Saturday February 10, 2018
UCLA: Chip Kelly has brought on Ethan Young as the director of strategic intelligence. Young previously worked for the NFL league office.
Independence Community College (KS): Independence Community College has an opening for a full time special teams coordinator and running backs coach. This position will coordinate the special teams and coach the running backs. The position will have a significant role recruiting as well. The position will also have additional ancillary responsibilities associated with the football program. The position is for the individual that can commit to the development of student athletes daily through the academic year and will pursue a career coaching football rather than part-time coaching work. Applicants with experience playing college football or previous coaching experience (preferably on offense) are preferred. Candidates, will need a valid driver’s license, regular access to a vehicle and a clean background. Please submit your resume, references, cover letter via email [email protected] Please refrain from phone calls for the position. The position also offers free housing and meals, plus a salary of $20k and benefits.
Air Force: Nick Jones has left Coastal Carolina to take the tight ends job at Air Force. Young coached the tight ends and tackles at Coastal Carolina and spent the past six seasons there.
Boston College: Back on February 7th we reported (per sources) that former Lions linebackers coach Bill Sheridan would be joining the staff as linebackers coach. Pete Thamel tweeted today that Sheridan would be joining the BC staff as a defensive assistant, per his sources.
Clemson: After spending last season with the Cardinals as the assistant to the head coach, Wesley Goodwin is heading back to Clemson as a senior defensive assistant. Goodwin previously spent six years at Clemson in a variety of roles ranging from graduate assistant to defensive analyst.
Harvard (FCS – MA): Harvard is looking to hire an assistant football coach working with the running backs or assisting with the defensive backs. This position coach will work closely with the head coach and staff, with primary responsibilities being on-field coaching and national recruitment of academically-qualified student-athletes. As a full time, 12-month, benefits-eligible role, the successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree, experience at the intercollegiate or professional level, and demonstrated success as a coach, recruiter, and strong interpersonal skills. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Football Operations Coordinator Mike Morris at [email protected].
La Verne (D-III – CA): The University of La Verne has an opening for a Full-Time Defensive Coordinator. Interested candidates can view the qualifications and apply via this link.
Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA – OK): OPSU has no more openings on the offensive side of the ball with the hiring of Austin Gillmore (STC / WRs) and Kerry Sloan (RBs).
Ave Maria (NAIA – FL): Per source, former Miami Edison HS (FL) head coach Travis Johnson is now wide receivers coach at Ave Maria HS.
Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.