|Wednesday May 6, 2014
Snow College (CC - UT): Snow College located in Ephraim, UT is looking to fill two part-time coaching positions (one offense, one defense) for this upcoming Fall. Experience with OL/TE/RB on offense, DB/LB on defense. Coordinating of specials teams is a possibility based on experience. Pay ranges anywhere from $10,000- $15,000 with no benefits. On-campus housing is available based on the individuals' situation. Please email Offensive Coordinator, Zac Connors with a letter of interest and Resume to . Position will start ASAP. No phone calls please.
Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): Ron Roberts has hired Tyler Hennes as running backs coach. Hennes spent the last three years coaching the quarterbacks at Southeast Missouri.
Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg University is seeking an experienced Wide Receiver Coach, with a minimum of five years experience at the college level. This is a full-time position, with health benefits. Duties include recruiting, coaching wide receivers, offensive game plan duties, and secondary responsibilities assigned by the head coach and athletic director. Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates with recruiting experience in Ohio, Florida or Texas strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit resume, cover letter, and references to Corey Fillipovich at .
East Texas Baptist (D-III - TX): ETBU is looking for a Division III/NAIA opponent for week 2 in 2015/2016. September 12, 2015 may be an away contest and 2016 needs to be a home contest. If interested please contact Joshua Eargle at .
Kentucky: The university has announced a contract extension for Mark Stoops taking him through 2018. According to Kyle Tucker, the extension includes a raise in the final two seasons ($2.5 million in 2017-2018 and $2.65 million in 2018-2019). Each of Stoops' assistants also received extensions, and many of them got raises, bumping the staff's total annual pool up $280,000.
Virginia University of Lynchburg (USCAA): Virginia University of Lynchburg is seeking applicants for two graduate assistant positions working with the offensive line and defensive backs. Playing and / or coaching experience of the position is preferred (for the OL position, we are looking for spread experience). Bachelor’s Degree required. Incumbents will be responsible for all aspects of the their position including film breakdown, scouting reports, recruiting, video, equipment duties and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Benefits at the moment include a tuition waiver, meals, and room/board. VUL offers Graduate programs in Organizational Management and Divinity. These positions begin immediately. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Administrative Assistant to Athletics at . No phone calls.
Union (NAIA - KY): Union College is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position working with the wide receivers. Experience playing in a spread offense / WR or coaching WRs is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required. Responsible for all aspects of the WR position, film breakdown, scouting reports, recruiting, equipment duties and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Stipend is $4500 for 10 months (August to May) and a Tuition waiver. No housing or meals. Union College offers Graduate programs in Education and Psychology. The position begins August 1st. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Offensive Coordinator Marco Knorr at . No phone calls.
New Mexico: The University of New Mexico is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant to work with the wide receivers. Applicants should have playing or coaching experience with wide receivers and must have completed their undergraduate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Interested applicants should send your resume to Director of Football Operations Brian DeSpain at . Deadline for applications is Monday, May 12. No phone calls please.
Middle Tennessee: Running backs coach Mike Polly has added the title of special teams coordinator.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA): Per source, special teams coordinator and linebackers coach Mark Odin has been promoted to defensive coordinator / linebackers coach.
|Monday May 5, 2014
Scott (@FootballScoop) and Zach (@Zach_Barnett) are both heading to the DFO meetings over the next few days. Follow them on Twitter for updates from the event.
Our condolences are with the family of Florida head coach Will Muschamp, who lost his father (Herbert Larry Muschamp) last week. Please keep the Muschamp family in your prayers.
Brown: Todd Parsons has joined the staff as quarterbacks coach. Parsons served as the wide receivers and special teams coordinator at Assumption College (D-II - MA) last season.
Jim Tressel: Coach Tressel told a reporter today that after 38 years of coaching, that he no longer sees himself returning the the sideline, according to Cleveland.com. Tressel is a candidate for the President positions at Youngstown State and Akron.
Washington State: Washington State is no longer accepting applicants for their vacant defensive grad assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA): CMS has a full time opening for a special teams coordinator / offensive line coach. See this link for more details, and how to apply.
Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State University is accepting applications for multiple GA positions. The grad assistants will coach a position group and assist with other aspects of the program as assigned by the head coach. The GAs will receive monthly stipend and in-state tuition rates. Bachelor’s degree and admission to graduate program required. Experience playing or coaching wide receivers, linebackers, or defensive line preferred. Position starts August 1st . Send letter of interest, resume and 3 professional references to
Stevenson (D-III - MD): Stevenson has a full time opening on the defensive side of the ball. Apply at www.stevenson.edu. No phone calls.
Washington State: Washington State is now accepting applications for a defensive graduate assistant football position that will be effective immediately. This is an on the field coaching position. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree, intercollegiate football experience (preferably with defensive back coaching experience), and qualify for admission into Washington State University’s graduate program. Please send a letter of application, resume (including undergraduate GPA), and a list of references to .
Chicago Bears: Navarro College (JC - TX) running backs / tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator Josh Moore has accepted the assistant to the head coach position with the Bears.
Augustana (D-III - IL): Augustana College has an opening for an offensive intern for the 2014-15 school year beginning August 1 and ending May 31. The position includes a $10,000 coaching stipend and we are looking for the possibility of partnering with a Residence Life position that includes housing in a residence hall, a partial meal plan, and an additional stipend of $10,000. No benefits. The coaching position will be determined based on experience. Experience with option football preferred. Position requires a Bachelor's degree and a positive background check. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Rob Cushman, Head Football Coach, Augustana College at . No phone calls.
Concordia-Chicago (D-III): Former offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Eric Hennessy has accepted the head coaching job at Newington HS (CT).
Becker College (D-III - MA): Becker College has 2 coaching openings on defense and 1 on offense. All positions pay $7,000 with no benefits. Housing and meals are included. Applicants will be required to coach own position group, recruit a geographic area, manage video upload and breakdown (HUDL) and take general direction from the Head Coach and Associate Head Coach daily. Bachelor’s degree required, masters a plus. Looking for applicants who are extremely motivated and know that coaching is their career. Experience in strength and conditioning is a plus. Please send a resume, cover letter and references to . No phone calls.
Saturday May 3, 2014
Seattle Seahawks: The organization has announced the appointment of Will Harriger as offensive assistant, Chris Morgan as assistant offensive line coach, Chad Morton as assistant special teams coach, Nate Carroll as assistant wide receivers coach and John Glenn as defensive quality control.
|Friday May 2, 2014
Eastern Michigan: Minnesota State - Mankato interim head coach Aaron Keen has accepted the tight ends / special teams coordinator role at Eastern Michigan, per source.
Georgia Tech: Special teams coordinator Dave Walkosky has left the staff. The AJC reports that Paul Johnson deferred comment to Walkosky and notes the separation "appears to be unexpected".
Middle Tennessee: University of Tennessee assistant director of player personnel Brandon Lawson will be the new director of player personnel at MTSU, per source. We hear that Tennessee plans to fill the position with a new hire but hasn't narrowed to a shortlist yet.
IUP (D-II - PA): Former Ohio State and Indiana defensive grad assistant Bryant Haines has joined the IUP staff and will coach the defensive line, and serve as strength and conditioning coordinator.
Lamar: Ray Woodard has now announced the addition of Mark Criner and Arlington Nunn. Criner will work with the linebackers and Nunn will take over the running backs.
Todd Dodge: Former North Texas head coach, and former Pitt quarterbacks coach, Todd Dodge has left the head coaching job at Marble Falls HS (TX) to become the head coach at Austin Westlake HS (TX).
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Concordia University St. Paul is looking for a volunteer kicking coach to work with kickers and punters this fall. Interested applicants please email head coach Ryan Williams at .
Amherst (D-III - MA): Former WPI offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo is the new quarterbacks coach at Amherst College.
William Paterson (D-III - NJ): Alonso Escalante has accepted the secondary / safeties position at WPU, per source. Escalante served as a defensive coaching assistant with the Tampa Bay Bucs the past two seasons.
WPI (D-III - MA): Per source, offensive coordinator Anthony Fucillo has left the program.
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Delaware: Sources tell us that Robert Sabol (offensive quality control) and Mark Bailey (defensive quality control) have joined the staff.
|Thursday May 1, 2014
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NC State: NC State University has an immediate opening for an offensive line graduate assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience on the offensive line. Applicant must also gain acceptance to grad school and have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Please email a resume and cover letter to . Deadline for application is May 5th. No phone calls please.
Alabama: Remember all the chatter in December & early January about Saban speaking with Texas? Know who was worried he would leave? Alabama AD Bill Battle
West Virginia: Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has received a raise from $250,000 to $350,000 according to Mike Casazza of the Charleston (W. Va.) Daily Mail. He is now the third-highest paid assistant on the staff, trailing senior associate head coach/defensive line coach Tom Bradley ($600,000) and associate head coach/special teams coordinator/safeties coach Joe DeForest ($500,000). Overall, Dana Holgorsen's staff has received a collective 12.5 percent raise since 2012.
DFO Spring Meetings: The meetings are Monday and Tuesday in Dallas. The agenda & speakers have been finalized. We look forward to seeing many of you there.
Southern Connecticut State: As we reported back in early March, former New Hampshire defensive ends coach Jon Shelton will be the new defensive coordinator at SCSU taking the spot of longtime defensive coordinator Mike Dodge who was not retained, per source. We also hear now that receivers coach Chris Bergeski will be the new offensive coordinator.
FIU: FIU's DFO position opened yesterday.
MIT (D-III - MA): MIT is looking to fill a home game for September 20th, 2014. Please call (617) 715-4085 or email if interested.
Benedict College (D-II - SC): Benedict is looking for a Division II / NAIA opponent for a home game. The available dates are September 13th and possible September 20th, 2014. If interested please contact Director of Athletics Willie Washington at or (803) 705-4784, James Woody at or (803) 705-4420