennett took long-distance travel to a new level Sunday. The veteran defensive lineman disembarked a red-eye flight from Hawaii to Boston on Sunday morning and quickly made his way to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough to participate in his first full-pads training camp...