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Tuesday July 22, 2008

Crown College: Jake Carr has been hired as the new offensive coordinator.  Carr previously coached the quarterbacks at Bethel College.  Chris Burke has been promoted from defensive line coach to defensive coordinator.  Also, former Bethel College player Jamie Wagner has been hired as defensive graduate assistant.


The Catholic University of America: is an NCAA Division III member that competes in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for Football. CUA currently offers 21 intercollegiate sports with nearly 400 participants and recently completed construction of a new turf field. This position is a 12 month full time appointment reporting to the Head Football Coach. The Assistant Coach will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of administering the football program, including coaching, recruiting, and public affairs, with specific coaching duties related to coaching the offensive line and coordinating the strength and conditioning program for the athletic department.  Secondary responsibilities include providing staffing assistance in the equipment room . The successful candidate must demonstrate a significant knowledge of football, proven success in recruiting and coaching football, and a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.  Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree.  Please, no phone calls. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three names and contact information of professional references to: dunnd <mailto:> @cua.edu  

Kentucky Christian University: invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach (intern position).  This is a five month position, reporting directly to the Head Football Coach and Defensive Coordinator at Kentucky Christian University, a new member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and 2009 member of the Mid-South Conference.  This position pays a $5,000 stipend, a meal plan, and reduced housing.  Experience with video editing equipment is a must; experience on the defensive side is also preferred.  Start date is August 1st.   Any questions regarding this position need to be sent via email to Zack Moore, Defensive Coordinator at .   

Langston University: is looking for a Defensive GA. To assist Defensive Coordinator, will pay tuition, and monthly stipend. NO  HOUSING.  E mail resumes to Coach Jo Nixon Defensive Coordinator looking to fill position Immediately.
Monday July 21, 2008

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Duke University: Tom Long hired as head video coordinator for football.  Long, a former video assistant with the Washington Redskins, joins the Blue Devil program after working for XOS Technologies, Inc., in the technical support field. He is a 2004 graduate of Maryland where he served as a video assistant for football.

Ohio University: Ohio University has signed head coach Frank Solich to a five-year contract extension through 2013.  The Bobcats finished 6-6 last season. Solich led the team to the GMAC Bowl the previous season.


Kenyon College: invites applications for the position of Assistant  Football Coach. This is a 10-month reporting position with full benefits.  Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college of 1650  students, is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The college is located in the beautiful village of Gambier, 50 miles northeast of  Columbus, Ohio.  This individual will assist the head coach in the instruction of student athletes during practice and competition, recruiting and  management of student-athletes, and attend various public relation  activities and perform various administrative duties as dictated by  the head coach.  Must have a bachelor's degree, masters preferred.   Travel in and out of state is required for scouting, recruiting and team travel.  Must have a through understanding of a highly selective liberal arts institution that competes at the Division III level.  To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of four references to: . Please use "Assistant Football Coach" as the subject line of your email. Direct any questions to Ted Stanley, Head Football Coach . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment at Kenyon is contingent upon a successful background check.  Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Sunday July 20, 2008

Weekly Poll Result

You have 3 hours to talk ball on the grease board with one of the following.  Who would you choose?
     36%     Pete Carroll
     27%     Peyton Manning
     24%     Mark Richt
     14%     Ron Jaworski  (ESPN Analyst)

The Citadel: Head coach Kevin Higgins has signed a five-year contract extension that will run through 2013.  Higgins led The Citadel to an impressive 7-4 overall record last season, going 4-3 in the Southern Conference.  In three seasons, Higgins is now 16-17 as the head football coach at The Citadel.

Portland State: Jesse Thompson has been hired to coach the running backs at Portland State.  Thompson spent last season as the running backs coach at Northern State University. 
Friday July 18, 2008

North Carolina: Former Mississippi State graduate assistant, Paul Gonnella, has been hired as the director of player personnel at UNC. 

North Carolina A&T: John McKenzie will be the offensive coordinator.  Tayrone Odums will assume the responsibility of defensive coordinator.  Myron Jackson named defensive line coach.  Chris Robinson named outside linebackers coach.

Samford University: Joe Sicolla hired as director of football operations.  Sicolla previously served as an assistant coach at Gulf Shores High School in Alabama.

UW-Stevens Point:  Mike Heffernan hired as offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.  Heffernan coached the defensive line at Northern State in 2007.  Also, Casey Morgan and Nick Venden have been hired as graduate assistant coaches. 

Washington Redskins: Veteran coach Don Breaux is retiring after 27 years due to a heart condition. Breaux spent 17 years coaching in Washington.


Bethany College: located in Lindsborg, KS, is accepting applications for a Defensive Line or Linebacker's Coach.  This is a nine month position which includes the responsibility of supervising and scheduling work study for the Strength Facility.  Compensation is approximately $5,600.  No room or board is provided.  Coaching or playing experience required.  Bethany College is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.  Please email or fax information to Head Coach Jamie Cruce at fax 785-227-2021.

Cleveland Gladiators: The Gladiators are seeking a player personnel intern for the fall of 2008.  This is an unpaid position with flexible hours that will run through December of 2008. Anyone interested should e-mail a resume and cover letter to
Thursday July 17, 2008

Aurora University: Matt Kalb has been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.  Kalb previously held the same position at Loras College.  Brandon Sturman joins the staff as the linebackers coach after spending the past two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Valparaiso University.  Additionally, Luke Cutcomp has been promoted to defensive coordinator for the Spartans.

University of Houston: Wes Nurse hired as defensive quality control at Houston.  Nurse previously held the position of defensive restricted earnings coach at The Citadel.

Wagner College (NY): Ivery Gaskins hired as wide receivers graduate assistant at Wagner College.

Alfred University (NY): A graduate assistant coaching position has opened up at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Interested applicants should email their resume with references to as soon as possible.

Juniata College: seeks intern coach defensive side of the ball. Prefer someone with experience in the defensive secondary. Duties include coach own position, recruiting, and film editing. Benefits include salary $12,000 over 10 months, house provided near the stadium/football office, health insurance, meal plan. E-mails accepted at <mailto:> , phone 814-641-3513 or fax 814-641-3508.

Norwich: has a full-time job open. Email . Job has medical/dental and pays a minimum of twenty-three thousand dollars.


Parkdale High School: Riverdale, MD is looking for asst. coaching candidates. We are looking to add two coaches for the upcoming season. One position will be defensive coordinator on the JV squad and the other will be RB/ Safeties coach with the Varsity team. Preference will be given to candidates capable of teaching within the school. The school has several openings, but no PE. If interested please contact Head Coach Rich Holzer at 301-752-3446 or email at  
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