Thursday March 12, 2009
Cal Poly: Former United State Military Academy assistant Adam Waugh has joined the staff as defensive backs coach. Former Missouri State assistant Jamar Cain has been hired to coach the defensive line.
Montana: Former Wyoming offensive line coach Chad Germer has been hired at Montana in the same capacity.
Rutgers: UL-Lafayette running backs coach Brian Jenkins is set to join the Rutgers' staff as wide receivers coach.
South Florida: We hear Clemson linebackers coach David Blackwell will interview at South Florida for the linebackers job.
Stillman College: Freedom High School coach Glenn Davis is joining the staff as secondary coach.
Tennessee State: Our sources tell us Ouachita Baptist defensive line coach Osita Alariebe is heading to TSU in the same capacity.
Tiffin University: We hear Wharton HS defensive line coach Vincent Davis will be joining the Tiffin University staff.
VMI: Former South Florida player Danny Verpaele has been hired as an assistant coach.
Wednesday March 11, 2009 (Update 2)
Army: John Brock will coach the rovers and "B" squad. Joe Ross will serves as assistant special teams coach / fullbacks.
Jacksonville State: We hear defensive graduate assistant Thomas Rybacki will now also coach the corners.
Louisiana Tech: Our sources tell us a new special teams coordinator will be hired as early as tomorrow.
Texas Tech: Eric Russell joins the staff as special teams coordinator. Russell previously served as special teams coordinator / tight ends coach at LA Tech.
United Football League: The four new head coaches include Jim Haslett (Orlando), Jim Fassel (Las Vegas), Dennis Green (San Francisco), Ted Cottrell (New York). Games begin next fall.
Highland Community College: Assistant Football Coach - Offense (possibly coordinator). Full-time, 10 month appointment w/benefits. To apply, request application packet from Human Resources, Highland Community College, 606 W. Main, Highland, KS 66035; 785-442-6010; <mailto:> EOE.
West Virginia State University: member of the WVIAC, is looking for a Part-Time Defensive Line Coach. Previous experience coaching or playing is required. Low compensation, so this is a great oppurtunity for a young coach trying to get his foot in the door. Please fax resumes to 304-766-3364/ or call 304-766-3204.
Wednesday March 11, 2009
Assumption: We hear Assumption has rehired former head coach Cory Bailey.
Central Arkansas: FootballScoop has confirmed that Valdosta State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Buster Faulkner has been hired as quarterbacks coach. Also, Arkansas State defensive GA Adam Federle has been hired as assistant defensive line coach. Brian Early has been promoted to special teams coordiantor / defensive line. Brooks Hollingsworth has been promted to offensive coordinator / offensive line. Jerry Mack has added the title of pass game coordinator. Hud Jackson has been promoted to assistant head coach. Matt Williamson will serve as defensive coordinator / linebackers. Perry Eliano will coach the defensive backs.
Delaware: Our sources tell us Delaware will promote graduate assistant Jason Hescock to linebackers coach.
Hartnell College: Former Monterey High School (CA) coach Pete Noble has been hired as defensive coordinator at Hartnell College.
Kansas State: Fort Scott defensive line coach Andrae Rowe has accepted a position on the Kansas State staff.
Lindsey Wilson College: is no longer accepting resumes for the coordinator positions.
Missouri: As we reported well over a week ago, Missouri has announced linebackers coach Dave Steckel has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Purdue: Former Purdue player Kyle Smith will serve as defensive quality control.
Saint Vincent College: is no longer accepting resumes.
Texas Tech: Special teams coordinator Clay McGuire will now coach the running backs.
Towson: We hear Lafayette College offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Matt Hachmann is set to join the Towson staff as defensive coordinator.
UL-Monroe: Montana State special teams coordinator / tight ends coach John Wozniak has accepted the wide receivers job at UL-Monroe. Former New Mexico defensive line coach Everett Todd has joined the ULM staff in the same capacity.
Permian HS (Odessa, TX): Gary Gaines has been named head football coach. Gaines served as head coach during the Friday Night Lights run.
University of Chicago: A member of NCAA Division III and University Athletic Association. The University of Chicago football staff seeks a Running Backs Coach, previous experience coaching or playing is required. This is a 4-month position with limited compensation available. Interested candidates should contact Offensive Coordinator Jeff Sokol at <>
Fort Scott Community College: Fort Scott, Kansas (2) Defensive Assistant Coaching Positions, Position will be determined, Preference will be give to proven recruiters, who understand Community College Experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a Top 10 Community College Program. Salary will be determined, possible housing and meals Send Resume to <> (NO PHONE CALLS)
Hartnell College: ( JC in central California ) located in Salinas which is 20 minutes inland from Monterey Bay the Carmel Valley and 1 hour south of San Jose. Seeking a secondary coach. Stipend of 2,500.00 which is paid at end of season. There is an opportunity to pick up some extra money by coaching our summer camp for the youth. If the potential candidate has a masters degree in physical education, there will be an opportunity to teach classes on a part-time basis. Contact Head Football coach Matt Collins.( 831) 770-6122 or E-mail >
Montana Tech: has an opening for a Wide Receivers Coach / Head Sports Information Director. The position may also include special teams responsibilities. Required qualifications include coaching experience, knowledge of sports video editing, and proficiency in Excel and Adobe Creative Suite. Exceptional candidates will have exceptional writing and content design skills, experience in website design and maintenance, basic photography skills, and experience coaching athletes in the weight room. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume addressing these qualifications, contact information for three professional references, and a sample of their writing, layout, and web design work (e.g., press release, media guide, URL and printed web page, etc.). The following documents are also required: http://www.mtech.edu/employment/docs/EEO-AA.doc and http://www.mtech.edu/employment/docs/backgroundcheck.doc Address all materials to: Montana Tech, Personnel Office, 1300 W Park Street, Butte, MT 59701
Tuesday March 10, 2009
Let us know what you hear.
Lafayette College: We hear Fort Hays State assistant head coach Doug McFadden has accepted the special teams coordinator / secondary position at Lafayette College.
Johnson C. Smith: We hear Joey Sulkowski has been named offensive coordinator. Craig Cox will coach the defensive line and Greg Richardson will serve as defensive coordinator.
New Hampshire: Quarterbacks coach Tim Cramsey has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
The Tug: Oklahoma, Texas, and Florida all won national championships while using THE TUG. Find out why you need to have this difference making competitive tool.
Tiffin Univeristy: We hear a former Jacksonville University running backs coach will be joining the Tiffin University staff.
UFL: We hear Dennis Green, Jim Haslett, and Ted Cotrell will named head coaches in the UFL league.
Upper Iowa: Our sources tell us Lindenwood assistant Brian Frana has just accepted the offensive coordinator job at Upper Iowa. Frana served as offensive coordinator / offensive line coach at Lindenwood.
Kentucky State University: Position will be on defensive side of ball, defensive line or linebackers. Position is full-time and has full benefits. Will try to fill position ASAP. Send cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Fred T. Farrier at < or fax to 502-597-6466.
Monday March 9, 2009
Alabama: We hear former Virginia offensive coordinator Mike Groh is close to joining the Alabama staff as a graduate assistant coach.
Oregon: Head coach Mike Bellotti should decide in the next 2 weeks if he will return to coaching or accept begin his reign as athletic director.
Wisconsin: Former Wisconsin assistant coach Henry Mason has rejoined the staff as director of player personnel.
The DFO National Committee invites all DFOs and those interested in becoming DFOs to join them at the Spring Meeting and Clinic. May 12-13 in Dallas, TX. View the agenda by clicking here.