UMW News BureauUniversity of Montana Western Athletic Director Mark Durham announced the school will be seeking a new head football coach. UMW NEWS BUREAU University of Montana Western Athletic Director Mark Durham announced the school will be seeking a new head football coach. Durham said he will be seeking out the insight and advice of the campus community in reaching out to former Montana Western players and coaches in the Dillon, Mont. area as well as to other regional candidates. “We are reaching out to past players and coaches across Montana and the region for their input,” Durham said. “Montana Western has turned out many good coaches over the years and we will definitely start our search within the UMW family.” Durham said he has received significant interest in the position and hopes to have the successful candidate named by early December. “We want to have the the new head coach on campus as soon as possible to work with our current players and begin recruiting for next year’s team,” Durham said.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.