|Friday March 21, 2014||presented by:|
Riverside City College (CA): Defensive coordinator James Kuk has added the assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator titles per source.
Warner (NAIA - FL): A source has informed us that Warner University has released the majority of their coaching staff in the midst of spring practices. Will update. Update> Further sources tell us the entire staff has been let go. Sources confirm to us that the University will make the announcement, later today most likely, that the entire staff is being let go.
Hartwick College (D-III - NY): Hartwick College has a full-time assistant coaching position available. Defensive experience preferred but not necessary. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and references to [email protected]. No phone calls please.
Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg College located in Allentown, PA is seeking applications for an Offensive Intern Assistant Football Coaches to begin immediately. Compensation for this 10 Month position will include $5,500, off campus housing, and a meal plan. Opportunities for additional income in one or more of the following areas will also be available; game management, strength and conditioning, building operations or equipment room operations. Duties include coaching a varsity position as well as on and off campus recruiting. College football playing experience preferred. College degree required. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Mike Donnelly at [email protected]. No phone calls
Avila (NAIA - MO): Avila University located in Kansas City, Missouri has an immediate opening for a Defensive Coordinator. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years college coaching experience and be able to relocate immediately. Compensation will be low to mid 30’s depending on experience. Interested applicants please send materials to Head Football Coach Justin Berna at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
UCLA: Offensive line coach Adrian Klemm's massive raise has been approved by the UC Board of Regents. He will earn $650,000 in 2014 and $750,000 in 2015; Klemm made $340,000 in 2013. Overall, Klemm could earn up to $823,000 a year with bonuses.
Memphis: Former Memphis defensive line coach Tim Billings has accepted the head coaching job at North Lamar HS (TX). Billings will also serve as athletic director.
Ball State: Pete Lembo's contract extension and raise, first announced yesterday, will bring his annual compensation to $475,000 (a raise of $79,000 from last season). The raise makes Lembo the second highest paid coach in the MAC, behind only Ohio's Frank Solich.
Widener (D-III - PA): Brian Picucci has been chosen as the new offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Picucci spent last season as the offensive line coach, and interim head coach at Central Connecticut State.
Drake (FCS - IA): Head coach Rick Fox has announced a few additions to his staff. Brad Pole, who was the OC at Morningside (NAIA - IA), will serve as passing game coordinator and recruiting coordinator. Todd Stepsis, former DC at Saginaw Valley State (D-II - MI), will be the DC. Allen Smith, who spent the past two years as the DC at St. Scholastica (D-III - MN), will coach the linebackers. Matt Purdom, who recently ended his playing career at Drake, will serve as an assistant coach.
West Florida (D-II): Steve Saulnier and Jammie Deese, who both worked under head coach Pete Shinnick at UNC-Pembroke, have been added to the staff. Saulnier will serve as the assistant head coach and offensive line coach, and Deese will be the offensive coordinator / receivers coach / recruiting coordinator.
Central State (D-II - OH): Per source, longtime Alabama A&M linebacker coach Jay Martin will be the new defensive coordinator at Central State University.
Drake (FCS - IA): Former West Georgia receivers coach Dominic Robinson has accepted the corners job at Drake.
|Thursday March 20, 2014||presented by:|
Robert Morris (NAIA - IL): Sources tell us defensive coordinator Nathan Bell and wide receivers coach Nate Peterson will not return. Former Missouri Valley College defensive backs coach Denny Honnold has been hired as defensive coordinator, and defensive line coach Toby Goetz has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator.
Northwestern State (FCS - LA): As we told you over the past few weeks, Mike Lucas has now been formally named defensive coordinator and Austin Mangin has been named special teams coordinator. Also, offensive line coach Ben Norton has been named offensive coordinator, Kyle Manley will now coach the quarterbacks, Derrick Foster is moving from running backs to receivers, Jackson Dean is moving to tight ends and Will Weaver is moving to running backs.
Millikin (D-III - IL): Millikin University is accepting nominations and applications for a assistant football coach intern. This position will report to the Head Football Coach. This internship is designed as a 10 month educational experience from August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas. The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal. The position will include a stipend, meal allowance, and housing. Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible. Apply online at www.millikin.edu/employment
Lehigh: Head coach Andy Coen has promoted inside linebackers coach Joe Bottiglieri to defensive coordinator and finalized his staff with the addition of Craig Sutyak (DBs), Jay Ridinger (assistant DBs), Scott Brisson (WRs / recruiting coordinator), and Andy Marino (TEs).
Nebraska: Former Husker defensive back Kenny Wilhite has accepted a position with the recruiting staff, per HuskerIllustrated. Wilhite previously coached the defensive backs at Southeast Missouri State.
Arkansas Tech (D-II): Per source, Northeast Mississippi (CC) defensive coordinator Paige Anders has accepted the safeties / recruiting coordinator job at Arkansas Tech.
Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Alderson Broaddus University, located in Philippi, WV, is currently accepting resumes for a graduate intern running back coach. This coach will have his own position to coach and his own recruiting area. The successful candidate must have experience playing or coaching running backs at the collegiate level. The compensation will include a salary, housing, meal card, and an individual health insurance policy. Interested candidates should send credentials to Assistant Head Coach Kirk Campbell's email address [email protected]. No phone calls please
Holmes (CC - MS): Per source, former Auburn All-American Chris Shelling has accepted the defensive backs job at Holmes CC.
Ball State: Pete Lembo has agreed to a new 5-year deal at Ball State. CBS has reported it, and we have confirmed. The new deal is expected to make Lembo among the highest paid coaches in the MAC.
North Texas: Dan McCarney offically joined the Twitter world this morning (@UNTCoachMac) and let us know that he finalized and signed his new 5-year deal that we reported earlier this month.
Cornell: Guido Falbo, who most recently worked as the assistant head coach / defensive coordinator at Alderson-Boraddus (D-II - WV), has joined the staff and will coach the running backs, per source.
UTSA: UTSA has an open defensive grad assistant position available. Requirements include; a 3.0 undergrad GPA, have taken the GMAT or GRE, and a completed grad school application (by April 1). Qualified applicants can send their resumes to director of football operations Adam Cain at [email protected].
Eastern Washington’s Squat and Cathy Cover Two Techniques: At FCS Perennial powerhouse Eastern Washington University, Cornerbacks Coach Cherokee Valeria ties his players' footwork to their eyes and uses two methods to do so: Squat and Cathy. In an exclusive clinic report on XandOLabs.com, Valeria details both of his Cover Two techniques, including the drills he uses to teach them, against various releases they will see during the course of the season. Click here to read Coach Valeria’s clinic report.
ESPN: Former Tampa Bay Bucs GM Mark Dominik has been hired as an ESPN analyst and will begin on NFL Insiders.
|Wednesday March 19, 2014||presented by:|
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Head coach Kent Austin has announced Marcello Simmons as a defensive and special teams assistant, while John Zamberlin will move to assistant special teams coach and U.S. scout after two seasons as linebackers coach.
Maine Maritime Academy (D-III): MMA Currently has intern positions available. The successful candidates will be college graduates and possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with DVSport and Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and positional skill work. This position begins August 1, 2014. Positions include Housing, Meals (when facilities are open) and stipend. If interested please send Resume, Cover Letter, and References to [email protected].
Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): Per source, offensive coordinator Duke Greco will be promoted to head coach at Delaware Valley. Update> The school has now announced this move.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Delaware Valley College (D-III - PA) head coach Jim Clements has accepted the head coaching position at Kutztown.
Wabash (D-III - IN): Per source, Becker College (D-III - MA) running backs coach Darold Hughes will be the new running backs coach at Wabash.
Emory and Henry College (D-III - VA): Per source, former Weber State wide receivers coach Craig Stutzmann has accepted the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks job at Emory and Henry.
Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens have shifted assistant special teams coach Chris Hewitt to assistant secondary coach.
Coffeyville (CC - KS): Coffeyville football is seeking several intern/volunteer football assistants for various duties with offense, defense, special teams, weight room, and HUDL. These positions will be strictly volunteer positions with no pay. Candidates must be age 18 or older. Interested and qualified candidates may send a resume and references to [email protected]
UNC-Pembroke (D-II): O.C. Williams, who has spent the last seven seasons coaching the defensive backs and serving as special teams coordinator, has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
College of DuPage (JC - IL): College of Dupage is looking for a home game September 6, 2014. Looking for a JC, D-II, D-III or NAIA opponent. Please contact Assistant Head Coach College of Dupage Ken DuBose at 847-280-0572 or [email protected].
Capital (D-III - OH): Per source, Illinois defensive grad assistant Justin Hood will join Craig Candeto's staff as defensive coordinator.
NFL: Troy Vincent has been named NFL executive vice president of football operations. Vincent, a 15-year NFL veteran, previously served as the senior vice president of the NFL player engagement organization. Also, NFL VP of labor relations, Dave Gardi has been elevated to senior VP of football operations.
Winston-Salem State (D-II - NC): Per source, former Wake Forest offensive coordinator Steed Lobotzke will be the new offensive coordinator at Winston-Salem State.
Southern Virginia (D-III): Per source, BYU grad assistant Jason Walker will be the new defensive coordinator at Southern Virginia.
Finlandia (D-III - MI): Finlandia, a program located in Michigan's upper peninsula is starting their football program in 2015 and is looking to fill their first season with teams from other NCAA or NAIA institutions (both home and away contests) for the weekend dates of 9/19/15 through 11/7/15. Interested programs can contact director of athletics Chris M. Salani at [email protected].
Central State (D-II - OH): Per source, longtime defensive coordinator Darrel Suber, and offensive coordinator Jermaine Lewis will not return to the staff.
San Francisco 49ers: Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has received a one year extension (through 2015) and a raise to make him one of the highest paid coordinators in the league, according to the Sacramento Bee. Will update as more details become available.
St. Francis (FCS - PA): Saint Francis University is looking for a guarantee game with an FBS or FCS opponent in 2016 (9/3 or 9/17 ) and 2017 (9/2 or 9/9). Please email A.J. Anderson at [email protected] if interested.
Houston: The University of Houston has an opening for a video intern. See details here.
VMI (FCS - VA): Virginia-Wise (D-II) defensive coordinator Justin Hamilton has accepted a position on staff at VMI.
|Tuesday March 18, 2014||presented by:|
Please keep the family of Manchester College (D-III - IN) head coach Shannon Griffith in your thoughts and prayers. Coach Griffith's son, Isaac, was injured in an incident this weekend and is in critical, but stable condition. Please pray for a safe recovery.
Maryland: Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley has agreed to a new three-year deal worth over $600,000 per year per CBS Sports.
Alfred University (D-III - NY): Alfred University in Alfred, NY is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Interested applicants must be accepted into graduate school at Alfred University. Graduate programs include the MBA program, Education (must be NY state certified to teach), School Counseling, and Engineering. The position includes full tuition, a minimal stipend and possible housing. Please email resumes to [email protected]. No phone calls.
Columbia: Pete Mangurian has announced a few adjustments to his staff. Gordon Sammis, who coached the tight ends and served as assistant offensive line coach has been promoted to full-time offensive line coach, RBs coach Chad Nice has been promoted to full-time, DC Chris Rippon will now coach the linebackers and special teams coordinator Matt Thurin will coach the secondary, Jeff Smart will coach the linebackers and assist with special teams and Ola Adams (from Cortland State where he was the DC) has joined the staff and will coach the WRs.
Dartmouth: Dartmouth has an opening for the position of defensive quality control. If interested please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].
Widener (D-III - PA): Bill Shuey, who has coached the LBs at West Chester University the past two seasons and coached the linebackers with the Philadelphia Eagles prior to that, has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Widener University.
Fitchburg State (D-III - MA): Pat Haverty has finalized his coaching staff with the additions of Chris Cote (former defensive backs coach at Bryant University) and Scott Boyle (former Bentley University DC). Cote will coach the linebackers and Boyle will serve as defensive coordinator. Also, associate head coach Odell Jones will coach the DL, and RB coach Saj Thakkar will add the title of special teams coordinator.
Stonehill College: Stonehill is no longer accepting applicants for their defensive assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
Louisiana-Lafayette: Athletics director Scott Farmer said the Cajuns plan to offer head coach Mark Hudspeth a contract extension sometime early next week. Hudspeth, 27-12 in three seasons at the school, currently makes $750,000 a year on a contract that runs through 2016.
East Central (CC - MS): East Central CC is seeking a highly motivated offensive graduate assistant that has playing or coaching experience with running backs, tight ends, or wide receivers.This position requires competent computer skills (HUDL, and microsoft office). Compensation includes a small 10 month stipend plus room and board. Please email your resume and references to the head football coach Ken Karcher at [email protected]
Texas State: Dennis Franchione has formally announced John Thompson as the Bobcats' defensive coordinator.
Stetson (FCS - FL): Per source, St. Stevens Episcopal (Bradenton) offensive coordinator Matt Diniak has joined the Stetson staff. We hear he'll be coaching the tight ends.
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Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Charlie Stubbs has completed his staff and has assigned them as follows; Chuck Hepola (associate head coach / special teams / RBs), Justin Anderson (assistant head coach / WRs/TEs), Steve Adams (DC / safeties), Matt Clark (OL / RC), Brandon Nowlin (DL), Charles Boyd (ILBs), Jake Olsen (OLBs), Freddie Banks (CBs, video coordinator), Aric Flowers (GA), Russ Gisclair (student assistant) and Greg Greely (student assistant).
Campbell University (FCS - NC): Head coach Mike Minter has announced that defensive backs coach Bryant Foster has been promoted to defensive pass game coordinator, and safeties coach Will Phillippi will add the role of recruiting coordinator.
Central State (D-II - OH): Per source, former Alabama A&M offensive coordinator Cedric Pearl will be the new head coach at Central State University.
Nassau (CC - NY): Frank Chimienti has been named defensive coordinator. Chimienti is the former head coach at Valley Stream Central HS (NY).
SportsLeader: Football Athlete Leadership Seminars for college and high school young men. We have 5 dates at present in Dayton, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, South Lyon, MI and Naperville, IL. We are open to setting up more and we are looking for other schools who would be willing to host as well. Your leaders will learn how to create and run a leadership council by creating a culture of PERSONAL OWNERSHIP. Schedule includes video clips, small group discussions, presentations, team reflection & planning for a leadership council Contact Lou Judd for more info at [email protected]. Click here for more information.
Illinois: Former quarterback Juice Williams has joined the staff as director of alumni and former player relations.
Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University is seeking to hire 1 graduate assistant beginning in August of 2014. Qualified candidates must have an undergraduate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher enabling them to gain acceptance into the ONU graduate program, 4 years of collegiate participation in football and a strong desire to seek a career in college football. Compensation includes a small 10 month stipend plus graduate tuition in the Olivet Graduate School. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest that specifically details their football experience as well as an active and growing Christian faith and a desire to mentor others in that faith. This letter should be sent with a resume and references to Brian Fish at [email protected]. NO phone calls please.
Southern Virginia (D-III): Ohio State quality control assistant, and former head coach at Snow College (CC - UT), Tyler Hughes is the new head coach at Southern Virginia.
Tarleton State (D-II - TX): Tarleton State University is seeking a home game September 4th or 6th 2014. Will pay a guarantee. If interested please contact Head Coach Cary Fowler at [email protected].
Temple: Chris Wiesehan will coach the offensive line at Temple. Wiesehan previously coached the offensive line and running backs the past few seasons at Hawaii.
University of Redlands (D-III - CA): University of Redlands is looking for a D-III opponent to fill a home/home for the 2015-2016 seasons for the following dates: 9/12/15 (home) and 9/10/16 (away). If interested please contact Defensive Coordinator Joey Mariani at [email protected].
|Monday March 17, 2014||presented by:|
St. Cloud State (D-II - MN): Scott Underwood has officially filled the final two vacancies on his staff. As we reported last week, Mark Sipple has now been announced as defensive coordinator, and former North Dakota head coach Chris Mussman has been added as co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.
Morgan State: Sources tell us that RPI (D-III - NY) quarterbacks coach Fred Farrier has joined the staff at Morgan State.
BYU: Former running backs coach Joe DuPaix has landed the head coaching job at Timpanogos HS (UT).
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): Avon Cobourne, a seven year CFL veteran and former West Virginia running back, has joined the staff and will coach the running backs.
Quincy University (D-II - IL): Quincy University is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant position (WR or QB). Compensation includes tuition, housing and a stipend. Qualified candidates must apply and gain admittance into the Master’s program of Educational Leadership, Educational Counseling or Business Administration prior to being interviewed. Minimum requirements are a 3.0+ GPA and a score of 380+ on the MAT. Please apply online to the graduate program at www.quincy.edu and send a resume, cover letter and 3 references to Head Football Coach Tom Pajic at [email protected]. No Phone Calls please.
Stony Brook (FCS - NY): Stony Brook is seeking to hire a full-time defensive line coach. Must have a minimum of 3 years coaching experience at the FCS level or higher. No phone calls please. For more information or to apply please email director of football operations Jason Cvercko at [email protected]
Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Head coach Charlie Stubbs has announced the additions of Charles Boyd (ILBs), and Jake Olson (OLBs). Boyd worked as a special teams analyst and assistant director of player personnel last season at Indiana, and Olsen previously coached the defensive line at Valley City State (NAIA - SD). Also, offensive line coach Matt Clark has added the role of recruiting coordinator for the program.
Central Washington: Per source, former Army and Cal Poly defensive coordinator Payam Saadat has been hired as the defensive coordinator on Ian Shoemaker's staff.
Adams State: We are told that Adams State is no longer accepting applicants for the receiver position. Thank you for all of the interest.
Wagner: Sources tell us that Stevenson University (D-III - MD) outside linebackers coach Sam McGrath has accepted a position at Wagner working with the defensive line.
Cleveland Browns: Former Texas Tech and Toledo grad assistant Ryan Downard has joined the Browns staff as a defensive coaching intern.
Sam Houston State: Sam Houston State University is also looking for FCS opponent games for 2015 on Sept 12 & Oct 31. Also, looking for FCS opponent games for 2016 on Sept 3 & Oct 29. Contact Phil Longo via email at [email protected] or (215) 779-4763 if interested.