OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami University Director of Athletics David Sayler announced on Sunday that head football coach Don Treadwell has been relieved of his responsibilities immediately. Sayler also announced an interim head coach would be named in the near future.
Treadwell compiled an 8-21 record in 29 career games at the helm of the Miami football program.
“I have decided to make a change in our football leadership now in hopes of seeing improved performance for the rest of the season,” said Sayler. “Miami University takes the interest of our student-athletes seriously and this decision is the result of the past nine months since I’ve been on the job.
“Don is a great man, nobody can disagree with that, but I felt a change was needed immediately in the direction of the program. That direction involves making our program relevant again and restoring pride that should accompany being the all-time winningest program in the MAC.”
Sayler also announced that offensive coordinator John Klacik has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.
The RedHawks have an all-time record of 668-414-44, which is tops among teams in the Mid-American Conference. Miami also leads the MAC with 15 career MAC Championships.