Saturday May 2, 2009

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons have hired 2 new scouts and promoted one of the current scouts.  Former New England Patriots scout Marvin Allen has been hired as the Eastern Regional scout.  Former Georgia Force (Arena) defensive coordinator Bob Kronenberg will serve as an Area Scout.  The Falcons have promoted Mark Olson to Western Regional Scout.  Olson has served the last 5 years as an Area Scout.
Friday May 1, 2009 (Update 2)

Arkansas-Monticello: Alvy Early is stepping down as athletic director.  Head women's basketball coach Chris Ratcliff will take over as athletic director at UAM, while continuing to serve as women's basketball coach.

Arizona: Head coach Mike Stoop has officially extended his contract through 2013.

Mahoning Valley Thunder (Arena): Former Tennessee Vols and arena league quarterback Andy Kelly has accepted his first coaching position as the offensive coordinator of the Mahoning Valley Thunder.

Washington State: We hear former Washington State quarterback Jason Gesser has accepted the head coaching job at Eastside Catholic HS (WA). 
Friday May 1, 2009

Oregon: Head coach Chip Kelly has announced that offensive line coach Steve Greatwood will now also serve as run game coordinator.  Greatwood was the 2008 FootballScoop Offensive Line Coach of the Year powered by Muscle Milk.

Sacramento State: We hear special teams / tight ends coach Richard Sanchez has accepted the head coaching job at Saint Augustine HS in San Diego.

Wheaton College: Our sources tell us that North Park University associate head coach / offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Joe Davis is set to be named the new offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Wheaton College.

High School Coaches: Please take 2 minutes to visit The Coach Tracker to update your information. 

JOB Postings:

Pace University: Offensive Assistant - located in Westchester, NY, an NCAA Division II institution competing in the Northeast-10. The position will be responsible for coaching an Offensive position (Running Backs preferred). The position will also require on and off campus recruiting and other duties assigned by the head coach.  This is a 10-month position which will pay $7,200; No Housing Included. Qualifications must include but not limited to: 4 year College degree and College playing experience and experience with editing software. Please send resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  No phone calls. 

Rockford College: located in Rockford, Illinois an NCAA Division III institution in the Northern Athletics Conference is seeking a graduate assistant in football.  Primary responsibilities are to assist the head coach in all facets of the program. Position includes stipend, room, board and full tuition waiver.  Previous participation or coaching (Quarterbacks/Receivers) at the collegiate level is preferred. Experience with DSV editing system/strength and conditioning a plus. Acceptance into graduate school at Rockford College is required (Masters in Teaching or MBA).   Start date is August 1, 2009.  Send or e-mail cover letter, current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Randy Schrader, Head Football Coach, Rockford College, 5050 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls please.
Thursday April 30, 2009

Colorado: Offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich has accepted a position at the University of Oregon.  We hear the Colorado will promote Eric Kiesau to offensive coordinator and will hire a new wide receivers coach.

National Football Foundation Hall of Fame: FootballScoop would like to congratulate Dick MacPherson (former UMAA and Syracuse head coach) and John Robinson (for USC and UNLV head coach) for their induction into the Hall of Fame.
Thursday April 30, 2009

Denver Broncos: We hear the Broncos have hired Matt Russell as the director of college scouting.  Russell previously served as a national scout for the Philadelphia Eagles.  He is also a former All-American linebacker at Colorado.
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