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Wednesday June 10, 2009

Ohio State: There is a report that offensive quality control coach Nick Siciliano will be taking over the quarterbacks job at Ohio State.  Through an NCAA waiver, Siciliano coached the Buckeye quarterbacks last fall and again during spring practice as Joe Daniels continued his fight to overcome cancer.  Daniels was first diagnosed with cancer in 2006.

Wingate: We hear former Wingate defensive backs coach, Eric Puryear, has accepted the Southern Lee HS job in North Carolina.

Delaware: Jason Hescock has been promoted from graduate assistant to assistant linebackers coach.  Former Wabash College assistant coach Drew Nystrom has joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant.  Also, former Cortland assistant secondary coach, Stephen Thomas, has joined the staff as an offensive grad assistant. 

UW-River Falls: Former Cornell College (IA) assistant Jeff Rogers is now working as the linebackers / special teams coordinator job at UW-River Falls.

Open Dates Database: The 2010 Open Dates Database has been updated with 7 new programs.  The 2011 Open Dates still does not have enough teams.  As soon as we receive enough information from athletic directors & head coaches, we will post the 2011 Database.
2010 Open Dates Database

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Portland State University: an NCAA FCS institution and a member of the Big Sky Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Assistant Football Coach/Offense.  The position is responsible for assisting in all aspects of developing and advancing a competitive football program in the Big Sky Conference. This includes, but is not limited to: coaching, recruiting, and counseling student-athletes; managing selected administrative duties of the program; fundraising and public relations; supervising assistants.  Compliance with all the rules and regulations of the university, NCAA, and Big Sky Conference is expected. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required or NFL Assistant coaching experience.  Minimum three years collegiate coaching / collegiate competition required. Preferred qualifications: Masters degree with five years collegiate coaching experience and/or NFL coaching experience.  Demonstrate excellent professional/interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate a commitment to the total welfare of student-athletes.  Demonstrate a commitment to developing a successful Division I football program both academically and athletically. Must become 1st Aid/CPR certified before on field coaching occurs. Ability to successfully complete a background check.  PSU is an AA/EO institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. How to apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled. Send resume, letter of application, and name, address and phone number of at least three references by email to: or fax to 503-725-5550, Attn. Kevin Emberton, or mail the above information to: Kevin Emberton, PO Box 751, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207. 
Tuesday June 9, 2009

Urbana: Former Georgia grad assistant John Shingler is the new linebackers coach at Urbana.

Livingstone College: Defensive line coach Corey McCloud has been promoted to special teams coordinator. 

Marshall: Kyle Lingerfelt has accepted the director of high school relations position.

Ouachita Baptist: FootballScoop has confirmed that Midwestern State University safeties coach Adam Olson has just accepted the defensive backs job at Ouachita Baptist.

High School Coaches: If you have yet to update your contact info, please take 2 minutes to do so. 

Rochester Community and Technical College: Our sources have told us that former Concord University and Iowa Area CC assistant coach Kyle Barnes has accepted the offensive coordinator job.

SUNY-Cortland: Former Minnesota assistant Greg Roskos has joined the staff as offensive coordinator.  Jason Rebrovich has joined the staff as defensive coordinator / strength coach.  Also, former Concord College assistant Ola Adams has accepted the safeties job. 


Central Carolina Sports Academy: has an opening for a restricted earnings Assistant Coaching position.   The opening is for a offensive skilled position or running backs coach.  This will include coaching a position group, recruiting your own area, other in-office duties, and will begin August 1, 2009.  The position pays an annual salary of $5,000 and will include housing.  E-mail cover letter, resume, and references directly to

Midwestern State University: (IN ADDITION TO THE OFFENSIVE POSITION) Located in Wichita Falls, TX is a NCAA Division II University in the Lone Star Conference is seeking qualified applicants for a restricted earnings position coaching a defensive skill (CB or S) position. Position includes coaching, administrative duties assigned by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator.  Knowledge of Webb Video Editing System preferred.  Coaching or playing experience at NCAA Div. I, Div. I-AA or Div. II preferred.  Bachelor's degree required.  Salary includes a stipend and a tuition benefit.  Please fax (940) 613-0187 or email a cover letter, resume and 3 references to and carbon copy Head Coach Bill Maskill and Defensive Coordinator Rich Renner

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

We think it's interesting that 16 programs are using 2 full-time assistants to coach the offensive line. 

Army: Bill Tripp & Gene McKeehan
Clemson: Danny Pearman & Brad Scott
GA Tech: Mike Sewak & Todd Spencer
Hawaii: Gordon Shaw & Brian Smith
Indiana: Bobby Johnson & Kyle Connor
Kansas: John Reagan & Brandon Blaney
ULL: Ron Hudson & Troy Wingerter
Marshall: Mike Cummings & Phil Ratliff
Navy: Chris Culton & Ashley Ingram
Nevada: Chris Klenakis & Cameron Norcross
New Mexico: Cheston Blackshire & Mike Degory
Penn State: Dick Anderson & Bill Kenney
South Florida: Larry Scott & Mike Simmonds
Temple: Andrew Dees & Ed Foley
Tennessee: Jim Chaney & James Cregg
UNLV: David Bernardi & Keith Uperesa
Plenty of programs have the offensive GA assistant the offensive line coach.  We are interested in hearing from you regarding your thoughts on the best Grad Assistant offensive line coaches.  Email us to let us know of an up and coming young offensive line coach.
Monday June 8, 2009 (Update 2)

Georiga: We are hearing that UAB defensive GA, Malcolm Doolittle, has been hired as a defensive GA at the University of Georgia.  Doolittle will be counted on to "do alot" at UGA.  Sorry, we had to.

Harvard: We are also hearing that Wagner College defensive backs coach Mike Horan has just accepted the defensive assistant job at Harvard.

Newberry: Our sources tell us Zochiah Ellis, the offensive GA at UAB, has been named running backs coach at Newberry.
Monday June 8, 2009

Let us know what you hear. 
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College at Brockport (NY): Our sources tell us that Fordham University running backs coach, Ryan Fullen, has accepted the linebackers/video coordinator job at the College at Brockport. 

Houston: University of Akron athletic director Mack Rhoades is a finalist for the UH athletic director position.

2011 Open Dates Database: our first version will go up tomorrow.  Visit the OPEN DATES pages to fill out your schedule needs for 2011.

Savannah State: Savannah State officially announced the promotion of wide receivers coach Eddie Johnson to offensive coordinator.  Johnson will now coach the quarterbacks as well.  Johnson served as the interim offensive coordinator during spring ball.  FootballScoop was able to bring you this news in late April. 

Tennessee: We hear director of player personnel, Paul Gonnella, has left the UT staff.  Gonnella had previously served in the same capacity for head coach Butch Davis at UNC, where Davis relied very heavily on Gonnella. Furthermore, coordinator of football operations Scott Altizer will no longer serve in the UT recruiting department.  After 15 years of service, Altizer is moving into a new role with the UT event management department. 
Friday June 5, 2009

University of Minnesota: We hear the Gophers have a quality control job open.

Truman State: We hear former Stonehill special teams coordinator / defensive line coach, Matt St. Germain, has accepted the defensive line / strength coach position with Truman State.

High School Coaches: Please take 2 minutes to visit THE COACH TRACKER, so that you can update your contact information. 

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

We thought it was interesting that the offensive coordinator at 32 programs does not coach the quarterbacks.  Take a look at the Division-I list of coordinators that do not coach the QB's.  Programs with co-coordinators are not listed.

Offensive coordinator / offensive line coaches
Kim Helton (UAB)
Jeff Quinn (Cincinnati)
Steve Addazio (Florida)
Ron Hudson (ULL)
Chris Klenakis (Nevada)
Matt Limegrover (Northern Illinois)
Jim Bollman (Ohio St)
Steve Morton (San Jose St)
Matt Campbell (Toledo)
Herb Hand (Tulsa)
Steed Lobotzke (Wake Forest)
Walter Wells (Western Kentucky)
Offensive coordinator / wide receiver coaches
Greg Peterson (Colorado St)
Darryl Jackson (FAU)
A.J. Pratt (Kent St)
Joker Phillips (Kentucky)
Paul Petrino (Louisville)
John Morton (USC)
Darrell Wyatt (USM)
David Shaw (Stanford)
Nolan Cromwell (Texas A&M)
Offensive coordinator / tight end coaches
Ted Cain (Vanderbilt)
Bryan Stinespring (Va Tech)
Offensive coordinator / tight end & fullback coaches 
Kevin Wilson (Oklahoma)
Offensive coordinator / running back coaches
Darrell Dickey (New Mexico)
Galen Hall (Penn St)
Offensive coordinator / slot receiver & tight end coaches
Calvin McGee (Michigan)
Offensive coordinator / inside receiver coaches
Robert Anae (BYU)
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