Women’s Basketball Coaching Changes Tracker, 2022

Coaching Changes Tracker, Women’s Basketball, 2022–23 Season

Rundown of head coaching changes in D-I women’s basketball for the 2022–23 season. (The conferences noted for the schools in parentheses are as of the 2021-22 season.)

  • jobs open: 6
  • jobs filled: 47

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Chicago State (WAC)

Coppin State (MEAC)

  • Laura Harper leaves for the Towson job (April 20, 2022)

Rutgers (Big Ten)

South Carolina State (MEAC)

Wake Forest (ACC)

*Several programs named interim head coaches prior to or during the 2021-22 season:

  • Hartford: Melissa L. Hodgdon (April 22, 2021, press release) [although the “interim” tag no longer appears on her bio page, it’s still included in her record in the school directory]

Also, Kerri Reaves remains interim head coach at Central Connecticut, a position she has held since May 2020.


Arizona State (Pac-12)

Arkansas State (Sun Belt)

  • Destinee Rogers is named head coach after serving in an interim capacity since mid-December (March 13, 2022)

Bradley (MVC)

Buffalo (MAC)

  • Felisha Legette-Jack leaves for the Syracuse job (March 26, 2022)
  • Becky Burke hired (April 6, 2022)

Butler (Big East)

Cal Poly (Big West)

Cal State Northridge (Big West)

  • Carlene Mitchell is named head coach after serving in an interim capacity for the 2021-22 season (March 16, 2022)


  • Katie Abrahamson-Henderson leaves for the Georgia job (March 26, 2022)
  • Sytia Messer hired (April 3, 2022)

Chattanooga (SoCon)

  • Katie Burrows steps down (March 8, 2022)
  • Shawn Poppie hired (March 30, 2022)

Coastal Carolina (Sun Belt)

Dayton (A-10)

  • Shauna Green leaves for the Illinois job (March 21, 2022)
  • Tamika Williams-Jeter hired (March 26, 2022)

Delaware (CAA)

  • Natasha Adair leaves for the Arizona State job (March 27, 2022)
  • Sarah Jenkins hired (April 3, 2022)

Detroit Mercy (Horizon)

Fairfield (MAAC)

Florida (SEC)

  • Kelly Rae Finley is named head coach after serving in an interim capacity for the 2021-22 season (February 28, 2022)

Florida State (ACC)

Georgia (SEC)

  • Joni Taylor leaves for the Texas A&M job (March 23, 2022)
  • Katie Abrahamson-Henderson hired (March 26, 2022)

Harvard (Ivy)

Illinois (Big Ten)

UIC (Horizon)

IUPUI (Horizon)

  • Austin Parkinson leaves for the Butler job (April 8, 2022)
  • Kate Bruce hired (May 12, 2022)

Kansas City (Summit)

  • Jacie Hoyt leaves for the Oklahoma State job (March 20, 2022)
  • Dionnah Jackson-Durrett hired (March 30, 2022)

Lehigh (Patriot League)

  • Sue Troyan moves into an administrative role and Addie Micir is promoted to head coach (April 27, 2022; press release)

Longwood (Big South)

  • Rebecca Tillett leaves for the Saint Louis job (April 12, 2022)
  • Erika Lang-Montgomery hired (April 28, 2022)

Loyola Chicago (MVC)

Mississippi State (SEC)

  • Sam Purcell is named head coach after Doug Novak serves as interim head coach for the 2021-22 season (March 12, 2022)

Mississippi Valley State (SWAC)

  • Kimberly Anderson hired, replacing Ashley Walker-Johnson (May 3, 2022)

Missouri State (MVC)

  • Amaka Agugua-Hamilton leaves for the Virginia job (March 21, 2022)
  • Beth Cunningham hired (March 30, 2022)

New Mexico State (WAC)

UNC Wilmington (CAA)

Oklahoma State (Big 12)

  • Jim Littell and OSU mutually agree to part ways (March 7, 2022)
  • Jacie Hoyt hired (March 20, 2022)

Oral Roberts (Summit)

Saint Louis (A-10)

San José State (Mountain West)

USC Upstate (Big South)

  • Becky Burke leaves for the Buffalo job (April 6, 2022)
  • Jason Williams hired (April 22, 2022)

South Dakota (Summit)

  • Dawn Plitzuweit leaves for the West Virginia job (March 31, 2022)
  • Kayla Karius hired (April 10, 2022)

Southern Illinois (MVC)

Syracuse (ACC)

Temple (AAC)

Texas A&M (SEC)

Texas Southern (SWAC)

Towson (CAA)

  • Diane Richardson leaves for the Temple job (April 5, 2022)
  • Laura Harper hired (April 20, 2022)

Virginia (ACC)

  • Tina Thompson is fired (March 3, 2022)
  • Amaka Agugua-Hamilton hired (March 21, 2022)

West Virginia (Big 12)

William & Mary (CAA)

Wyoming (Mountain West)

  • Gerald Mattinson retires and Heather Ezell is promoted to head coach (March 25, 2022, press release)

Yale (Ivy)

  • Allison Guth leaves for the Loyola Chicago job (April 8, 2022)
  • Dalila Eshe hired (April 25, 2022)

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