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.
Sunday July 27, 2008
Weekly Poll Result
Which new coaching staff will give their players the best chance to succeed this season?38% Bo Pelini's staff at Nebraska34% Rich Neuheisal's staff at UCLA16% Mike Sherman's staff at Texas A&M12% Art Briles' staff at BaylorIllinois State: Head coach Denver Johnson has promoted Stafford Davis from graduate assistant coach to offensive line coach. Davis is a former Illinois State player from 2002 - 2005.
Friday July 25, 2008
"Deserving Credit," a series highlighting some of the terrific & lesser known coaches throughout the country, begins next week. You may be surprised with our list of position coaches. Email us to recommend a coach worthy of national recognition.
Southern Oregon University: Southern Oregon University has hired Jon Dolph and Mathew Steinfedt to coach on the offensive side of the ball. Dolph joins the staff from Central Michigan University. Steinfeldt joins the staff from Louisburg College.