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BREAKING NEWS!  Saturday June 21, 2008

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Georgia State: It appears Bill Curry has made his first important hire as the new head coach at Georgia State.  John Thompson will join the Georgia State staff as the new defensive coordinator.  Thompson brings an impressive resume that includes stints at Memphis, Southern Miss, Arkansas, Florida, East Carolina, and Ole Miss. 
Saturday June 21, 2008

Colorado College: hires Isaac Carter as the new defensive coordinator.  Isaac previously served as the head football coach at Summit Christian School in West Palm Beach, Fl.  In 2006, he was the assistant defensive backs and assistant special teams coach at Princeton University. 

North Park University: has hired 4 year NFL veteran and former Illinois standout Marques Sullivan as its new offensive line coach.

Ripon College: Bill Kinziger, former defensive coordinator at Ripon (Wis.) High School, named linebackers coach at Ripon College.


Feather River College: is seeking to fill coaching position.  Position responsibility will be Defensive Line.  Experience with Special Teams will be considered a plus, but is not an absolute necessity.  Pay is a combination of a $9,500 stipend and teaching.  Total of the two would put pay in the $18,000-$23,000 range.  There are no medical benefits.  The position is a 10 month contract, running Aug.1 to May 31.  Those interested should contact: Tom Simi, Head Football Coach-Feather River College, Office Phone: 530-283-0202 ext. 326, Email:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY): Intern Opportunity - Troy, NY - Assistant Football/Coordinator of Minority Student-Athlete Recruitment.  Duties - Serve as primary athletic contact for recruitment of under represented minority students in all sports.  Coordinate recruitment efforts with the Division of Enrollment Management.  Serve as an assistant coach for Rensselaer's Division III football program, with significant positional responsibility.  This is a nine month entry level position which will include housing, a stipend, benefits, and the ability to take graduate classes.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience playing or coaching a defensive position.  Members of under represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Bachelors degree required.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Chad Martinovich - Defensive Coordinator at (fax) 518-276-2717 or email .

Wagner College: a Scholarship 1AA school that competes in the NEC has an opening for a full time LB's coach.  Wagner is looking for a coach with plenty of experience.  Please email all resumes to  
Friday June 20, 2008

UW-Stevens Point: Tom Journell joins the staff as defensive coordinator.  Journell previously served as the head football coach at Elmhurst College.


Ottawa University (KS): Assistant Football Coach.  Ottawa University, Kansas (NAIA) is seeking a full-time assistant football coach for an immediate opening.  This position includes coaching responsibilities (offensive or defensive), as well as responsibilities within the Health, Physical Education and Recreation and Athletics department.  Applicants with a background in strength and conditioning and/or athletic training will receive priority consideration.  This coach will be responsible for organizing all phases of the football program as assigned by the Head Football Coach.  Other responsibilities include recruitment of student-athletes to a liberal arts institution that places a high priority on academics and diversity.  Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, Masters Degree preferred.  At least three years of successful coaching experience is required.  A demonstrated ability to coach successfully at the college or high school level, an understanding of and commitment to academic and athletic excellence, and a commitment to the NAIA Champions of Character values, as well as, the Code of Ethics that has been put forth by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).  Application: Candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume, and list of references to Kent Kessinger, Head Football Coach, Ottawa University, 1001 South Cedar Box #7, Ottawa, Kansas 66067 or e-mail .  Review of applications begins immediately. Ottawa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Otterbein College: Located in Westerville, OH is currently accepting applications for the position of Offensive Graduate Assistant Offensive Skill). Knowledge in the LRS editing system preferred. This position will provide tuition, meal and a $5000 stipend. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of references to    Review of applications will begin immediately. No Phone Calls Please


Obion County Central HS (TN): West Tennessee - needs to hire 3 assistant football coaches. Gun no huddle offense, 4-2-5 on defense. Offensive Line, Defensive Line, and Linebackers are the football positions available.  Teaching vacancies are Math, 2 Social Studies, and possibly business. Coaches will teach 4 or 5 classes with a football prep period. Great facilities and administration. Contact Shawn Jackson @ . Office Phone 731-536-4214.  Home Phone 731-288-6029.  
2nd Update - Thursday June 19, 2008


Elmhurst College: Head Football Coach.  Immediate Appointment.  Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates all phases of a competitive intercollegiate football program.  Understands the role of NCAA and Division III athletics in the educational process and the recruitment of quality student-athletes.  Prepares the annual budget structure and monitors expenditures, conducts all on-field coaching, assigns responsibilities to and supervises all work of assistant coaches, develops and carries out fundraising projects, endorses and supports other sports, develops relationships with all campus constituents and actively participants in their events.  Performs summer duties and special projects as assigned.  Qualifications:  MA preferred, previous college coaching and teaching experience and  demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA, CCIW and institutional rules and regulations.  To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for at least 3 references by 7/2/08 to Human Resources, Elmhurst College, 190 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126 or email to .  Elmhurst College, an equal opportunity employer, seeks  candidates with demonstrated ability to contribute positively to a multicultural campus community. 
Thursday June 19, 2008

Davidson College: hired Troy Stubbs as the new running backs coach.  Stubbs served last season as the offensive graduate assistant coach at the University of Louisville. 


University of Nebraska-Kearney: Long time Colorado State University assistant coach, Jesse Williams, was hired at Nebraska-Kearney.  It appears Williams is will coach the linebackers.  Matt Martin also hired as a graduate assistant coach.  Martin spent last season as a graduate assistant at Emporia State. 




University of Houston: is currently accepting applications for a Quality Control (defense) position. Computer and video editing experience is a plus. Masters degree preferred. Salary is $14,560/year.  To apply send resume to Justin Moore at . 

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