|Monday April 7, 2014
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL): Former Saskatchewan Rough Riders special teams assistant Cory McDiarmid has been hired as linebackers coach.
Idaho: Former Colorado and Cal defensive backs coach Ashley Ambrose has joined the Idaho staff coaching the secondary.
SUNY Cortland (D-III - NY): RPI (D-III - NY) defensive backs coach Maurice Hart has accepted the same position at SUNY Cortland per source.
Oberlin (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that Oberlin will name former Kansas Wesleyan offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Bob Saunders to the same position.
Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): Frank Ditta, assistant offensive line coach at UMHB, has left the program to enter private business.
Cincinnati Bengals: The Bengals have added Marcus Lewis to the coaching staff as a defensive assistant / quality control coach.
Tennessee State (FCS): Tennessee State University is looking for a game against a FBS opponent for 2015 and 2016. Open dates are September 19 or 26, 2015 and September 17 or 24, 2016. Please contact Tom Opdenbrouw, Director of Football Operations at 615-963-2136 or if interested.
Puget Sound (D-III - WA): Per source, Mercer Island HS assistant Jake Gottlieb has joined the Puget Sound staff as defensive line coach.
East Central (D-II - OK): East Central University is no longer accepting resumes for their offensive, defensive, and special teams intern positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in these positions.
King's College (D-III - PA): King’s College invites applications for the position of Defensive Coordinator / Strength & Conditioning. The successful candidate will be involved in game planning and film work (HUDL) and be responsible to put together the defensive game plan each week. The successful candidate will oversee the entire Strength & Conditioning program for football. Candidate will be expected to recruit, retain, and graduate successful student-athletes to King’s College, and demonstrate a commitment to the overall philosophy of the athletic department. All interested parties please email cover letter, resume, & references to Head Football Coach Jeff Knarr @ PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.
Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): UMHB tight ends coach David Wassermann has accepted the offensive line job at New Caney High School (TX).
Muskingum (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that linebackers coach Nick Harding has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Sunday April 6, 2014
Minnesota: Offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover and defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys have both agreed to new three-year deals, and the other seven assistant coaches (TEs coach Rob Reeves, DBs coach Jay Sawvel, WRs coach Brian Anderson, RBs Pat Poore, DL coach Jeff Phelps, LBs coach Mike Sherels, and QB coach Jim Zebrowski) have agreed to new two-year deals according to the Star Tribune.
Saturday April 5, 2014
Warner University (NAIA - FL): As we told you earlier this week, Rod Shafer has been named head coach.
Denver Broncos: John Fox has signed a three-year contract extension, keeping him with the club through 2016. Terms were not disclosed.
Carthage College (D-III - WI): Former Kent State GA Joe Hensel is the new defensive line coach at Carthage College.
Southern Connecticut State (D-II): We reported this back in February, but the school has now formally announced offensive coordinator, and former Owls player, Tom Godek as head coach.
Lamar (FCS - TX): Linebackers coach/recruiting coordinator Craig McGallion has been promoted to defensive coordinator. He will replace Bill Bradley, who retired following last season.
Yale: Wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator Kevin Cahill is now the quarterbacks coach/passing game coordinator.
|Friday April 4, 2014
Louisiana Lafayette: As AD Scott Farmer has stated back in January and then again two weeks ago, CBS is now reporting that Hud's new deal will be finalized next week. CBS says it will be a six year deal.
Illinois State: Defensive assistant Khenon Hall has been promoted to director of football operations.
The Apprentice School (D-III - VA): The Apprentice School in Newport News, VA is looking for an opening game on Sept. 6, 2014 (prefer D-III or NAIA opponent). Preference would be a home game, but not a deal breaker. Please contact Athletic Director Keisha Pexton by e-mail at or phone at 757-688-6212
Finlandia (D-III - MI): Sources tell us that Michigan Tech (D-II) defensive coordinator Tim Driscoll is among the candidates in the running to become the program's inaugural head coach.
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Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram is looking for a D-III opponent to scrimmage in 2014-2015. Please contact coach Randy Moore at if interested.
University of Chicago (D-III): The University of Chicago is seeking applicants for seasonal offensive and defensive assistant coaches. Preferred offensive candidates will have experience playing/coaching at WR, TE, or QB, and preferred defensive assistants will have experience coaching/playing DB or LB. We are also seeking experience on special teams. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Practice and game film breakdown (HUDL), as well as other duties as assigned by the coordinators and head coach. Compensation package includes: $3,000 stipend, some meals. NO HOUSING. Probable start date is August 4th, 2014. Interested DEFENSIVE candidates should email coach Justin Weaver , and OFFENSIVE candidates can email coach Craig Knoche at . No phone calls please.
Seattle Seahawks: The franchise and Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, according to Ian Rapoport. Carroll's original five year deal was set to expire at the end of the 2014 season. Will update as soon as more information becomes available.
SUNY Maritime (D-III - NY): SUNY Maritime College, located in Bronx, NY, is seeking applications for a football coach/co-intramural coordinator to begin immediately. $3,000/semester with possible dorm room and meal plan. Successful candidate will coach a position (O or D skill preferred), have a local recruiting area in NYC, phone recruiting area along the east coast, significant collateral duties for football administration and coordinate the campus intramural program during the spring semester. For a full description, and to apply, visit this link. No phone calls.
North Carolina Central (FCS): NC Central is looking for a graduate assistant video coordinator. See more details on the position, and apply, via this link.
Saint Joseph's (D-II - IN): Saint Joseph's College located in Rensselaer, IN has two open dates for both the 2015, and 2016 football seasons. Could you please post that we have an open date for week 1 of the 2015 season and we are looking for a home game. We also have an open date for October 31, 2015 as well. We also are looking for a game in 2016 during the opening week as well. And have an open date for October 29, 2016. Please Contact our Head Football Coach Cory Sanders via email or at 219-866-6132 for further info.
|Thursday April 3, 2014
Northern Iowa (FCS): Former Iowa assistant Frank Verducci has joined the Northern Iowa staff as offensive tackles and tight ends coach according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen.
Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Per source, Nick Garrett is the new offensive coordinator at Bethel College.
Lawrence University (D-III - WI): Per source, Mike DuFrane has left Carthage and is now the defensive line coach at Lawrence University.
Rice: Rice is looking to schedule an FCS opponent to open the 2015 season (first weekend of the season). Interested programs can contact senior executive athletic director Rick Mello at .
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Tulsa: Tulsa is looking for an experienced running backs coach / grad assistant. College playing or coaching experience preferred. Please send resumes to Clint Rountree at
Ball State: Three grad assistants have joined Pete Lembo's staff and have been assigned positions. Defensive GA Brian Dougherty (who coached the DBs at Millkin University last year) will work with the defensive backs, offensive GA Collin Coffer (University of Indianapolis DBs coach) will help with the receivers, and defensive GA Jon Anderson (who previously coached at Wayne State in Michigan) will assist with the defensive line.
Mount Ida (D-III - MA): Scott Drosendahl has been hired to coach the offensive line. Drosendahl was a former standout quarterback at Mount Ida.
Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): John Pearce has finalized his staff. J.C. McDonald will be the offensive coordinator, former Bowling Green assistant Alex Stadler will coach the offensive line, former USC assistant Kyle Williams will be the defensive coordinator, and C.J. Richardson will be the linebackers/strength coach.
Penn: After 21 seasons, quarterbacks coach Larry Woods has officially announced his retirement.