Latest Coaching News

Arizona agrees to extension with Fisch through 2027 season

Dec. 01, 2022 20:23 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has agreed to a contract extension with football coach Jedd Fisch through the 2027 season. The deal announced Thursday is pending approval from the Arizona Board of Regents. The Wildcats went 5-7 in Fisch's second season, the...

Woman tells police Joseph 'pushed me on couch, strangled me'

Dec. 01, 2022 18:02 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, Nebraska's interim football coach for nine games this season, is accused of putting his hands around a woman's throat, pulling her hair and punching her before being taken into custody, according to a police affidavit filed Thursday. Joseph, 54,...

Schools increasingly giving disgraced coaches second chances

Dec. 01, 2022 15:24 PM EST

The questions came one after another the moment Xavier announced it was bringing back Sean Miller, its former and wildly successful basketball coach. The guy who had been fired by Arizona and left in his wake multiple NCAA violations. Most of them were of the variety of: “What were...

Wofford promotes interim coach Watson to full-time FCS job

Dec. 01, 2022 14:40 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Wofford has promoted interim coach Shawn Watson to the full-time job leading the FCS program. The school announced Watson's hiring Thursday. He had come to the school as assistant head coach and offensive coordinator last January, then was named interim...

Jill Ellis voted to US Soccer Hall of Fame, won 2 World Cups

Dec. 01, 2022 13:13 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jill Ellis was voted into the U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame after coaching the American women to World Cup titles in 2015 and 2019. The 56-year-old British-born coach was picked on 20 of 24 ballots in the builder voting that included only coach candidates for the...

Clemson, North Carolina square off for ACC championship

Dec. 01, 2022 06:11 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Its College Football Playoff hopes dashed following a devastating loss to in-state rival South Carolina, No. 10 Clemson is turning its attention to returning to its familiar perch atop of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tigers (10-2, 8-0 ACC, No. 9 CFP)...

Former Nebraska interim coach arrested in domestic case

Nov. 30, 2022 20:38 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph, Nebraska's interim football coach for nine games after Scott Frost's firing, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of strangulation and third-degree domestic assault. Police went to a Lincoln residence in the afternoon after a report of a domestic...

Georgia Tech's Key says 3 assistants will not return in 2023

Nov. 30, 2022 19:51 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Newly named Georgia Tech coach Brent Key announced Wednesday that three assistant coaches will not return next season. Key said offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Chip Long, wide receivers coach Del Alexander and strength and conditioning coach Lewis Caralla...

Tulane RB and coach take top AAC awards with Cincinnati LB

Nov. 30, 2022 19:39 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Tulane running back Tyjae Spears was chosen as the offensive player of the year in the American Athletic Conference on Wednesday, with Green Wave coach Willie Fritz also taking a top honor. The American awards were determined by the vote of the league's 11...

Big 12 coaches tab Duggan, Anudike-Uzomah as top players

Nov. 30, 2022 19:14 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Max Duggan was named the Big 12's offensive player of the year Wednesday by the league's coaches, and Kansas State end Felix Anudike-Uzomah was picked as the top defensive player. Those players will face each other Saturday when the...