Saturday September 26, 2009
Western Illinois: FootballScoop has learned that Western Illinois head coach Don Patterson is stepping down due to personal health concerns dealing with cancer treatments. Offensive coordinator Mark Hendrickson will assume the head coaching responsibility.
Friday September 25, 2009
Milwaukee Iron (Arena 2): Gary Compton will not return as head coach.
Kentucky Horsemen (Arena 2): The Horsemen have named Tommy Johnson as head coach. Johnson is the former Louisville Fire head coach. He is a former player at the University of Alabama. Johnson also played with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Spokane Shock (Arena 2): Spokane has named Rob Keefe head coach. Keefe served last season as defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator. This is Keefe's first head coaching job.
Thursday September 24, 2009
The Coach Tracker: Over 14 head high school coaches have resigned or been dismissed in the last 2 weeks. The Coach Tracker database service has the latest contact information on all the new coaches. The Coach Tracker includes the cell number and email address of nearly every head high school coach in the country. With over 100 college programs subscribing, The Coach Tracker is one of the most important services for your coaching staff.
Wednesday September 23, 2009
Akron: FootballScoop has confirmed with sources at Akron that running backs coach / recruiting coordinator Reno Ferri has been suspended with pay for reasons associated with NCAA compliance.
Dartmouth: Brian Mann has been hired as Director of Football Operations. Mann is a former Dartmouth graduate that spent the last 2 years out of football, working in the business in Washington D.C.
2010 Army All-American Game - East Squad: We are hearing that Maryville HS (TN) head coach George Quarles will serve as the head coach of the East. The game takes place in San Antonio on January 9th.
Potential replacements for Myles Brand as next NCAA President: Bernard L. Franklin, NCAA executive vice president. Walter Harrison, president of the University of Hartford. Gene Smith, athletic director and associate vice president, Ohio State University. Michael L. Slive, commissioner, Southeastern Conference. Condoleezza Rice, a former U.S. secretary of state and a professor at Stanford University.
Tuesday September 22, 2009
Livingstone College: Head coach Lamonte Massie has asked to be reassigned to another position at the college. Assistant head coach Eric Brown will serve as the interim head coach. A national search will begin at the end of the season for the next head football coach. Livingstone is currently 0-3 on the season.