|Friday July 5, 2013||presented by:|
Arizona: USF assistant AD for communications (football lead) Jeremy Sharpe has accepted an associate athletic director position at Arizona per Brett McMurphy.
Northern Michigan (D-II): We hear there have been some promotions and new hires at Northern Michigan with Joe Ballard being promoted from defensive backs to defensive coordinator, Joe Coniglio (defensive line coach) adding the run game coordinator title as well and Karl Maslowski joining the staff as linebackers coach (former linebackers / special teams coordinator at Western Kentucky under Willie Taggart) and Wyoming defensive grad assistant Dan Rowe joining the staff as H-backs coach. All positions at Northern Michigan are now full.
Missouri Western (D-II): Sources tell us that UW-Stevens Point linebackers coach (grad asst) Andrew Derksen has accepted a similar role with Missouri Western.
Slippery Rock University (D-II - PA): SRU is looking for an opponent for their home opener on either September 4th or September 6th of 2014. Please contact our staff at 215-779-4763.
Redlands (D-III - CA): Sources tell us Scott Green has accepted the offensive grad assistant position at Redlands.
Thursday July 4, 2013
We hope everyone has a safe and festive Fourth of July!
UT Chattanooga: Sources tell us that Chattanooga's offensive assistant position has been filled.
Western Illinois: The school is set to interview Queens (NY) athletic director China Jude, Colorado College athletic director Ken Ralph and IUPU-Fort Wayne athletic director Tommy Bell on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week, respectively, for its open athletic director position.
Louisiana Tech: La Tech president Les Guice told the Monroe (La.) News Star he hopes to have a new athletic director in place in the next two to three weeks. Bruce Van De Velde officially stepped down as athletic director on July 1.
|Wednesday July 3, 2013||presented by:|
UT Chattanooga: Sources tell us offensive assistant Jeffrey Kent is leaving the staff to become defensive coordinator at Piedmont Academy (GA).
Cerritos College (JC - CA): Sources tell us former San Jose City College defensive coordinator and San Jose State grad assistant C.J. Arnold has accepted the cornerbacks job at Cerritos College.
Hampton: Quarterbacks coach Glen Ferebee has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Also, former Hampton quarterback Octavius Cash has joined the staff and will coach the receivers.
Lycoming College (D-III - PA): Lycoming College is accepting applications for an Intern Position. Skill position (DB/WR/RB) experience is preferred. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience are preferred. This is a nine month position and includes a monthly stipend. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and References to Coach Scott Brisson at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Grambling: Percy "Chico" Caldwell has resigned from the AD position. Associate AD for marketing and promotions Aaron James will serve as interim athletic director.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Head coach Greg Breitbach has announced the additions of Jeff Richter (offensive line) and George Love (linebackers and special teams coordinator).
UAB: UAB is seeking an video graduate assistant. The position will assistant the video coordinator the filming of all football team practices, as well as home and away games, edits film developed in-house, as well film developed by opponent programs for the purpose of scouting and self-scouting; edits season film for the purposes of play study and performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Contact email@example.com if interested.
|Tuesday July 2, 2013||presented by:|
Florida State: Bobby Bowden has agreed to make public appearances to raise funds for FSU athletics in 2014 and 2015. The gig will pay $250,000 per year.
Grambling State: After being told that they would not return next season almost a week ago, offensive line coach Kalvin Pearson and special teams coordinator Ben Wilkerson have both been reinstated today according to the Shreveport Times.
Auburn: Four of Gus Malzahn's former assistants at Arkansas State have joined the Auburn staff in off the field roles according to AL.com; David Gunn (assistant athletic director for football), Casey Woods (director of player personnel), Kenny Ingram (director of player development), and Brandon Hall (analyst).
Kentucky: Tony Neely, who has spent the past 19 years as the primary media relations contact for the football team, has been promoted to assistant athletic director / media relations.
Buffalo: Sources tell us that defensive assistant / linebackers coach Nick Bach has accepted the defensive coordinator position at Mountain View HS (GA). We're told that his position has already been filled.
Minnesota State-Mankato (D-II): Jason Eck has been hired as Minnesota State-Mankato's offensive line coach, according to his Twitter account.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Luke Gogerty, a former player at John Carroll (D-III - OH), has joined the staff as a defensive intern.
West Virginia State (D-II): West Virginia State University invites applications for a defensive internship position. The review of applications will begin immediately and the position will start August 1st. The compensation includes housing and a small monthly stipend. (No Benefits). Playing/coaching experience in the defensive backfield is preferred. Responsibilities include video editing and breakdown (Hudl), assisting the defensive staff, game/practice prep, weight room responsibilities, academic progress monitoring, assistant coaching of the defensive backs, and all other duties assigned by the head coach. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and references to Nick Benedetto, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Back Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Methodist University (D-III - NC): Methodist University is seeking 1 Intern Assistant Football Coach with offensive line playing or coaching experience. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Appointment is July 22, 2013 to May 10, 2014. Compensation includes a stipend, housing and meals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assist in coaching a position, recruiting, academic monitoring and support, video, scouting, equipment control, serve as a liaison for Academic and Student Success initiatives of the University and assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the program. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of 3 professional references to Human Resources Office at email@example.com.
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Louisiana-Monroe: The Warhawks have hired UC-Riverside athletic director Brian Wickstrom to lead their athletic department. Wickstrom will be introduced at a press conference on Tuesday morning.
Central State (D-II - OH): Central State is seeking an assistant football coach / offensive coordinator. This position will oversee the total development, planning, implementation, and administration of the offensive system under the direction of the Head Football Coach. Candidates must have knowledge of and the ability to abide by all intercollegiate eligibility rules in accordance with the NCAA Division II regulations. For questions contact Sylvia Kelley, Special Assistant to the Athletic Director at (937)376-6289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Official college/university transcripts will be needed at time of interview. See the full job announcement here https://careers.centralstate.edu/postings/2633.
|Monday July 1, 2013||presented by:|
Longtime Youngstown State equipment manager Carmen Cassesse has passed away. Please keep his family in your prayers.
Auburn: The school has released Gus Malzahn's contract, paying him $2.3 million per year over five years. Of the $2.3 million, $500,000 will come in base salary and $900,000 each will come from personal endorsement rights and radio/TV appearances. The buyout is set for $500,000 for each remaining year on the contract on both sides of the deal. The contract also includes several bonuses, among them: up to $150,000 for hitting APR benchmarks, $100,000 for winning the SEC West, $150,000 for winning the SEC and $500,000 for a national championship. See more on his contract here. Associate head coach/recruiting coordinator/defensive line coach Rodney Garner will make $500,000 per year; the nine assistants will make a sum of $3.495 million in 2013, down slightly from the $3.735 million in 2012.
Texas: Sources tell us that former McNeese State tight ends coach Eman Naghavi has joined the staff as an offensive quality control coach.
William and Mary: Former player Joe Brady has joined the defensive staff and will work with the linebackers.
Simon Fraser (D-II - Canada): Avila University (NAIA - MO) corners coach Tony Caputo has accepted the receivers and tight ends job.
Tuskegee: Stillman College athletic director Curtis Campbell has been selected as Tuskegee's new AD.
Utica College (D-III - NY): Ben McKaig, a former Emporia State player and assistant coach at Andover HS (KS), has accepted the grad assistant job working with the defensive line.
Nebraska Wesleyan: Sources tell us that Omaha Nighthawks (UFL) running backs coach Steve Heimann has accepted the defensive backs job.
Louisiana-Monroe: UC-Riverside athletic director Brian Wickstrom has been hired as the athletic director at Louisiana-Monroe, according to the Shreveport Times.
Averett (D-III - VA): Kevin Daughtrey has joined the staff as linebackers coach and strength and conditioning grad assistant. Daughtrey previously served as a grad assistant strength and conditioning coach at Alabama.
Louisiana-Monroe: Texas-Pan American athletic director Chris King has withdrawn his candidacy from the ULM athletic director search. The Warhawks will choose between California-Riverside Brian Wickstrom and Georgia associate AD Josh Brooks.
Eastern Michigan: The school has officially named Heather Lyke as university vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics. Lyke arrives at Eastern Michigan from Ohio State, where she served as a senior associate athletic director.
Itasca (CC - MN): Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN is seeking assistant coaches preferable offensive line and defensive backs, but will consider all applicants. This is a seasonal position with paid stipend. Would be involved in all aspects of the program including recruiting, game planning and video breakdown. No benefits, no housing. Local applicants are strongly encouraged. Must be available for training camp. Please contact head coach Tom Inforzato by phone 218-969-7452 or email email@example.com