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Sunday July 20, 2014

Bucknell (FCS - PA): Darnell Stapleton, who joined the Pace University (D-II - NY) staff back in January to coach the offensive line, has been announced as the new offensive line coach at Bucknell.

Saturday July 19, 2014

Hanover College (D-III - IN): Hanover has an immediate opening for a full-time defensive backs / recruiting coordinator. Salary is $17,500 with full benefits and start date of August 1. Preference given to those that played and or coached defensive backs at the college level. Please send resumes and references to defensive coordinator Ben Cullen at No phone calls please.

Lindenwood (D-II - MO): The school has announced the promotion of quarterbacks coach/passing game coordinator Matt Karleskint to offensive coordinator.

Friday July 18, 2014

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Minnesota Vikings: Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer has been suspended three games following the team's investigation into allegations of anti-gay remarks. 

Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Per source, head coach Derek Schlieve has resigned to become assistant head coach / defensive coordinator on the Spring Hill (TX) High School staff.

New Mexico Military (JC): Bill Ross has joined the staff to coach the linebackers. Ross was an all-conference linebacker at New Mexico Military, and a two time all-conference linebacker at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Old Dominion: Linebackers coach Ulrick Edmonds has stepped down after seven months on the job to take an unspecified position at N.C. State, while former Connecticut staff member Darrell Perkins has been hired as cornerbacks coach. Kermit Buggs will move to safeties, and defensive coordinator Rich Nagy will coach the linebackers. 

Millersville (D-II - PA): Per source, Red Land HS (PA) assistant coach Scott Acri has accepted a position on the Millersville staff.

Millikin (D-III - IL): Millikin University is accepting nominations and applications for an assistant football coach (intern). This internship is designed as a ten month educational experience from August 1 through May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas. The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal. Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible. You may view a complete position description at www.millikin.edu/employment. Applicants should go to www.millikin.edu/employment to get an application. Please attach a cover letter, resume and professional references with your application and send your application materials to .

    In his attempt to save football for the "have-nots", June Jones would kill football for the "have-nots"

Urbana (D-II - OH): Stephen Pribble, who coached the quarterbacks and wide receivers at Manchester College (D-III - IN) the last few seasons, has been hired as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Urbana on Dave Taynor's staff.

Lyon College (NAIA - AR): Lyon College is looking for JV games for the 2015 season. Please contact Kyle Phelps at  for dates and scheduling info if interested.

Ohio: Ohio University is seeking an Intern to work with either recruiting OR video. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree and 2 years working at the FBS level. Preferred requirements include experience with Photoshop or similar software and working in a recruiting office OR with DVSport (or similar software) and DragonFly video exchange. The pay for this position is $750 per month. Please send all inquiries to Chris Rodgers at . No phone calls please.

Samford (FCS - AL): Samford is seeking applicants for a volunteer offensive analyst position for the 2014 season. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to tight ends coach Bobby Blick at .

Texas High School Coaching Convention: For those planning to attend the convention next week, please stop by and visit our friends with IQ Gametime and AthletiCloud. Both platforms will blow you away.

Bethel (NAIA - TN): Bethel University has two graduate assistant openings. Possible positions being filled are: corners, linebackers, and quarterbacks. Experience playing these positions is required. Any experience with strength and conditioning or video (HUDL) will be strongly considered. Graduate assistants receive tuition, housing, meals and a stipend. Please submit letter of application, resume and references to . No phone calls please.

Thursday July 17, 2014


Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Mike Lawrence has been announced as the wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator for the Swedes. He was previously the head coach at Wiregrass High School in Wesley Chapel, Fla.

Concordia (NAIA - AL): Former Alcorn State offensive grad assistant Michael Fantroy has been hired to coach the receivers.

East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA): Chadd Braine, who has previously served as the defensive coordinator at William Paterson (D-III - NJ) and Northern Michigan (D-II), has accepted the defensive coordinator job at his alma mater. 

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Bubba Walker has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Here's a quick interview with (and a laugh courtesy of) Bubba Walker

East Central (D-II - OK): Former tight ends coach / DFO Brett Marsaln has accepted the assistant defensive coordinator position at Wilburton HS (OK).

Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville has an opening for a defensive volunteer assistant (OLB / secondary). Responsibilities include, coaching your own position, video editing and video breakdown. This is a seasonal 4-5 month position and on a volunteer basis. There is no salary, benefits, housing or meal plan. Local residents are encouraged to apply. Send all inquiries to defensive coordinator Ralph Clark at . No phone calls please.

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The Argonautes of Aix en Provence (France): The Argonautes of Aix en Provence (France) are accepting applications for their Head Coach position. Compensation: $30,000/year (on a 6-months basis to begin with) Season: Jan-June (games start mid-Feb) can be combined with US fall season Benefits: full health insurance + car + cell phone Qualification: MUST have NCAA D-I or D-II experience (minimum at a GA position or better), you can coach several positions in defense, must be a motivator willing to make practice fun and competitive for amateur players (19-30y/o), must have HUDL experience, you have previously traveled overseas and know how to deal with foreign cultures. Due to the number of applications received only candidates fitting the description above will be contacted and shortlisted. Send resumes to .

Louisiana-Monroe: Per source, Joshua Boulware has joined the ULM program as a defensive grad assistant. Boulware spent last season as a grad assistant at McKendree (D-II - IL) where he assisted with the defensive backs.

Point University (NAIA - GA): Point University is looking to hire a defensive coach (linebackers or defensive backs) immediately for an entry level position. Position includes $12,000 plus a housing stipend. No benefits or meals included. Interested candidates can send their resumes to . No phone calls.

Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of offensive line coach Korian Chambers. Chambers played offensive line at Arizona Western before moving on to play at the University of New Mexico.

Cumberland University (NAIA - TN): Cumberland University is now accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant football coach for the 2014-2015 school year. Linebacker or secondary coaching/playing experience preferred. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, proficient in using HUDL, strong interpersonal skills, communication, leadership, and organization. Compensation includes room, board and tuition. No stipend. To apply send a letter of application, resume, and references to Donnie Suber, head football coach, at .

College of the Siskiyous (CC - CA): College of the Siskiyous has a defensive backs position open. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years of coaching experience. Master’s Degree preferred. Responsibilities include on coaching, game planning, weight room, HUDL video and recruiting. The position will be from Fall Semester: August 5th – December 13th. Salary is $9500. You will be paid as an hourly instructor on campus. Contact head coach Charlie Roche at . No phone calls.

Ohio Mid-Western College (USCAA): Ohio Mid-Western is seeking a home game for the first and/or third week in November 2014. Any USCAA, JuCo, CC, D-II JV, D-III JV, NAIA JV school willing to travel to Cincinnati; we would return the favor in 2015. Please contact Head Coach Brian Wells 513-614-4507 or .

Wednesday July 16, 2014


Former Troy State University head coach, and former Auburn assistant Tom Jones has passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Ferrum (D-III - VA): Pete Shaw, who spent the past ten seasons at Ferrum College, has accepted the head coaching job at Colt's Neck HS (NJ). 

Central Oklahoma (D-II): The school has announced the hiring of Jason Smelser as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. He spent three seasons on the Henderson State staff, the last two as linebackers coach/strength & conditioning coordinator. 

Texas: In their new book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference," Paul Finebaum and Gene Wojchieckowski write that Texas boosters were willing to offer Nick Saban a $15 million signing bonus and a contract worth $100 million-plus, before incentives, according to an advanced copy obtained by AL.com. "Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," the pair writes. The book corroborates reports by this website and others back in December on the seriousness of Texas' pursuit of Saban. 

The College at Brockport (D-III - NY): The College at Brockport is seeking applications for a part-time (10 Month) coaching position (Defensive Backs). Bachelor’s degree, playing or coaching experience of Defensive backs at the collegiate level is required. Road recruit your own area. Assist in planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practice sessions along with development, implementation, and evaluation of game plans and strategies. Salary is $15,000 per year, housing and benefits. Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to . Please no phone calls.

Holy Cross: Holy Cross is accepting applications for an intern/restricted position on Defense. Prefer college experience playing or coaching in the secondary and XOS film background. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Mike Kashurba at . Review of applications will being immediately and will continue until filled. No phone calls please.

Illinois: Longtime Maryland offensive line coach Tom Brattan will be the Illini's offensive line coach, per source. Brattan began coaching offensive line at William & Mary in 1984 and has previously worked at Northwestern and Stanford in addition to Maryland.

Purdue: Purdue has hired Austin Schaffer as a recruiting grad assistant. Schaffer was a recruiting intern at Cincinnati last year.

Missouri Western (D-II): At Missouri Wester, we hear that defensive line coach Wes Bell has been promoted to defensive coordinator, offensive line graduate assistant Ryan Olson has been promoted to tight ends coach. Also, former Arkansas Tech graduate assistant Josh Jones has been hired to coach the weakside linebackers.

Augsburg (D-III - MN): Augsburg College is looking for a part time wide receiver or defensive backs coach. This is a seasonal position that pays $3,000 with NO other benefits. The ideal candidate would be local and available for all practices. Please send resume to . No phone calls please.

Temple: Head coach Matt Rhule tore his calf

Limestone (D-II - SC): Limestone College has two defensive intern openings. Start date is August 1. They are both 10 month positions with a $10,000 stipend. College coaching or playing experience required. Please send resumes to head coach Bobby James at . No phone calls please.

CoachComm: CoachComm is seeking a regional sales manager to cover the states of Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Indiana. Candidate will be responsible for selling of the CoachComm Headset product line as well as practice management and sound systems. Customer base includes D2, D3 NAIA, JUCO and High Schools. Ideal candidate will have coaching and sales experience as well as recruiting background in these markets. Extensive overnight travel required, serious inquiries only. Please send resume to .

Louisiana-Monroe: Former Boerne HS (TX) linebacker coach Daniel Lopez has accepted the defensive grad assistant job.

South Dakota Mines (D-II): South Dakota Mines has an opening for an offensive assistant (stipend) for the upcoming 2014 season. Responsibilities will include coaching a position group, special teams coaching responsibilities, video breakdown, video editing, and recruiting. This is a 4-6 month stipend position with NO benefits or housing and will begin when filled. Email letter of interest and resume to .

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