2023-24 FCS Football Coaching Changes Tracker

Stay up-to-date on 2023-24 FCS football coaching changes. Get the latest updates on shifts in coaching personnel for the upcoming season.

Former NAU Head Coach Chris Ball addressing players
Source: Northern Arizona Athletics

College football sees a lot of changes every season, especially in coaching positions. Just like last year, we will be tracking FCS head coaching changes. However, this year we will try and keep up with all the offensive and defensive coordinators that have changed as well.

Austin Peay — UAC

Head Coach

  • Former: Scotty Walden (hired as UTEP’s new Head Coach)

Columbia — Ivy League

Head Coach

  • Former: Mark Fabish

Cornell — Ivy League

Head Coach

  • Former: David Archer

Dartmouth — Ivy League

Head Coach

  • New: Sammy McCorkle (Interim head coach April 4th, 2023)

East Tennessee State — SoCon

Head Coach

  • Former: George Quarles
  • New: Tre Lamb (Former Gardner-Webb HC)

Gardner-Webb — Big South/OVC

Head Coach

  • Former: Tre Lamb

Grambling State — SWAC

Head Coach

  • Former: Hue Jackson

Marist — Pioneer

Head Coach

  • Former: Jim Parady

Mercer — SoCon

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers

Morehead State — Pioneer

Head Coach

  • Former: Rob Tenyer

Northern Arizona — Big Sky

Head Coach

  • Former: Chris Ball
  • New: Brian Wright (former DII Pittsburg State Head Coach)

Northwestern State — Southland

Head Coach

  • Former: Brad Laird
  • New: Blaine McCorkle (former DIII Belhaven Head Coach)

Southern — SWAC

Head Coach

  • Former: Eric Dooley

Stony Brook — CAA

Head Coach

  • Former: Chuck Priore

Tennessee Tech — Big South/OVC

Head Coach

  • Former: Dewayne Alexander
  • New: Bobby Wilder

Texas Southern — SWAC

Head Coach

  • Former: Clarence McKinney

UC Davis — Big Sky

Head Coach

  • Former: Dan Hawkins
  • New: Tim Plough

Utah Tech — UAC

Head Coach

  • Former: Paul Peterson

Western Illinois — MVFC → Big South-OVC in 2024

Head Coach

  • Former: Myers Hendrickson

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