Monday March 25, 2013

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Compton College (CC - CA): Sources tell us that Santa Monica offensive line coach David Banuelos has been tabbed as the new head coach at El Camino College - Compton Center.

Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Enka HS (NC) head coach Manny Matsakis has been named head coach. Matsakis has also previously served as offensive coordinator at Capital University (D-III - OH)

Houston Texans: Former Tampa Bay Bucs special teams coordinator Bob Ligshesky has been hired as a special teams assistant with the Texans.

Bowling Green: Greg Christopher, Bowling Green's athletic director for the past seven years, will leave to take a similar post at Xavier according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy. 

Berry College (D-III - GA): Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time, 10-month position of assistant football coach (as well as assitant lacrosse coach) with additional administrative responsibilities in the Department of Athletics (looking for best fit on offense or defense). Master’s degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on the NCAA Division III collegiate level is preferred. This position includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: AF&LC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Starting date is scheduled for July 1, 2013. No phone calls or e-mails please.

Truman State (D-II - MO): Truman State is looking for a game on the following dates; September 21 of 2013 and September 13, September 20, and September 27 of 2014. Please contact AD Jerry Wollmering at 660-785-4236 if interested.

Tennessee: Running backs coach Robert Gillespie will make $300,000 per season.

Michigan: The terms for Greg Mattison's contract extension have been released. According to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com, Mattison will make $2.825 million over the three year deal, including $835,000 in the first year, $875,000 in 2015 and $915,000 in 2016. If Mattison remains at Michigan through 2016, he will receive a $200,000 bonus. We compared Mattison's deal to other defensive coordinators in the Big Ten.

Colorado Mesa (D-II): Sources tell us Mike Chavez will join the staff as offensive line coach. 

Texas State: Sources tell us that Reuben Vaughn will serve as the recruiting coordinator, and Kelly Keresztury has been brought on staff as the director of football operations.

Avila (NAIA - MO): Sources tell us that Brad Vickroy has been hired to coach the defensive line. Vickroy is a former University of Mary (D-II - ND) grad assistant.

Berry College (D-III - GA): Berry College is now accepting applicants for an assistant football coach. Along with coaching responsibilities, the candidate will be assigned administrative responsibilities in the Department of Athletics. This position includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on theDivision III level is preferred. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: AFC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Starting date is scheduled for July 1, 2013. No phone calls or e-mails please.

Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Mayville State University located in Mayville, North Dakota is looking for an entry level assistant football coach (looking for best fit – offense or defense) to start in late July of 2013. This job is set for someone just breaking into the coaching ranks or someone who just finished up their playing career that knows they want to be a college coach. Compensation will include a $6,000 stipend (there is no housing or meals). Interested candidates should send their resume and 3 references to Derek.Schlieve@mayvillestate.edu. No phone calls please.

Lake Forest (D-III - IL): Garret Riley has been named quarterbacks coach at Lake Forest. Riley, a former Texas Tech quarterback, previously served as the running backs coach at Augustana (D-III - IL). Additionally, former Warren Township HS (IL) offensive line coach Jim Voutiritsas has joined the staff and will coach the tight ends.

Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville has named their six candidates for their vacant head coaching position. The following six finalists are scheduled to meet with the public for one hour during their interview for an open forum; Greg Breitbach (North Dakota offensive coordinator), David Taynor (Urbana University head coach), Robert Forgrave (East Stroudsburg defensive coordinator), James Clements (head coach at Delaware Valley College), and Adam Gonzaga (Ohio Northern defensive coordinator). Interviews start this afternoon and will conclude April 1. The complete forum schedule can be found here.

Marist (FCS - NY): Marist College has two part time assistant football coaching positions open coaching either Tight Ends or running backs. Candidates should have 1- 3 years of collegiate coaching experience. Candidates should have video experience and be proficient with all Microsoft Office applications including Visio. Other responsibilities will include recruiting, data input, film breakdown, assisting the Head coach in all practice and game day preparation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Salary will be $10,000 plus 15 graduate credits per year. NO housing, meal plan or benefits included. Position will begin immediately. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Head Coach Jim Parady at James.Parady@marist.edu. No phone calls please. 

Fairleigh Dickinson: Former UMass quarterback Scott Woodward has been hired as offensive coordinator at Fairleigh Dickinson. Woodward spent the past three seasons as the quarterbacks coach at Westfield State University.

Nevada: Sources tell us former Iowa special teams coordinator / running backs coach Lester Erb will join Brian Polian's staff in the same capacity. 

Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Matt Vitzthum has been named running backs coach at GVSU. Vitzthum coached the quarterbacks at Wittenberg (D-III - OH) last season.