Thursday June 11, 2009 (Update 2)
Houston: Akron athletic director, Mack Rhoades, has just accepted the athletic director position at Houston.
Georgia State: We hear there is also an assistant coaching position open at GSU.
Golden West Community College: We have just been informed that San Diego State offensive GA, Charlie Stansbury, has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Golden West Community College. It will be interesting to see how much of Al Borges' philosophy/scheme he will incorporate.
Thursday June 11, 2009
The Citadel: FootballScoop has learned that former Ashland University defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Nick Toth has accepted the defensive backs job at The Citadel.
Washington Redskins: We hear former Miami Dolphins regional scout, Bill Baker, has joined the Redskins' scouting department as the southeastern area scout.
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Wednesday June 10, 2009 (Update 2)
The NCAA selected 19 football coaches to participate in the 2009 NCAA Expert Coaches Forum. The forum targets coaches with at least eight years of experience and is designed to improve and reinforce critical aspects of securing, managing and excelling in head football coaching positions at the intercollegiate level. Topics that will be covered during the three-day workshop include media training, fiscal responsibility, building a successful program, compliance issues and academic issues.
Participants in the June 18-20 forum are:
Olabaniji Abanishe: Head Coach, Lincoln (Pennsylvania)
James Joe: assistant head football coach, Miles
Frederick Reed: defensive coordinator, Buffalo
Cedric Pearl: offensive coordinator, Alabama A&M
Chris Vaughn: recruiting coordinator and cornerbacks, Mississippi
Michael Morand: co-offensive coordinator, North Carolina A&T
Alexander Wood: defensive coordinator, Wayne State (Nebraska)
Robert Anae: offensive coordinator, Brigham Young
Corey Batoon: assistant head coach and defensive coordinator, Northern Arizona
Payam Saadat: co-defensive coordinator, Army
Kurt Barber: defensive coordinator, Kentucky State
Shannon Jackson: defensive coordinator, Indiana State
Eric Jackson: defensive backs coach, Princeton
Nigel Burton: defensive coordinator, Nevada
Darrell Perkins: defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator, Louisiana-Monroe
Chennis Berry: offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, North Carolina A&T
Herbert Parham: assistant head coach and defensive coordinator, Morgan State
Sherman Wood: head coach, Salisbury
Stephon Healey: associate head coach, Bridgewater State
Presenters at the forum include Ohio State AD Gene Smith, South Carolina AD Eric Hyman, Houston head football coach Kevin Sumlin (a graduate of the forum) and Bernard Franklin, NCAA executive vice president of membership and student-athlete affairs and former president at Virginia Union, Livingstone and Saint Augustine's.
Wednesday June 10, 2009
Ohio State: There is a report that offensive quality control coach Nick Siciliano will be taking over the quarterbacks job at Ohio State. Through an NCAA waiver, Siciliano coached the Buckeye quarterbacks last fall and again during spring practice as Joe Daniels continued his fight to overcome cancer. Daniels was first diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
Wingate: We hear former Wingate defensive backs coach, Eric Puryear, has accepted the Southern Lee HS job in North Carolina.
Delaware: Jason Hescock has been promoted from graduate assistant to assistant linebackers coach. Former Wabash College assistant coach Drew Nystrom has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant. Also, former Cortland assistant secondary coach, Stephen Thomas, has joined the staff as an offensive grad assistant.
UW-River Falls: Former Cornell College (IA) assistant Jeff Rogers is now working as the linebackers / special teams coordinator job at UW-River Falls.
Open Dates Database: The 2010 Open Dates Database has been updated with 7 new programs. The 2011 Open Dates still does not have enough teams. As soon as we receive enough information from athletic directors & head coaches, we will post the 2011 Database.
Tuesday June 9, 2009
Urbana: Former Georgia grad assistant John Shingler is the new linebackers coach at Urbana.
Livingstone College: Defensive line coach Corey McCloud has been promoted to special teams coordinator.
Marshall: Kyle Lingerfelt has accepted the director of high school relations position.
Ouachita Baptist: FootballScoop has confirmed that Midwestern State University safeties coach Adam Olson has just accepted the defensive backs job at Ouachita Baptist.
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Rochester Community and Technical College: Our sources have told us that former Concord University and Iowa Area CC assistant coach Kyle Barnes has accepted the offensive coordinator job.
SUNY-Cortland: Former Minnesota assistant Greg Roskos has joined the staff as offensive coordinator. Jason Rebrovich has joined the staff as defensive coordinator / strength coach. Also, former Concord College assistant Ola Adams has accepted the safeties job.
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