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The Scoop - Thursday July 13, 2017

Thursday July 13, 2017

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Central Florida: Linebackers coach/special teams coordinator Jovan Dewitt has added an associate head coach title, director of operations Gerrod Lambrecht has added a chief of staff title, Trent Mossbrucker has been hired as assistant director of operations, director of high school relations Mike Cassano has added offensive quality control duties, Horace Raymond has been hired as director of player development, and Frank Verducci has been hired as an offensive analyst.

ACC coaches are beginning to talk like SEC coaches

DVSport (Pittsburgh): DVSport, Inc. is actively looking for qualified candidates in the Sales & Account Management field. Primary responsibilities and duties for the position include but are not limited to: 1) Develop relationships with existing and potential clients in the Sports Marketplace. Assist with replay and coaching assignments as a by-product of this process. 2) Maintain customer satisfaction with products and support services through client interaction and working with the dedicated DVSport support group for all assigned accounts. 3) Maintain and further develop knowledge of DVSport's products and services, and how they are applied in the marketplace. 4) Provide Weekly Sales and Account Reports specific to opportunities being pursued and existing accounts. 5) Qualify opportunities, prepare proposals and complete product demonstrations on-site. Qualifications: BA/BS Degree; Technical Background in Computers, Networking and Video preferred; Account Management & Sales Experience; Background in Professional or Collegiate Sports Industry is preferred; DVSport software experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume and references to careers@dvsport.com

ASA College Miami (JC - Miami, FL): ASA College Miami has an immediate opening for the position of Defensive Coordinator. This is a full time job with no housing or meals. Interested applicants can apply by submitting your cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Chris Boden: coachboden@asa.edu . No phone calls please.

Wayne State (D-II - NE): Wayne State College, an NCAA Division II Northern Sun Conference schoo located in Wayne, Neb., has an immediate opening for one defensive graduate assistant coach. The graduate assistant’s primary coaching responsibilities will be determined upon review of applicants. Previous experience is required. The position requires a highly motivated person to assist with the implementation of practices, evaluation of prospective student athletes, on and off campus recruiting, scouting opponents, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Applicants must qualify for the State of Nebraska defensive driving certificate. Graduate Assistantships are granted based on acceptance into Graduate School at Wayne State College. This is a 10 month reporting position with a $650.00 stipend per month ($6500.00 total) and tuition waiver for the academic year. Please FAX a letter of application, resume, and references to Dan McLaughlin at (402) 375 – 7150; mail to Head Football Coach, Wayne State College, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE 68787; or e-mail to damclau1@wsc.edu. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a NCAA Division II institution, is accepting applications for a graduate assistant coaching the Linebackers. 15hrs tuition and 7K stipend. Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, equipment, video and other duties assigned by the head coach or defensive coordinator. Experience playing and/or coaching Linebacker is preferred. Position starts as soon as possible. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to Brett Watson, at bwatson@se.edu. Successful candidates must pass a background check and get acceptance into the graduate school of choice. No phone calls please!

Harding (D-II - AR): Harding University is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant coaching position working with defensive backs or linebackers. Most importantly, we are interested in someone who has a desire to serve God and who sees coaching as an avenue to impact lives for Christ. Responsibilities include working with a position group, film break down, assisting with recruiting, and other duties as assigned. This position carries with it $3,500 of tuition credit per semester. No housing, meals, or stipend is included. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Those interested in applying for this position should email Paul Simmons at psimmons@harding.edu. Please include a letter of application, resume, and three references. No phone calls please.

College of Wooster (D-III - OH): The College of Wooster has an opening for a part-time offensive assistant coach. This is a $4,000 stipend position from August 1 through November. No housing or benefits provided. Local candidates preferred, but all will be considered. Only serious applicants should apply. Please email resume and references to fcolaprete@wooster.edu.

Utica College (D-III - NY): Utica College, of the Division III Empire 8 Conference, is seeking a full-time offensive line coach. Contact Head Coach Blaise Faggiano with cover letter and resume at bvfaggia@utica.edu.

ASA College Miami (JC): ASA College Miami has an immediate opening for the position of Defensive Coordinator. This is a full time job with no housing or meals. Interested applicants can apply by submitting your cover letter, resume, and references to head coach Chris Boden: coachboden@asa.edu. No phone calls please.

Western Oregon (D-II - OR): Western Oregon University is looking for a Graduate Assistant, Assistant Football Coach to work with either Running Backs or Defensive Line. Previous experience coaching or playing those positions preferred. Graduate Assistant compensation is available. Interested parties please follow the instructions in the job announcement at http://www.wou.edu/hr/files/2015/08/Graduate-Assistant-POOL1.pdf No phone calls please. Western Oregon University is an EEO/AA/Veteran/Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Alma College (D-III - MI): Alma College seeks a offensive coach to coach either TE's or RB's. Looking for best fit for staff. This coach will be responsible for coaching their position, film-breakdown (HUDL), scouting reports, recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.Position pays $8500 dollars and includes housing. Only serious applicants should apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to burtonda@alma.edu Bachelor’s degree required . Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level is desired.

Arkansas-Little Rock: UALR will conduct a feasibility study to consider adding football. Read more here.

Saint Vincent College (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent College seeks a part-time assistant football coach. DEFENSIVE BACK / SECONDARY experience preferable. This coach will be responsible for coaching their position, film-breakdown (HUDL), scouting reports, recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Position pays $8000 dollars and includes housing. Only serious applicants should apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to lorrie.quadro@stvincent.edu. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level is desired.

Mississippi State: Legendary State staffer Rocky Felker retired at the end of June. State has the position of director of player development open and is seeking applicants. This non-coaching position is perfect for someone who will thrive working to ensure players are reaching their full potential at Mississippi State. To apply & for further details please visit this link. No phone calls please.

Cumberland (NAIA - TN): Cumberland University in Tennessee has an immediate opening for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach for the 2017-2018 school year. Tight End or Running Back coaching/playing experience preferred. Applicants must be accepted into Graduate School program with a 3.0 GPA and a qualifying GRE/MAT Score. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting in all aspects of the program, recruiting, evaluating, and mentoring student-athletes, promoting and marketing the program, participate in practices, developing and training, and fundraising. Requirements: Proficient in using HUDL, strong interpersonal skills, communication, leadership, and organization. Compensation includes room, board and tuition. No stipend. To apply send a letter of application, resume, and references to Donnie Suber, Head Football Coach, at dsuber@cumberland.edu. No phone calls please.

Indiana State (FCS): ISU is seeking to hire full-time video coordinator with experience with DVSport & Hudl. Please contact director of football operations Craig Smith for further information craig.smith@indstate.edu or 765.717.5730.

New Research: SBU’s 10 Drills to Teach Feet/Hands in Pass Pro - This past season Southwest Baptist University improved from a 4 wins to a 10 – 2 record and a Top 25 ranking nationally. One of the major factors to help the Bearcats achieve this was being able to reduce the number of total sacks by over 40%. This reduction in sacks helped produce an offense that finished the season 10th nationally (NCCA Division 2) in Total Offense and 36th in Passing Offense (1st in the Great Lake Valley Conference in both categories). In his X&O Labs clinic report, offensive line coach Anthony Vitale details the 10 every day drills he uses to train the hands and feet of his offensive lineman in pass protection. Click here to read the report.

Minnesota State - Mankato (D-II): Colin Prosser, the assistant defensive line coach at South Dakota (FCS) last season, and who coached the program's tackles and tight ends in 2015, has been hired to coach the offensive line at Minnesota State-Mankato. Prior to South Dakota, Prosser was the co-offensive coordinator at Morningside College (NAIA - IA).

Allegheny (D-III - PA): Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications to fill an Assistant Football/Running Backs Coaching position. This is a full-time, eleven-month position that includes basic medical coverage and a competitive salary. A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a master’s degree is preferred. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist head coach with the organization and direction of all aspects of a competitive football program. Specific responsibilities include coaching running backs; identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; regular practice sessions and game preparation; and assisting with overseeing the administrative process for team travel, program budgets, public/alumni relations and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. The successful candidate should also understand the Division III philosophy and thrive in an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere. Event management and summer facility responsibilities will also be assigned by the Athletic Director. Please submit a letter of application with resume, and three references to blayer@allegheny.edu. Please place “Assistant Football Coach Search” in the subject line of the email. Expected start date is July 31, 2017.

Millsaps (D-III - MS): Per source, recruiting coordinator / safeties coach Aaron Fisher has left to become the safeties coach at Langham Creek HS (Houston, TX).

Victor Valley (JC - CA): Victor Valley is looking to add a defensive coach to the coaching staff, but is open to taking the best available coach. Must have Master's in Kinesiology (no other degree will be accepted. Compensation is right around $36,000 per year. Need to be able to start immediately. Interested candidates can contact David.Hoover@vvc.edu.

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