|Wednesday March 13, 2013||presented by:|
Proud to now have over 35,000 followers on Twitter...should be an enjoyable follow the next few months as we visit with a number of staffs around the country.
Delaware: Sources tell us Rutgers defensive grad assistant Tommy McEntire will become the safeties coach at Delaware.
Alabama: Alabama has hired Ole Miss coordinator of recruiting development Tyler Siskey.
St. Joseph (D-II - IN): Sources tell us North Carolina grad assistant Tommy Love Davis will be the new defensive line coach at St. Joseph's.
UAB: UAB has asked us to let you know they have a video coordinator position available. "Plans, oversees, and coordinates the filming of all football team practices, as well as home and away games. Edits film developed in-house, as well film developed by opponent programs for the purpose of scouting and self-scouting; edits season film for the purposes of play study, etc..." Requires a bachelor's degree and relevant experience as well. Full job description and application process is here.
Texas: The Longhorns have posted job openings for assistant director of player personnel and quality control positions.
Manchester (D-III - IN): Manchester University seeks applicants for the position of Offensive Line. Assigned recruiting territory, teach 6 hours in ESS, and other duties assigned by Athletic Director. Preference given to those applicants that have Master Degree in ESS and/or Sports Management. 3 to 5 years of college coaching experience, proficient in the use of Front Rush, Hudl, MS Word, Excel, and Power Point software. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Anticipated start date will be April 8. To apply send cover letter, resume to email@example.com. You must also complete an application by following this link. Please No Phone Calls.
Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Linebackers coach/recruiting coordinator Gary Shepherd has stepped down.
Western Carolina: Mark Speir has announced the addition of Dennis Thomas to the Catamount staff, thus completing his coaching staff. Thomas spent the past four years assisting the defensive line at South Carolina.
UCF: Defensive grad assistant Mark Cammack has been named director of player personnel.
Colorado Mesa (D-II): Sources tell us offensive coordinator Bill O'Boyle has accepted a position at Southern Illinois. We hear the position at Mesa has already been filled.
Centre College (D-III - KY): Centre College is seeking applicants for a restricted earnings defensive line job. Must have a bachelors and college coaching experience to apply. Send resumes to defensive coordinator Carter Conley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Francis (NAIA - IL): St. Francis is no longer accepting applicants for the receivers job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
Stonehill College (D-II - MA): Stonehill seeks an intern assistant football coach (Offensive Skill position). Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing/coaching an Offensive Skill position, 1 year of collegiate coaching experience, and have ties to the Northeast Region. Other responsibilities will also include recruiting, assisting the head coach in all practice and game day preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Salary will range between $12,000-18,000, NO housing or benefits included. Position will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Head Coach Rob Talley at email@example.com No phone calls please. Minority applicants are encouraged.
Colgate (FCS - NY): We hear a co-defensive coordinator (linebackers) slot will open at Colgate. Will update...
University of Saskatchewan (CIS): Brian Guebert has been named special teams coordinator for the Huskies.
Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy has announced that Van Malone will switch from coaching the safeties to corners and newly hired Tim Duffie will now coach the safeties.
Golden West College (CC- CA): Sources tell us offensive coordinator Charles Stansbury has accepted the head coaching job at Beverly Hills HS (CA).
NC State: Dave Doeren has announced the addition of former UCF director of player personnel Drew Hughes as director of player personnel for the Wolfpack.
Auburn: Gus Malzahn will make a base salary of $2.3 million. Assistant coaches will make the following; defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Ellis Johnson ($800,000), associate head coach / recruiting coordinator / defensive line coach Rodney Garner ($500,000), defensive backs coach / co-defensive coordinator Charlie Harbison ($450,000), offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Rhett Lashlee ($350,000), co-offensive coordinator / receivers coach Dameyune Craig ($350,000), offensive line coach JB Grimes ($275,000), running backs coach Tim Horton ($250,000), defensive backs coach Melvin Smith ($250,000), tight ends / special teams coordinator Scott Fountain ($210,000). Overall, Malzahn's staff will make about $1.6 million less than Gene Chizik's staff made last year.
William Jewell (D-II - MO): We have learned that Clopton HS (MO) head coach Lynn Nutt has been brought on staff as a defensive graduate assistant and will work with the defensive ends.
North Central (D-III - IL): North Central College (Division III), located in Naperville, IL and a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), has two Graduate Assistant position openings beginning August 1st. These positions are ten-month commitments, renewable at the end of the first ten-month period based on performance. The position covers tuition and includes a stipend. Responsibilities include film breakdown and data entry, recruiting, on-field coaching and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Offensive line playing experience is mandatory for the offensive GA position. For the defensive GA position, defensive line experience is preferred but not mandatory. All applicants must be applied and accepted into North Central College's Graduate Program before being considered for a position. Resumes are being accepted and can be forwarded to Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator Jeff Thorne (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to Defensive Coordinator Mike Murray (email@example.com).
FIU: Sources tell us Rutgers quality control Pete Collins will join the FIU staff as an offensive grad assistant. With that, we believe all of the grad assistant spots at FIU are now full.
Stonehill College (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Wesleyan University defensive line coach Clayton McGrath has been brought on staff to coach the same position at Stonehill.
Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Sources tell us former Jesuit High School (Tampa, FL) head coach James Harrell is joining the staff as outside linebackers coach and Alfred "Jitter" Fields will join as defensive backs coach.
New York Giants: Princeton tight ends coach Ryan Roeder will join the Giants staff as offensive quality control.
Virginia - Wise (D-II): Former UVa-Wise tight end and graduate assistant Luke Logan has been named offensive line coach and video coordinator.
St. Francis (D-II - IL): Sources tell us Cory Hoopingarner will join the staff as receivers coach.
Kutztown (D-II - PA): Kutztown University is seeking to fill an open date of September 7th, 2013. Preferably a Super Region 1 Division 2 opponent. Willing to travel. Please email Head Coach Drew Folmar- firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Urbana (D-II - OH): Sources tell us that EJ Henderson has been hired as offensive coordinator and receivers coach. Henderson previously served as the special teams coordinator and receivers coach at Davidson.
Fullerton (CC - CA): Sources tell us that Jason "Ralph" Vandiver will coach the fullbacks at Fullerton CC.
Davidson (FCS - NC): Paul Nichols has announced the hiring of Mitch Browning as assistant head coach / offensive line / tight ends and Diauntae Morrow as running backs coach. Browning coached the running backs / tight ends at Ashland University this past season. Morrow for Nichols at Toledo. This will be his first year coaching.
Marshall: Georgia State running backs coach Thomas Brown has accepted the same position at Marshall according to Chuck Landon of the Herald-Dispatch. Brown accepted the Georgia State position in January after coaching the running backs at Chattanooga last season. Sources tell us the same.
Towson (FCS - MD): We hear quarterbacks coach Jared Ambrose will now also have the offensive coordinator title.
Alabama: Mario Cristobal will earn $475,000 / year under his new agreement with Alabama. Defensive backs coach Greg Brown and receivers coach Billy Napier will each earn $300,000 per year. Chase Goodbread of TideSports.com notes that each of the three will make more than their predecessors made last season. Stoutland earned $395,000, Pruitt made $260,000 and Mike Groh made $285,000.
Marietta College (D-III - OH): Sources tell us that Oberlin College (D-III - OH) offensive coordinator Alan Estep has accepted the same position at Marietta.
Marshall: Sources tell us Doc Holliday will likely have his new running backs coach in place very soon...possible announcement today one source told us late last night.
Go Big Recruiting: Start fast with the Class of 2014! Let the guys at Go Big know what you are looking for by emailing email@example.com and we will start sending qualified prospects your way immediately.
Nevada: Utah senior associate athletic director Doug Knuth has been recommended by the president of the university to the Board of Regents. If approved, Knuth's agreement will be three years paying $285,000 per year. As a reminder, Brian Polian's agreement is a five year deal in which he makes about $550,000 per year.
|Monday March 15, 2013||presented by:|
Florida A&M (FCS): Sources tell us two former Florida Gators are joining the staff with Ernie Mills as receivers coach and Elijah Williams as running backs.
Technology: We are compiling a list of various technologies used by all of the FBS programs. Let us know what your team uses.
Oklahoma State: Tim Duffie is joining the Oklahoma State staff coaching the defensive backs. Duffie coached the secondary at Wake Forest this past season.
Washington Redskins: Sources tell us Cleveland Browns offensive staff assistant Aubrey Pleasant has accepted an offensive quality control position with the Redskins. Pleasant served as a defensive grad assistant at Michigan last season before accepting a position with the Browns in January.
Howard (FCS - Washington, DC): Head coach Gary Harrell has announced that he will take a personal leave of absence for the 2013 season. Howard has announced that associate head coach / defensive coordinator Rayford Petty will serve as interim head coach for the season. Petty previously led the program from 2002-2006.
Luther College (D-III - IA): Aaron Hafner has rounded out his coaching staff at Luther. Paul Hoffman will serve as the assistant head coach / defensive coordinator, Payton Haynes will be the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / running backs, Mike Tangen is the recruiting coordinator / defensive backs / strength and conditioning assistant coach, Ike Hammerly wil coach the defensive line and serve as head strength and conditioning coach, Caleb Barnes will coordinate the special teams and coach the receivers and tight ends, and Chris Calixte will coach the corners.
College of the Siskiyous (CC - CA): The College of the Siskiyous has a defensive backs job open. Minimum requirements are a Bachelors Degree and at least two years of coaching experience. Masters Degree preferred. Responsibilities include on coaching, game planning, weight room, HUDL video and recruiting. The position will be from Fall Semester: August 5 - December 13, Spring Semester: January 8 – May 23rd. Salary is $8750 per semester. You will be paid as an hourly instructor on campus. Contact Head Coach Charlie Roche at firstname.lastname@example.org (No Phone Calls).
Faulkner University: Sources tell us that former Faulkner University head coach Gregg Baker is the new head coach at Montgomery Catholic HS (AL).
Oklahoma: Chip Viney has joined the staff as a grad assistant working with the defensive backs.
|Sunday March 10, 2013||presented by:|
Florida A&M (FCS): Sources tell us East Gadsden (FL) head coach Corey Fuller will join the FAMU staff as secondary coach. Another NFL'r joining the staff...
Tennessee: Sources tell us Keith Pantling, recruiting assistant who came with Butch from Cincinnati, is leaving to pursue other opportunities outside of recruiting. Also, Bill Baker, Tennessee's "NFL coordinator" plans to retire later this month.
Taylor University (NAIA - IN): Sources tell us Avante Mitchell, former defensive coordinator at Concordia - Ann Arbor, will join the staff as defensive coordinator.
Florida A&M (FCS): Former Pittsburgh Steeler, and Shannon Forest Christian HS (SC) head coach, Levon Kirkland will join the staff as linebackers coach according to multiple reports.
|Saturday March 9, 2013||presented by:|
Marietta (D-III - OH): Sources tell us Manchester defensive coordinator Andy Stillman has accepted the defensive coordinator / linebackers role at Marietta.
Wyoming: The University of Wyoming announces an opening for a Director of Media/Audio Visual-Football. This is a full-time 12 month position. The successful candidate will direct all filming, editing and production of audiovisual for football and other men’s and women’s sports programs (includes satellite feeds) if assigned. Other duties include oversight and management of audiovisual/ electronic media services as it relates to the football operating budget and training, supervising and developing work schedules for part-time personnel in the areas of audiovisual and/or electronic editing/ production processes. On a limited basis this position will also develop and coordinate the production of electronic display programs for selected other men’s/women’s sport programs. Bachelor’s Degree required. Preferred qualifications include strong communications skills, ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and basic computer/ keyboard knowledge. Other preferences include knowledge / experience with or the ability (after training) to operate, maintain and troubleshoot video cameras and computer editing equipment. Comprehension and understanding of formations and the flow of various sport programs, especially football, is highly desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Those interested should send a letter of application, a current resume and a list of three references to: director of football operations Brent Vernon at email@example.com
Lawrence University (D-III - WI): Sources tell us Chris Harris has accepted the offensive line / run game coordinator job at Lawrence. Harris comes from Manchester University where he coached the offensive line.
DePauw (D-III - IN): Sources tell us Carthage College grad assistant Clayton Mannering is the new tight ends coach at DePauw.
Manchester University (D-III - IN): Sources tell us Brad Higginson has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Bluffton University (D-III - OH): Sources tell us Terry Peebles, most recently offensive coordinator at Carthage College, will be the new offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Bluffton.
Riverside City College (CA): Riverside City is looking to hire a defensive line coach. Summer pay with stipend around $5,000. Classes may be available if candidate has a master's degree in physical education or exercise science. Local candidates familiar with Riverside and the Inland Empire high schools will be considered first. Please send resumes to assistant head coach Darrin Chiaverini at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adams State (D-II - CO): Adams State has hired Colorado State offensive grad assistant Phil Serchia as running backs / tight ends.