|Tuesday May 13, 2014
Los Angeles Valley (CC - CA): Per source, Pierce College (CC - CA) defensive coordinator Juan Navarro will be the new head coach at Los Angeles Valley.
Endicott (D-III - MA): Endicott has announced the hiring of Middlebury (D-III - VT) linebackers coach Shem Johnston-Bloom as defensive coordinator, and St. Lawrence University quarterbacks coach Tom Blumenauer of offensive coordinator.
TCU: Gary Patterson earned $4.01 million in 2012, a $2.99 million base salary plus bonuses and deferred compensation, according to documents obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Only four coaches earned more than $4 million in 2012 according to USA Today. Athletics director Chris Del Conte earned just over $800,000 in 2012, according to the paper.
Edward Waters (NAIA - FL): Offensive line coach Lamont Turner has been promoted to associate head coach.
Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Offensive coordinator Kirk Campbell has been promoted to assistant head coach and head-coach-in-waiting. Campbell is in his second season on the staff. No timeline has been set for his ascension. Also, defensive backs coach J.J. Mayer has been promoted to defensive coordinator and running backs coach Aaron Rule has added the title of special teams coordinator.
Abilene Christian (FCS): University of Arkansas assistant recruiting coordinator Cody Moore will join the ACU staff as defensive line coach, per source.
Bill Curry: Former Georgia State and Alabama head coach Bill Curry has teamed up with Porter Novelli public relations firm to help college sports organizations "avoid reputational harm, monitor for potential issues, and manage through crisis situations" per Bloomberg Businessweek.
Angelo Football Clinic: The 2014 clinic (June 17 - 19) is expected to be our largest yet. Your $80 registration fee provides access to hear (and visit with) coaches from Texas Tech, Florida State, Oklahoma State, Rice, Texas A&M, Baylor, Alabama, Texas, Florida, Michigan State, Auburn and many more. See the full schedule here.
Georgia Tech: Scout and 247 are reporting that Ray Rychleski will join the Georgia Tech staff as special teams coordinator. We are told the hire is on its way, pending background check.
|Monday May 12, 2014
Hamilton College (D-III - NY): Per source, Alfred University (D-III - NY) head coach Dave Murray is leaving to become the head coach at Hamilton College.
Central Florida: Head coach George O'Leary has signed a four-year contract extension worth more than $2 million annually after incentives according to Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com.
Pikeville (NAIA - KY): The University Of Pikeville is seeking applications for a Defensive Back Coach. This position is responsible for coaching the defensive backs, acting as Head of Video, working with red shirt players, managing a recruiting area, holding own position meetings, assisting with day-to-day defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Defensive Coordinator. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with college coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest via this link.
FootballScoop: We are looking to hire at least one great intern for the Summer. Details on Athletic Connections.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Methodist University is no longer accepting applicants for their full-time receivers job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the position.
Buffalo: Per source, Wilkes (D-III - PA) running backs coach Zach Sobota has been hired as the offensive grad assistant.
Samford: Auburn offensive grad assistant Kodi Burns has been hired to coach the running backs. Burns spent 2012 as an offensive grad assistant under Gus Malzahn at Arkansas State, and played quarterback and receiver at Auburn from 2007-2010.
Southwestern Oklahoma State: Sources tell us that receivers coach Michael Collins has accepted the quarterbacks job at Bishop McGuinness HS (Oklahoma City, OK).
Eastern Kentucky: EKU is looking to hire three unpaid interns that have the desire to get into film/video, operations or equipment and marketing in college football. See more details here.
Buffalo: Per source, Kevin Abrams has been hired as the defensive grad assistant at Buffalo.
St. Francis (FCS - PA): Defensive backs coach Jason Glezman has accepted the head coaching job at Plainfield HS (NJ).
Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Two new grad assistants have been hired at Illinois Wesleyan. Alex Dennison will serve as the offensive GA, and Justin Macella will serve as the defensive GA.
Nichols College (D-III - MA): Per source, linebackers coach Shane Szydlo will not return to the staff.
Snow College (CC - UT): Snow College is no longer accepting applicants for their two open part-time positions. We appreciate the overwhelming interest and are now moving forward with the selection process.
Sunday May 11, 2014
Just a friendly reminder that today is Mother's Day. Call your mom and give appropriate "Thanks", and tell her how much she means to you.
Tennessee: Garden City CC (KS) offensive line coach Merci Falaise has accepted an offensive grad assistant position on Butch Jones' staff.
Saturday May 10, 2014
Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA): Offensive coordinator Rob Armstrong has left the program to take the Rutherford High School head coaching job in Panama City, Fla.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL): Concordia University (Canada) offensive line coach/assistant offensive coordinator Bryan Chiu has been hired as the Argos' offensive line coach.
|Friday May 9, 2014
Wyoming: Former Wyoming defensive coordinator, along with former Idaho and Nevada head coach, Chris Tormey is the new head coach at South Whidbey (WA) High School.
Jason Gesser: Former Idaho and Wyoming assistant Jason Gesser will work on the Washington State football broadcast team for IMG which holds the radio broadcast rights.
McMurry (D-III - TX): Per source, University of St. Mary (NAIA - KS) head coach Lance Hinson will be named head coach at McMurry University.
LSU: Offensive quality control intern Aaron Vice has accepted the offensive coordinator role at Denham Springs High School. TigerBait reported the move yesterday.
Concordia College (AL): Defensive line coach/strength and conditioning coach Eric Martinear has been hired as the head coach at Ellwood Christian Academy (AL).
Muskingum (D-III - OH): Muskingum is no longer accepting applicants for their full-time defensive backs job, and intern wide receivers position. Thank you for the overwhelming response.
Gettysburg (D-III - PA): Per source, Illinois Wesleyan (D-III) grad assistant Andy Dicken has accepted the defensive backs job at Gettysburg College.
Rhodes (D-III - TN): Rhodes College has promoted passing game coordinator / receivers coach Ryan Larsen to co-offensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator / quarterbacks coach.
Youngstown State: Youngstown State has named Jim Tressel their new president. The board of trustees unanimously voted Tressel in this morning. Per source, Tressel was also offered the same position at Akron but chose to accept the position at Youngstown.
Northwestern: Per source, former Montana State standout, and defensive intern, Clay Bignell has accepted the Northwestern defensive line grad assistant position.
NC State: Per source, Penn State recruiting grad assistant Ty Howie is heading to NC State as the offensive line grad assistant.
Tulane: Wayne Cordova has joined Curtis Johnson's staff as director of player personnel. Cordova served in a similar post at Grambling State, and is the former head coach at St. Augustine HS (LA).