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Stan ‘Superman’ Gouard returns to USI as men’s head coach

Former USI athlete Stan Gouard was named the 10th head coach of the men's basketball team. Gouard served 12 years as head coach of the UIndy before returning to USI.

Riley Guerzini and Nik Cunningham

April 7, 2020

USI athletics announced Stan "Superman" Gouard as the new head coach for the men’s basketball team Tuesday afternoon in a Zoom press conference. He will be the 10th men’s head coach in USI’s history. “I love USI,” Gouard said. “It’s been that way and has never changed since my playing days… It...

The Patriot way?

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels backed out of the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job just hours after the Colts announced him as their head coach on Facebook.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Josh McDaniels is a snake. Mere hours after the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator accepted the job to become the next head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, he backed out, opting to remain with the Patriots. Ever since the Colts fired former head coach Chuck Pagano in December after a 4-12 s...

Schoenstein steps up, takes charge

Eric Schoenstein, the newly appointed head coach of women’s soccer, talks to players last year during a game. Schoenstein spent two years as assistant coach before he was hired to replace former head coach Krissy Engelbrecht.

Caitlin Golden, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

This year, Eric Schoenstein landed his “dream job.” Schoenstein, who started coaching 30 years ago, will take over as head coach of the women’s soccer team for the upcoming fall season. He grew up playing soccer and when he moved to Evansville he played for Mater Dei High School. He went o...

Schoenstein named head coach

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016

Eric Schoenstein was officially hired as head coach of the women’s soccer team. Schoenstein was the first full-time assistant coach hired at USI and after the resignation of former head coach Krissy Engelbrecht, acted as interim head coach. Schoenstein played soccer for USI from 1988-91. The team won ...

New golf coach settles in

New USI men’s golf head coach, Greg Charnes, (left) speaks with Sophomore Engineering major, Kyle Tanriverdi, (middle) and Junior Pre-Criminal Justice major, Grant Saylor, (right) during a Monday afternoon practice.

Sarah Loesch

September 16, 2015

Greg Charnes said his 40 years of experience with golf have prepared him for his new role as the men’s golf coach. He has spent his life teaching golf, golf rules and golf course management. “It all applies with college men and an average golfer trying to improve,” Charnes said. “Anything I’ve ever do...

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