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Troy names Skylar Meade as new Baseball Coach

TROY, Ala. – One of the most respected and renowned assistant coaches in the country, Skylar Meade has been named Troy’s new baseball head coach following four seasons as the pitching coach at South Carolina, Troy Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Wednesday afternoon. Meade will officially be introduced at a press conference Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Stadium…

Troy’s Smartt steps down as Baseball Coach

TROY, Ala. – Troy and Mark Smartt announced Monday a mutual decision for Smartt to step aside as Troy’s baseball head coach following six seasons in the role. Smartt will remain with the Troy Athletics Department as a special advisor to the Athletics Director.   “I appreciate all the work that Coach Smartt has done as a player, assistant coach and…

Faulkner names Gray as Football Head Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner University introduced Rob Gray Friday as the seventh head football coach in program history. Gray, a graduate of Collinsville High School, has served each of the last two seasons on the Faulkner football coaching staff under Tommy Wasden. “We are very excited about what Rob can do for our football program. His two seasons at Faulkner…

Auburn introduces Johnnie Harris as new Women’s Basketball Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Johnnie Harris, a long-time Southeastern Conference assistant and 2018 WBCA National Assistant Coach of the Year, has been named the Auburn women’s head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Saturday. Harris, who spent 16 years combined at Arkansas, Texas A&M and Mississippi State, spent the last season as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Texas….

PCA hires Dean as new Head Football Coach

Prattville Christian Academy hires Norman Dean as the Panther’s head football coach beginning March 1. In addition to his head coaching duties, Coach Dean will also assume the newly established Football Operations Director and Strength and Conditioning Program Director roles. Dean brings more than 26 years of experience, having held several coaching positions at Elmore County High School, TR Miller…

Gus Malzahn is out as Auburn’s Head Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Auburn Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Sunday a leadership change for Auburn football as Gus Malzahn will no longer direct the program. Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele will serve as interim head coach. In eight years, Malzahn compiled a 68-35 record including a 39-27 mark in Southeastern Conference play. He led the program to an SEC Championship and BCS…