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The Scoop - Friday July 5, 2019

Friday July 5, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – XFL – FBS – FCS – D-II

Stetson (FCS - FL): Cory Sullivan, who most recently served as a graduate assistant at South Alabama, has been hired to round out the coaching staff.

St. Louis (XFL): Former Rams wide receiver Az-Zahir Hakim is joining the staff as wide receivers coach, per Mike Mitchell. Hakim previously coached the receivers for the San Diego Fleet of the AAF.

Norwich (D-III - VT): Norwich University is seeking a qualified offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position, responsible for the implementation and operation of the offense. Additional responsibilities include practice planning, recruiting an area, and any duties assigned by the head coach and/or Athletic Director. Application, and materials MUST be submitted via this link.

Oakland Raiders: Former Pro Football Weekly draft expert Nolan Nawrocki has been hired in an undetermined scouting role, per Neil Stratton.

The Collegiate Bowl: Dave VanderNat, the former Raiders director of pro personnel, has been named the Bowl's new director of college scouting.

Southwestern College (NAIA - KS): Southwestern College is looking to hire a Graduate Assistant. Must be able to get admitted into the Master’s Program. (Bachelor’s degree/3.0 GPA). Compensation includes Room and board, FULL Tuition and possible stipend. Looking for a best-qualified candidate either on offense or defense. Responsibilities include coaching a position/position meetings, quality control (HUDL/equipment/scout team/ etc.…), recruiting, along with other duties assigned by the head coach. Interested candidates, please email cover letter, resume, and references to

West Alabama (D-II): At this time we are no longer accepting applications for the defensive graduate assistant position. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram College is looking for applicants for an immediate Wide Receiver intern opening. $4,000 with room & meals. Those interested, submit resume with references to today. No phone calls, please.

Louisburg (JC – NC): Louisburg College, a private junior college located outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, has an opening for an Assistant Football Coach that will work with our offense. This is a 10 month position that will begin in July with a compensation of 5K + Room & Board. Benefits include a comprehensive medical plan, and optional participation in a matched retirement plan along with optional dental and vision plans. Louisburg College, related by faith to the United Methodist Church is an equal employment opportunity employer who welcomes all applicants to apply. Please email resume and references to Chris Tolbert, Head Football Coach at No phone calls please.

Buffalo State (D-III - NY):Buffalo State College has an open date in week 2 or 5 in 2020. The College is looking for a Division III opponent. This a one-year only contract. Looking to have a home game but will discuss other options. Please contact Head Football Coach Christian Ozolins at

Waynesburg (D-III - PA): Waynesburg University is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Football Coach in its NCAA Division III football program, which is a member of the President’s Athletic Conference. Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Prior successful experience in coaching on an intercollegiate level, coordinating experience preferred. Strong consideration will be given to applicants with strength and conditioning certification. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities for the position include coaching, recruiting and administration within the program. Specific coaching experience on the offensive line and run game coordinator desired. Other responsibilities within the athletic department may be assigned as needed. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University’s Mission and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. Send CV/resume and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates the relationship between the candidate’s profession and his/her Christian faith, and names/addresses/phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). Apply to the Human Resources Office at

Judson (NAIA - IL): Jake Lemming, the defensive backs graduate assistant at New Mexico State, is expected to become the new offensive coordinator at Judson, per source.

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here