Friday March 6, 2015
Montana State (FCS): Minnesota State - Mankato offensive coordinator / offensive line Jason Eck will be the new offensive line / run game coordinator at Montana State, per source.
Wisconsin-Platteville (D-III): University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks applicants for the full-time position of defensive coordinator. Prefer experience coaching 3-4 defensive scheme. Responsible for coaching, game planning, scouting, recruiting, fund raising, and other duties to support the mission of the athletic department. The complete announcement with qualifications and application instructions may be found on our website via this link. AA/EEO Employer.
Missouri: Missouri approached Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork about their open AD position; but Bjork declined interest, per Dave Matter who covers Missouri athletics.
Wisconsin-Whitewater (D-III): Head coach Kevin Bullis has formally announced the hiring of assistant head coach/defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Rob Erickson, offensive coordinator/recruiting coordinator/quarterbacks coach Craig Smith, offensive line coach Brent Allen and linebackers coach/run defense coordinator Jace Rindahl.
Louisburg College (JC - NC): Will Orbin has been named offensive coordinator, and Chris Tolbert has been named recruiting coordinator. This completes Trevor Highfield's staff at Louisburg College.
Belhaven (D-III - MS): Stan Bedwell, the offensive coordinator at North Dakota State College of Science (JC), has accepted a position on Hal Mumme's staff at Belhaven, per source.
College of the Canyons (JC - CA): With the recent staff additions (see below) we understand that assistants Marc Dumlao (OL) and Kirk Dinsmore (DL) will transition to other positions on Ted Iacenda's staff.
Randolph-Macon (D-III -VA): Randolph-Macon College seeks applicants for a full time, twelve month assistant football position (LBs or DBs). Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with collegiate playing experience preferred. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of 3 professional references all in one attachment to Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources via this link. No phone calls please. EOE.
Wittenberg (D-III - OH): Wittenberg University is accepting applications for a full-time offensive assistant football coach preferably with quarterbacks, wide receivers, or running back coaching experience. Primary duties include on the field coaching for offense and special teams. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, DVSport, and PowerPoint. For this position, we require that candidates have a bachelor's degree and at least 1-3 years of previous collegiate coaching experience. Offensive coaching and playing experience is preferred. Applicants are asked to set-up an account and apply online via this link with a resume, cover letter, and the names and addresses and phone numbers of three professional references.
SUNY Maritime (D-III): SUNY Maritime is looking to hire an entry level college coach. This is a unique opportunity for a US Military veteran to join a college coaching staff. Must qualify for position of Part Time Coordinator of Veterans Affairs (20hrs/week). Details on that position can be found here. Only qualified US Military veterans need apply. Contact Coach Clayton Kendrick-Holmes at email@example.com if you would like to be considered.
New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Former New Mexico assistant Jeff Mills will be the new head coach at New Mexico Highlands according to the Santa Fe New Mexican. Update: The school has now announced the hire.
Wisconsin: New running backs coach John Settle will earn $220,000 annually according to the Wisconsin State Journal.
Georgia State: Per source, Southern University (FCS - LA) grad assistant Reid Sanders is joining the Georgia State staff in the same capacity.
West Alabama: We understand that there are no open positions on staff at this time.
Trinity Valley (JC - TX): Darius Hart, who worked as a grad assistant at West Alabama (D-II) last season working the Bandit position, has joined the Trinity Valley staff as defensive line coach, per source.
College of the Canyons (JC - CA): John Fonua has been hired to coach the defensive line, and Ramsen Golpashin will handle the offensive line.