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2022-23 Head Coaching Changes in FCS College Football
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2022-23 Head Coaching Changes in FCS College Football

FCS football programs that have had a head coaching change since the start of the 2022 season (a double asterisk indicates a new coach is in place):

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (SWAC)

Former coach Doc Gamble (Oct. 20) – 2-5 record in 2022, 8-15 in three overall seasons

Interim coach Don Treadwell

Bethune-Cookman (SWAC)

Former coach Terry Sims (Nov. 29) – 2-9 record in 2022, 38-39 in seven overall seasons

Cal Poly (Big Sky)

Former coach Beau Baldwin (Dec. 2) – 2-9 record in 2022, 4-21 in three overall seasons

Central Connecticut State (Northeast)

Former coach Ryan McCarthy (Nov. 30) – 2-9 record in 2022, 17-18 in three overall seasons

**Charleston Southern (Big South)

Former coach Autry Denson (Nov. 14) – 2-8 record in 2022, 14-22 in four overall seasons

New coach Gabe Giardina (Nov. 30) – went 37-17 in five-plus seasons as Albany State coach

Dayton (Pioneer)

Former coach Rick Chamberlain (Nov. 29) – 8-3 record in 2022, 107-46 in 14 overall seasons

Delaware State (MEAC)

Former coach Rod Milstead (Nov. 28) – 5-6 record in 2022, 17-33 in five overall seasons

Interim coach Jeff Braxton

Houston Christian (Southland)

Former coach Vic Shealy (Nov. 21) – 2-9 record in 2022, 18-75 in nine overall seasons

Interim coach Roger Hinshaw

Idaho State (Big Sky)

Former coach Charlie Ragle (Nov. 28) – 1-10 record in 2022

Football liaison Edgar Weiser

Lamar (Southland)

Former coach Blane Morgan (Nov. 21) – 1-10 record in 2022, 5-23 in three overall seasons

Lehigh (Patriot)

Former coach Tom Gilmore (Nov. 21) – 2-9 record in 2022, 9-27 in four overall seasons

North Alabama (ASUN)

Former coach Chris Willis (Oct. 30) – 1-7 record in 2022, 20-34 in six overall seasons

Interim coach Ryan Held (went 0-3)

Northern Colorado (Big Sky)

Former coach Ed McCaffrey (Nov. 21) – 3-8 record in 2022, 6-16 in two overall seasons

Texas A&M-Commerce (Southland)

Former coach David Bailiff (Nov. 28) – 5-6 record in 2022, 23-13 in three overall seasons

The Citadel (Southern)

Former coach Brent Thompson (Nov. 21) – 4-7 record in 2022, 36-44 in seven overall seasons

Towson (CAA)

Former coach Rob Ambrose (Nov. 21) – 6-5 record in 2022, 76-76 in 13 overall seasons

Interim coach Lyndon Johnson

UIW (Southland)

Coach G.J. Kinne (Dec. 2) – 10-1 in 2022 regular season; will coach through FCS playoffs, then take over as Texas State’s coach

**VMI (Southern)

Former coach Scott Wachenheim (Nov. 20) – 1-10 record in 2022, 24-62 in eight overall seasons

New coach Danny Rocco (Dec. 3) – former Liberty, Richmond and Delaware coach with 121-65 career record

**Wofford (Southern)

Former coach Josh Conklin (Oct. 6) – 0-5 record in 2022, 19-27 in five overall seasons

New coach Shawn Watson (Dec. 1) – went 3-3 in 2022 as Terriers’ interim coach