The Scoop – Wednesday July 27, 2016

Wednesday July 27, 2016


Carolina Panthers: The Panthers have hired former Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro as an offensive intern coach for training camp.

Campbellsville University (NAIA – KY): Campbellsville has hired former Kentucky State (D-II) head coach Josh Dean as their defensive line coach, per source.

Louisiana Lafayette: All open positions on the ULL staff have been filled with internal candidates sources tell FootballScoop.

New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Louisiana Lafayette intern Joe Gallo has been hired to coach the safeties, per source.

Kentucky State (D-II): Kentucky State University is seeking a football operation graduate assistant to start immediately. This position includes tuition paid for but no housing, meals or stipend. Candidate must be able to be admitted into the graduate program at Kentucky State University. Submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Warren Wilson at [email protected]. No phone calls accepted. Taking applications until August 5th. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Tyler (JC – TX): Garrett Kreamer, a graduate assistant at Louisiana Lafayette, has been added to the staff as defensive backs coach.

Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks and Pete Carroll have reached an extension, keeping him with the team through 2019.

Heads Up Football: The New York Times reports that the study USA Football ordered & touts as showing Heads Up Football significantly reduced concussions, actually showed that programs using Heads Up Football incurred slightly more concussions. If you teach Heads Up Football, you should probably read this.

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MacMurray (D-III – IL): MacMurray College invites applications for a cornerbacks intern. Responsibilities include: coaching and recruiting. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree, valid driver’s license. playing and/or coaching experience, and excellent communication skills. Compensation includes a stipend for a 10 month contract, on-campus housing and meals – no benefits provided. This is considered an entry-level position. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background check. Immediate availability is a priority. Please send resumes to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Southwestern College (NAIA – KS): Southwestern College is looking for an offensive graduate assistant to start immediately. All applicants will be considered but preference will be given to those with experience coaching a skill position on the offensive side. Compensation includes tuition remission, housing, meals, and a monthly stipend. Candidate must be able to be admitted into the graduate program at Southwestern. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to head football coach Brad Griffin at [email protected].

Lock Haven (D-II – PA): After 41 years in the coaching profession, assistant head coach / linebackers coach John Miech will retire at the end of the moth. Miech is the former head coach at UW-Stevens Point (D-III) where he went 156-84-2 before moving on to UW-Whitewater (D-III) where he helped win two national titles. At Lock Haven, defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Kevin Smith has been elevated to full-time, and Randi Moore will coach the linebackers while Rashad Elby is joining the staff from Hampton (FCS – VA) to coach the defensive backs.

Campbellsville (NAIA – KY): Campbellsville has a defensive grad assistant position available. Does not cover tuition or living cost. Includes a $15,000 stipend. Start as soon as possible. Taking applications until July 29th. Send letter of application and resume to [email protected]. No phone calls accepted.

Williams College (D-III – MA): Williams College is seeking an assistant football coach. This will be a seasonal position only. Compensation will commensurate with experience and does not include housing. This position will be responsible for coaching a defensive position, film-breakdown, scouting reports, recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and coordinators. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, references, and resume to Head Coach Mark Raymond at [email protected]. Bachelor’s degree required. Computer and DVSport proficiency preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level are also preferred.

Bethel University (NAIA – TN): Bethel University has filled the open position on staff and is no longer accepting applications. Thanks for the overwhelming interest in the position.

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