Luce, McCollough Head List Of Coaching Moves
With each season comes a new set of changes and some of the more notable ones are with coaching changes. This year in Indiana, is reporting 56 coaching changes. All but one of those positions are filled with the open…
With each season comes a new set of changes and some of the more notable ones are with coaching changes. This year in Indiana, is reporting 56 coaching changes.
All but one of those positions are filled with the open spot coming after Mark Barnhizer has moved back to Alabama after leaving his position at Hammond Gavit.
The biggest names on the move are that of Joe Luce and Dave McCullough. Luce, who has had some reclamation projects with stops at Benton Central, Marion, and his last stop in Richmond. In 16 season, Joe Luce has a 270-112 record and will now try and right the ship at Jeffersonville, a team that only won 8 games last year and 12 the year before.
Dave McCullough, the former Noblesville head coach, has found his new home at Shenandoah. McCullough, in his 31st season coaching, has a record of 465-233 overall. During his time at Noblesville, Dave had 19 straight season of double-digit wins and .500 or better records.
Another move that made some local noise was the move of Craig Teagle. He moved from Jay County to Huntington North. Former Covington head coach Kent Chezem had tons of regular season success but will now try his hand at Loogootee and trades in rival Central Catholic for Barr-Reeve.
There are quite a few first year head coaches including Seve Beach at Centerville, former Wabash College assistant coach Jesse McClung who is taking over at Bethesda Christian and Fonso White heads up the Clinton Central team.
There are also a few coaches that made some switches from the Girls side to the Boys side. Westfield coach Shane Sumpter was 122-36 as the girls coach at the same school. He now looks to take over for Eric Rauch. The other big switch, although it was years ago is Criss Beyers. He's been on staff at Bloomington South since 1982 with J.R. Holmes but was the girls head coach there from 1994 to 1999. He recently had a one-year stint at Martinsville for the 2012-13 season as the head coach on the boys side.
The Rest Of The Moves:
Ryne Smith (Anderson), Eric Gingerich (Bethany Christian), Jesse McClung (Bethesda Christian), Migel Nunnery (Bowman Academy), Bill Webb (Bremen), Kyle Evans (Caston), Seve Beach (Centerville), Fonso White (Clinton Central), Jeff Henley (Clinton Prairie), Paul Ferguson (Columbus North), Adam Ballard (Covington), Levi Carmichael (Crawford County), John Ashworth (Decatur Central), Brian McCammon (Delphi), Andre Thomas (Evansville North), Rod Chamble (Fort Wayne Northrop), Eric Ebrens (Franklin County), John Mysong (Fremont), Joe Smith (Frontier), Seth Coffing (Garrett), Robert Hall (Hammond Morton), Barry Singrey (Heritage), Craig Teagle (Huntington North), Justin Bennett (Indianapolis International), Donnie Bowling (Indianapolis Manual), Larry Nicks (Indianapolis Marhsall), Troy Lane (Indianapolis Shortridge), Travis Stangland (Jac-Cen-Del), Chris Krieg (Jay County), Joe Luce (Jeffersonville), Rob Krueger (Knox), Kevin Duzan (Kouts), Kent Chezem (Loogootee), Scott McClelland (Morristown), Trent Whitaker (New Palestine), Derrick DeShone (New Prairie), Matt Houchin (North Knox), Kevin Bates (Pendleton Heights), Enzley Mitchell IV (Providence Cristo Rey), Rick Wedlow (Richmond), Mitch Simmons (Riverton Parke), J.B. Neill (Shakamak), Ron Mollet (Shawe Memorial), Dave McCollough (Shenandoah), Bryson Able (Shoals), Delray Brooks (South Bend Clay), Mike Brown (South Dearborn), Bryan Dixon (South Decatur), Perry Nash (Triton Central), Barak Coolman (Valparaiso), Nate Cangany (Waldron), Criss Beyers (Warren Central), Jordan Stevens (West Central), J.R. Howell (Western Boone), Shane Sumpter (Westfield)
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