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Monday August 11, 2014

Monday August 11, 2014

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Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings have hired former Houston Texans special teams coordinator Joe Marciano as interim special teams coordinator while special teams coordinator Mike Priefer serves his regular season suspension. 

Michigan Tech (D-II): Bryan Thomas has moved from tight ends coach to defensive line and has also been promoted to special teams coordinator. Also, Josh Wood has been promoted from grad assistant to secondary coach.

St. Vincent (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA has an immediate opening for a secondary coach. This is an intern position and compensation is in the $7,000-$8,000 range. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at the college or high school level. Looking for someone to be on campus immediately. Serious inquiries only. Send resumes to lorrie.quadro@stvincent.edu.

Omaha Mammoths (FXFL): The Omaha Mammoths, a charter member of the Fall Experimental Football League, are now accepting resumes for assistant coaching positions. The preferred candidate will have at least one year of NFL/FBS coaching experience. This is a 8 week contract that will start mid september and end November 15th. Please submit resume along with cover letter to General Manager Donald Woods at Donald.Woods@FXFL.com.

George Fox University (D-III - OR): George Fox University, located in Newberg, OR is looking for a skilled position coach (WR or CB) due to a last minute coaching change. This is a part time 4 month stipend position. George Fox is a Christian University, a statement of faith would be required. Please email kingram@georgefox.edu your resume and 3 references. The start date would be August 14th.

Santa Barbara City College (JC - CA): Santa Barbara City College is accepting applications for an offensive assistant. Position pays a $4,600 stipend and does not include housing or meals. Position will begin as soon as possible. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience preferred but not required. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resume and references to assistant Dan Lever at dwlever@pipeline.sbcc.edu. No phone calls please.

St. Vincent College (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa., has an immediate opening for a secondary coach. This is an intern position and compensation is in the $7,000-$8,000 range. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at the college or high school level. Looking for someone to be on campus immediately. Serious inquiries only. Send resumes to lorrie.quadro@stvincent.edu.

Colorado State: The Rams have announced a contract extension with head coach Jim McElwain through at least the 2019 season. The new contract, which has reportedly been in the works for a while, increases his salary from $1.35 million to $1.5 million; the new deal also includes an initial $7.5 million buyout, and it remains at that figure as long as he has five years remaining on his contract. It's worth noting that Colorado State fired athletics director Jack Graham on Friday. McElwain led Colorado State to an 8-6 campaign in 2013, its most wins since 2002. 

Oklahoma Panhandle State: OPSU has hired for Kansas receiver Marcus Herford to fill the open receivers position. Herford most recently coached at Valdosta State in 2012.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is looking for a graduate assistant (defensive line). 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. Must be able to start this week. Please email resume and references to cory.sauter@smsu.edu

UW-Sout (D-III): Per source, Chase Vogler, a former national championship quarterback at Minnesota-Duluth, has accepted the quarterbacks coach / pass game coordinator job at Wisconsin-Stout. Vogler served as a volunteer assistant on last year's UMD staff.