Friday August 1, 2008
Austin Peay: Ryan Taylor has been hired to coach the linebackers at Austin Peay. Taylor previously served the last two seasons as an assistant coach at North Greenville University in South Carolina. Taylor is a former standout player at Austin Peay.
Florida Atlantic: Florida Atlantic has extended the contract of head coach Howard Schnellenberger through 2010. At age 74, Schnellenberger has built the FAU program from the ground beginning seven years ago. Last season, the Owls were the only team in the state of Florida to win a bowl game.
Thursday July 31, 2008
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Ferris State: Former Southeast Missouri State assistant Eric Ravellette joins the staff at Ferris State. Ravellette will coach the offensive line. He previously served as the tight ends / recruiting coordinator at SEMO.
Illinois State: Jonas Jackson has been named defensive line coach.
Southern Miss: Former NFL tight end, Kris Mangum, has been named as a replacement assistant coach at Southern Miss. Mangum will act as a replacement for Coach Barney Farrar, who will have limited duties as he undergoes treatments for a health issue.
Wednesday July 30, 2008
Central Connecticut State: Sam Anno joins the staff as linebackers / special teams coach. Anno served as a video assistant last season at University of Southern California. In 2005 and 2006, Anno was a graduate assistant at USC.
College of DuPage JC: Located in the west suburbs of Chicago, College of DuPage has an immediate opening for a running backs or linebacker coach. Position must be filled immediately. Part-time stipend available. Contact head coach Fred Fimbres at 630-942-2343.
Tuesday July 28, 2008
Maine Maritime: Michael Capotosto has been hired as an assistant football coach at Maine Maritime. Capotosto previously served as the secondary coach / special teams coordinator at Mt. Ida College. He was also the recruiting coordinator during the last 2 seasons
Millersville University (PA): Millersville has hired Derrick Roche as the new offensive line coach. Roche previously served as the offensive graduate assistant under Mike Price at UTEP.
North Carolina Wesleyan College: Nick Goins has been hired to coach the linebackers. Goins previously coached linebackers at Wesley College. As FootballScoop earlier reported, Issac Mooring (OL) and Bo Brown (DL) have also joined the staff.
Holy Cross: (Division I FCS, Patriot League) has a position opening for a part-time defensive assistant that needs to be filled immediately. The applicant should have experience coaching DE's, LB's or DB's and working knowledge of an advanced video editing system, preferably XOS. The position includes a stipend, housing, meals and medical benefits and will be filled ASAP. Fax resume and cover letter to 508-793-3855. No phone calls from applicants or references will be accepted by the coaching staff or the secretary.
Pace University: is looking for a Down Line Coach, Outside Line backers Coach and Wide Recievers/TE Coach. All part-time positions, No Benifits. Please contact Mike Iezzi HFC at 914-923-2489.
Monday July 27, 2008
"Deserving Credit" is a series highlighting several of the terrific young and/or lesser known coaches throughout the country that are worthy of national recognition.
Grand Valley State: Eric Koehler leaves his post as head coach at Wartburg College to take the offensive coordinator job at Grand Valley State.
LA Avengers: Pat O'Hara accepts the head coaching position with the LA Avengers. O'Hara previously served 3 seasons as offensive coordinator with the Tampa Bay Storm.
Presbyterian College: BJ Connolly will now coach the defensive line unit. Connolly previously served as the director of football operations. Also, Brandon Sarver will serve as the video coordinator. Sarver has spent the previous five seasons working at Wake Forest University.
Texas State University: Former North Texas defensive line coach Mike Bugar will coach the defensive line at Texas State. Bugar spent the previous seven years at North Texas.
Wartburg College: Former Wartburg College head coach Rick Willis will again assume the role of head football coach at Wartburg after head coach Eric Koehler suddenly accepted the offensive coordinator job at Grand Valley State. Willis led Wartburg to a 79-17 record in his previous stint as head coach before becoming the college's athletic director in 2005.
Western Washington: Chip Shipman has been named tight ends coach. Shipman previously coached the running backs and tight ends during the past three seasons at Southern Utah University.