Wednesday March 4, 2009 (Update 2)
Richmond: Kevin Lewis will serve as assistant defensive line coach. Byron Thweatt will serve as tight ends / assistant special teams coordinator.
San Diego: Offensive line coach Todd Washington has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Quarterbacks coach Tanner Engstrand adds the title of passing game coordinator. University of Redlands offensive line coach Keith Carter is the new tight ends coach. Former River City Rage assistant coach Ken Stills will coach the defensive backs. As we reported earlier, Central Connecticut State assistant Sam Anno will handle the linebackers and serve as special teams coordinator. Also, former USD player Joe Staab has been hired as defensive assistant.
South Florida: Joe Tresey will also coach the defensive backs while serving as defensive coordinator.
Wednesday March 4, 2009
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Bowling Green: Lehigh assistant Adam Scheier has accepted a position on the Bowling Green staff.
Delaware: We hear Delaware is close to hiring a new linebackers coach.
Furman: FootballScoop has learned that Furman has hired Rocco Adrian as the new corners coach. Adrian served as a volunteer assistant last season for the Furman program.
Georgia: After turning down an offer to join the South Florida staff, linebackers coach John Jancek will add the title of co-defensive coordinator.
Kansas State: Our sources tell us Arizona wide receivers coach Mike Smith is leaving to accept a position at Kansas State.
LSU: We hear Arizona defensive student assistant James Alford is heading to LSU as special teams graduate assistant.
Montreal Alouettes: We hear former San Diego State offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch will accept the offensive line job with Montreal.
Sam Houston State: Lee Hays has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Mike Walton will serve as assistant defensive backs coach.
South Florida: Former Cincinnati defensive coordinator Joe Tresey has been hired as defensive coordinator. Also, Bowling Green assistant Stephen Bird has joined the USF staff as offensive graduate assistant.
UT-San Antonio: Our sources tell us former Miami (FL) head coach Larry Coker will be named head football coach.
Villanova S&C Clinic: The Villanova Strength & Conditioning staff is hosting the 2009 Villanova Strength & Conditioning Clinic on Saturday March 7th at the Pavilion on campus. The clinic has a Football Section and an All Sport Section with presenters from Penn State, West Virginia, Princeton, Notre Dame HS(NJ), and Villanova. For a brochure please contact: Lon Record <> (610) 519-3063 or Justus Galac <> (610) 519-7840
Maine Maritime Academy: (MMA) is an 800 student, public, fully accredited four-year college located in the small coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported Maritime Colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, transportation, management, ocean sciences and international business. Maine Maritime Academy currently seeks to fill the following positions: FOOTBALL INTERNS (4) Qualifications include: college graduate with college playing and/or coaching experience. Stipend position including room and board beginning August 1, 2009. Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, and copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts, and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references to: Director of Personnel Administration ~ Box C - 3 ~ Castine, ME 04420 An original, Maine Maritime Academy application must be submitted to the MMA Human Resources Office, prior to consideration by a supervisor or selection committee. For an online application form, go to[ http://www.mma.edu ]http://www.mma.eduunder jobs@mma. MMA is an EOE ~~~ Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. POSTED: Human Resources Date: 3-3-09 DWOOD
Northern State University: NCAA Division II University is looking for an OLB/DB Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Must be willing to seek Masters Degree in Education. Stipend, two-thirds tuition, off-campus recruiting, position coaching responsibilities all included; with off-campus housing a possibility. Video experience is required. E-mail resume, cover letter, and list of three references to: Chris Boden, Head Football Coach, <> No phone calls, please!
Portland State University: an NCAA FCS institution and a member of the Big Sky Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Director of Football Operations / Video Coordinator. The position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of football operations for the football team. Duties will also include handling videoing of all practices, games, exchanges, etc., and management of the video room and equipment associated with video production on and off the field. Compliance with all the rules and regulations of the university, NCAA, and Big Sky Conference is expected. Responsible for assisting in all aspects of developing and advancing a competitive football program in the Big Sky Conference. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated excellence in professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills with computer skills database efficiency. Preferred qualifications include Football Operations and/or Video Coordinator experience at the collegiate level; experience working with Digital Sports Video (DSV) equipment. Ability to successfully complete a background check. PSU is an AA/EO institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. How To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled. Send resume, letter of application, and name, address and phone number of at least three references by email to: or fax to: 503-725-5550, Attn. Kevin Emberton, or mail the above information to: Kevin Emberton, P.O. Box 751, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207-0751.
Western New England College: located in Springfield MA, has OL and RB seasonal intern positions open. These are 4 month (8/15-12/15) positions that pay $1,000 per month and meals. Inexpensive housing will also be arranged. Previous experience coaching or playing OL at the collegiate level is required for the OL candidate. Interested candidates should contact Head Coach Keith Emery at <>. Please specify which position you are interested in.
Tuesday March 3, 2009 (Update 2)
Kansas City Chiefs: Former Denver Broncos assistant Ronnie Bradford has been hired as defensive assistant. Indiana University of PA wide receivers coach Nick Sirianni has been hired as offensive quality control.
Tulsa: Brent Graham is leaving the Tulsa staff to join the Mesquite Poteet HS staff in Texas as an assistant coach. Graham served as a defensive assistant / recruiting coordinator at Tulsa.
QB Society is currently seeking Campus Administrators. Restricted Earnings coaches, GA's, Student Assistants and Student Managers would be ideal candidates! Anyone working within an athletic department may be considered. This position allows you to create an additional income stream and NEVER interferes with your work as a coach or administrator. As a Campus Administrator you will set your own goals, decide how much money you want to make, sell, and network with others in football. In addition the ideal candidate would be organized, outgoing, engaging and able to network with college and high school athletes and coaches. We are seeking candidates who are team players and work well within several different levels of the football world. Candidate must also be Internet savvy. If you are interested in this opportunity please email us at: <>
Saint Vincent College (Latrobe, PA): a NCAA Division III member, competing the the President's Athletic Conference, invites applications for an Assistant Football coaching position. This is an entry level position without benefits. This is a defensive coaching position with preference given to candidates with linebacker and secondary coaching experience. Duties will include recruiting, coaching a position, opponent scouting and video breakdown (DVSport), practice preparation, and other auxiliary duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required. Previous coaching experience is required. Recruiting experience is desired. Must have knowledge and an understanding of NCAA Division III rules and athletic philosophy. Highly developed organizational, managerial, and motivational skills are desired. The successful candidate should have proficient computer skills including Excel, Word and Playmaker software as well as Internet knowledge as it relates to scouting and recruiting. Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to travel. The review of application will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and list of references to the Office of Human Resources at Saint Vincent College at <>
Tuesday March 3, 2009
Let us know what you hear.
Buffalo: Offensive graduate assistant Joe Daily has been promoted to tight ends coach. Offensive line coach Allen Modridge is leaving to join the UNC staff in some capacity. Aaron Stramm will move from tight ends / special teams to offensive line. Running backs coach Lee Chambers and cornerbacks coach Jarod Dodson will head up the special teams.
Charleston Southern: Our sources tell us Millsaps secondary coach Marcus Woodson has been hired to coach the secondary at Charleston Southern.
Notre Dame: Washington & Lee assistant coach David Hanna has been hired as the offensive intern at Notre Dame.
South Florida: Nebraska linebackers coach Mike Ekeler is not interested in a co-coordinator position at USF.
Tulsa: We hear Michigan quality control Bob McClain could be heading to Tulsa to join the Golden Hurricanes staff.
Monday March 2, 2009 (Update 2)
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UNC: Fort Washington Friendly HS (D.C.) coach Marcus Berry has accepted the director of player personnel position at UNC under Butch Davis.
South Florida: We hear Mike Ekeler (Nebraska) and Chris Ash (Iowa State) were offered the co-coordinator jobs late Sunday night after Georgia linebackers coach John Jancek turned down the coordinator job.
UT-San Antonio: We hear NW Missouri State head coach Mel Tjeerdsma is in the thick of things at UTSA. Our sources tell us a new head coach could be named as early as late this week.
Winona State University: Offensive Line Coach/Admissions Counselor This position will be open for resume review until Thursday March 5th. Please send application and resume via email at:<><mailto:>