Wednesday August 27, 2008
East Carolina: Head coach Skip Holtz has agreed to a contract extension through 2013. The contract includes a modified incentive and bonus structure.
San Jose Sabercats: Player Personnel/Football Operations Internship (San Jose, CA). The San Jose SaberCats seek highly motivated individuals who are looking for a start in the Player Personnel, Scouting, Coaching and Football Operations fields. The position begins during the Arena Football League's off-season and continues throughout the entire season until two weeks after the Arena Bowl in July 2009. The position will include, but not be limited to, the following duties: 1. An individual scouting project that includes film analysis, composing scouting reports and making contacts in the football world. 2. Assisting personnel staff with setting up workouts throughout the off-season. 3. Film evaluation and breakdown; both for the coaching staff and personnel staff. 4. Assisting equipment staff with the setup and breakdown of the field for practices and workouts. 5. Player pick-ups from the airport and for doctors' appointments. 6. Other duties as assigned. This position is unpaid, though we do reimburse mileage incurred for team business. We ask for a commitment of 20 hours a week from the time that you start until, as noted, two weeks after the Arena Bowl in July 2009. While we are happy to have college/graduate students seeking course credit, that is not a requirement for this position; in fact, most of our interns have already finished college and are looking to get their foot in the door in the football operations field. If you are interested in this position, please send a resume along with a cover letter that answers the questions below. Feel free to contact us with any questions/comments via email to Laura McCormick at <> Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions: 1. Why do you want this position, or, how will this position help you towards your ultimate career goal in football? 2. How will you support yourself while you work an unpaid position for 20 hours a week? 3. Yes/No: Can you make the commitment to work for us from now until after the Arena Bowl in July 2009? 4. Yes/No: Do you have your own transportation that can be used for business purposes? 5. Yes/No: Are you 21 or over? (Mandatory) 6. Yes/No: Do you have a clean driving record?
Tuesday August 26, 2008
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Sunday August 24, 2008
Weekly Poll Result
Which coaching staff would you most like to see have a special year and play in a BCS Bowl game?
40% Tommy Bowden's staff at Clemson 33% Mike Leach's staff at Texas Tech 27% Gary Pinkel's staff at MissouriThe final parts of "Deserving Credit" are coming this week. Our staff will unveil the special teams coordinators, offensive coordinators, and defensive coordinators that are worthy of national recognition.
Friday August 22, 2008
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Next week, our staff unveils the Special Teams Coordinators, Offensive Coordinators, and Defensive Coordinators that are "Deserving Credit." You don't want to miss out on the final installment in our new series.
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Wednesday August 20, 2008
Guilford College: Joe Mitskas has been promoted from defensive line coach to defensive coordinator. Former Guilford College offensive lineman Brad Davis joins the staff to coach the offensive line. Matt Hutchins has been named linebackers coach. Hutchins has just finished his playing career at UVA-Wise. Bracy Maynard will serve as a volunteer defensive line coach. Also, Shawn Thomas joins the staff after serving as the kickers and special teams coach at North Davidson HS in KY.
New Mexico: Head coach Rocky Long has signed a new five-year contract extension.