Saturday August 3, 2013
Blinn College (JC - TX): Third-year defensive backs coach/recruiting coordinator Thomas Rocco has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
NFL: Former New York Giants, New England Patriots, New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame today in Canton, Ohio.
|Friday August 2, 2013||presented by:|
Hawaii: Offensive coordinator Aaron Price has been let go. Norm Chow announced this at their first practice today saying, "some issues have arisen" but did not provide additional details. Chow will serve as Hawaii's play caller this year according to Bruce Feldman.
Paine College (D-II - GA): Paine College hired former Seattle Seahawk veteran Edwin Bailey as offensive line coach, and former Appalachian State player Coco Hillary as receivers coach.
Cortland State: Head coach Dan MacNeil has finalized his staff. Former player Bill Castro will coach the offensive line, Nathan Pagan (who played at West Chester University) will coach the receivers and Mike Wutzer will serve as the assistant offensive line coach.
Central College (D-III - IA): Central College has an immediate opening for an entry level football / baseball coaching position. Compensation will include a stipend and the potential for housing / meals. Successful candidates will possess a background in both football and baseball. Responsibilities include recruiting, film breakdown, assisting with on field coaching and other duties as assigned for both football and baseball programs. If interested please contact Head Football Coach Jeff McMartin at email@example.com.
Notre Dame: Brian Kelly told ESPN that he agreed to terms on a contract extension back in December but the legal languange is still being ironed out. Kelly's last extension, signed following the 2011 season, took him through 2016. Expect an announcement on the latest extension soon.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Head coach CJ Goss has completed his staff. Gerard Gleeson, former offensive / defensive line coach at Daniel Boone HS (PA) will serve as an assistant offensive line coach and former Salisbury (D-III - MD) corner Brandon Lemon will coach the cornerbacks.
Lock Haven (D-II - PA): Former Jacksonville University offensive lineman Wisly Desire will be joining the staff as an offensive grad assistant.
Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Austin Peay has a grad assistant opening on the defensive side (prefer defensive back experience). Candidate must have a 2.5 undergrad GPA with a 140/140 GRE. Starting date is immediate. Compensation is $5200, plus full tuition. Call head coach, Kirby Cannon at 931-494-6243.
UCLA: The Bruins will pay their assistant coaches a school-record $2.442 million this season, up nearly 50 percent from $1.645 million in 2011, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Towson (FCS - MD): As we reported Tuesday, SMU senior associate AD/external affairs Tim Leonard is the new athletics director at Towson.
Colorado State: Former Ohio State offensive line intern Ricky Santo is the new offensive grad assistant with the Rams. He will work with the offensive line.
Mississippi State: Sources tell us Jacksonville University defensive backs coach Danny Verpaele has joined the Mississippi State staff as a defensive grad assistant.
L.A. Pierce College (CC - CA): Former FIU linebackers coach Juan Navarro has now officially joined the Pierce College staff as co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach / assistant head coach.
Marietta College (D-III - OH): A few changes have been made to the staff at Marietta. Assistant coach Dan Starr has been promoted to full time tight ends coach. Ben Jameson (former receiver and punter at Bethel Univeristy) will coach the receivers and also work with the punters and kickers. Kadeem Corbin (who started the last four years in the secondary for Marietta) will work with the defensive backs, and Tim Conner (former Centre College running backs coach) has joined the staff and will coach the running backs.
Coahoma (CC - MS): Former Hinds CC volunteer assistant Chris Mattox has been hired to coach the defensive backs.
|Thursday August 1, 2013||presented by:|
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Cuvler-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Culver-Stockton has an immediate opening for an intern position. Compensation will include housing and some meals. Responsibilities include film breakdown, assisting with on field coaching and other duties as assigned by the head football coach. If interested please contact Head Football Coach Jeff Duvendeck at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mississippi State: Former Bulldog Floyd Womack has joined the staff as a grad assistant working with the offensive line.
Coffeyville (CC - KS): Coffeyville Community College is looking to fill an offensive or defensive resident assistant position immediately. College playing experience and / or coaching experience preferred. Experience with Hudl video system a plus. Paid hourly for resident assistant duties. Also, room / board and benefits provided as well. Interested applicants send resume to Head Coach Aaron Flores at email@example.com.
Gannon University (D-II - PA): Gannon has finalized their coaching staff with five additions to the staff; Aaron Shaw (tight ends), Will Giles (safeties), Khayree Connors McChristian (defensive backs), Donnie Mallin (offensive assistant) and Ian Jeffers (student defensive assistant). Every addition, with the exception of Shaw, completed their college careers at Gannon last fall.
Michigan State: Curtis Blackwell is expected to officially join the staff tomorrow as recruiting coordinator and director of player personnel according to MLive.
Dartmouth College: We hear that Dartmouth will be filling its vacated running back and special teams positions from within the program.
Miles College (D-II - AL): Gary Banks, who coached the receivers at Spain Park HS (AL), will join the MIles staff in the same capacity. Also, offensive coordinator Travis Carswell will now coach the running backs.
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UT Martin: Ole Miss defensive grad assistant Tray Scott has joined the UT Martin staff as defensive line coach.
Rice: The Owls have begun their search for a new athletics director. Rick Greenspan resigned from the position on June 13.
Gardner-Webb University: Kyle Dickerson, who coached the running backs last season, has been hired to coach the receivers at Texas HS in Texarkana, TX.
Montreal Alouettes (Canada): Dan Hawkins has been let go as head coach. General manager Jim Popp will take over the role of head coach. The team was 2-3 through five games.
Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Former Howard Payne University head coach Steve Fanara has joined the staff and will coach the receivers.
Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): Delaware Valley is no longer accepting applications for their open assistant coaching position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the position.
Former Jackson State University (MS) head coach Robert "Judge" Hughes passed away Wednesday morning. Please keep those close to him in your prayers.
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Colorado State: Joey Porter, a former Ram and 13-year NFL veteran, will join the staff as an undergraduate student assistant coach this fall as he works toward his degree.
New Mexico State: Sources tell us Aggies graduate assistant Brock Willis has taken an offensive assistant job at South Florida.
East Tennessee State (FCS): Teddy Gaines, who most recently coached the defensive backs at Tusculum College, has joined the staff as an assistant coach.
Tusculum College (D-II - TN): Former South Carolina player Addison Williams has joined the staff and will coach the defensive backs.
Florida: Former quarterback Chris Leak will transition from a defensive intern to offensive grad assistant the program has announced.
Warner University (NAIA - FL): Warner University Football is looking for a restricted earnings defensive line coach. Salary is $5,000, no benefits, no housing. Looking for an area coach with defensive line experience. Warner is in their first year of starting the program. Located in Lake Wales, FL. 40 miles south of Orlando. Send resume to defensive coordinator Tony Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Michael Mutz, who served as the defensive coordinator at Blinn College (JC -TX) last season, has joined the Bearkat staff and will coach the corners. This is Mutz's second stop at Sam Houston State, his first taking place back in 2004.
Missouri: The Tigers have hired Baker University (NAIA - KS) co-offensive coordinator Kendall Bradley as an offensive quality control assistant.
Abilene Christian (FCS - TX): Navarro College defensive line coach Andrae Rowe has been hired to the same position, while Texas A&M-Kingsville wide receivers coach Steven Thrash has been hired to coach tight ends at Abilene Christian.
Austin Peay (FCS - TN): The Governors made the promotion of two long-time assistants official on Tuesday. Defensive coordinator Granville Eastman has added the title of assistant head coach and Marcus Gildersleeve, who moved from wide receivers to running backs during the spring, officially added the title of offensive coordinator.
Benedict College (D-II - SC): Sources tell us that defensive line coach Mike Fanoga has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Feather River (CC - CA): Former USF defensive back Drametrice Smith has been hired to coach the defensive backs at Feather River.
|Tuesday July 30, 2013||presented by:|
Former Arkansas Tech head coach Don Dempsey passed away today. Please keep his family in your prayers.
The College of New Jersey (D-III): Wayne Dickens, former Kentucky State head coach, has been named interim head coach at The College of New Jersey.
North Alabama (D-II): UNA has multiple openings they are looking to fill for the 2014 season. Need both home and away games (dates are flexible). Please call 256.765.4397 and speak with either head coach Bobby Wallace or assistant head coach Chris Willis.
University of Chicago (D-III): Dartmouth assistant head coach (running backs / special teams) Chris Wilkerson has been named head coach at the University of Chicago.
South Dakota State (FCS): The South Dakota State football program has an immediate need for a Quality Control Position. Must be experienced and proficient working with HUDL and / or DSV. Position pays GA Stipend. Send resume to email@example.com. Please put Quality Control in subject line.
Florida State: Godby High School (FL) defensive coordinator Brian Williams is the Seminoles' new quality control assistant.
Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): Delaware Valley College has an immediate opening on staff. This is a 8 month, $5,000 – $8,000 position with apartment. Qualifications: successful playing and / or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills, and organizational efficiency. Responsibilities: assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position (LB or DB), recruiting own territory, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film responsibilities (HUDL), and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Coach Jim Clements at James.Clements@delval.edu. No phone calls please!
Itawamba Community College (MS): Head coach Jon Williams announced the hiring of Dennis Smith as wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator on Monday.
Towson (FCS - MD): Sources tell us SMU senior associate AD for external affairs Tim Leonard is a strong candidate for the athletics director job at Towson.
Peru State (NAIA - NE): Peru State has promoted two grad assistants to full time positions. Andrew Kohls, who worked with the offensive line last season, will now also serve as recruiting coordinator and Derek Derr will coach the linebackers and also work as the strength and conditioning coordinator. There are currently no openings on the staff.
Pomona-Pitzer Colleges (D-III - CA): Pomona –Pitzer Colleges, located in Claremont, CA, has an immediate opening for a Defensive Line Coach. This is a part-time, seasonal position with a small stipend. No housing, meals or graduate class work available. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resumes to head coach Roger Caron at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Emporia State (KS): Nathan Linsey has joined the staff as defensive backs / recruiting coordinator and Michael LoPorto (DL) and Bryan Nardo (LBs) have added the title of co-defensive coordinator.