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  • Tuesday April 21, 2015

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    Vanderbilt: Player development assistant Vavae Tata has been named the head coach at Kahuku High School in Hawaii according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

    Wisconsin-Platteville (D-III): Former University of Dubuque (D-III – IA) defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator Mike Schmidt has joined the staff as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach, per source.

    The NFL has released its 2015 schedule.

    Minnesota Vikings: Bacone College (NAIA – OK) wide receivers coach Jeremy Richardson has accepted an internship with the Vikings as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program.

    Webber International (NAIA – FL): Webber International University is looking for games for the 2016-17 football seasons. Open dates in 2016 are Aug 27th, Sept 3rd, Sept 10th, Sept 24th, and Oct 1st with corresponding dates in 2017. We are looking for home and home games against NAIA opponents. Interested programs can contact defensive coordinator Eric Potochney at PotochneyES@webber.edu.

    Wisconsin Lutheran (D-III): Per source, Whitnall HS (WI) offensive coordinator Dave Archibald has accepted a position on the Wisconsin Lutheran staff.

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    Liberty (FCS): Per source, pending final clearance, Youngstown State (FCS – OH) running backs coach / assistant head coach Ron Brown will be joining the staff and coaching the receivers.

    Richmond (FCS – VA): David Rocco, who spent the last three seasons as an offensive intern and quality control assistant, has been promoted to director of player personnel.

    Monterey Peninsula College (CC – CA): Monterey Peninsula College has an opening for a defensive line coach. Minimum requirements are a Bachelors degree, and two years of college coaching experience. Duties include coaching, video operation, strength program, and recruiting. Stipend is $10,000 for coaching. There is an oppurtunity to earn an additional $5,000 to $10,000 through program fund raising. Contact head coach Mike Rasmussen at mrasmussen@mpc.edu.

    Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State is looking for an offensive graduate assistant (tight ends). Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and Full-Tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to head football coach Cory Sauter at cory.sauter@smsu.edu.

    Kentucky: We have learned that offensive grad assistant Josh Pruitt has been promoted to director of player development at Kentucky.

    Houston: Reports out of Houston state that the Cougars have narrowed the AD search down to three finalists. See details on the AD Scoop.

    Northern Arizona (FCS): Northern Arizona is looking to hire an assistant football coach (corners). Previous Division 1 collegiate coaching experience is required. Interested candidates must apply through the NAU Human Resources website via this link.

    University of Dubuque (D-III – IA): The University of Dubuque is seeking a full-time assistant coach to fill the role of defensive backs coach and/or defensive coordinator. Candidates must have their Bachelor’s degree, an understanding of the NCAA Division III rules and regulations, and ability to recruit Chicago and SE Wisconsin. Prior playing and coaching experience is preferred. For more information, please see this link. Please send resumes and letter of interest to offensive coordinator Drew Nystrom at dnystrom@dbq.edu with the subject line “Defensive Backs Position”. No phone calls please.

    Minnesota Vikings: Newberry College (D-II – SC) assistant head coach / offensive line coach Cedric Williams has accepted an internship with the Vikings as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship.

  • Monday April 20, 2015

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    Sioux Falls (D-II – SD): Head coach Jed Stugart has announced the addition of Brian Hermanson to the defensive staff. Hermanson, a longtime successful high school coach in the area, will coach the defensive backs along with Eric Inama.

    Cal: Receivers coach Pierre Ingram has been placed on administrative leave.

    Simpson (D-III – IA): Simpson College has a full-time assistant coaching position available on the offensive side of the ball (WRs/RBs/QBs). The right candidate may be considered for the offensive coordinator spot. The qualified candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree with athletics/sports emphasis. Send letter of application, resume, names and addresses of three references to employment@simpson.edu (in Word format). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please no phone calls.

    Shasta College (CC – CA): Shasta College is looking for an tenure track (full-time) assistant football coach / head track and field coach. Apply via this link. No phone calls or emails please.

    Gavilan (CC – CA): Per source, Gavilan CC is advertising for a part-time head coach and Kinesiology instructor. We understand that eight assistant coaching stipends will be available for a staff.

    Bluffton (D-III – OH): The Bluffton University football and baseball programs are accepting applications for a single graduate assistant position. The selected applicant will coach football in the fall (preferably an offensive position), and then transition to baseball in the spring. The position will include coaching and recruiting duties with both sports. The position offers room and board, tuition, and stipend. Previous playing experience in college football and/or baseball is required. Applicants with prior collegiate coaching experience are preferred. Bluffton University offers an MBA with concentrations in accounting and financial management, health care management, leadership, sport management, and production and operations management. Interested candidates should contact head football coach Denny Dorrel (dorreld@bluffton.edu) and head baseball coach and James Grandey (grandeyj@bluffton.edu) with their cover letter and resume as an attachment.

    Morrisville State (D-III – NY): Per source, Tyler Moseley has been hired to coach the safeties. Moseley spent last season coaching the strong safeties at The College of Wooster (D-III – OH). We understand that Taylor Hall, who coached the safeties last year, will move to the offensive side of the ball and coach the wide receivers.

    Old Dominion: Head coach Bobby Wilder has signed a one-year contract extension through the 2019 season.

    Carroll University (D-III – WI): Carroll University has an open position for a football graduate assistant. This position will serve as an offensive skill position coach either RBs or WRs. For consideration please submit cover letter and resume to head coach Mark Krzykowski at mkrzykow@carrollu.edu.

    Arkansas: The Razorbacks are looking to hire an assistant athletic director for communications. See full details, and how to apply, on AD Scoop.

    Western New England (D-III – MA): Western New England University is seeking an offensive skill position coach. Bachelor’s degree is required. This is an entry-level, nine month labor intensive coaching and recruiting position. Compensation is $7500 with access to low rent housing. Classes are NOT available. Start date is August 3rd. Please email resume, cover letter and list of 3 references to offensive coordinator Jason Lebeau at Jason.lebeau@wne.edu. First year coaches who reside in the northeast are encouraged to apply.

    Augsburg (D-III – MN): Augsburg College is looking for a full time assistant coach. Proven track record as a productive recruiter at the D-III required. Will also coach either DL or DB and serve as Special Teams coordinator. The right candidate would be considered for defensive coordinator placement. Will also teach a few activity classes, be in charge of football equipment and summer camp program. Please apply online with HR via this link. No other calls or emails please.

    Pat Hill: Former Fresno State head coach Pat Hill will join the ESPN 940 radio team as a color analyst. Hill did telecasts for several ESPN college football events last season.

    Wittenberg (D-III – OH): Per source, Lake Erie College (D-II – OH) defensive grad assistant Nate Wilson is the new defensive backs coach at Wittenberg.

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    Monmouth College (D-III – IL): Mitch Russell, who coached the defensive line last season, has been promoted to a full-time role.

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    Midwestern State (D-II – TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant football coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, tight ends and offensive line. Experience playing and coaching tight ends or offensive line is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Adam Austin, Assistant Coach, adam.austin@mwsu.edu. Please no phone calls.

    Nevada: Offensive line coach Ron Hudson is not coaching this spring as he recovers from open-heart surgery that he underwent seven weeks ago. Hudson is expected back on the sidelines in the fall. Please keep him in your thoughts as he continues to recover.

  • Saturday April 18, 2015

    Ursinus College (D-III – PA): Ursinus College, located in Collegeville Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for a defensive assistant coach.  Preference will be given to candidates with Defensive Line experience, but all interested in a college coaching career are encouraged to apply.  Compensation includes a competitive stipend, housing, some meals, and the option for partial medical benefits. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator Shane Eachus at seachus@ursinus.edu.  A review of applicants will begin immediately and proceed until the position is filled.

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    Knox College (D-III – IL): Knox College, a member of the Midwest Conference, is seeking to hire a restricted earnings Assistant Defensive Coach (preferably linebackers).  Bachelor’s degree required.  Defensive coaching or playing experience preferred.  Responsibilities include coaching your own position, recruiting both on and off campus, working with special teams, and other duties assigned by the head coach.  The position pays $1,000 per month and includes a campus meal when classes are in session. There are no other benefits.  To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Head Coach Damon Tomeo at dltomeo@knox.edu. No phone calls or faxes please. 

    MacMurray College (D-III – IL): MacMurray invites applications for two positions – an Offensive Skill Coach and a Defensive Skill Coach.  Responsibilities include: coaching your own position, and recruiting.  A second responsibility such as operations, video, strength or equipment will be assigned as well.  One of these positions will serve as an academic liaison working 20 hours/week in the academic assistance lab.  Minimum qualifications include:  Bachelor’s degree, playing and/or coaching experience, excellent communication skills.  Compensation includes a monthly stipend for 10 months, on-campus housing and meals.  Please send a resume and three references to Coach Douglas at chris.douglas@mac.edu

    Ursinus College (D-III – PA): Shane Eachus has been named defensive coordinator at his alma mater.

    MacMurray College (D-III – IL): MacMurray invites applications for an OL Coach.  Responsibilities include: coaching your own position, and recruiting.  A second responsibility such as operations, video, strength or equipment will be assigned as well.  Minimum qualifications include:  Bachelor’s degree, playing and/or coaching experience, excellent communication skills.  Compensation includes a monthly stipend for 10 months, on-campus housing and meals.  Please send a resume and three references to Coach Douglas at chris.douglas@mac.edu

  • Friday April 17, 2015

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    N.C. State: Athletics director Debbie Yow has signed a two-year contract extension (through July 2019) at $690,000 a year.

    NCAA: The NCAA announced its Division I Football Oversight Committee, comprised of the following – Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby (chair), Miami AD Blake James, Colgate AD Vicky Chun, Big South commissioner Kyle Kallander, Arizona State AD Ray Anderson, Georgia head coach Mark Richt, MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher, Northern Arizona AD Lisa Campos, UCF AD Michael Todd Stansbury, Conference USA senior associate commissioner Alfred White, Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst and a to-be-determined student-athlete. Non-voting members include AFCA executive director Grant Teaff, Tennessee Tech AD Mark Wilson (FCS chair), Texas Tech faculty athletics rep Brian Shannon and an additional to-be-determined student-athlete.

    Ole Miss: Ole Miss has extended AD Ross Bjork’s contract through 2019, the longest extension allowed by Mississippi state law. He’ll earn a $650,000 annual salary with up to $100,000 in bonuses.

    Concordia (D-III – Chicago, IL): Concordia University Chicago has an opening for an entry level wide receiver coach. The position will pay a stipend in the Fall 2015. Graduate classes and housing will be added to the stipend beginning in the Spring Semester of 2016. Candidates must have collegiate playing experience at WR/QB or have coached WR’s at the high school level. Successful candidates must also be admissible to the graduate school programs at CUC (3.0 or higher GPA in your undergraduate classes), clear all universities background checks and have a valid driver’s license. Please e-mail resume and 3 references to offensive coordinator Jim Kiernan at james.kiernan@cuchicago.edu.

    Elmhurst (D-III – IL): Head coach Ron Planz has announced the promotions of Mike Heffernan and Kristopher Norton and a change of duties for assistant coach Nathan Bell. Heffernan is moving from OL coach / run game coordinator to offensive coordinator and Norton (who was a part-time assistant coaching the WRs last year) will now coach the quarterbacks and serve as pass game coordinator. Bell spent last season as the special teams coordinator and defensive backs coach and will coach the defensive line.

    Missouri State: As we told you yesterday Missouri State wide receivers coach John Egorugwu has taken a position with the Baltimore Ravens, and Missouri State has now posted the job. We understand the position will work with the tight ends and special teams. See the full job description, and apply here. The program has requested that no phone calls for the position be placed.

    Southern Miss: The Southern Miss football video department is looking to hire a grad assistant for the fall of 2015. See full details on The Ops Scoop.

    Arizona Christian (NAIA – Phoenix, AZ): Arizona Christian University is looking for a home game in 2015 – open dates 9/12, 9/19, or 11/12. We will not offer a guarantee. Looking for an NAIA/Div 3 opponent. If interested email donnie.yantis@arizonachristian.edu. We are also looking for home and home games in 2016-2017 with many open dates early in season.

  • Thursday April 16, 2015

    Reinhardt (NAIA – GA): Head coach Danny Cronic has announced he is retiring. Reinhardt has promoted offensive coordinator Drew Cronic to head coach.

    St. Thomas (D-III – MN): University of St Thomas is looking for a game vs. a DIII, NAIA or DI-FCS opponent for week 2 of 2016-2017 (9/10/16 & 9/9/17). Details as far as home and home and possibility of paying expenses can be discussed via email or phone. Contact Glenn Caruso at caruso@stthomas.edu or 651.962.5908.

    Baltimore Ravens: Per source, Missouri State WRs coach John Egorugwu has accepted a position with the Ravens.

    Missouri State: At Missouri State, we hear they plan to adjust the staff to fill Egorugwu’s receivers position and will be seeking to hire a tight ends / special teams coordinator. No phone calls are being accepted. We hear the job will officially be posted tomorrow and we will provide a link at that time. Candidates are discouraged from calling to inquire.

    Miami (OH): Chuck Martin has promoted offensive grad assistant Israel “Izzy” Woolfork to running backs coach. Woolfork worked with the team’s receivers last season.

    Mercyhurst (D-II – PA): We’ve been told that former Fordham (FCS – NY) running backs coach Tim Zetts has been hired to coach the quarterbacks at Mercyhurst.

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    Lyons College (NAIA – AR): Derrick Lucas has joined the staff as running backs coach and will also oversee the kickers, punters, snappers, holders and returners. Lucas coached the running backs at Bethel (NAIA – KS) last season.

    Tennessee State: Nick Davison has been promoted from grad assistant to defensive ends coach / recruiting coordinator.

    Cal Poly: Head coach Tim Walsh has announced the addition of three coaches in Terrence Brown (assistant secondary), Dorian Keller (TEs), and James Emma (assistant LBs). Brown was a corner at Stanford from 2009-2012, Keller is a former University of San Diego wide receiver, and Emma spent the last two years as an assistant defensive line coach at Cal Lutheran.

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    Tennessee: The University of Tennessee is seeking to fill a quality control position working with the receivers. Seeking applicants who have coached, or served as a grad assistant working with, receivers in the past. Please send resume and references to director of player personnel Bob Welton at Bob.Welton@utk.edu.

    Georgia: Per source, former Creekside HS (Fairburn, GA) head coach Olten Downs has joined the UGA staff in a defensive quality control role.

    Susquehanna (D-III – PA): Susquehanna University seeks an assistant football coach (assistant LBs). Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing or coaching. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, on the road recruiting in a specific area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Salary will be $6,000. No housing or meals included. Interested candidates should apply through the website via this link. No phone calls please.

    Central Washington (D-II): CWU now has an open date October 31st, 2015. Would prefer a home game but open to all possibilities at any level. Contact head coach Ian Shoemaker at shoemakeri@cwu.edu.

    Methodist University (D-III – NC): Carroll University (D-III – WI) running backs grad assistant Jaren Maybin has accepted the running backs job at Methodist, per source.

    North Carolina Central (FCS): TC Taylor has been named co-offensive coordinator  QBs coach, DC Granville Eastman has added the assistant HC title, and OL coach Jason Onyebuagu has added the run game coordinator title on the NCCU staff.