The Scoop – Thursday June 29, 2017

Thursday June 29, 2017

Holmes CC (JC – MS): Holmes Community College has (2) two intern coaching positions that start August 1. The positions provide meals and housing, they do not provide stipend, salary, or benefits. Great entrée level opportunity. Duties will include coaching a position, recruiting, and assisting staff in day to day operations. One position on offense and defense. Kicking Specialist would be considered. All interested applicants, e-mail resume to No phone calls.

West Georgia (D-II): The University of West Georgia has an opening for a defensive line graduate assistant beginning immediately. All applicants are encouraged to send their resume along with references to

NCAA considering tinkering with transfer rules…

Franklin Pierce (Sprint – NH): Missouri Southern State special teams coordinator Rashad Watson has been named interim head coach at Franklin Pierce, taking over for Pete Ewald who resigned earlier this month. Watson is seeking to hire an Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line grad assistant. The chosen candidate for the OC position will be able to supplement his employment with an off the field occupation. Must have collegiate experience coaching or playing offensive line for the GA position. Enthusiastic coaching and attention to detail. $8k stipend, meals, and free tuition. Will have input and get to coach his position. Start date asap. Email resumes to

Video: Stuff Coaches Never Say

New Research: Defending C/D Gap Runs with the Bear Front – A clear weakness of the Bear Front is the off-tackle gap and zone schemes created by two-back offenses. Whether it’s speed option or pure ole power, an offense could have angles on the front five, thus separating the defense. In this exclusive clinic report with X&O Labs, Snohomish High School (WA) head coach Kai Smalley details what he does with outside linebackers and rush ends from his 3-3 base to defend option, 20/11 personnel gap schemes and Wing T runs including how he adjusts to the motion packages created by one-back off-line tight ends. Click here to read the report.  

Mayville State (NAIA – ND): Mayville State University, located in Mayville, ND is looking to hire an immediate full-time defensive backs coach.  The position is an 11-month full benefited position that also requires teaching 12 credits per year in the Health, Physical Education & Recreation department.  Qualified candidates must possess a master’s degree in Physical Education.  Duties include but not limited to: assist DC in the development & implementation of defensive scheme & game plan, monitoring progress of student-athletes, and recruiting responsibilities assigned by the head football coach.  All interested candidates must send resume & three references to Head Football Coach Sean Thom at and Defensive Coordinator Shane Clancy at

Independence CC (JC – KS): Independence Community College in Kansas is accepting applications from highly motivated coaches for three (3) open assistant coaching internship position (two on offense and one on defense). The offensive positions open are slot receivers / tight ends, and the other will work will work with the offensive line and special teams. On defense the opening will work with the secondary or linebackers and the special teams. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching the Slot Receivers & TE’s, along with special teams, maintaining a large recruiting territory, film breakdown using DVSPORT, coaching within the program, and other duties as assigned by Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. Preference given to applicants with college coaching and playing experience. This is an unpaid position, but does offer MEALS, & HOUSING. Email cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Jason Brown at   No phone calls please.

Florida Tech (D-II): Florida Tech is looking for a volunteer football coach. The position will work as quality control on the defensive side of the ball and assist with the defensive line/outside linebackers. If interested, email your resume, cover letter, and references to This is an unpaid, volunteer position. No phone calls please.

Juniata (D-III – PA): Juniata College is seeking applicants for an assistant football coach to join its staff.  Preference will be given to applicants with experience coaching or playing wide receiver.  The position will report to the Head Football Coach, and the head coach and/or offensive coordinator will assign duties.   Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level.  Strong communication and organizational skills are a must.  Prospective applicant will coach own position group, run meetings, contribute to video breakdown and weekly game plans.  Experience with Hudl digital editing system is a plus.  Knowledge of and adherence to Juniata College, NCAA Division III, and Centennial Conference rules and regulations are also required.  Position will start on August 1, 2017.  Employment will continue through the 2017 season.    Compensation includes $4,000 stipend and limited meals.  No housing or benefits are included.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy, not because of legal obligations, but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity.  It is the Policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks.  To apply for this position, please complete our online application via this link.

Greenville University (D-III – IL): Greenville University is currently seeking a Jesus loving assistant coach that excels in mentoring, recruiting and teaching student athletes. This is a full time position offering a salary range from 25,000-30,000 per year plus benefits depending on experience. This position is open to an expertise in offensive Line, linebackers, defensive backs, or offensive skills. If this position fits your strengths send your resume, letter of testimony and coaching philosophy to If any of these three items are left out you will not be considered for the position.

Content manager - Doug took the reins in 2011 and the website has been better ever since. A former college player and small college coach, Doug now serves as assistant head coach / offensive coordinator at West Ottawa HS (MI).