Wednesday July 1, 2015
The Apprentice School (D-III – VA): Per source, special teams coordinator / defensive backs coach Darren Jackson has accepted the inside linebackers job at University Christian School (FL) in Jacksonville.
Virginia Tech: Defensive backs coach Torrian Gray’s letter of appointment has been renewed through June 30, 2016 according to Hokie beat writer Andy Bitter. Gray’s salary will remain at $275,000. Eight of the nine Hokie assistants have letters of appointment that end next June, with the exception of defensive coordinator Bud Foster (who is under contract through 2019).
Mid-American Conference: The league has named Kerri Krawczak as the conference’s director of football operations and external relations.
Wisconsin-River Falls (D-III): UW-River Falls has an immediate opening for a part-time assistant football coach. Both offensive and defensive candidates are encouraged to apply. This is a $2,000 stipend position for the in-season months of August-November (does not include housing or meals). The candidate will be responsible for coaching their own position. The position they will coach and additional responsibilities will be determined based on the candidates experience. Collegiate playing/coaching experience is preferred. Send cover letter, resume, and references to assistant coach, Matt Ebner via email at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Minnesota State Mankato (D-II): Augustana College (D-II – SD) defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator Jordan Malone has accepted the defensive backs job at Mankato, per source.
Liberty (FCS): Per source, in addition to the news from last night, we also understand that Aaron Wilkins will be the new assistant director of player personnel.
Tuesday June 30, 2015
Liberty (FCS): At Liberty, per source, Kettie Fickter will be promoted to director of player personnel (perhaps the only female in that role).
Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Per source, Liberty director of player personnel Charlie Skalaski III is joining the staff at EKU as associate head coach, receivers and recruiting coordinator.
Appalachian State: SI is reporting that South Florida tight ends / special teams coordinator Stu Holt is expected to join the App State staff. Earlier this month, App State running backs coach Chris Foster stepped down leaving a full-time opening on the staff. We can confirm the move.
West Texas A&M (D-II): Andrew Myers has accepted the defensive line grad assistant position, per source. Myers served as the defensive line coach at IMG Academy (FL) the past two seasons.
Houston: Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando will earn $501,000 a year over a two-year contract according to Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle. Duarte believes that makes Orlando the highest-paid Group of Five assistant.
NCAA: NCAA president Mark Emmert received $1.8 million of compensatoin in 2013 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.
St. Olaf (D-III – MN): St. Olaf College has an immediate opening for an assistant coach (offense). The position is a stipend position with a potential for reduced housing. Master’s degree is preferred, college coaching experience with either offensive line or quarterback experience is preferred. Compensation will be based on experience. Responsibilities/requirements include, but are not limited to the following: coaching a position group, have an assigned local and national recruiting area, extensive knowledge in word, power point, and excel to create and analyze opponents in detailed scouting reports. Knowledge in FrontRush recruiting software, and extensive knowledge in video editing, uploading, adding breakdown information, as well as knowledge with Hudl coaching tools (Playbook/Practice Scripts). Applications will be reviewed immediately and applicants are encouraged to send materials in a timely manner as the position will close as soon as a satisfactory pool of candidates is established. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Eric Yuen at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.
Maryland: Head coach Randy Edsall has agreed to a three-year extension through the 2019 season, the school has announced. The extension will be worth $7.5 million beginning in January of 2017 (with $500,000 of that guaranteed). Maryland would owe Edsall just $500,000 if terminated between January of 2017 and January of 2018. After a rough first few seasons, the Terps seem to have turned things around on the field the past two seasons.
McDaniel College (D-III – MD): McDaniel College seeks applicants for a part-time assistant coach. The position includes evening and weekend travel within the mid-Atlantic region for competition, recruiting and for training sessions. Bachelor’s Degree and successful playing, coaching and / or teaching experience is required. Experience at the intercollegiate level as a coach is preferred. A stipend and tuition benefits are provided. Please send a letter of application addressing position requirements, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to head coach Michael Hoyt at email@example.com.
Foothill College (CC – CA): Foothill College is seeking an offensive assistant coach, this may be WRs or TEs or RBs (depending on the best candidate). This is a stipend coaching position with no teaching. Please email resumes to head coach Kelly Edwards ASAP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shorter (D-II – GA): Shorter University is looking to fill a graduate assistant position. Candidates with video editing, graphic arts, and social media experience are encouraged to apply. The position includes some meals and tuition. Employment conditional based upon acceptance into the graduate degree program. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three professional reference contacts to defensive coordinator Julius Dixon at email@example.com.
Wisconsin-Stout (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Stout is looking for two games for the 2016-17 football seasons. The open dates in 2016 are Sept 10, 17 or 24. Open dates in 2017 are Sept 9, 16, 23. Would like away games in 2016 and home games in 2017. Please contact Clayt Birmingham firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Monday June 29, 2015
Please join us in praying for the family of Clarence A. “Dan” Daniel, who has recently passed away after a battle with cancer. Coach Daniel coached for nearly 60 years with stops at the high school, college (Colorado State, Houston), and the NFL (Kansas City) levels.
Ohio University: Head coach Frank Solich announced this afternoon that corners coach James Ward has resigned.
New Mexico State: Director of football operations Kevin Tibolt is leaving to pursue an advanced degree. We understand the position is open.
West Georgia (D-II): The University of West Georgia is looking to hire a linebackers coach with the possibility of coaching special teams. Qualifications include; Bachelor’s degree, college coaching and playing experience. Anyone interested in the position should email a cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com to be considered. Absolutely no phone calls please.
McPherson College (NAIA – KS): Former Rockford College (D-III – IL) and Earlham College (D-III – IN) offensive coordinator Ryan Mills has joined the coaching staff at McPherson as an assistant coach.
Tiffin (D-II – OH): Per source, Toledo offensive grad assistant John Morookian has accepted the offensive line job.
Midland (NAIA – NE): Midland University is looking to fill one graduate assistant position. Offensive and defensive candidates are encouraged to apply. The position is expected to start as soon as possible but graduate work doesn’t begin until the fall. The position includes room, board, and tuition. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience is preferred but not required. Email resume, references, and cover letter to head coach Josh Gehring at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norwich (D-III – VT): Per source, defensive line coach Barry Casterlin is no longer with the program.
Highland (CC – KS): Highland Community College has a restricted earnings wide receiver coach position available. Salary is $835 per month plus housing. Bachelor’s degree and playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level required. Hudl experience preferred. Request application packet from email@example.com.
Truman State (D-II – MO): Truman State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant. The position will work with tight ends and / or running backs. Experience playing and coaching tight ends and / or running backs is preferred. Applicants must have a 2.75 undergraduate GPA in order to be considered for the Master’s In Leadership graduate program at Truman State. This position includes a $500 per month stipend in addition to tuition assistance. No meals, housing, or other benefits will be provided. Interested applicants should promptly send a letter of application, resume, and three professional reference contacts (including phone numbers) to head coach Gregg Nesbitt at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone Calls, please.
Pearl River (CC – MS): Stephen Sorrells, the former assistant offensive line coach at UAB, has been hired to coach the offensive live at Pearl River CC.
Texas A&M: Texas A&M has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant working with the defensive line. Interested candidates can send their resumes to email@example.com.
Toledo: Per source, Wayne State (D-II – MI) defensive grad assistant Steve McCollom has accepted a defensive grad assistant job on Matt Campbell’s staff at Toledo. McCollom worked with the defensive backs at Wayne State.
Savannah State (FCS – GA): Savannah State is in need of a game for the 2016 season on November 19th. Interested programs can contact quarterbacks coach DeMasi Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Hills College (CC – CA): Former Hanford West HS (CA) head coach Justin Fowler has joined the staff as an assistant, per source.
Sunday June 28, 2015
Pacific (D-III – OR): Defensive coordinator Marc Moody has been promoted to defensive coordinator / linebackers coach. Also, Lukkes Gilgan has been hired as defensive backs coach / equipment manager, offensive line coach / run game coordinator Ian Falconer has added the title of assistant head coach, and recruiting coordinator / quarterbacks coach Matt Wade will assume full offensive coordinator duties this year. Head coach Keith Buckley has also made the following position reassignments; Michael Smith (DL), Gabe Flory (OLBs), and PJ Minaya (WRs / video coordinator).
Southwest Baptist (D-II – MO): Southwest Baptist University is looking for a game on 11-7-15 after a contract was dropped. Would prefer a home game but will consider all options. Can help with a guarantee. Please contact assistant head coach Robert Clardy at email@example.com.
Saturday June 27, 2015
Newberry (D-II – SC): Columbia High School head coach Willie Offord has resigned to accept defensive line position at Newberry College, per source.
Wesley College (D-III – DE): Wesley, in Dover, is looking to fill one game for 2015 on September 5th or September 26th. Please contact Mike Drass at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302736-2363.