USC associate head baseball coach Chad Holbook interviewed Tuesday for the head coaching job at Tennessee. Holbrook is at least the second candidate to interview for the job. Holbrook is paid $160,000 per season at USC. The UT job reportedly could pay up to $500,000 per season.
According to the Orange County Register, Cal State Fullerton head coach Dave Serrano, a former Tennessee assistant, will interview Wednesday. Serrano was thought to be the leading candidate before Mike Hamilton resigned as athletic director last week. Fullerton’s AD told the Register he has compiled a list of possible replacements in anticipation of Serrano’s departure.
Knoxville sports talkshow host Jimmy Hyams, a long time reporter on the Tennessee beat, reported Tuesday Arkansas assistant coach Todd Butler also interviewed for the job.