Saturday August 24, 2013
Brian Haack: We have received word that Brian Haack (the 27-year Navy veteran and subject of this story from March) is now the assoicate dean of students at Greensboro College.
University of Mary (D-II - ND): Head coach Myron Schulz has announced his intention to step down following the season. Schulz has been Mary's head coach since 1999, and served as defensive coordinator for seven seasons before that. Following the season, Schulz will become a faculty member at U-Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business.
Sacred Heart (FCS - CT): Executive director of athletics Bobby Valentine and senior VP for athletics/student affairs Jim Barquinero have announced the hiring of Brad Hurlbut as deputy director of athletics. Hurlbut previously served as the West Coast Conference's senior associate commissioner for external affairs.
Florida State: Newly-hired athletics director Stan Wilcox will earn at least $510,000 per year, and up to $700,000 a year, over his five-year contract.
|Friday August 23, 2013||presented by:|
South Carolina State (FCS): Sources tell us former South Carolina State offensive coordinator Kevin Magouirk has taken over as the offensive coordinator at Woodmont High School in Piedmont, S.C.
Fitchburg State (D-III - MA): Former Fitchburg State defensive coordinator Jon Sweeney has taken over as athletics director at Ayer-Shirley Regional High School.
|Thursday August 22, 2013||presented by:|
West Texas A&M: Don Carthel is out as head coach after eight seasons with the program. Offensive line coach Mike Nesbitt will take over as interim head coach according to the Amarillo Globe-News. With a record of 79-22 (.782), Carthel was the winningest head coach in school history.
North Carolina Central: Head coach Henry Frazier has been terminated and Dwayne Foster has been named interim head coach.
High Point (NC): Athletics director Craig Keilitz has been promoted to vice president of athletics.
Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Outside linebackers coach James Harrell has left the staff to take a job on the defensive staff at Tampa Plant (FL) High School.
Philadelphia Eagles: Former player Tra Thomas, who played 11 seasons in Philly, has joined the staff as an offensive assistant.
|Wednesday August 21, 2013||presented by:|
Former Bucknell head coach Bob Curtis has passed away at 78 years old. Curtis led the Bison for 11 years (1975-1985). Please keep his family and loved ones in your thoughts during this difficult time.
Husson (D-III - ME): Former Southeast Louisiana and West Virginia Tech athletics director Frank Pergolizzi has accepted a similar post at Husson University.
RPI (D-III - NY): Ralph Isernia has added two assistant coaches to the offensive side of the ball. The additions include former William Patterson University receivers coach Dan Laughlin, and former Bishop McNamara HS (MD) volunteer assistant offensive line coach Jack McDowell.
|Tuesday August 20, 2013||presented by:|
Western Michigan: Sources confirmed to us that special teams coordinator J.B. Gibboney has resigned for personal reasons. We suspect that PJ Fleck will have one of the grad assistants (possibly Rob Wenger) step up and handle most of the special teams duties. Will keep you posted as more becomes clear.
Stillman (D-II - AL): Eureka College (D-III - IL) athletic director Paul Bryant has been named AD at Stillman College.
Augustana (D-II - SD): A few coaches have joined first year head coach Jerry Olszewski. Those coaches include; Jake Dickert (defensive coordinator), Matt Bacoulis (offensive line), Brian Bergstrom (linebackers), and Chase King (tight ends).
Wisconsin-Whitewater (D-III): Craig Harmon has been hired to coach the tight ends. Harmon spent the last three seasons as the tight ends coach at Georgia State, and has also previously served as the offensive coordinator at St. Francis (NAIA - IL) and as a grad assistant at NIU.