The Scoop – Friday March 24, 2017


Friday March 24, 2017

Southeastern Louisiana: Joey Fitzgerald has joined the staff as receivers coach. Fitzgerald coached receivers at UVA-Wise this past season and previously coached tight ends at Eastern Kentucky.

Beloit (D-III – WI): Per source, defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach / strength and conditioning coordinator Michael Wilson has left to staff to become the co-defensive coordinator at Rockford Lutheran HS (IL) and the director of sports performance at Oak Strength (Roscoe, IL).

Penn State: EJ Barthel, who previously served as the director of recruiting for Rutgers before moving to a similar role this past year at Temple, has accepted a position as a recruiting coordinator at Penn State, per NJ.com.

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southwestern Oklahoma State a D2 institution is looking to hire a Defensive Graduate Assistant to coach the Defensive Line.  Bachelor’s Degree is required, and previous coaching and/or playing experience at Defensive Line is strongly preferred.  The position includes a monthly stipend plus up to 18 hours of graduate school per year, housing is not included.  As a graduate assistant you will be responsible for your own position group, recruiting territory, film break down and all duties assigned by the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director. Anticipated Start date for the position is August 2017.  For more information and to apply, visit this link. Please direct questions to the HR Office at (580) 774-6012.

Lyon College (NAIA – AR): Lyon College is seeking applicants for 2 video/recruiting assistants and 1 operation/recruiting assistant. These positions are unpaid internships. We are looking for self-motivated, detail oriented, problem solvers that can communicate effectively. Applicants should have a strong desire to work in the front office, and or Video department of a football program. This is a great resume builder and growth opportunity. Applicants should have experience with Word, Excel, Power Point, Google, and Photoshop, as well as, experience using all social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.). Applicants should contact Head Coach Kyle Phelps at [email protected] or Recruiting Coordinator Nick Palese at [email protected] with your resume and a list of 3 references. No phone calls please.

Syracuse: The Orange have announced Steve Stanard as defensive ends coach.

Augustana (D-II – SD): Per source, Minnesota-Mankato (D-II) defensive backs coach Jordan Malone is the new defensive coordinator at Augustana University.

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Highland CC (KS): Highland Community College is looking for home game on September 9th, 2017. Interested programs can contact Tyler Nordman at [email protected].

Eastern Illinois: Alvah Hansbro has joined the staff as corners coach and special teams coordinator. Hansbro spent last season coaching the corners at Maine (FCS) and prior to that worked in a quality control role at Syracuse.

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