Saturday July 23, 2011
Texas High School Coaches Convention: This quaint gathering begins Monday. Always interesting to see 12,000+ coaches in one setting. For those of you attending, do stop by and see some of our favorite sponsors including Hudl, SpeedTracs and Samson Equipment. DSV customers, stop by the Hudl display or one of the multiple sessions they are holding (3 on Monday and 4 on Tuesday), to see the future.
Snow College: University of Utah defensvie grad assistant Britt Maughen has accepted the defensive coordinator / safeites job at Snow College. Also, former BYU player Shane Hunter has joined the staff as defensive line coach. Former Snow College player Zac Jensen has also joined the staff as assistant quarterbacks coach.
Toledo: Head coach Tim Beckman has agreed to a contract extension through 2015.
North Carolina: Offensive line coach Sam Pittman has added the title of assistant head coach.
Texas A&M: Head coach Mike Sherman has received a 1-year extension to his contract and $400,000 raise. Sherman’s new contract will run through 2016. It also includes a university option through 2018.
Rhodes College: Our sources tell us that Middlebury linebackers coach David Szentesy has accepted the defensive backs / strength & conditioning coach position.
Columbia University: We have learned that former St. Norbert College defensive coordinator Bill Lund has accepted the defensive line job at Columbia University.
Southwest Baptist University: Our sources tell us the SBU staff is complete with the recent hires of Robert Clardy (offensive coordinator / quarterbacks), former Texas State tight ends coach / director of football operations Mike Barela (offensive line), Frank Halliburton (running backs), Marcus Windham (wide receivers), and Steve Cole (assistant defensive line).