Monday July 15, 2019
Veteran NFL offensive line coach Mike Maser, who most recently coached with the Dolphins in 2008, sadly passed away over the weekend. Please join us in praying for his family. Maser coached with the Panthers and Jaguars as well and had over three decades of college and professional coaching experience.
NFL: One report says owners are considering pushing the season to 18 games while keeping the players' at 16. Details here.
Gary Patterson: This 2-minute clip is a fascinating look into one of the best defensive minds in college football. Why Gary Patterson adapts his scheme annually to every formation they face and why more defensive play callers should "play defense like offense."
North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III - NC): North Carolina Wesleyan College is seeking applicants for a tight ends coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory and film breakdown (HUDL). Position includes secondary duty within residence life (Housing). Compensation includes $15,000 salary, and rooming. Contract to begin August 1st. Email cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Matt Keith at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Mike Gundy: Mike Gundy has some advice for current, and aspiring Big 12 defensive coordinators.
Graceland (NAIA - IA): Graceland University invites applications for the half time (10-month) position of Assistant Football Coach on the Lamoni, IA campus. The successful candidate will serve as a Defensive Coach and other program specific duties as assigned by the Head Coach for both the varsity and junior varsity programs. Preference will be given to those who have previous experience with the Defensive Line and the Hudl video system. Previous collegiate coaching and recruiting experience preferred. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree. Send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Peyton Manning: When (or if) does Peyton plan on returning to the NFL as a GM? He explains his thinking here.
Wingate (FCS - NC): Wingate University may have an opening for a Defensive GA assisting with the DL. Bachelor's degree required. College playing experience preferred. Housing, meals and $3,000 stipend. Tuition waiver possible. Send resume to email@example.com.
ESPN: Ryan Leaf has joined the ESPN team as an analyst and will cover games on ESPN2 and ESPNU. Details here.
Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN is seeking to fill a Graduate Assistant position on the defensive side of the ball. The position recommends experience coaching or playing defensive back or linebacker. Tuition assistance for graduate school and a monthly stipend will be included. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including: film upload/breakdown, practice organization, assisting a position coach, coaching the scout team, and other duties assigned by the Defensive coordinator. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA required. Recommended GRE with scores of at least 140 on both Quantitative & Verbal Reasoning. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to Mark Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls.
Personnel Symposium:Our friends at Front Rush have graciously decided to cover hotel and registration expenses for two lucky personnel staffers to attend the Personnel Symposium. Front Rush is a proud sponsor of the event, because they are a big believers in the people within football staffs who handle the personnel side of things. This is a great opportunity for career growth and professional development. Two individuals will be picked and have their registration paid and Front Rush will also book each person a hotel room for the conference as well. To apply send an email to Doug@FootballScoop.com with your contact information (email and cell phone number), school you’re with, and why you need financial assistance to attend. Deadline to enter is Friday, and winners will be announced one week from today. Follow Front Rush @FrontRush.
Scoop 'Em Up: Ahmed Saleh was most recently served as a defensive graduate assistant at Colorado State, where he also completed his Masters Degree in Business Administration and is looking to land an FBS graduate assistant or quality control opportunity or Division II or FCS position coach role. With eight years of coaching experience, including three years at the FBS level, Coach Saleh has experience working with defensive backs and linebackers including stops at Michigan State and the University of Pittsburgh. Coach Saleh has experience using XOs, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft office. His references include Boston College DBs coach Eric Lewis, Houston Texans defensive QC Akeem Dent and Colorado State DL coach Keith Gilmore. Coach Saleh, who is the cousin of 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, can be reached by email Salehahm94@gmail.com.
Graceland (NAIA - IA): Graceland University invites applications for the half time (10-month) position of Assistant Football Coach on the Lamoni, IA campus. The successful candidate will serve as an Offensive Coach and other program specific duties as assigned by the Head Coach for both the varsity and junior varsity programs. Preference will be given to those who have previous experience with the Quarterbacks or Wide Receivers and the Hudl video system. Previous collegiate coaching and recruiting experience preferred. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree. Send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com.
MacMurray (D-III - IL): MacMurray College is seeking candidates for a Defensive Line Coach. This position is an intern position that does not include benefits. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Preferred candidates will have experience playing and/or coaching DL. Base compensation includes a $7500 10 month salary. Housing and meals are included. Interested candidates should send a resume immediately to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eastern Michigan: Creative Coordinator Travis Hensley, who has been in that role the last two years, has decided to leave his position.
Dartmouth (FCS): Defensive quality control coach Vaughn Johnson has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Miami Dolphins, per source.
Colorado School of Mines (D-II): CSM has completed their search for a defensive assistant and are no longer accepting resumes. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.
Millsaps (D-III - MS): Millsaps College is seeking a defensive assistant coach. The position includes a generous stipend, housing, meals (10 month plan), and access to the college group health insurance. Responsibilities include position coaching duties and a recruiting territory as well as weekly scouting reports, film breakdown, and all other duties assigned by the coaching staff. Experience playing or coaching at the college level preferred. Qualifications: no less than 2 years on the field coaching experience (Inside Linebacker, Outside Linebacker, Quarters Safety preferred). Applicants with experience with DVSport, HUDL, Front Rush, and Microsoft Office will receive higher consideration. Interested applicants should send a resume and references to defensive coordinator Andrew Chau at email@example.com. Please no phone calls.
The Catholic University of America (D-III - Washington, DC): The Catholic University of America is looking for a volunteer assistant coach on Defense. The position is unpaid, no housing, no stipend, no benefits. The position will begin August 1 st . Previous playing or coaching experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates living in the DC area (including former HS coaches) who might now be looking for an opportunity to coach college football. The primary responsibility will be to assist the Head Coach and the Defensive Staff. The position includes on-field coaching. The position is suitable for: (1) someone who is looking to begin a career in coaching; or (2) an experienced local HS coach who is interested in coaching college football. The selected candidate must submit to a background check. Interested candidates can email their resumes, three references, and cover letter to Bill Bachman at Bachman@cua.edu. No phone calls please.
Gallaudet (D-III – DC):Gallaudet University is accepting applications for a defensive intern (LBs/DBs preferred). Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and hard of hearing. This position will begin in August 2019 and run through December 2019. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Defensive Coordinator with implementing game plans, coaching of special teams and a defensive position, film evaluation, academic support, and attending team and coaching staff meetings. Job requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, playing experience at the collegiate level, and knowledge of American SignLanguage (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge with ASL, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. The successful applicant will be provided with a dorm room and a meal plan. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references with contact information to Stephon Healey at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.