|Thursday July 25, 2013||presented by:|
Oklahoma: The Sooners have extended Bob Stoops' contract through 2020. No financial terms were announced. Details here.
Defiance College (D-III - OH): Brian Sheehan has finalized his staff. Craig McCord will move from linebackers to offensive line and Dan Cornely, who coached the defensive line last season and serves as strength and conditioning coordinator, will add the role of special teams coordinator. The rest of the staff will be as follows; Rory Mannering (linebackers), Tyler Bless (slots), former Denison running backs coach AJ Hatem (running backs), former Dublin Coffman HS (OH) corners Robert Brown (safeties).
Savannah State: First year head coach Earnest Wilson III has announced his coaching staff. Wilson will serve as the offensive coordinator and Corey Barlow (defensive coordinator / defensive backs) and David Roberson (outside linebackers / recruiting coordinator) have been retained. Additions to the staff include; Michael Wallace (inside linebackers and special teams), Willard Scissum (associate head coach / offensive line), Mister Askew (running backs), Jonas Jackson (defensive line), Lawrence Livingston (quarterbacks), Chris Buckner (wide receivers).
Bacone College (NAIA - OK): Bacone College is looking for volunteer coaches, video people and equipment managers. All positions are volunteer and we prefer local applicants. If interested, please contact coach Valentine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michigan State: Mark Dantonio stated at Big Ten Media Days that the Spartans are "in the process" of hiring a full-time coordinator of recruiting.
Southern Miss: Former athletics director Jeff Hammond will remain at the university as the special assistant to USM president Rodney Bennett.
Auburn: Athletic director Jay Jacobs announced yesterday intentions to hire a chief operating officer and a chief marketing officer for the Tigers' athletics department.
Tennessee Tech (FCS): Watson Brown has promoted linebackers coach Donn Landholm to defensive coordinator following Billy Taylor's departure to East Tennessee State where we will serve in the same capacity. Brown says he doesn't plan to add another full-time assistant until the season is over.
Indiana State (FCS): Quarterbacks coach Brian Sheppard has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
LSU: Sources tell us that former Millsaps College (D-III - MS) linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator Ronnie Wheat has joined the LSU staff as the defensive intern.
Millsaps College (D-III - MS): Sources tell us that former Mississippi College (D-III) linebackers coach Jeremy DeSoto has joined the Millsaps College staff in the same capacity.
Bluefield College (NAIA - VA): Bluefield College is seeking applications for an intern defensive backs or wide receivers coach. The position pays $4000 for the season (no housing or meals included). Responsibilities includes, but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Interested applicants should send a Cover Letter, Resume, Statement of Faith and three Professional References (including phone numbers) to Head Football Coach: Ordell Walker at email@example.com. Absolutely no phone calls.
Oklahoma: Chad Walker, who has served as the defensive coordinator at Mississippi College the past three seasons, has joined the Sooner staff as a defensive quality control coach.
|Wednesday July 24, 2013||presented by:|
RPI (D-III - NY): Defensive coordinator Bob Bodor left the program recently to pursue opportunities outside of football. Interested candidates should apply online as soon as possible at http://hr.rpi.edu/update.do?artcenterkey=271 .
Franklin College (D-III - IN): Head coach Mike Leonard has made the final changes to the staff. Franklin alums Brian Harbin ’00 (former Franklin Community HS head coach) will coach the Defensive Secondary, and Kyle Ray ‘11 (former grad assistant at Taylor University and All-American QB at Franklin) will coach the Quarterbacks. Muskingum grad Demetrius Bailey will be the intern Running Backs coach.
Waldorf College (NAIA - IA): The Waldorf College Department of Athletics invites applications for TWO positions of Seasonal/Part-time Football Coach. These are part-time positions with employment beginning Aug 1, 2013 and ending November 30, 2013. The position will pay a stipend of up to $4,000 depending on start date, plus housing option. This is not a benefit eligible position. Specifically, we are looking for coaches for the Running Backs and Defensive Line positions. Previous College Coaching experience required. Must be able to use Hudl software proficiently. Please email qualifications to Kent Anderson, Head Football Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org
Valparaiso: Head coach Dale Carlson has added John Snyder (running backs), Kenton Evans (quarterbacks) and Eric Deutsch (assistant defensive line) to the staff. Snyder is the former head coach at Chesterton High School, Evans is former offensive coordinator / quarterbacks at Martin Luther King HS (GA) and Deutsch is the former defensive line coach at Washington & Lee.
Oregon: While in Bristol today, Mark Helfrich revealed that offensive coordinator Scott Frost will call plays this season.
Sacred Heart (FCS - CT): Head coach Mark Nofri has hired Sacred Heart alum and former UMass and Campbell assistant Bryan Butterworth to coach the defensive backs. Additionally, outside linebackers coach Darin Edwards will now coach the offensive line and continue to coordinate special teams, while offensive coordinator Kevin Bolis will coach the tight ends and has added the title of Associate Head Coach.
Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne: Kelley Hartley Hutton has been appointed interim athletic director as the school looks for a permanent replacement for Tommy Bell, who left for the AD job at Western Illinois.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): A few additional moves we're hearing at Gardner-Webb. First, Brett Hickman will move from outside linebackers to running backs (and will continue to serve as special teams coordinator). Defensive coordinator Randall McCray will now coach the outside linebackers and Rocco Adrian will now coach the entire secondary.
Kings College (D-III - PA): T.J. Young, former director of football operations / recruiting coordinator at Kentucky Christian (NAIA), has accepted the inside linebackers position at Kings College.
North Carolina - Pembroke (D-II): Sources tell us Grand Valley State (D-II - MI) grad assistant Brad Swenson has accepted the running backs job at UNC Pembroke.
|Tuesday July 23, 2013||presented by:|
Indiana State (FCS): This morning Mike Sanford announced the hiring of Aaron Archie as linebackers coach. Archie completed his playing career for the Sycamores this past season.
Grand Valley State: Linebackers coach Chris Simpson has been working with the Detroit Lions this Summer as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Internship program.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Sources tell us that offensive coordinator Dale Steele has left the staff. Will update... Update> Sources tell us Steele will join the East Carolina staff in an off the field capacity. Further we hear that Gardner-Webb plans to stick with 8 full-time assistants for the season with quarterbacks coach Brett Nichols leading the passing game (and calling the game) and Kenny Ray leading the running game.
Delta State (D-II - MS): Delta State is looking for games against D-II opponents for the 2014 season. We will pay guarantees or will do home / home. Open dates include Sept. 20 & 27, October 11 and November 15. Please email head coach Todd Cooley at email@example.com
Navarro College (JC - TX): Navarro College is looking for an individual for the position of defensive intern football coach. The candidate must have great professional skills and experience with Hudl video system. Room and meals will be provided but no monetary value is attached with this position. Looking for a coach to come in and work with the defensive staff and work with a position group (OLB or ILB). Email resume to Scott Joseph, defensive coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jamestown College (NAIA - ND): Jamestown College is looking for an NAIA or possible D-III opponent for a 2013 home football game on the following dates: September 21st, October 19th or November 9th. Interested institutions should contact, Shawn Frank, head football coach at 701-252-3467 Ext. 5420.
Ohio Dominican (D-II): Former Mount Union offensive coordinator Zac Bruney has been hired as quarterbacks coach at Ohio Dominican.
Franklin College (D-III - IN): Sources tell us former Ohio Wesleyan tight ends coach Matt Brown will coach the offensive line at Franklin College.
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Tom Dyer will coach the offensive line at Morrisville State. Dyer spent the last four years as a member of the Utica College offensive line, and worked as a student assistant coach this spring.
Christopher Newport (D-III - VA): Head coach Matt Kelchner has hired former William & Mary offensive coordinator Zbig Kepa as defensive line coach.
Sewanee (D-III - TN): John Philip Boudreaux, who played linebacker from 2009-12 at Sewanee, is now coaching the linebackers.
Michigan: The program announced Monday that longtime equipment manager Jon Falk will retire at the end of the season. Hired by College Football Hall of Fame coach Bo Schembechler, Falk has been with the Wolverines since 1974.
The Citadel: We hear the positions at The Citadel have been filled. Thank you all for your interest.
University of Puget Sound (D-III): Former Idaho State running backs coach Mike Rigell has accepted the running backs job at Puget Sound sources tell us. We also hear Rigell has been participating this Summer in the Bill Walsh minority fellowship program with the Kansas City Chiefs.
West Georgia (D-II): Daryl Dickey announced the hiring of former Point University head coach Kevin Porter as defensive backs / special teams coordinator / assistant head coach. Further, Dickey also announced the promotion of Stewart Cook to defensive line coach and Matt O'Brien to tailbacks / tight ends. Champ Kleeman has joined the staff as defensive grad assistant and T.C. Jay has joined the staff as offensive grad assistant.
|Monday July 22, 2013||presented by:|
Wofford (FCS - SC): Head coach Mike Ayers announced early today that Philip Pigott has joined the staff as safeties coach. Pigott was the safeties coach at Charleston Southern (FCS - SC) this past season.
Montana (FCS): The University of Montana is looking for an FCS or DII home game for September 20 or October 11, 2014. Anyone interested can contact athletic business manager Ryan Martin at 406-243-5404 or email@example.com.
Menlo College (NAIA – CA): Menlo College has an immediate opening for a part-time Defensive Line Coach. The position pays a $2,000 Stipend with occasional meals. No housing and/or graduate class work available. Coaching and or playing experience required. Preference will be given to applicants currently living in the bay area. Please send resumes to Vince Freitas at Vincent.firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please
Video of the Year (non-FBS division): Southern Oregon's "Team of Firsts" trailer
Urbana University (D-II - OH): Urbana has a part-time coaching opportunity (outside linebackers) for the 2013 season. It will pay a $5,000 stipend. Coaches who are interested, please contact Paul Smith, Assistant Head Coach at email@example.com.
Assumption College (D-II - MA): An NCAA Division 2 institution and a member of the highly competitive Northeast 10 Conference (NE-10), Assumption College has an immediate opening on staff. This is a 12 month, $7,500 position with meals and the ability to earn some credits toward a Master’s Degree. NO housing and NO benefits. Qualifications: successful playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills, and organizational efficiency. Responsibilities: assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position (Strong Safeties), recruiting own territory, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film responsibilities (HUDL), and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. Minority applications are strongly encouraged. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Assistant Coach Todd Parsons (firstname.lastname@example.org) No phone calls please!
Rhodes College (D-III - TN): Rhodes College Memphis, Tenn., has an immediate opening for a part-time Defensive Line Coach. The position pays a $2,000 Stipend with occasional meals. No housing and/or graduate class work available. Please send resumes to email@example.com. No phone calls please
Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State University is taking applications for a Football Graduate Assistant Coach. Primary responsibilities include coaching a position group, recruiting and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree and admission to Dakota State University’s Master of Education Technology graduate program is required. This program is ranked in the Top 3 in the Nation. Any applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 undergraduate GPA and must take the GRE. There is 2/3 Tuition assistance for graduate school and a $12,000 stipend for the year. Please send an unofficial copy of college transcripts, resume and a references to Mike Collins, defensive coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Colorado (FCS): Sources tell us Tulsa grad assistant Zak Bigelow will join the Northern Colorado staff as director of football operations. No slots are open at Tulsa at this time.
Lyon College (NAIA - AR): Kirk Kelley, who served as Lyon College's athletic director and head baseball coach from 1992-2009, will return to the school as its head football coach. The Scots are relaunching their football program beginning in 2015 after disbanding football in 1951.
Mount Ida College (D-III - MA): Mount Ida College in Newton, MA seeks applications for the position of Running Backs Coach for the upcoming season. This is a seasonal position paying $3,000. There are no housing or other benefits for this position, so applicants should live in the Boston area. Past experience playing or coaching is required. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references to the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com
Towson (FCS - MD): Donald C. Fry, the head of Towson's athletic director search comittee, stated last week that the Tigers expect to have a new athletic director in place by mid-August.
Tennessee State (FCS): Sources tell us that Miles College running backs coach Larry Williams has joined the Tennessee State staff in the same capacity.
Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Daryl Williams has promoted defensive backs coach Rodney Hughey to defensive coordinator and he has hired Brian White (offensive line - most recently at Texas Southern) and Rodney Simmons (defensive line - most recently at Morehouse).
Sunday July 21, 2013
East Carolina: Lake Forest (D-III - IL) quarterbacks coach Garrett Riley is joining the staff as an offensive graduate assistant. Garrett's brother, Lincoln, is ECU's offensive coordinator.
Carroll University (D-III - WI): Sources tell us Brad Linares of Waldorf College has been named offensive line coach at Carroll University. He takes the place of Brent Allen, who recently left for Augustana.
Albright College (D-III - PA): An NCAA Division III institution and a member of the highly competitive Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), Albright College is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach for defense (DL, LB or DB). Qualifications: Bachelors degree required with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational efficiency. Experience with Hudl digital video editing system is a plus. Coaching duties: Coach your own position; plan, organize, and instruct positional meetings and drills; contribute to defensive game plan; recruit your own territory and attract top quality student-athletes to attend Albright College. Compensation includes a $3,000 annual stipend paid over a 10 month contract, free off-campus housing (shared with two other coaches), free utilities and free meal plan in campus dining hall. No health insurance or retirement benefits are included with this position. A two-year commitment is required from the successful applicant. Email resume and cover letter along with the names and phone numbers of three professional references to Mike Neale, Defensive Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. The desired start date is early August 1st, 2013 so we can have the successful applicant in place for two weeks of training before players arrive for camp. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.