Tag: Michael Kelly


Kelly dismisses track and field/cross country coaching staff

Michael Kelly made his first coaching change since becoming USF vice president of athletics when he dismissed the entire track and field/cross country coaching staff Wednesday. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS During his introductory press conference in June 2018, Vice President of Athletics Michael Kelly said something that has since become incredibly […]


What Eriksen’s Olympic job means for USF

Ken Eriksen was named head coach for the 2020 Olympics last week. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB It may not have been the most surprising announcement in recent memory, but the important thing is it’s official. USF softball coach Ken Eriksen was named head coach of Team USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics […]


Bulls schedule series with Alabama

The Crimson Tide will face USF in September 2023 at Raymond James Stadium. ORACLE FILE PHOTO There will be no need for USF football fans to chant “We want ‘Bama.” At least for a few years, that is. That’s because USF and 17-time national champion Alabama have agreed to a […]


Eriksen named Olympic head coach

USF softball coach Ken Eriksen was named head coach of Team USA for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo on Tuesday. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB In Ken Eriksen’s own words, softball was “dead in the water as a sport.” After it and its sibling sport baseball were cut from both the 2012 and […]


USF and Miami schedule 2-for-1

ORACLE FILE PHOTO Just days after having its scheduled two-for-one series with Texas reduced to a single away game in 2020, USF football has added another Power Five team to its future schedule. The Bulls and Miami are set to play a three-game series starting in 2025, Vice President of […]


NOTEBOOK: USF and Boise State to play home-and-home series

USF will face Boise State at Raymond James Stadium in 2025. The Bulls will play on Boise State's famous blue turf in 2027. ORACLE PHOTO/BRIAN HATTAB USF football fans, do not adjust your television sets — on Sept. 11, 2027, that is. That’s because the Bulls will be playing on the famous […]


10 present-day predictions for USF Athletics Hall of Fame

Kitija Laksa (left) and Jose Fernandez are two present-day eventual USF Hall of Famers. Special to the Oracle/GOUSFBULLS USF Athletics announced last week it will be inducting a new class into its Hall of Fame, the first since 2013. One of the stipulations for induction requires four years of separation […]


The athletic measure of student attendance

Michael Kelly is the Vice President of Athletics at USF. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS Thank you. Two powerful and meaningful words that we don’t say enough in our daily lives to our family, friends, coworkers and strangers.  And we also often neglect to express our gratitude to those who help us […]