Sunday April 5, 2009
Hofstra: FootballScoop has learned that Marshall offensive graduate assistant Phil Armatas has just accepted the tight ends job at Hofstra University.
Montreal Alouettes: Former Kansas State defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar is the new linebackers coach. Former San Diego State offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch is the new offensive line coach. Former Montreal backup quarterback Marcus Brady is the new wide receivers coach. All three coordinators will remain the same.
Northern Arizona: Our sources tell us that UNLV graduate assistant Andy LaRussa has accepted the defensive backs job at Northern Arizona.
Friday April 3, 2009
Baltimore Ravens: Roy Anderson has been promoted to defensive assistant. Anderson worked in player personnel last season. Also, former Stanford quality control assistant Matt Weiss has joined the Ravens' staff as the head coaching assistant.
McMurry: We hear McMurry is interested in hiring Hal Mumme as head football coach.
Princeton: Our sources tell us former Wyoming assistant Ron Wisniewski will soon join the Princeton University staff.
Stephen F. Austin: We hear former UT-Chattanooga linebackers coach Kurt Corbin has just been hired as a defensive assistant at Stephen F. Austin.
Thursday April 2, 2009
Birmingham Southern: Our sources tell us assistant Joel Williams has resigned to return to Foley HS (AL). We hear offensive line coach Don Dover has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
Colorado: Wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator Eric Kiesau has added the tile of assistant head coach.
North Dakota: George Love has been hired as outside linebackers coach. Love previously coach the safeties at Eastern Illinois.
Penn: As we reported, Penn has announced the promotion of offensive line coach Jon McLaughlin to offensive coordinator.
Towson: We hear Derrick Johnson has officially been retained from the previous staff. Johnson will coach the cornerbacks.
UL-Monroe: Former LA Tech assistant and Atlanta Falcons scout Chris Vaszily has been hired as tight ends / special teams coach. As we previously reported, Troy Reffett has joined the staff as defensive coordinator. Reffett previously served on the New Mexico staff.
Wednesday April 1, 2009
Angelo State: Brandon Lacy has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator / run game coordinator. Russell Gaskamp has joined the staff as offensive line coach.
Arizona Western College: Our sources tell us former Idaho State offensive coordinator Mike Orthman has been hired in the same capacity.
Framingham State: Our sources tell us Dexter School (MA) head coach Gavin Fitts has accepted the linebackers / special teams coordinator position at Framingham State.
University of Maine: We hear former Iona College running backs coach Momodou Sisay Jr. has accepted a position on the Maine staff as a defensive assistant.
Oregon: Former head coach Mike Bellotti will coach the quarterbacks during spring practice.
Ohio Northern: Assistant Football, Offensive Coordinator/ Facility Manager/Lecturer; Staff Position - OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY. Ten-month contract appointment. Master's degree desired, bachelor's degree required. Ability to manage ONU Sports Center, manage student assistants and cooperation with coaching staff required. Coaching experience in football desired, preferably at the university level. The ability to teach activities courses in the Human Performance and Sports Sciences Department is required. Application letter, vita, original transcripts and three letters of recommendation must be sent by April 24, 2009 for full consideration. Applications will be received until the position is filled. Send to: Mr. Tom Simmons, Director of Athletics, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio 45810.
Tuesday March 31, 2009
Harper College: We heard the new head coach could be Cornell College assistant Eric Waldstein.
Midland Lutheran: FootballScoop has now learned that former Florida Atlantic assistant Nick Seta has been hired to coach the defensive backs. It appears former University of Nebraska-Omaha assistant John McMenamin will be the offensive coordinator.
Nebraska: Head coach Bo Pelini has signed a one-year contract extension that will boost his yearly contract to 1.85 million per season.
Northern Arizona: We hear linebackers coach Andy Thompson will take over as defensive coordinator while head coach Jerome Souers will coach the secondary.
Southwest Baptist: Our sources tell us Southwest Baptist head coach Keith Allen has hired former Bacone assistant Darnell Walker to coach the secondary. We hear the secondary coach is moving to linebackers and will assume the defensive coordinator position as well.
VMI: As we first reported, VMI has announced the hiring of former South Florida student assistant Danny Verpaele to assistant the secondary. Defensive assistant Winston October will now coach the wide receivers.
Bacone College: Muskogee, OK. DB Coach. Seeking a quality applicant with collegiate experience coaching DBs; collegiate playing experience at DB preferred. Immediate availability is a plus. Please FAX letter of interest, resume, and references to: Bacone Football (918)686-6943. NO PHONE CALLs PLEASE.