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The Scoop - Monday June 5, 2017

Monday June 5, 2017


Beloved coach Charlie Rizzo died Friday at his home in Daytona Beach, FL after a seven year battle with cancer. He is missed & loved by many. Please keep coach Rizzo and his family in your prayers. Services will be held Saturday June 10th at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Daytona Beach. Coach Rizzo improved the lives of young men at Rice, TCU, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, The Citadel, West Point, with the Tampa Bay Bandits and with several other programs.

Auburn: Former Cincinnati defensive tackles coach Kenny Ingram is expected to rejoin Gus Malzahn's staff reports Brandon Marcello. Ingram previously worked with Gus at both Auburn & Arkansas State. Marcello reports Ingram is expected to fill an off the field position.

Michigan State: After meeting with AD Mark Hollis and Mark Dantonio earlier today following the release of the Jones Day investigation into the football program and athletic department, the Michigan State Board of Trustees has issued a statement saying that they "have the utmost confidence" in Dantonio and Hollis. See details and the full report and its findings here.

Glenville State (D-II - WV): Glenville State College is seeking applicants for 2 Quality Control Assistants (1 Offensive/1 Defensive). This position will help with administrative work, assisting in preparation of game planning material and opponent film breakdown. Both positions will have the opportunity to assist in meetings and on the field with a position group which will be determined by the Head coach based on applicant. The position is unpaid, however free housing is available. This is a great opportunity for any Coach looking to get involved with a College Football program and receive invaluable coaching experience on and off the field. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to offensive coordinator Matt Randall at No phone calls please.

West Hills College (JC - CA): West Hills College is looking to hire (2) part time assistant football coaches, (DL and OL). Responsibilities include coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory and film breakdown. This is a part time position and employment will begin July 1st. Email cover letter, resume and references to No phone calls please.

Albion (D-III - MI): The Albion College Department of Athletics invites applications for the position of part-time assistant football coach (Either Offensive Line or Wide Receivers - will take best candidate). This is a 5-6 month part time position with employment beginning August 1, 2017. This is a stipend position ($3500 for season plus $1500 for Spring Practice). There is no housing or meals included. Albion College offers 21 intercollegiate sports as a NCAA Division III liberal arts institution and a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. This position will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in coaching Albion College’s junior varsity and varsity football teams. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a)create and implement practice and game plans, b)breakdown film and provide scouting reports, c)maintain working knowledge of NCAA, MIAA, and Albion College policies and procedures, d) provide instruction to student-athletes through practice or film review e)other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Qualifications Include: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in collegiate athletics as a coach, player, or student manager. Must have a valid, or be eligible to obtain, a Michigan driver’s license. Application Process: For full consideration, interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and list of three references . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All application materials should be sent by e-mail to

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Monmouth (FCS - NJ): Monmouth University has an immediate opening for a full-time assistant football coach. Preference will be given to applicants with a background playing and/or coaching on defense, and with experience coaching the secondary. Qualified applicants MUST apply on line via this link. No phone calls please.

Mesa CC (JC - AZ): Mesa Community College is seeking an offensive assistant with experience coaching OL, WRs or TEs I will adjust staff responsibilities according to the experience of applicant and how they fit. This is a stipend position. Contact Head Coach Ryan Felker

Elon (FCS - NC): Elon is looking for a Football Video/ Graphics Coordinator. The position is full-time w/ benefits. Interested candidates should email Head Coach Curt Cignetti at

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CoachComm: Regional Sales Manager ( RSM) - CoachComm LLC has an immediate opening for the position of Regional Sales Manager covering South Texas (San Antonio, Houston, Austin) and Arizona. RSM will sell and support CoachComm’s full line of Sideline Communication and Practice Systems. RSM will call on High Schools as well as Colleges at the D2,D3, NAIA and JUCO level. Ideal Candidate will have Coaching and recruiting experience in this particular market. Knowledge of Coaches and Administrative Personnel in this geographical area is a plus. This is a full time, company employed position. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY. Send resume to

Minnesota Vikings: The team has announced that head coach Mike Zimmer has received clearance from his doctors to resume his coaching duties with the team.

NY Giants: Per sourceArkansas Pine Bluff (FCS) offensive line coach Damon Nivens is working with the Giants during training camp as a part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship Program.

Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for multiple part-time football coaches. Positions will run from July 24th 2017 until April 27th, 2018. A Bachelor’s degree is required and compensation is a stipend of $16,000 with no housing or benefits. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching your own JV position, helping coach a Varsity position, recruiting, academic support, video, equipment control and assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the program. Preferred coaching positions and experiences include, Wide Receivers, Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Linebackers or Defensive Backs. Also anyone with a Graphic Design, Social Media or IT background or experience will be strongly considered. Application will require letter of application, resume and contact information on three professional references. Please apply at and send a copy of your resume to Head Football Coach Keven Williams at

Pearl River (JC - CA): We understand that defensive coordinator Ted Egger will serve as the interim head coach for the 2017 season (head coach David Saunders was terminated last month).

LA Rams: Virginia Union (D-II) head coach Mark James has accepted a Bill Walsh minority Fellowship position with the LA Rams.

Georgia: Fernando Velasco, a former Bulldog and NFL offensive lineman, has joined the program as a player relations coordinator.

Auburn: Gus Malzahn noted over the weekend that he expects to name a new director of football operations in the next 10 days.

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