|Friday June 6, 2014
Auburn: Rhett Lashlee has received an extension (through June 2017) and a raise to $600,000 per year. Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson was also extended through June 2017 and a raise to $800,000 per year. Rodney Garner (DL) now makes $500,000 (3 yr deal), Dameyune Craig (WR) now makes $500,000 (3 yr deal), Charlie Harbison (DBs) will now make $500,000 (3 yr deal), J.B. Grimes (OL) now makes $370,000 (2 yr deal), Scott Fountain (special teams coordinator) makes $325,000 (2 yr deal), Tim Horton (RB) makes $325,000 (2 yr deal), Melvin Smith (DBs) makes $325,000 (2 yr deal), Ryan Russell (strength) makes $285,000 (2 yr deal). Gus' new deal (previously announced) will pay him $3.85 million this year and then will increase by $250,000 per year through 2019. Gus will also receive $140,000 per year for the next 5 to "offset his buyout to Arkansas State". Ok then.
Arizona State: ASU has added two new senior staff members to their athletic department. Details on AD Scoop.
Illinois: Illinois is seeking applicants for a player personnel grad assistant. The qualified candidate must have a graphic arts/graphic design background as they will be the lead designer of all graphic recruiting publications that come out of the University of Illinois football recruiting office. They will also track the recruiting board(s) as well as manage and input information into recruiting software. Assist with all high school clinics and unofficial and official visits on a year round basis. They will also assist with summer camps. Appointment can either be as a graduate assistant, upon successful admission into the Graduate College OR as a stipend paid hourly position. To apply, please email director of football operations Tim Knox at
Menlo College (NAIA - CA): Menlo College is seeking a Special Teams coordinator/defensive position coach. This is a full time position with benefits included. This position is responsible for managing the special teams, coaching a defensive position, recruiting own area, holding special teams and position meetings, assisting with day-to-day operations, special teams/defensive practice preparation, managing the equipment room and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with college coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Mark Grieb at .
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Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): Mercyhurst University is seeking one full time offensive assistant. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience coaching offensive skill positions (QB/WR). Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist head coach with the organization and direction of all aspects of a competitive football program. Specific responsibilities include identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student- athletes; regular practice sessions and game preparation. Bachelor's degree is required. Send letter of interest, resume, and references to Head Coach Marty Schaetzle at .
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Earlham College (D-III - IN): Earlham is seeking applicants for a Defensive coordinator position. This opportunity is a 10-month contract. Experience coaching defense is REQUIRED for the position. Defensive line experience and play calling experience preferred. The opportunity also includes coaching special teams, recruiting responsibilities, and academic monitoring of students. Please forward an electronic copy of your current professional resume, three references and cover letter to Office of Human Resources at , and make sure to CC Head Football Coach Neil Kazmierczak at . Applications of individuals who would increase the richness of the College's diversity are welcomed. No phone calls please.
Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): Mercyhurst University is seeking two offensive graduate assistants. Duties include coaching a position group, game/practice prep, video editing, and on road recruiting. It would be preferred that candidates have experience playing or coaching offense. Bachelor's degree is required. One year college coaching experience is preferred. Send letter of interest, resume, and references to Head Coach Marty Schaetzle at .
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, Wide Receivers. Experience playing and coaching Wide Receivers preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Adam Austin, Assistant Coach, . Please, no phone calls.
SUNY Maritime (D-III - NY): SUNY Maritime College (Bronx, NY) has openings for 3 Full Time Football coaching positions. One 10 month assistant with additional admin duties within the athletic department, one 12 month assistant with admin duties in the athletic department, and one 10 month assistant that also requires CSCS certification and dual responsibility as the college strength and conditioning coach. Competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Resume review and interviews will begin immediately. Interested applicants must apply online here. No phone calls.
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an Defensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, Defensive Line. Experience playing and coaching Defensive Line preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Randy Wilkins, Assistant Coach, . Please no phone calls.
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Morrisville State College is accepting applications for the position of part-time assistant coach. Applicants must have experience coaching or playing RB. Compensation includes part-time stipend based on experience. Position to begin in August (housing could be included for candidates out of the area). QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required and previous college playing and/or coaching experience is desired. Preference will be given to candidates from the Central New York area, but other candidates are encouraged to apply. Email resumes and cover letters to Curt Fitzpatrick, Head Football Coach at .
|Thursday June 5, 2014
Idaho: Former UMass head coach Charley Molnar will join the Idaho staff as receivers coach, per 247 Sports.
Oklahoma Baptist: Per source, Southmoore HS (OK) head coach Jeff Brickman is the new offensive coordinator.
Iowa: Per source, Valdosta State defensive coordinator Seth Wallace will join the Iowa staff coaching a position on defense and will serve as the recruiting coordinator for the staff.
Sacramento State: Per source, Sacramento State has bought out running backs coach Aaron Ingram's contract and he will not return to the staff.
Millsaps (D-III - MS): Millsaps College, located in Jackson, Mississippi is looking for volunteer football assistants on both the offensive AND defensive side of the ball. Positions will be placed based experience, need, and discretion of the head coach. These are STRICTLY volunteer positions with NO paid benefits. Persons interested in these positions should be local and motivated by wanting to be a part of the game and working with a great group of young men in a great academic setting. If interested please email offensive coordinator Jason Guthrie at . Please no phone calls and serious inquiries only.
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Delaware Valley College (D-III - PA): DelVal is looking for an offensive intern coach. All offensive positions will be considered while preference will be given to applicants with quarterback coaching experience. This is a 9 month position that pays 4,500 along with on campus housing. Responsibilities include: coaching a position, recruiting area and working directly with our video coordinator. Experience with HUDL is a plus. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please email resume and cover letter to Duke Greco, Head Football Coach at . Please no phone calls.
West Georgia (D-II): West Georgia is looking for games on 9/5/2015 and 9/19/2015 with return dates of 9/3/2016 and 9/17/2106. We are looking for D2 opponents for Home and Home series. Please contact Will Hall at .
Victor Valley (CC - CA): Victor Valley College has an opening for a special teams coordinator. Full adjunct position with stipend. Must have Master’s in PE/Kinesiology/Exercise Science. If interested contact Dave Hoover at .
West Virginia State (D-II): Tim Bleil, who assisted the secondary this past season, has been promoted to wide receivers coach.
UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke (DII-NC) is looking to fill two open dates in 2015 – Saturday, October 31st & Saturday, November 7th. Please email Head Coach .
|Wednesday June 4, 2014
NBC: Alex Flanagan will no longer appear as the sideline reporter for the network's coverage of Notre Dame games or on the network's Football Night in America NFL pre-game show according to the Big Lead.
Philadelphia Eagles: The club has announced to promotions of Rick Mueller to director of player personnel, Mike Bradway to assistant director of college scouting, Matt Lindsey to college scouting coordinator, Brad Obee to Southwest regional scout, and Ryan Myers to Northeast regional scout. Additionally, Joe Hastings has been hired as a pro personnel assistant. Jake Rosenberg (director of football administration) and Dom DiSano (vice president of team security) also received promotions.
St. Thomas (D-III - MN): Missouri Western defensive grad assistant Andrew Derksen has accepted the linebackers job at St. Thomas.
McMurry (D-III - TX): Marvellander "M.D." Daniels has been hired to coach the linebackers at McMurry.
Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Mike Coyne, who has served as an offensive assistant at Colby College, and with the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles, has been named receivers coach for the Student Princes.
Evangel (NAIA - MO): Evangel University is looking to fill a GA or stipend position with a hard working coach who has a strong Christian faith and wants mentor others in that faith through his coaching. Preference will be given to candidates who want to pursue a master’s degree in one of our 8 graduate programs at Evangel. Graduate credits will be covered, but there are no other benefits with this position. The stipend is a 10 month contract for a minimum of $10,000. Start date will be July 24th. Responsibilities will include: coaching a position (TBD), coordinating all video work, recruiting and many other duties as assigned. Interested candidates submit a resume, references and a letter of interest which describes your growing faith, church involvement and related experience to . No phone calls.
Endicott (D-III - MA): Endicott College is accepting applications for two part-time assistant coaches. Applicants must have experience coaching or playing either DBs or WRs. Compensation includes part-time stipend based on experience to begin in August (no housing or meal plans are included). QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required and previous college playing and/or coaching experience is desired. Preference will be given to candidates from the Boston/North Shore area. Email resumes and cover letters to JB Wells, Head Football Coach at .
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Montana Western (NAIA): The University of Montana Western has an opening for an offensive intern position for the 2014-2015 academic year. Offensive line/ tight end coaching and / or playing experience is preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, and film breakdown. The position includes a $2,000.00 Stipend, Housing and a partial meal plan. Email cover letter, resume and references to Bruce Carpenter at .
Waldorf (NAIA - IA): The Waldorf College Department of Athletics invites applications for FOUR positions of Seasonal/Part-time Football Coach. These are part-time positions with employment beginning July 20, 2014 and ending November 20, 2014. The position will pay a stipend of up to $4,000 depending on start date, optional on-campus housing (basic) is available. This is not a benefit eligible position. Specifically, we are looking for coaches for the Linebackers, Running Backs, Wide receivers, and Director of Football Operations. Previous College Coaching experience required. Must be able to use Hudl software proficiently. Please email qualifications to referencing “Seasonal FB/your last name” in subject line. Inquiries may be directed to Kent Anderson, Head Football Coach, at . No phone calls please.
Central Arkansas: The University of Central Arkansas is looking for a director of equipment. See the full post here.
The Apprentice School (D-III - VA): Bruton HS (VA) head coach Tracy Harrod has accepted the linebackers job at The Apprentice School.
UTSA: Ryan Smith (defense) and Giovanni Vizza (offense) have been named grad assistants. Smith played at William and Mary and Vizza played at North Texas.
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Los Angeles Harbor (CC - CA): Dean Dowty, who had served as the head coach at College of the Desert (CC - CA) since 2006, is the new head coach at LA Harbor.
|Tuesday June 3, 2014
Davidson (FCS - NC): Defensive line coach Brett Hayford has accepted the head coaching position at Pine Lake Prep (NC).
Illinois State (FCS): Head coach Brock Spack has hired former Redbird Eric Brunner as director of football operations.
Northwest Mississippi CC: Former head coach Brad LaPlante has accepted the offensive coordinator/offensive line job at Hutto (TX) High School.
Minot State (D-II - ND): An update at Minot State... Clay Bayard has been promoted to full time receivers coach. Tyler Rawlings has joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the tight ends and Joey Schrader has also joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the defensive backs. Both Rawlings and Schrader previously worked at Snow College with new Minot State head coach Tyler Hughes.
Alabama: Regents have approved contracts for Nick Saban, with a salary of $6.9 million per year through the 2021 season, and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin at $680,000 in the first two years of his contract and $714,000 in the third and final year. Additionally, raises for the assistants were also released and all are under contract through February of 2016; DC Kirby Smart has added a season to his contract (no raise), OL coach Mario Cristobal received a raise from $425,000 to $500,000, LBs coach Lance Thompson got a salary increase from $400,000 to $428,000, TEs / special teams coach Bobby Williams received the same bump to $428,000. LBs coach Kevin Steel will make $700,000, DL coach Bo Davis will make $450,000 annually, strength and conditioning coordinator Scott Cochran got a raise from $355,000 to $395,000 and RBs coach Burton burns has added two years to his deal through February 2016 and will make $335,000 (made $315,000 last year).
San Bernardino (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for an offensive line coach. There is a $4,500 stipend. There may also be an opportunity to teach a class or two. Contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
College of St. Scholastica (D-III - MN): The College of St. Scholastica has an opening for an intern position for the 2014-2015 academic year. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, and film breakdown. Email cover letter, resume and references to George Penree at . Minority candidates strongly urged to apply. No phone calls.
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Per source, former Minnesota State-Moorhead co-defensive coordinator Joe Lardinois has accepted the defensive line / special teams coordinator job at Concordia-St. Paul.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Former Auburn corners coach Phillip Lolley has joined the Eskimos staff and will coach the linebackers. Lolley spent 15 years in total at Auburn, most recently in an administrative capacity.
Valparaiso (FCS - IN): Valparaiso University is seeking applicants for two part-time assistant coaching position (defensive line and defensive backs) for the 2014-2015 season. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, academic coaching, film break down (HUDL), and other office assignments. One of the positions filled will require the coach to double as the staff’s Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Applicants applying for the dual position of Strength & Conditioning Coordinator/Assistant Coach should be certified and have experience in coordinating a Strength & Conditioning program. Compensation includes competitive part-time salary based on experience to begin in July (no housing or meal plans are included). All applicants must send resume, cover letter and references. Email materials to .
MacMurray College (D-III - IL): MacMurray College invites applications for an intern assistant coach (defensive line). Responsibilities include: coaching the defensive line, recruiting, and instructing strength and speed workouts. Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree, collegiate playing experience and/or coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Candidates with a strength and conditioning background will be preferred. Position includes a $7,000 stipend, on-campus housing and meals for a ten month contract. Application should include a resume, three references, and a cover letter. All materials should be sent to: and .
Tennessee Tech (FCS): Per source, Morehead State (FCS - KY) running backs coach Matt Forrest has been hired to coach the running backs at Tennessee Tech.
Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Northeastern State University has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant position. Looking for someone with defensive line playing or coaching experience. The position pays for graduate classes (6 hrs) and a $6,000 stipend over 10-Months. Possible housing provided. Candidates need to have an undergrad GPA of at least 2.5 in HPK. Email resumes to . No phone calls please.
Earlham College (D-II - IN): Earlham is accepting applications for an offensive assistant coach. Applicants should have experience coaching the offensive line. Special teams experience is also desirable. The position is a 10 month appointment paying approximately $17,000 with housing and some meals. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Previous college coaching and recruiting experience are preferred. Email resumes to .
St. Joseph's (D-II - IN): Nubis Padhye, who was working as an offensive analyst at Illinois, has been hired as the new defensive coordinator.
Hutchinson CC (KS): Dodge City Law (Indoor) defensive coordinator Todd Middleton has accepted a full time job at Hutchinson CC. Middleton previously served on staff with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Kansas and spent the 2012 season as an assistant at Dodge City CC (KS)
Louisburg (CC - NC): Louisburg College, a small, private, Christian school located 30 min NE of Raleigh, NC has an opening for assistant coach, coaching the defensive line. Louisburg is a member of the NJCAA and Northeast Football Conference. This opportunity is a 10 month contract beginning in August and offers on campus housing, meals and a $5,000 stipend. This is a football only position and will require weight room duties. Local coaches encouraged to apply, as on-campus interview will be required. No phone calls please. To apply, please send resume and references to head coach John Sala at .
Cal: Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman has signed a two year deal worth $550,000 annually ($225,00 in base salary, plus a $325,000 "talent fee"), according to the Contra Costa Times. If Kaufman leaves Cal before April 30th, 2015 his buyout would be $75,000. Incentives include; 10k-35k based on bowl game appearance, 25k for finishing in top 50 in ppg allowed, and 25k if they are ranked in the top 25 in 2015.
Boise State: Former Boise State linebacker Tommy Smith is joining the staff as a defensive grad assistant.
Carolina Panthers: UNC-Charlotte running backs coach Damien Gary will be working with the Carolina Panthers as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship
Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA): Clark Atlanta University has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant position. Looking for someone with defensive line or linebacker playing or coaching experience. The position pays for graduate classes (9 hrs). No housing or meals are provided. Candidates need to have an undergrad GPA of at least 2.7. Email resumes to . No phone calls please.
|Monday June 2, 2014
Stetson (FCS - FL): Stetson University is accepting applications for a full time defensive assistant coach. Applicants with Defensive Line or Linebacker experience are preferred. Special teams experience is also desirable. This position is responsible for all aspects of their position and other collateral duties assigned by the head coach. The coach is also responsible for the recruitment of student-athletes, adhering to NCAA, Conference and University regulations with regard to recruiting, admission standards and eligibility, and monitoring student-athlete academic progress. The position is a 12 month appointment with full benefits. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required and a Masters is preferred. Previous college coaching and recruiting experience are also preferred. Email resumes and cover letters to Coach Roger Hughes at .
Fordham: Head coach Joe Moorhead has announced that quarterbacks coach/pass game coordinator Andrew Breiner has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
NY Giants: Iowa special teams grad assistant Kelvin Bell will work with the NY Giants this summer as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.
Itawamba CC (MS): Head coach Jon Williams has resigned per 247 sports. We can confirm that Williams is joining Todd Monken's staff at Southern Miss in the role that Steve Buckley previously filled.
Alfred (D-III - NY): Alfred University is currently accepting applications for a full time assistant coach. The exact position has yet to be determined. The anticipated starting date will be July 1. Anyone interested should email a resume with references to Bob Rankl at . No phone calls please.
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SUNY Cortland (D-III): Per source, Marist College (FCS) defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Tunde Agboke has accepted the defensive coordinator / defensive line job at SUNY Cortland.
El Camino College (CC - Compton, CA): El Camino College Compton Center has named Broderick Jackson their new head coach.
Ohio Midwestern College (USCAA): Ohio Midwestern College (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) located in Cincinnati, Ohio is looking for road JV games in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Please contact Head Coach Brian Wells at 513-614-4507 or if interested.
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Mercyhurst (D-II - PA): Offensive grad assistant Ryan Riemedio has been promoted to defensive line coach.