Wednesday March 18, 2009

Central Valley Coyotes: Former Montana State defensive line coach Joe O'Brien has accepted the defensive line job with the Coyotes (Arena 2).

Columbia: Former Fordham offensive coordinator Ed Argast has joined the staff as offensive line coach.

Lincoln University: We hear former Jackson defensive GA Martez Edwards has accepted the defensive line job.

DFO Spring Meeting and Clinic:  The DFO National Committee wishes to invite all DFOs and prospective DFOs to attend the upcoming Spring Meeting.  You do not have to be a DFO to attend.
DFO Spring Meeting and Clinic Agenda

Merced College: Our sources tell us Menlo College head coach Mark Kaannapu will likely be named head football coach at Merced College.

Missouri State: Former Western Carolina assistant John Scott has joined the staff at Missouri State.

North Iowa Area Community College: Officials have announced the school is dropping football due to financial reasons.

San Bernardino Valley College: We hear head football coach Pat Meach has resigned.  We hear the administration has set no timetable for filling the vacant position.


Manchester College: Position: Assistant Defensive Coach Department: Athletics Responsibilities: Assistant coach for the Defense and video editing. Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and playing or coaching at the college level is required. Playing or coaching experience in an odd front defense desired. Computer knowledge, video editing experience with game plan and excellent communication skills are required.  General Information: Manchester College is an independent, residential liberal arts and sciences college located in North Manchester, Indiana. A college of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester offers more than 55 areas of study to about 1,100 students from 24 states and 23 countries. Its 72 faculty members develop side-by-side relationships with students through small class sizes, service learning and high academic expectations. Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester College respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.  As a primarily undergraduate, residential, liberal arts community rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester College values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community. Located just 45 minutes west of Fort Wayne, Ind., and within three hours of Chicago and two hours of Indianapolis, the campus combines access to diverse urban centers with comfortable small-town living.  Work Schedule: This is an entry level, full-time, exempt, ten month position requiring seven days a week during the season and some evening and weekend hours required to recruit. Other duties assigned by head coach or athletic director. What We Offer : Manchester College offers a competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, including: health insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to faith, service and learning. To Apply: For full consideration please submit a cover letter, resume and employment application to: Human Resources, Manchester College, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester, IN 46962 Or e-mail: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.><This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> FAX 260-982-5449
Tuesday March 17, 2009 (Update 2)

Arkansas-Monticello: We hear offensive line coach Derek Warehime has been promoted to offensive coordinator. 

Blinn Junior College: Spotted Wolf, who recently accepted the head coaching job at Bacone College, coached the offensive line last season at Blinn.  Only in 2007 did Wolf serve as offensive coordinator. 

Lafayette College: Our sources tell us former Toledo offensive line coach Stan Clayton has joined the Lafayette staff in the same capacity.  Also, former Franklin assistant Marcel Quarterman has joined the staff as offensive assistant. 
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Tuesday March 17, 2009

Arkansas Tech: Northeast Oklahoma linebackers coach Danny Schaechter has accepted the offensive GA position at Arkansas Tech.  Schaechter will coach the wide receivers. 

Bacone College: Lloyed Spotted Wolf is the new head football coach at Bacone College.  Wolf previously served as the offensive coordinator at Blinn Junior College the last three seasons. 

Oregon State: Former Dallas Cowboys assistant Bruce Read has joined the Oregon State staff as special teams coordinator. 

UL-Monroe: Former University of Georgia graduate assistant Mark Collins has joined the ULM staff.  Collins will coach the safeties. 

University of St. Francis (IL): Head coach Mike Uremovich has agreed to a new 3-year contract.


Northwestern University:  Director of Video Operations.  Previous experience as a video coordinator for football is a must.  This is a Full-time, 12 month appointment with benefits.  E-Mail cover letter, resume and references directly to Nolan Jones, Director of Football Operations at <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>.  No phone calls.

Pikeville College ( KY ):  An NAIA Division I member has openings for 2 restricted earnings assistant coaching positions. One position is for a defensive line coach and the other position is for a inside linebacker coach. These positions pay $10,000 plus room and board. E-mail cover letter, resume and references to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>, or contact Head Coach Joe Johnson at (606) 218-5363. Looking for coaches with experience with special teams, weight training or video. 
Monday March 16, 2009

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Earlham College: Interim offensive line coach Matt Macy has been hired in full-time capacity.  Macy will also serve as special teams coordinator.

Framingham State: FootballScoop has learned that Framingham State defensive line coach Joe Pappagallo has resigned to accept the head coaching job at Malden High School in Massachusetts.

Lincoln University: We hear the new offensive coordinator is Josh Varner.  Varner previously served as offensive line coach at NY Maritime College.

The strength and conditioning staff at the University of Richmond are holding the 2nd annual Central Virginia Sport Performance Seminar on April 17th, 18th and 19th.  This clinic is sure to be the BEST clinic for sport performance specialists in the United States this year.  With a line up this jam packed it is sure to be a weekend of intense mind blowing presentations and a great opportunity for you to discuss training methods with some of the best minds in our field.  The lineup for this year's seminar is as follows: Martin Rooney, Dr. Anatoli Bondarchuk, Dr. Michael Yessis, Harvey Newton, Zach Even-Esh, Buddy Morris, Todd Hamer, Jason Riddell, Jedd Johnson. For more information please visit: www.centralvasportperformanceseminar.com

NY Maritime College: Defensive backs coach Al Piascik has been promoted to assistant head coach.  We hear Springfield assistant Eric Ludwig is joining the staff as offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.  Lt. Colonel Mike Stroud has been hired as outside linebackers coach.  Former high school coach Ed Gardella has joined the staff as quarterbacks coach.
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Sunday March 15, 2009

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Arkansas-Monticello: We hear former Davidson University assistant Troy Stubbs has been hired to coach the quarterbacks and running backs.  Also, we hear former Illinois State wide receivers coach Jafar Williams has joined the staff as wide receivers coach / pass game coordinator.

Colorado State: Assistant coach Pat Meyer has received a promotion to offensive line coach / run game coordinator. 

Fresno State: Defensive coordinator Dan Brown passed away Friday at the age of 50 after a two-year battle with brain cancer.  Please keep Coach Brown's family in your thoughts.

Missouri: Defensive quality control Brandon Barnes will switch to the offensive side and work with the wide receivers.


Albright College: An NCAA Division III institution and a member of the highly competitive Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach (TE's/Asst. OL). Qualifications: Bachelors degree required with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational efficiency, outstanding character and leadership qualities a must.  The successful applicant should also possess strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point, and Access software. Some experience with DV-Sport digital editing system is a plus. Duties include coaching the tight ends and assisting with the offensive line; plan, organize, and instruct TE meetings and drills; contribute to offensive game plan; recruit your own territory and attract top quality student-athletes to attend Albright College. Administrative duties include: game week organizational tasks, film breakdown, opponent scouting, self-scouting, tendency reports, video cut-ups, scouting reports, assist S&C coach with weight room, oversee and counsel players on academic and social issues, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Compensation includes a $3,000 annual stipend paid over a 10 month contract, free off-campus housing, free meal plan in campus dining hall. No health benefits are included with this position. How to apply: Email resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> or mail to: Mike Winslow, Assistant Football Coach, Albright College, Thirteenth & Bern Streets, P.O. Box 15234, Reading, PA 19612-5234. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

University of St. Thomas (MN): Has an opening for a restricted earnings Assistant Coaching position.   The opening is for a defensive position coach with a priority on D-Line background.  This will include coaching a position group, recruiting your own area, other in-office duties, and could begin this spring.  The position pays a monthly stipend $1,000.  E-mail cover letter, resume, and references directly to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.><This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
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