|Friday March 29, 2013||presented by:|
Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Bethel College, located in Newton, KS has an opening for an offensive coordinator to run the spread offense. This 12-month position will pay $21,500. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Football Coach Martin Mathis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastern Illinois (FCS): Sources tell us that St. Clair Shores South Lake High School head coach Chanterious Brock will join the EIU staff as defensive backs coach.
East Tennessee State announced today it will officially reinstate its football program after a decade-long absence.
Cornell: Sources tell us that Colorado School of Mines (D-II) defensive line coach Satyen Bhakta has joined the Cornell staff.
Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Bethel College, located in Newton, KS has an opening for Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate must be proficient in HUDL and will serve as the video coordinator/position coach. This 12-month position will pay $3,000 a year with room and board (no tuition stipend). Bethel also has openings for two part time assistant coaches ($2,000 stipend each). Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Football Coach Martin Mathis at email@example.com.
Georgia Military (CC): Sources tell us that Troy Shaffer has joined the staff as corners coach.
Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Manny Matsakis has made a few hires to his staff. Former Southern Oregon (NAIA) defensive line coach Michael Starkey has joined the staff and will serve as defensive line coach and director of player personnel, former Carroll College (NAIA - MT) defensive backs coach Jarrod Wirt will serve as defensive coordinator, and Steve Tapely will coordinate the special teams and coach the offensive line.
Methodist (D-II - NC): Head coach Dave Eavenson has announced that he is stepping down and he will become the assistant director of athletics. With Eavenson's move, associate head coach and defensive coordinator CJ Goss has been named head coach.
Merrimack (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that former WPI (D-III - MA) quarterbacks coach Andrew Dresner is now coaching the quarterbacks at Merrimack. We hear Dresner will also serve as recruiting coordinator.
Your Coaching Career Shown in 15 Graphs: When you answer these 15 questions, X&O Labs will send you a personalized email containing 15 graphs comparing all your coaching decisions with the coaching decisions of over 7,000 football coaches. This is a personalized report you won't find anywhere else - and its 100% FREE. Answer These 15 Questions - Click Here.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Marcel Quarterman has joined the staff as defensive backs coach. Quarterman spent the past four years at Lafayette College as an offensive assistant, working with the receivers.
|Thursday March 28, 2013||presented by:|
Kansas City Chiefs: Former Vikings head coach Brad Childress has joined Andy Reid's staff and will have the title of "spread game analyst / special projects".
Merrimack (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Pat Graham has been hired as the new linebackers coach at Merrimack. Graham coached the linebackers at Saint Anselm College D-II - NH) last year.
Slippery Rock (D-II - PA): Former Buffalo Bills defensive quality control assistant Eric Thatcher has joined the Slippery Rock staff and will coach the linebackers.
Incarnate Word (D-II - TX): University of the Incarnate Word is looking for a home game on the night of November 23, 2013. There will be a guarantee. Please contact Todd Ivicic with any questions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-805-3062.
Northwest Mississippi (CC): Here's a quick update on the staff at Northwest Mississippi; Ricky Coon (defensive line coach / defensive coordinator), Zach Wilkerson (defensive backs / special teams coordinator), Wilfred Thomas (linebackers), Mike Beagle (offensive line / offensive coordinator), Tres Sullivan (quarterbacks), Marcus Windham (running backs), and Scott Oakley (receivers).
Holy Cross (FCS - MA): Rocco DiMeco has been announced as the new outside linebackers coach. DiMeco spent last season at Anna Maria College (D-III - MA) where he served as co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.
Prairie View A&M: Charles McMillian has offically been named defensive coordinator. McMillan has previous coaching experience in the Big 12, Big Ten, Mountain West, and Conference USA.
Oklahoma: Co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel has received a 3 year contract and will now make $550,000 annually (he made $350,000 last season). New salaries have also been approved for defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery ($325,000), tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Jay Boulware ($275,000), and offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh ($315,000). Here's what you need to know.
|Wednesday March 27, 2013||presented by:|
UAB: Lehigh linebackers coach Matt Sanders is now coaching the special teams at UAB.
LSU: Sources tell us Austin Thomas will be the new director of player personnel at LSU. A few weeks ago Thomas had been courted away from USC where he worked the past four years to join the staff at Bowling Green; but now we hear he's headed to Baton Rouge.
Marshall: As we originally posted last month, Marshall officially announced the hiring of Sean Cronin as defensive ends coach today.
Winona State (D-II - MN) Winona State University is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the WRs. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree, collegiate playing experience (preferably on the offensive side), and the ability to apply for and be accepted to in the College of Education’s Graduate Program. Interested applicants should email a resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! This position is open until filled.
Stonehill College (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Anna Maria College (D-III - MA) receivers coach Tony Tokarz has accepted the same position at Stonehill College.
Notre Dame: Director of football personnel Tim McDonnell has been hired as a scout in the New York Giants pro personnel department, according to the Chicago Tribune's Brian Hamilton.
Winona State (D-II - MN): Winona State University is seeking applicants for an Defensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the OLBs. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree, collegiate playing experience (preferably on the defensive side), and the ability to apply for and be accepted to in the College of Education’s Graduate Program. Interested applicants should email a resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! This position is open until filled.
Ferris State (D-II - MI): Ferris State University is seeking a game for 2013 September 5-7 weekend. Please contact Head Football Coach Tony Annese at email@example.com. Would consider travel or even a neutral site game. Seeking FCS / Division 2 / NAIA opponent.
Florida State: Running backs coach Jay Graham will make $275,000 according to the Orlando Sentinel. Tight ends coach Tim Brewster has signed a two-year contract worth $290,000 annually and offensive line coach Rick Trickett has inked an extension that will pay him $455,000 a year through January 2016.
Pikeville (NAIA - KY): The University Of Pikeville, a NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference, is seeking applications for a running backs coach. This position is responsible for coaching the running backs, overseeing equipment, working with special teams, managing a recruiting area, holding own position meetings, assisting with day-to-day offensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Offensive Coordinator. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with college coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will be open until filled.
Ferris State (D-II - MI): Former Western Michigan defensive line coach Lou Esposito has been named defensive coordinator at Ferris State.
Pikeville (NAIA - KY): Running backs coach Kenyatta McCoy has stepped down.
Harvard (FCS - MA): Harvard University is seeking applicants for an Offensive Quality Control position. The position will be 10 month full time in season and part time during the offseason. Candidates should have on the field, video, and football operational coaching experience at the collegiate level. Candidates should have video experience and be proficient with all standard Microsoft Office applications including Visio. Other responsibilities could include recruiting, data input, film breakdown, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. The position will begin August 1st. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Tim Murphy at email@example.com.
Murray State (FCS): We hear Murray State has an opening for a restricted earnings defensive backs coach.
Western State Colorado University (D-II): WSCU is seeking games on the following dates: Home or Away game on September 13, 2014. Must be a Home game on September 12, 2015. Will do a 2 year contract if possible, but willing to do 1 year deal. Looking for D2, D3, or NAIA opponents. If interested, please contact Head Football Coach Jas Bains at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 943-2046.
|Tuesday March 26, 2013||presented by:|
Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Adam Froman has been named quarterbacks coach at Valdosta State, as announced by head coach David Dean. Froman spent the past two seasons as a volunteer administrative assistant at LSU.
North Carolina A&T (FCS): Former Louisiana-Lafayette head coach Rickey Bustle has officially been announced as offensive coordinator.
Florida State: Offensive line coach Rick Trickett has signed an extension that will keep him on staff through 2016. Trickett will earn $455,000 annually.
Fort Scott (CC - KS): Fort Scott CC is looking for an entry level assistant football coach offense or defense. The position includes room and board. No phone calls, email resume to email@example.com
VMI: Sources tell us that VMI has hired Virginia grad assistant Brad Robbins to serve as a restricted earnings defensive assistant.
North Carolina State: Henry Trevathan has been hired to serve as the director of high school relations for the Wolfpack.
Rhodes College (D-III - TN): Sources tell us that Trinity College (D-III - CT) tight ends coach Raymond DeMartino has been hired to coach the offensive line at Rhodes.
Hiram College (D-III - OH): Hiram has an opening for one, possibly two, part-time defensive assistant coaches. Bachelors degree required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Prior playing or coaching experience at the college/university or professional level is preferred. This is a seasonal position with no benefits. First consideration will be given to northeast Ohio coaches. For confidential consideration, please email Randy Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Austin Peay: Two changes have occured on the offensive side of the ball, according to the Leaf-Chronicle. JD Sellers, who coached the running backs last season, will now work with the quarterbacks and corners coach Paul Derrick has been moved to offense to work with the running backs. Additionally, linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator Gary Shephard has resigned.
Coastal Carolina: Sources tell us that Louis Francois, the director of football technology for the Chanticleers, will be adding the duties of assistant recruiting coordinator.
Go Big Recruiting: Help us help you. Let us know what you are looking for by emailing us at email@example.com and Go Big will send legit prospects to you before the Spring Evaluation Period starts!
Sunbelt Conference: Numerous outlets are reporting that App State, Georgia Southern, Idaho and New Mexico State will all join the Sunbelt soon enough. Think about that.
|Monday March 25, 2013||presented by:|
Compton College (CC - CA): Sources tell us that Santa Monica offensive line coach David Banuelos has been tabbed as the new head coach at El Camino College - Compton Center.
Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Enka HS (NC) head coach Manny Matsakis has been named head coach. Matsakis has also previously served as offensive coordinator at Capital University (D-III - OH)
Houston Texans: Former Tampa Bay Bucs special teams coordinator Bob Ligshesky has been hired as a special teams assistant with the Texans.
Bowling Green: Greg Christopher, Bowling Green's athletic director for the past seven years, will leave to take a similar post at Xavier according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Berry College (D-III - GA): Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time, 10-month position of assistant football coach (as well as assitant lacrosse coach) with additional administrative responsibilities in the Department of Athletics (looking for best fit on offense or defense). Master’s degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on the NCAA Division III collegiate level is preferred. This position includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: AF&LC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Starting date is scheduled for July 1, 2013. No phone calls or e-mails please.
Truman State (D-II - MO): Truman State is looking for a game on the following dates; September 21 of 2013 and September 13, September 20, and September 27 of 2014. Please contact AD Jerry Wollmering at 660-785-4236 if interested.
Tennessee: Running backs coach Robert Gillespie will make $300,000 per season.
Michigan: The terms for Greg Mattison's contract extension have been released. According to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com, Mattison will make $2.825 million over the three year deal, including $835,000 in the first year, $875,000 in 2015 and $915,000 in 2016. If Mattison remains at Michigan through 2016, he will receive a $200,000 bonus. We compared Mattison's deal to other defensive coordinators in the Big Ten.
Colorado Mesa (D-II): Sources tell us Mike Chavez will join the staff as offensive line coach.
Texas State: Sources tell us that Reuben Vaughn will serve as the recruiting coordinator, and Kelly Keresztury has been brought on staff as the director of football operations.
Avila (NAIA - MO): Sources tell us that Brad Vickroy has been hired to coach the defensive line. Vickroy is a former University of Mary (D-II - ND) grad assistant.
Berry College (D-III - GA): Berry College is now accepting applicants for an assistant football coach. Along with coaching responsibilities, the candidate will be assigned administrative responsibilities in the Department of Athletics. This position includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on theDivision III level is preferred. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: AFC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Starting date is scheduled for July 1, 2013. No phone calls or e-mails please.
Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Mayville State University located in Mayville, North Dakota is looking for an entry level assistant football coach (looking for best fit – offense or defense) to start in late July of 2013. This job is set for someone just breaking into the coaching ranks or someone who just finished up their playing career that knows they want to be a college coach. Compensation will include a $6,000 stipend (there is no housing or meals). Interested candidates should send their resume and 3 references to Derek.Schlieve@mayvillestate.
Lake Forest (D-III - IL): Garret Riley has been named quarterbacks coach at Lake Forest. Riley, a former Texas Tech quarterback, previously served as the running backs coach at Augustana (D-III - IL). Additionally, former Warren Township HS (IL) offensive line coach Jim Voutiritsas has joined the staff and will coach the tight ends.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville has named their six candidates for their vacant head coaching position. The following six finalists are scheduled to meet with the public for one hour during their interview for an open forum; Greg Breitbach (North Dakota offensive coordinator), David Taynor (Urbana University head coach), Robert Forgrave (East Stroudsburg defensive coordinator), James Clements (head coach at Delaware Valley College), and Adam Gonzaga (Ohio Northern defensive coordinator). Interviews start this afternoon and will conclude April 1. The complete forum schedule can be found here.
Marist (FCS - NY): Marist College has two part time assistant football coaching positions open coaching either Tight Ends or running backs. Candidates should have 1- 3 years of collegiate coaching experience. Candidates should have video experience and be proficient with all Microsoft Office applications including Visio. Other responsibilities will include recruiting, data input, film breakdown, assisting the Head coach in all practice and game day preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Salary will be $10,000 plus 15 graduate credits per year. NO housing, meal plan or benefits included. Position will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Head Coach Jim Parady at James.Parady@marist.edu. No phone calls please.
Fairleigh Dickinson: Former UMass quarterback Scott Woodward has been hired as offensive coordinator at Fairleigh Dickinson. Woodward spent the past three seasons as the quarterbacks coach at Westfield State University.
Nevada: Sources tell us former Iowa special teams coordinator / running backs coach Lester Erb will join Brian Polian's staff in the same capacity.
Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Matt Vitzthum has been named running backs coach at GVSU. Vitzthum coached the quarterbacks at Wittenberg (D-III - OH) last season.