Defiance College (D-III – OH): Per source, Ball State offensive line GA Aaron Mershman has been hired as offensive line coach, and Salve Regina defensive coordinator Casey Goff has been hired as defensive coordinator.
Michigan: Former AD Dave Brandon has been named the CEO at Toys ‘R’ Us.
Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville CC is looking to fill offensive intern positions for the 2015 season. There is no package that comes with this position, its strictly voluntary (no meals, no housing, no pay) However, promotions to resident assistant positions are a possibility as positions become vacant. This is an opportunity for those who want to become college coaches to gain experience working with a good college program. Film duties, practice planning, game planning, equipment, and any other duties assigned by the head coach will be tied in with this position. Those who are interested please e-mail resumes to Coach Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who are selected will need to start July 26th.
Lock Haven (D-II – PA): Kent State offensive GA Bill Nickell has joined the staff as co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach, Urbana offensive coordinator Stephen Pribble has joined the staff as co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach, and former Wisconsin-Stevens Point head coach and former Wisconsin-Whitewater linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator John Miech has come aboard as assistant head coach/linebackers.
La Verne (D-III – CA): Former Garden City (Kan.) Community College associate head coach/defensive coordinator Oscar Rodriguez has joined the staff as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.
Western Carolina (FCS): Per source, the wide receivers job is open.
Tennessee State (FCS): Per source, cornerbacks coach Mikhal Kornegay has accepted a guest coaching opportunity with the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos.
Fitchburg State (D-III – MA): Bridgton Academy (ME) associate head coach Bobby Johnson is now the defensive line coach and special teams coordinator at Fitchburg State.
Cincinnati Christian (NAIA – OH): Former Cincinnati Bengal David Fulcher has been announced as the program’s first head coach. CCU will take the field in fall 2016.
Evangel (NAIA – MO): Per source, Evangel University has hired Millsaps College assistant Jeremy DeSoto to coach the Defensive Line. Chuck Hepola has moved over to offense and will coach quarterbacks.
James Madison (FCS – VA): Per source, defensive line coach Antoine Smith has accepted a post with the Houston Texans’ Bill Walsh Minority Internship working with the defensive line.
Monday June 1, 2015
Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III – TX): Offensive line coach Joe George has retired after 16 years with the Cru.
Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): Southern Arkansas defensive line coach Cordell Upshaw is joining the staff at Southeastern, per source.
UAB: UAB will announce at 4pm today whether or not they plan to reinstate football. Update: Multiple reports state the program is coming back.
Arkansas Monticello (D-II): The receivers position, a grad assistant role, has already been filled.
Winona State (D-II – MN): Winona State University, a Division II member of the NCAA and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the WRs. The responsibilities of this position will be (but not limited to) position meetings, film break down, recruiting, and all other duties deemed necessary as assigned by the head coach. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree, collegiate playing experience (preferably on the offensive side), and the ability to apply for and be accepted to in the College of Education’s Graduate Program. Previous collegiate coaching is preferred. Interested applicants should email a resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! This position is open until filled.
Northwestern: Nolan Jones is rejoining the Northwestern staff in a player personnel role, per source. Jones previously served as director of football operations at Northwestern, Kentucky and Michigan.
ESPN: College Football Final will have an entirely new crew this season.
Houston Texans: University of Cincinnati recruiting assistant Blaise Taggart has accepted a college scouting assistant position with the Texans.
Virtual Coach: Your players will learn plays 50% faster after using Virtual Coach’s 3D simulated test. Try it for free today using username: demo and password: demo.
ASA College (JC – Brooklyn, NY): ASA College, a junior college located in Brooklyn, NY, has an immediate opening for the position of Defensive Coordinator. Previous experience in this capacity is preferred, but not required. Preference will be given to applicants with a defensive back background. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Interested applicants can apply by submitting your cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Chris Boden: firstname.lastname@example.org . No phone calls please.
The Apprentice School (D-III – VA): Jireh Prep post grad Head Coach Scott McConnell has joined The Apprentice School staff as Defensive Coordinator. McConnell spent the past 2 1/2 years at Jireh Prep, other stops included Hargrave Military Academy, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Southern Virginia University.
Sunday May 31, 2015
Mike Sherman: Former Packers & Texas A&M head coach Mike Sherman is coming out of retirement to become a high school head coach. When Sherman left A&M he sent a letter to all of the Texas High School coaches.Find a few minutes when you can and think about what is important in life. That letter was our original “must read“.
Arkansas Monticello (D-II): Receivers coach Kyle Manning is leaving to become offensive coordinator at Prairie View HS (LA) on Matt Middleton’s staff.
Oklahoma Baptist: Northeastern State (OK) receivers coach Bradley Thomas is the new offensive coordinator at Oklahoma Baptist.
West Georgia: Colby Ellis, NEO A&M linebackers / special teams coordinator, is joining the West Georgia staff working with the corners and special teams.
Saturday May 30, 2015
Coffeyville (CC – KS): Per source, Jeff Fela will be the new offensive line coach at Coffeyville.
University of La Verne (D-III – CA): Oscar Rodriguez Jr. has accepted the position of defensive coordinator at the University of La Verne. Most recently Rodriguez was defensive coordinator at Garden City Community College.
Coffeyville (CC – KS): Will Peagler who coached the offensive line last season at Coffeyville has joined former Southern Miss assistant head coach Steve Buckley’s staff as offensive coordinator at Olive Branch. Additionally, Mitchell Pate who served as defensive coordinator at Coffeyville last season will join the staff at Olive Branch in the same capacity as well. Two strong additions to Buckley’s staff.
West Hills College (JC – CA): West Hills is in the process of looking for a defensive coach; position group to be determined. This is a part-time coaching position with a stipend based on coaching experience. Collegiate level and previous recruiting experience preferred. Please e-mail resume and references to, Cam Olson at email@example.com. Candidates will then have to submit an application through the WHCCD HR application processes. And new employees at WHCCD will have to acquire a California Class B passenger van driver’s license. No phone calls please.
Minot State (D-II – SD): Receivers coach Clay Bayard has been promoted to pass game coordinator and offensive line coach Cole Popovich has been promoted to run game coordinator.
Winston Salem State (D-II – NC): Former co-defensive coordinator Daren Hart is now the head coach at West Charlotte High School.
Friday May 29, 2015
Auburn: Defensive backs coach Travaris Robinson will make $575,000 a year and outside linebackers coach Lance Thompson will earn between $450,000 and $500,000 a year according to salary records obtained by Brandon Marcello of AL.com.
Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have announced five staff promotions – director of player personnel Chris Ballard is now director of football operations, assistant director of pro scouting Mike Borgonzi and pro & college personnel analyst Brett Veach are now co-directors of player personnel, northeast area scout Ryne Nutt is now a southeast area scout, and national scout Matt Donahoe is now a northeast scout.
SEC: Greg Sankey will take over for Mike Slive as commissioner effective Monday, June 1, not July 1 as originally planned.
Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Per source, offensive line coach Carson Jeffers has stepped down (moving into private business).
Wabash College (D-III – IN): Wabash College is seeking an energetic dynamic football/track & field assistant coach to join a highly successful athletic department. The assistant coach will be responsible for coaching defensive backs for a nationally-ranked football defense. He will also serve as an assistant track & field coach, preferably as a throws coach, for a conference champion track & field team. While supporting the mission of the college, the assistant coach will be engaged in the life of the college to fully develop the student-athletes under his charge. He will also be expected to adhere to all institutional, conference, and NCAA policies and procedures. A bachelor’s degree is required to be considered for this 12-month position. Applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three references via email to Cathy Metz, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Connecticut State (D-II): Southern Connecticut State University is in the process of looking for an offensive skill coach. This is a part-time coaching position with a stipend based on coaching experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The following are preferred qualifications: coaching offensivesSkill and previous recruiting experience. Please e-mail resume and references to recruiting coordinator/defensive backs Coach, Jack Cooper at email@example.com .
Wilmington College (D-III – OH): Wilmington College is accepting applications for 2 Intern Positions (One on Offense, One on Defense). These positions will assist the Head Football coach in all facets of the football program including coaching their own position group, own recruiting area, practice planning, video breakdown, and other administrative duties assigned by head coach. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, college coaching/playing experience, preference will be given to those applicants with strong managerial & administrative skills, computer proficiency, experience working with hudl. Compensation is $5,000 stipend, room & board. Start date is August 1st. This is a 9 month position. Must be able to successfully pass background check. Interested applicants can email their resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Indiana University-Pennsylvania (D-II): IUP welcomes applicants for the position of offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach. Previous experience in this capacity is preferred but not required. Please send resume’ to Curt Cignetti at email@example.com.
St. Francis (FCS – PA): Saint Francis University is looking for a guarantee games in 2016 and 2017. The open date in 2016 is September 3. Possible dates in 2017 are September 9 and September 23. If you are interested please contact A.J. Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Muskingum (D-III – OH): Offensive line coach Luke Summers has been promoted to offensive coordinator, per source.
Coffeyville (CC): Chris Clevenger has accepted the linebackers position at Coffeyville, per source. Clevenger spent the past two seasons as a grad assistant at North Texas.