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Jacksonville lures Ruiz from UCF
February 14th, 2014 5:50PM

TAGS:  college men


[MEN'S COACHING CHANGES] Jacksonville appointed UCF associate coach Mauricio Ruiz as the Dolphins’ new head men’s coach. For all the Division I men's coaching changes.

Ruiz joins JU after spending the last six seasons with UCF, where he assisted in developing the Knights into one of the top programs in the nation. It has produced such MLS players as  Deshorn Brown, Kevan George, Warren Creavalle and Sean Johnson.

2014 Men's Coaching Changes:
Belmont out: Earle Davidson; in: Bryan Green (Drexel associate coach)
Cal State Fullerton out: Bob Ammann; in: George Kuntz (UC Irvine)
CSU Bakersfield out: Simon Tobin (San Jose State); in: Richie Grant (Memphis)
Eastern Illinois out: Adam Howarth; in: TBA
ETSU out: Scott Calabrese (FIU); in: TBA
FIU out: Kenny Arena (LA Galaxy assistant); in: Scott Calabrese  (ETSU)
Howard out: Michael Lawrence; in: TBA
Jacksonville out: Ryan Pratt; in: Mauricio Ruiz (UCF associate coach)
Loyola, Md. out: Mark Mettrick; in: Steve Nichols
Memphis out: Richie Grant (CSU Bakersfield); in: TBA
San Francisco out: Eric Visser; in: Eddie Soto (UCLA assistant)
San Jose State out: Gary St. Clair; in: Simon Tobin (CSU Bakersfield)
SIU Edwardsville out: Kevin Kalish (SLSG MO tech. director); in: Scott Donnelly (SIU-Edwardsville associate)
UC Irvine out: George Kuntz (Cal State Fullerton); in: Chris Volk (UC Irvine assistant)

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