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Thursday April 23, 2009

Dickinson College: FootballScoop has confirmed that Dickinson College has hired Robert Jazwinski to coach the defensive line.  Jazwinski previously served on the staff at Susquehanna University.

Houston: Athletic director Dave Maggard is retiring.

Lake Forest College: FootballScoop has just learned that head coach Brent Becker has resigned to pursue other career opportunities.  Defensive coordinator Jim Cantanzaro will be promoted to head coach.

JOB POSTING:

Wheaton College (IL): an evangelical Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations, invites applications for the position of Assistant Head Football Coach.  The position is a 10-month, full-time coaching position and becomes available August 1, 2009.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Coaching duties include coordinating the offense, recruitment of qualified students, setting game strategy, practice planning and student mentoring.  The position will include serving in another area of the department.  The past offensive coordinator served as 1/4 time assistant track coach.  Preferred candidates will hold a Master's degree and will have had coaching experience at the college level.  Knowledge of and compliance with NCAA rules and regulations as well as effective interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively in a strong department are expected.  Not only will the successful candidate hold expertise in the techniques of coaching, but he will also be able to serve as a competent mentor of young men involved in a challenging academic environment.  It is expected that the candidate chosen to fill this position would have a heart for sports ministry.  Wheaton College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.  Interested applicants should visit our web site at www.wheaton.edu/hr to review the job description and obtain an application which needs to be completed and submitted to the Director of Human Resources, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois 60187. Applicants will not be considered without a completed application on file.

Wednesday April 22, 2009

Alabama A&M: Head coach Anthony Jones has interviewed four candidates for the wide receivers job.  Terry Liggins (NC High School coach), Michael Brown (former Alabama A&M receiver), Shawn Gregory (former Samford assistant, current Birmingham area high school coach), and veteran coach John McKenzie have all interviewed.

Newberry College: Our sources tell us head coach Zak Willis will not return.  We hear defensive coordinator Todd Knight is a legitimate candidate to replace Willis as head coach.

Oregon: We hear Colorado offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich is set to interview with Oregon head coach Chip Kelly.

Samford University: Our sources tell us Samford has hired former Alabama and NFL defensive back Sam Shade as defensive backs coach.

Savannah State: We hear wide receivers coach Eddie Johnson has been promoted to offensive coordinator.

JOB POSTING:

Jackson State: football team is looking to fill two restricted earning coaching positions. One position will work on the offensive side of the ball, with the tight ends and offensive tackles. The other position will work on the defensive side ball, with the linebackers. Previous playing and/or coaching experience in those areas are highly recommended, but not required. Extensive computer skills, knowledge of video editing equipment and the ability to break down game film are required!! The selected candidates will have coaching, practice video and film exchange responsibilities. These individuals will also be responsible for all film breakdowns, scouting reports, editing, recruiting and other duties as assigned. Compensation for these positions is $10K for nine months (rooms/boarding is not included). Meals may be included, but are not guaranteed. Interested individuals can send their resumes and a cover letter via fax to 601-979-1950 to the attention of Coach Darrin Hayes (Defensive Coordinator). If you have questions call 601-979-5834. 
Tuesday April 21, 2009

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Ellsworth Community College: Our sources tell us former Highland Community College defensive coordinator Ricky Coon has accepted the same position at Ellsworth CC.

San Francisco (UFL): We hear head coach Dennis Green is interested in hiring Tyrone Willingham to join the new San Francisco staff.

JOB POSTINGS:

Emporia State: There is a grad assistant position open. Tuition stipend.  $700 per month (9 months). TE/WR or LB/DL preferred.  Also have a video coordinator position (DSV preferred).  Break downs, cutups, tech support.  This will also be a 9 month position.  Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax 620-341-5959

Mid America Nazarene University: Olathe, KS.  A NAIA Christian University is seeking applications for the position of Defensive Coordinator in Football. This is a full time (12 month) position.  Bachelor degree required, master's preferred.  Previous Coordinating experience a plus.  Duties include but limited to all aspects of coordinating the defense, coaching a position and recruiting quality student-athletes who have the ability to succeed both in the classroom and in the field.  Other responsibilities include assisting an d supporting the head coach with all phases of the program.  The candidate needs to be well organized and a good communicator.  He must be a strong Christian of good character and integrity to be a positive role model and mentor to the young men that he coaches.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled. Please e-mail or fax a cover letter, resume and reference page to: Jonathan Quinn-Head Coach, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (913) 971-3456  
Monday April 20, 2009

McMurry: Head coach Hal Mumme has hired the following assistant coaches: Matt Mumme (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), Mason Miller (assistant head coach / offensive line), Joe Lee Dunn (defensive coordinator), Barris Grant (linebackers), Kendall Roberson (secondary), and Greg Harrod (football operation director).
The Coach Tracker

DFO Spring Meeting:  Reminder, the Spring Meeting is on May 12 & 13 in Dallas.  You do not have to be a DFO to attend.  Attendance is free; however, please RSVP.  See the agenda below:
DFO Spring Meeting Agenda

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