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Monday July 14, 2014

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Abilene Christian: Ken Collums has hired former Tarleton State offensive coordinator Scott Carey as offensive line coach. Cody Moore (who spent last season as the assistant recruiting coordinator at Arkansas and was the defensive line coach at Central Arkansas prior to that) is now coaching the defensive line and former ACU quarterback John David Baker is joining the staff as a grad assistant. 

Mount Union: Chris Kappas has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Head coach Vince Kehres served as the defensive coordinator last season, his first with both titles/responsibilities. 

Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of linebacker coach Steffon Martin. Martin played linebacker at Arizona Western, as well as Arizona State.

NCAA: The NCAA paid president Mark Emmert $1.7 million in 2012, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Chief operating officer Jim Irsch earned $1.01 million, and VP/chief legal officer Donald Remy made $620,000.

Santa Barbara City College (CC - CA): Santa Barbara City College is accepting applications for an intern running backs position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience preferred but not required. This is an entry-level position and pays a small stipend only. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to assistant coach Dan Lever at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.

SEC Network: Longtime college football writer Tony Barnhart, ESPN play-by-play voices Tom Hart and Dave Neal, and current Longhorn Network reporter Kaylee Hartung have each joined SEC Network. Additionally, analysts Matt Stinchcomb and Andre Ware have signed multi-year agreements with the network.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd have announced a two-year contract extension for head coach Doc Holliday, keeping him under contract through 2018. While his $600,000 base salary has not changed, Holliday is now eligible for $30,000 bonuses both for winning a Conference USA championship and reaching a bowl game. The school notes his buyout structure of $600,000 for leaving for another head coaching job and a $3 million buyout for taking the West Virginia job remain intact. Holliday is 27-24 in four seasons at Marshall.

Savannah State (FCS - GA): We have learned that defensive coordinator / secondary coach Corey Barlow has been let go. We understand the position is expected to be filled from within.

Concordia (NAIA - Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia University in Ann Arbor is looking for a safeties coach. This is a part-time position and includes a small stipend ($2,000 for the fall with the potential for another small stipend for spring practice) but does not provide room or board. This position is responsible for coaching the safeties, holding position meetings, assisting with day-to-day operations / defensive practice preparation and any other areas assigned by the head coach or defensive coordinator. Previous experience coaching or playing is preferred but all applicants will be considered. Interested candidates should e-mail their letter of interest, resume and references to defensive coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.

Adrian (D-III - MI) : Adrian College has an opening for a part-time coach working on the offensive side of the ball. Position includes a $1,200 stipend with no housing or meals. All interested candidates please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.

Fox Sports: Erin Andrews has replaced Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter for FOX's top NFL crew, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. Oliver will work with FOX's No. 2 crew consisting of Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch for the 2014 season, and will then move to a different role within the network following the season.

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Malone University (D-II - OH): Malone is accepting applications for an intern position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position on offense (probably TE’s), the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Position will ideally turn into a GA position beginning in the summer of 2015. Previous participation and/or coaching experience required. This is a 10 month position and includes a monthly stipend, but not housing. Applicants must specifically articulate a Christian statement of faith. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to head coach Eric Hehman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.

Fox Sports 1: Fox Sports 1 has hired ESPNU college football play-by-play voice Joe Davis to work Big 12 and Pac-12 games, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com.

Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Bethel College has an immediate opening for GA position. Applicants must have prior playing experience and or coaching experience. This position must have a valid drivers license and social security card. The position will pay $3,000 a year with room and board, and is a 12 month position. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three professional references attention Coach Mathis to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested.

Murray State (FCS - KY): We hear that Murray State will fill the defensive line opening from within the staff.

East Mississippi (JC): Murray State defensive line coach Davern Williams has accepted a position on the East Mississippi staff.

Sunday July 13, 2014

Rowan (D-III - NJ): Longtime Gloucester HS (NJ) head coach and AD Leon Harris has decided to accept the tight ends job at Rowan.

Western State (D-II - CO): Western State is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Defensive Coach. Preference will be given to those who have previous playing/coaching experience with LBs or DBs at the college or high school level. The position will pay $1,000 per month, with no benefits during the fall. Possible housing available on-campus. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Jas Bains at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Serious inquiries only.

Ellsworth CC (IA): Mike Minikwu, an assistant coach from Moore Haven HS (FL), has been hired to coach the running backs at Ellsworth CC.

Tarleton State (D-II - TX): Tarleton State is looking to hire three interns (offensive line, defensive line, and equipment). Resumes can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Absolutely no phone calls.

Saturday July 12, 2014

Hamilton College (D-III - NY): Richard Puccio has been named offensive coordinator, and Josh Miller has been named defensive coordinator at Hamilton College. Both arrive from Alfred University (D-III - NY). 

Hampton (FCS - VA): Former Hampton head coach Donovan Rose will return to the university as a fundraiser for the athletics department. His official title will be assistant athletics director for development.

Friday July 11, 2014

ProGrass

West Virginia State: Head coach Jon Anderson has announced the addition of Jamal Powell as offensive line coach. Powell most recently coached the offensive line and served as the run game coordinator at Seton Hill University. 

Citadel: Lenoir-Rhyne (D-II - NC) offensive grad assistant John Ward has joined The Citadel staff.

Berry College (D-III - GA): Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time, 10-month position of assistant football (LBs) / track and field coach. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The job is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. Starting date is scheduled for August 1, 2014. Full details can be found on the college website at www.berry.edu/employment/

Bethany (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking qualified applicants for one internship level assistant football coach working with the running backs. Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level. The start date for this position is immediate. Employment will continue through the end of the academic year with the possibility of rehire for the following year. Compensation includes stipend, room, board and a graduate school tuition waiver into Bethany’s Master of Arts in Teaching program. Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Arizona Christian (NAIA): Arizona Christian University, located in Phoenix, is looking for 3 volunteer interns (1-offensive line, 1-skilled) to assist the offense and defense (1-DB/LB). Duties include analyzing film, on the field coaching, and assisting our program in various ways. This is a unpaid position, does not include housing or stipend. We are looking for Christian men that have a desire to coach college football. HUDL experience is recommended. If interested contact and send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fort Scott (CC - KS): Fort Scott CC is looking for a paid intern coaching the defensive backs. Housing included. Applicants can email defensive coordinator Jeff Kelly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

North Texas: The Mean Green rewarded its staff with new contracts after last season's 9-4, Heart of Dallas bowl-winning season according to Brett Vito of the Denton Record-Chronicle. The salary pool for the 2014 season will be as follows: head coach Dan McCarney, $725,000; offensive coordinator Mike Canales, $190,000; defensive coordinator John Skladany, $190,000; assistant head coach/tight ends coach Nick Quartaro, $155,000; wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator Mike Grant, $123,000; offensive line coach Mike Simmonds, $120,000; running backs coach/special teams coordinator Tommy Perry, $115,000; strength & conditioning coach Frank Wintrich, $103,000; safeties coach Perry Carter, $100,000; defensive line coach Kevin Patrick, $85,000; DFO Scotty Conley, $73,000; cornerbacks coach LaMarcus Hicks, $70,000.

NFL: Former Vikings and Ravens center Matt Birk has been tabbed as the NFL's director of football development. 

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Case Western Reserve (D-III - OH) defensive line coach Joe Cockerham is heading to Tiffin as the running backs grad assistant.

Wisconsin-Stout (D-III): Per source, University of Mary (D-II - ND) defensive ends coach Kody Morgan has accepted a job coaching the corners at UW-Stout.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant football coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to coaching the running backs. Experience playing and coaching running backs or quarterbacks preferred. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Adam Austin, Assistant Coach,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Holy Cross: Allegheny College (D-III - PA) defensive line coach Alex Bresner is the new outside linebackers coach at Holy Cross.

Thursday July 10, 2014

SidelinePowerP2

East Tennessee State (FCS): The school has announced the hiring of offensive line coach Erik Losey. Losey played at ETSU, and spent time on the Florida State, Western Kentucky and Campbell coaching staffs. 

Centre College (D-III - KY): Anthony Colucci has been hired to coach the tight ends at Centre College. Colucci recently finished his playing career at Capital University (D-III - OH).

Franklin Pierce (Sprint - NH): Franklin Pierce is looking to hire a grad assistant. Responsibilities: Coaching a position, recruiting and other duties as assigned by the head football coach. Position is contingent upon acceptance to graduate school. Stipend and all graduate classes are included, no housing or meals. Start date: August 1. Please send resume and references to head coach Peter Ewald at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Black Hills State University is currently seeking qualified candidates for an offensive and a defensive intern position.  Preference will be given to those who have previous collegiate playing experience and/or coached a position at the High School or Collegiate level.  The positions will pay $5,000 over 10 months. No housing or benefits are included. All qualified and interested candidates should email résumé and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): Head coach Clint Conque has formally announced the addition of defensive ends coach Tom Howe. 

Bethune-Cookman (FCS - FL): Former quality control assistant Tally Adams has been hired as the head coach at Stranahan (FL) High School.

Central Oklahoma (D-II): Per source, Henderson State (D-II - AR) linebackers coach (& head strength coach) Jason Smelser has agreed to become the new linebackers / special teams coordinator at Central Oklahoma. 

Oklahoma Panhandle State: Head coach Russell Gaskamp has tabbed Jarry Poth as the program's new defensive coordinator. Poth brings 19 years of coaching experience, including 16 at the high school level, and two seasons at Sul Ross State, most recently as the defensive coordinator.

University of St. Mary (KS): Tim Brooks has accepted the defensive coordinator job, per source. Brooks was a grad assistant at Texas A&M Commerce.

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Justin Roper has been hired to coach the quarterbacks at Valdosta State. Roper, a former Oregon quarterback, had been coaching the running backs at Findlay (D-II - OH).

Vermillion CC (MN): Terrence Isaac has accepted the defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator position. Terrence was an assistant at coach at Cedar Hill HS (TX) last season.

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Pearl River CC (MS): Pearl River Community College is accepting applications for an offensive analyst position. Preference will be given to applicants with strong Hudl backgrounds. The position will include Hudl and video responsibilities, some on-field and meeting responsibilities with running backs and/or tight ends, a recruiting area, plus assistant dorm director. The pay is $5000 plus room and board. Hard working candidates will learn a LOT of football in a very competitive league and gain strong experiences while expanding their coaching network. Please email resume detailing experience along with a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

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