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UNO names Blake Dean Interim Head Coach

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Just days after legendary UNO Head Coach Ron Maestri retired, a new coach has been named. 

Maestri's assistant, Blake Dean, was named Interim Head Coach of the Privateers, effective Monday.

Dean won a national championship as a player at LSU in 2009 and served as UNO's hitting coach the last two seasons. 

In a release, UNO said that a nationwide search for a permanent successor to Maestri is underway.

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