At the FCS level, there have been a total of 24 head coaching changes, as of February 5th, 2018. Here, we’ll keep track of all the new hires and the staffs that they’re putting together.

As all the pieces start to come together, check back on (or bookmark) this page to see how the staffs are forming as they’re officially announced.

Here is the landing page where we keep track of all the head coaching movement from the NFL and college levels, as well as FBS head coaches who have signed contract extensions this off season.

We plan on updating this page a few times per day, so stay tuned, and if there’s something missing that has been announced, please let us know at [email protected].


 


Austin Peay (TN)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mark Hudspeth Head Coach Mississippi State – TEs
Tim Zetts Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Mississippi State – Offensive Analyst
Matt Wallerstedt Defensive Coordinator UTEP – Defensive QC
Chad Bumphis Wide Receivers Utah – GA
Craig Candeto Running Backs Georgia Tech – QBs / B-Backs
Keith Scott Nickels Eastern Illinois (FCS) – Safeties
Kevon Beckwith Defensive Line Louisiana-Lafayette – Defensive GA
Chris Campbell Strength and Conditioning Houston – Assistant S&C


Brown (RI)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
James Perry Head Coach Bryant (FCS – RI) – HC
Vinny Marino Offensive Coordinator / WRs Bryant (FCS) – OC / WRs
Tim Weaver Defensive Coordinator Delaware (FCS) – DC
Eric Bunker Running Backs Bryant (FCS) – RBs
Michael Donovan Defensive Line Bryant (FCS) – DL
Willie Edwards Outside Linebackers Moses Brown HS (RI) – HC
Darryl Jackson Special Teams Coordinator / DBs Bryant (FCS) – STC / DBs
Benjamin Martin Offensive Line Bryant (FCS) – OL
Ryan Mattison Tight Ends / Recruiting Coordinator Bryant (FCS) – TEs / RC
Seitu Smith Quarterbacks
Brad Baker Director of Football Operations Bryant (FCS) – DFO / NFL Liason
Paul Frisone Coordinator of Football Operations and Player Personnel Brown – Defensive Assistant

 


Bryant (RI)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Chris Merritt Head Coach Christopher Columbus HS (FL) – HC
Darrius G. Smith Offensive Coordinator / WRs UMass
Tom Masella Defensive Coordinator UMass
Chris Ciocci Offensive Line / Recruiting Coordinator FIU – OL
John Sielawa Tight Ends / STC Assumption (D-II – MA)
Tom Sydeski Running Backs FIU
Scott Lakatos Defensive Backs Towson (FCS – MD)
Marquse Wattson Defensive Line Rutgers
Patrick Riordan Graduate Assistant Bryant (FCS – RI) – GA

 


Bucknell (PA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Dave Cecchini Head Coach Valparaiso (FCS – IN) – HC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Charleston Southern

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Autry Denson Head Coach Notre Dame – RBs
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Armando Allen Offensive Assistant Texas Southern – RBs

 


Drake (IA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Todd Stepsis Head Coach Drake – DC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator


Eastern Illinois

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Adam Cushing Head Coach Northwestern – OL
John Kuceyeski Offensive Coordinator / Super Backs Cornell – OL
Chris Bowers Defensive Coordinator Northwestern – Director of Player Personnel
Chris Batti Quarterbacks Fordham (FCS – NY) – WRs
Benny Boyd Cornerbacks / Special Teams Central Washington (FCS) – STC / CBs
Jayden Everett Running Backs Central Michigan – RBs
Deonte’ Gibson Defensive Line Northwestern – Defensive GA
Adam Gristick Linebackers Syracuse – Defensive GA
Dan Hernandez Offensive Line Truman State (D-II) – OL
Mark Philmore Wide Receivers / RC Dayton (FCS – OH) – WRs
Neal Renna Safeties Missouri – Defensive Analyst
Joe Orozco Head of Strength and Conditioning Northwestern – Assistant Director of Football Performance
Matt Wright Director of Football Operations Eastern Illinois – DFO

 


Elon

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Tony Trisciani Head Coach Elon – Assistant HC / DC
Drew Folmar Offensive Coordinator / QBs Lehigh (FCS – PA) – OC
Billy Crocker Defensive Coordinator / LBs UConn – DC
Tony Lucas Running Backs / STC Temple – RBs
Jerrick Hall Defensive Line Elon – DL
Andy Marino Offensive Line Harvard (FCS – MA) – OL
Ryan Anderson Safeties Hampton (FCS – VA) – Co-DC / Safeties
Chris Young Wide Receivers Colgate (FCS – NY) – OC
Chris Bland Corners Kennesaw State (FCS – GA) – Corners
Clay Browning Tight Ends North Carolina – Player Development
Dillon Lucas Defensive Assistant Moravian (D-III – PA) – LBs
Nick DiMarco Director of Strength and Conditioning Elon – Director of S&C

 


Howard (Washington, DC)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Ron Prince Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Jackson State (MS)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
John Hendrick Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


James Madison (VA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Curt Cignetti Head Coach Elon – HC
Shane Montgomery Offensive Coordinator / QBs
Corey Hetherman Defensive Coordinator
Grant Cain Special Teams Coordinator / Tight Ends
Mike Shanahan Wide Receiver / Recruiting Coordinator Elon – WRs / RC
Damian Wroblewski Offensive Line / Assistant Head Coach Elon – OL
Bryant Haines Co-Defensive Coordinator / LBs Elon – LBs
Jerrick Hall Elon – DL
Ryan Smith Safeties / Pro Scout Liason Elon – DBs
Matt Merritt Running Backs
Matt Birkett Cornerbacks
Andrew Jackson Defensive Tackles
Brian Phillips Director of S&C UMass – Director of Sports Performance
James Ferguson DFO Elon – DFO

 


Lehigh (PA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Maine

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Nick Charlton Head Coach Maine – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


McNeese State (LA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Sterlin Gilbert Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Morgan State (MD)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Tyrone Wheatley Head Coach Jaguars – RBs
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


North Carolina Central

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Trei Oliver Head Coach Southern – DC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


North Dakota State

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Matt Entz Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Northern Arizona

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Chris Ball Head Coach Memphis – DC
Aaron Pflugrad Offensive Coordinator Northern Arizona – OC
Defensive Coordinator
Jimmy Beal Running Backs / Tight Ends Northern Arizona – RBs / TEs

 


Sacramento State (CA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Troy Taylor Head Coach Utah – OC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator
Troy Taylor Assistant HC / OL Folsom HS (CA) – HC

 


Stephen F. Austin (TX)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Colby Carthel Head Coach Texas A&M Commerce (D-II) – HC
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Tennessee Chattanooga

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Rusty Wright Head Coach Georgia State – STC / ILBs
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

 


Texas Southern

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Clarence McKinney Head Coach Arizona – Associate HC / RBs
Dave Marsh Offensive Coordinator / QBs Campbell (FCS) – OC / QBs
Defensive Coordinator
Justin Sanders Secondary East Mississippi (JC) – Secondary

 


William & Mary (VA)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Mike London Head Coach Howard (FCS – Washington, DC) – HC
Brennan Marion Offensive Coordinator / QBs Howard (FCS) – OC / QBs
Vincent Brown Defensive Coordinator / LBs
EJ Barthel Running Backs / RC Howard (FCS) – RBs / RC
Mike London Jr. Wide Receivers Howard (FCS) – WRs
Gordon Sammis Offensive Line Lafayette (FCS – PA) – OL
Josh Zidenberg Special Teams / Safeties Western Illinois (FCS) – STC / DBs
Keenan Carter Defensive Line Howard (FCS) – DL
Matt Johns Wide Receivers / Tight Ends Virginia – Defensive GA
Ras-I Dowling Corners Howard (FCS) – Defensive Quality Control
Bo Revell Defensive Assistant William & Mary – Defensive Assistant
Bill Cole Assistant AD for Football Ops William & Mary – Assistant AD for Football Ops

 


Valparaiso (IN)

NAME TITLE PREVIOUS STOP
Head Coach
Offensive Coordinator
Defensive Coordinator

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