Friday June 5, 2009

University of Minnesota: We hear the Gophers have a quality control job open.

Truman State: We hear former Stonehill special teams coordinator / defensive line coach, Matt St. Germain, has accepted the defensive line / strength coach position with Truman State.

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We thought it was interesting that the offensive coordinator at 32 programs does not coach the quarterbacks.  Take a look at the Division-I list of coordinators that do not coach the QB's.  Programs with co-coordinators are not listed.

Offensive coordinator / offensive line coaches
Kim Helton (UAB)
Jeff Quinn (Cincinnati)
Steve Addazio (Florida)
Ron Hudson (ULL)
Chris Klenakis (Nevada)
Matt Limegrover (Northern Illinois)
Jim Bollman (Ohio St)
Steve Morton (San Jose St)
Matt Campbell (Toledo)
Herb Hand (Tulsa)
Steed Lobotzke (Wake Forest)
Walter Wells (Western Kentucky)
Offensive coordinator / wide receiver coaches
Greg Peterson (Colorado St)
Darryl Jackson (FAU)
A.J. Pratt (Kent St)
Joker Phillips (Kentucky)
Paul Petrino (Louisville)
John Morton (USC)
Darrell Wyatt (USM)
David Shaw (Stanford)
Nolan Cromwell (Texas A&M)
Offensive coordinator / tight end coaches
Ted Cain (Vanderbilt)
Bryan Stinespring (Va Tech)
Offensive coordinator / tight end & fullback coaches 
Kevin Wilson (Oklahoma)
Offensive coordinator / running back coaches
Darrell Dickey (New Mexico)
Galen Hall (Penn St)
Offensive coordinator / slot receiver & tight end coaches
Calvin McGee (Michigan)
Offensive coordinator / inside receiver coaches
Robert Anae (BYU)
Thursday June 4, 2009 (Update 2)

Minnesota: We hear there is a quality control job open at Minnesota.

Alcorn State: Head coach Earnest Collins Jr. is participating in an internship with the Minnesota Vikings for the next 2 weeks.

Indiana State: Morgan Turner, the son of Chicago Bears OC Ron Turner, has joined the staff as quarterbacks coach. 

LA Tech: Our sources have just informed us that fomer Tyler JC (TX) volunteer assistant Schirra Fields has accepted a football intern position on Derek Dooley's staff at LA Tech.  Fields is a former LSU wide receiver.
West Virginia: Check the strength scoop


Delta State University: seeks a Graduate Assistant for the Football program. Responsibilities include working with video editing systems and/or equipment room duties as well to be determined on-field responsibilities. Fax resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to: Delta State University Football Office Ryan Barker (662) 846-4297.  No phone calls please.  
Thursday June 4, 2009

Charlotte: University officials are still hoping to compete in football during the 2013 season.  Progress is being made.  We hear several D1 assistants are already networking & aligning themselves for this head coaching position.
Iowa State and Oregon State: assistant DFO news

Maine: Defensive backs / special teams coordinator Joe Rossi has been promoted to defensive coordinator.  Running backs coach Kevin Cahill will assume the special teams coordinator position in addition to coaching the running backs.

St. Augustine: We hear St. Augustine has hired former Johnson C. Smith head coach Daryl McNeil as the new running backs coach.  McNeil will also assist with the special teams.


Middlebury College: is seeking an Assistant Football Coach to assist the head coach in all phases of the football program including coaching your own position, scouting, recruiting, and other duties as assigned. Required skills: • A demonstrated ability to coach at the collegiate level. • A thorough and demonstrated knowledge of coaching football. • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with prospective student-athletes. The candidate must have the ability to support the mission of academic and athletic excellence at Middlebury College. This is a 6 month entry-level, hourly, non-exempt, position that will qualify for overtime pay. The pay range is $11.00 - $13.00 per hour. The search will be held open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. All applications must be submitted on-line at: http://go.middlebury.edu/jobs . For assistance, please call Human Resources at 802-443-5465. Middlebury College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Sioux Falls: This part-time position begins August 1st, 2009 and runs through December 31st, 2009.   Responsibilities within the football staff include: coaching defensive line group, identifying and recruiting prospective student-athletes, film breakdown and analysis, practice planning, mentoring and supporting students, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including the names and telephone numbers of three references (via e-mail) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  No phone calls, please.

Tiffin University: seeks a Defensive Graduate Assistant for the Football program. Responsibilities include working on the Defensive side of the ball, communication to and from the Football staff and the Administration of the University and NCAA.  The Coach is a contact for all recruits in his area, and is involved with the implementation of all Football programs duties as directed by the Defensive Coordinator or Head Coach, including (but not limited to) recruiting and retention of student athletes, practice and game preparation, fund-raising, community service, opponent breakdowns, and inputting video, and strict adherence to NCAA, and University rules. Candidates must be accepted into a Graduate Program at Tiffin University. A background on the Defensive Line is preferred. Proficiency in office computer programs required. Candidate must also have strong communication, and interpersonal skills; a record of integrity and leadership; a willingness; to advance the goals of the Tiffin University Department of Athletics, including fund raising and a commitment to the academic success and graduation of student-athletes. Knowledge or recruiting background of Ohio, or the surrounding area is preferred.  Position includes Tuition, Housing, and a $5000 Stipend.   Send resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to: Tiffin University,  Football Office Mark Rhea, 155 Miami Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 Or E-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Wednesday June 3, 2009 (Update 2)

Montana Tech: Rich Mayson has been hired to coach the wide receivers.  Mayson previously served on the staff at Northwest Missouri State.

Fort Hayes State: Former North Dakota assistant Kyle Nystrom has accepted the defensive coordinator job.  Nystrom will also coach the safeties.

Cornell College: Former Cornell College player Adam Eichhorn has joined the staff as the new defensive cooridnator. 

Northwestern: Our sources tell us that Cody Cejda has joined the Northwestern staff under head coach Pat Fitzgerald as the new coordinator of player development and personnel.

Rochester Community and Technical College: FootballScoop has just learned that John Schaekel has been hired as the new defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach.

Winona State: We hear New Berlin Eisenhower (Wisconsin) offensive coordinator Mike Budziszewski accepted the offensive GA position at Winona State.

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Wednesday June 3, 2009

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Eastern Illinois: Former Eureka College coach Matt Smiley is the new special teams coach at Eastern Illinois.  Before coach at Eureka, Smiley served as the special teams coordinator at Dartmouth.

Indiana State: FootballScoop learned last night that former Cincinnati and Notre Dame graduate assistant, Jesse Minter, has accepted the running backs job at Indiana State.

University of San Diego: FootballScoop has confirmed that offensive coordinator Todd Washington is taking part in the San Diego Chargers OTA internship program that will continue through part of training camp.
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South Alabama: We hear the candidates for the athletic director position at South Alabama include Southeastern LA athletic director Joel Erdmann, Birmingham-Southern athletic director Joe Dean Jr., and Samford associate athletic director Jay Roberson.

Tennessee: We have learned that off-the-field graduate assistant Ryan Bollinger is now serving in the role of assistant to the head coach.


Kentucky State University: There may be an opening at Kentucky State University.  Position will be on defensive side of ball, defensive line or linebackers.  Position is full-time and has full benefits.  Will try to fill position ASAP.  Send cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Fred T. Farrier at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 502-597-6466.

St Ambrose University: (NAIA) In Davenport, Iowa is seeking an offensive line graduate assistant position open.  The position will include a stipend and tuition.  Looking for applicants that have a passion for coaching and the energy to perform all the duties associated with a full time coach.  Interested applicants should email their resumes to Mike Magistrelli, Head Football Coach (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Minorities are encouraged to apply.  No phone calls please.

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So how many times do you want to move in your coaching career?  Check out the stops these veteran coaches have made.

(14 stops) Wayne Moses (UCLA running backs coach): UCLA, Cal, Washington, USC, Stanford, Pittsburgh, Bowling Green, Rutgers, San Diego State, UCLA (again), New Mexico, Stanford (again), and St. Louis Rams

(10 stops) A.J. Christoff (VMI defensive coordinator): Idaho, Oregon, Stanford, Notre Dame, Colorado, Cincinnati, Alabama, UCLA, San Francisco 49ers, Stanford (again)

(10 stops) Ed Zaunbrecher (Rice offensive coordinator): Rice, Purdue, Marshall, Illinois, Florida, ULM, Michigan State, LSU, Wake Forest, Arizona

(10 stops) Joe Kines (Texas A&M defensive coordinator): Texas A&M, Jacksonville State, Clemson, Florida, Alabama, Tampa Bay Bucs, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida State, Alabama (again).
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