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Thursday May 22, 2014 presented by:  {module 212}

Washington State: Per source, Washington State has hired former UCLA GA Chris Reinart as a defensive GA. Reinart worked at UCLA with Washington State assistant Jim Mastro. 

Midland (NAIA - NE): Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is seeking two graduate assistant coaches. These positions will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University's Master of Education and Leadership or Master of Business Administration programs. The person who holds this position will receive tuition remission from the University and potentially receive an on campus meal plan, free campus housing, and monthly stipend. Inquiries should send resume and letter of interest to head coach Josh Gehring at .

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Virginia Tech: Per this story from Hokies beat writer David Teel, Virginia Tech is looking to hire a director of player personnel and a director of high school relations. 

Garden City Community College (KS): Defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Jeff Kelly has resigned, the school has announced.  

Davenport (NAIA - MI): As we reported back on Tuesday, Ferris State (D-II - MI) defensive coordinator Lou Esposito has now been formally announced as the new head coach at Davenport University.

Minnesota-Crookston: Wes Nurse has been announced as the running backs and tight ends coach on Mike Fritze's staff. Nurse spent the past two seasons coaching the corners at the University of North Dakota. The following adjustments were also announced; Robby Case will serve as both OC and OL coach, Mike Clark will continue to work with the QBs / WRs while also serving as pass game coordinator, and DL Levi Bullerman has added the titles of special teams coordinator and recruiting coordinator.

Bluffton (D-III - OH): Heidelberg special teams coordinator/wide receivers coach Bryan Moore has been named the offensive coordinator at Bluffton University. 

Western Carolina: Per source, Jaybo Shaw, an offensive quality control coach at Army, is the new receivers coach at Western Carolina.

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Reinhardt (NAIA - GA): Reinhardt University is seeking 3 highly motivated interns. Two of the positions will be on the defensive side working with the corners and defensive line. The offensive position will work with the tight ends. There is a small monthly stipend, affordable off campus shared housing, and affordable meal plan that goes with each position. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. No graduate school available. Preference given to applicants with background in Georgia or surrounding states. Required knowledge of HUDL and Microsoft office. Please contact Coach Adam Carter with cover letter, resume, and references at .

Morthland College (D-III - IL): Mike Rude, who has spent 44 years as a high school coach, has been hired to help start the football program and serve as athletic director at Morthland College. The program will being as a JV squad and hopes to field a varsity squad in 2016.

Kansas Wesleyan: Former head coach Dave Dallas has been tabbed as the new head coach at North County HS (Bonne Terre, MO).

Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): We are told that Mercyhurst has no open positions on staff at this time.

St. Francis (FCS - PA): Mercyhurst University defensive line coach Matt Gueguen has been hired to coach the defensive line.

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Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): SWOSU is looking to hire two graduate assistants. One will work with the defensive line, and the other will be responsible for the defensive backs. The GAs will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II football program including compliance with NCAA, and University rules and regulations, recruiting area and management, position coaching, summer camp coaching, video editing and breakdown (Hudl), and other duties as assigned. Bachelor's and admission to the SWOSU graduate program is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience is preferred. Graduate School tuition remission, and a monthly stipend are provided. Student insurance is available. We will NOT accept resumes after June 15th. Forward letter of application describing interest and qualifications for the position, resume, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to: Head Football Coach Dan Cocannouer at . Applicant would start immediately upon approval and hire.

Occidental (D-III – CA): Occidental College, located in Los Angeles, CA is currently seeking applications for a RB coach. This is a 5 month position and there is a stipend of $3000 available. No housing or benefits are attached to the position. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video breakdown, recruiting, equipment, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required and experience playing or coaching the running back position. Interested applicants should send a Cover Letter, Resume, and three Professional References (including phone numbers) to Director of Football Operations, Justin Luthey at . Minority applicants and those from the Los Angeles area are encouraged to apply. Note: Occidental Football is a morning practice team. Applicant must be free from 6:30am-9:30am.

Wednesday May 21, 2014 presented by:  {module 192}

Belhaven (NAIA - MS): Per source, Scott Preston has been hired as the quarterbacks coach at Belhaven University. 

Maranatha Baptist (D-III - WI): Nathan Spate has been hired as the new head coach. Spate is a 1998 graduate of Maranatha, and his coaching journey includes two state titles at Trinity Christian Academy (FL), and twelve playoff appearances at six different high schools.

Dallas Cowboys: Longtime Cowboys offensive tackle Marc Colombo is helping out in the personnel department this offseason, per Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas.

Notre Dame: Former head coach Charlie Weis was paid $2.1 million by the school in 2012, according to a tax return uncovered by USA Today. 

The College at Brockport (D-III - NY): Per source, offensive line coach Steve Potter has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Also, defensive coordinator Glen Young has added the title of associate head coach.

New Mexico State: Per source, offensive line coach Chris Symington has resigned due to health reasons.

Minnesota: Head coach Jerry Kill told Gopher fans a meet-and-greet Tuesday that he plans to return to the sideline this fall, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Kill spent most of last season in the press box, but says that he is feeling much better recently. 

Western Oregon (D-II): Former 15-year NFL veteran Kimo von Oelhoffen has been announced as Western Oregon's defensive line coach. This will mark von Oelhoffen's first college coaching job; he spent the past three seasons as the co-defensive coordinator at Richland (WA) High School. 

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McDaniel College (D-III - MD): McDaniel College is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Position on the Offensive Side of the ball. At least one year of college or high school coaching required. Preference given to those with coaching or playing at the QB position. Applicants must be eligible for acceptance into one of McDaniel’s Graduate Programs. Resumes will be accepted until May 28, 2014. Please forward cover letter and resume to  if interested.

NFL: The National Football League has appointed three senior advisors in former San Francisco head coach Mike Singletary, former Titans GM Mike Reinfeldt, and former Bucs senior offensive assistant Jimmy Raye II. The three will report directly to NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent.

University of Northwestern (St. Paul, MN): Part time assistant Matt Moore, who has been with the program the past eight seasons, has been promoted to defensive coordinator, per source.

Tuesday May 20, 2014 presented by:  {module 178}

Cleveland Browns: Bill Kuhahrich has joined the Browns' front office as executive chief of staff. Kuhahrich previously worked for the New Orleans Saints and the Kansas City Chiefs, as well as for the USFL's Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars. 

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Tennessee-Martin (FCS): John Bond is the new offensive coordinator, the school announced today. Bond is the former offensive coordinator at UMass, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Northern Illinois, Army and Illinois State. 

Georgia Tech: As we posted about a week ago, the Yellow Jackets have added Ray Rychleski to the staff as special teams coordinator, the school officially announced today. Rychleski spent last season in the CFL and last worked in the college game for South Carolina in 2008. 

Northwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Northwestern Oklahoma State has an opening for a GA Defensive Back Coach. Pay is $10,000 on a 10 month contract. There is NO housing or meals. Tuition waiver is possible. Experience with Hudl and computer proficiency preferred as well as weight room certification. Please email resumes and cover letter to .

Concordia (NAIA - MI): Concordia University is looking to hire a running backs coach. This is a part-time position and includes a small stipend but does not provide room or board. This position is responsible for coaching the running backs, recruiting own area, holding RB position meetings, assisting with day-to-day operations/offensive practice preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Offensive Coordinator. Previous experience coaching or playing running back is preferred but all applicants will be considered. Experience with Hudl video editing is a plus. Interested candidates should e-mail their letter of interest, resume and references to Offensive Coordinator Erik Matth at . No phone calls please.

Alfred (D-III - NY): Longtime offensive line coach/run game coordinator Robert Rankl has been promoted to head coach. 

Billings Wolves (Indoor): The Billings Wolves of the professional Indoor Football League are currently accepting resumes for their head coach vacancy. The season runs from February through June. See more information at www.billingswolves.com. Interested parties should send resume to General Manager Marc Burr at .

Cleveland Browns: Per Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns are in the process of hiring former Redskins director of pro personnel Morocco Brown.

Lake Forest (D-III - IL): Lake Forest College is looking for a defensive intern to work with the secondary and an offensive intern to work with the tight ends. The position does not include a stipend, but may include a paid summer camp position. Interested candidates may contact head coach Jim Catanzaro by email only at .

College of the Redwoods (JC - CA): Head coach Chris Vicory is stepping down after his first season to become the offensive line coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps University. 

Davenport (NAIA - MI): Per source, Ferris State defensive coordinator Lou Esposito has been tabbed as the new head coach at Davenport University, which will start competition in 2015. Esposito previously served as the defensive line coach at Western Michigan and as the head coach at St. Joseph (D-II - IN).

Monday May 19, 2014 presented by:  {module 195}

Houston: Tony Levine has signed a contract extension taking him through the 2018 season. The new deal will also increase his pay from $800,000 to $925,000. Levine had three years remaining on his original deal, and according to Joseph Duarte, the extension had been in the works since January.

Idaho: Per source, offensive line coach Jon Carvin is leaving the staff. We hear offensive coordinator Kris Cinkovich will transition from coaching the receivers to the offensive line, and the staff is now looking for applicants to coach the receivers.

Washington Redskins: Bret Munsey, a scout with the Philadelphia Eagles organization, will join the franchise as an offensive assistant, per CBS DC.

East Central (CC - MS): East Central CC is seeking a highly motivated offensive restricted earning coach that has playing or coaching experience with running backs. This position requires competent computer skills (HUDL, and microsoft office). Compensation includes a small 10 month stipend plus room and board. Does not provide schooling. Please email your resume and references to the head football coach Ken Karcher at .

Franklin and Marshall (D-III - PA): Per source, former Kennard-Dale HS (PA) head coach Andy Loucks has accepted a position on the Franklin and Marshall staff.

Illinois State (FCS): Illinois State is looking for a home game on Sept. 12, 2015. Will provide guarantee. Prefer FCS school but will consider DII as well. Please contact Assoc. AD Peyton Deterding at or 309-438-5111.

Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Livingstone College is looking to hire two full- time coaches. One will coach the offensive line and the other will coach the linebackers. Interested candidates can send their interest letter, resume and references to head coach / offensive coordinator Daryl Williams at . No phone calls please.

Ohio State: Buckeye co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Chris Ash will make $590,000 this season. $520,000 of that is base pay, while $70,000 is a "one-time transition payment". Ash's base salary jumps to $550,00 next year according to Dave Briggs.

Los Angeles Valley (CC - CA): L.A. Pierce College running backs coach / recruiting coordinator Cordell Landers has joined the staff at Los Angeles Valley College. Landers also played at Los Angeles Valley.

Iowa State: Gerrit Chernoff has been promoted to director of player personnel for the Cyclones. Chernoff previously served as the assistant for recruiting operations with the program.

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Wesley (D-III - DE): Wesley College, located in Dover, DE. is looking to fill a Grad Assistant position on the Defensive Line working with the Defensive Ends. The position would receive tuition, a $3,000 stipend, and a 50 meal lunch pass each semester. No Housing with this position. Please send resume and letter of interest with references to . No phone calls please.


Saturday May 17, 2014

Kutztown (D-II - PA): Assistant coach Jared Haas has resigned to become an assistant coach at Arkansas Tech. Additionally, GA Zach Snyder has stepped down to pursue other opportunities. 

Tulsa: Per source, Oklahoma Baptist offensive coordinator/special teams coordinator John Johnson has left the staff to be an offensive GA at Tulsa. Johnson will coach the running backs.  

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Defensive backs coach/recruiting coordinator Toby Trotter has accepted a position at Highland Park (TX) High School. 

Simon Fraser (D-II - BC): Former offensive coordinator Nick Lucy has been hired as the head coach at Squalicum (WA) High School. 

Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): DelVal is looking for an Inside Linebackers intern.  This is a 9 month position that pays 4,500 along with on campus housing.  Responsibilities include: coaching Inside Linebackers, recruiting area and working directly with our video coordinator.  Experience with HUDL is a plus.  Preference will be given to local candidates.  Please email resume and cover letter to Duke Greco, Head Football Coach at .  PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

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