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The Scoop - Thursday June 29, 2017

Thursday June 29, 2017


Tom O'Brien: The former Boston College and NC State head coach has been named the color analyst for Navy's radio broadcasts. O'Brien played defensive end at Navy from 1968-70 and started his coaching career with the Midshipmen as offensive tackles and tight ends coach. He last coached as Virginia's assistant head coach and tackles/tight ends coach in 2014.

USA Football: USA Football is looking for high-energy and impactful coaches and speakers looking to share their strategies and unique insights with National Conference attendees. This year's National Conference will take place from January 26-28, 2018 at the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Your proposal will be reviewed by USA Football staff and education advisory volunteers. Applications are due August 30, 2017. Individuals are encouraged to submit several proposals as this presents a broader range for our selection and a higher likelihood that one of your topics will make it to final selection.


Seton Hill (D-II - PA): The Seton Hill University Athletic Department has a part-time 10 month intern position (paid over 12 months). The purpose of this position is to recruit, coach, and retain full roster team. Assistant DL Intern Coaching Position: A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Two years prior college coaching experience preferred. Defensive Line experience desired and on the road recruiting experience at the college level is required. Excellent computer skills are necessary. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, as well as represent the University well Annual compensation is $11,000, incumbent will also be provided with $800 in dining hall flex annually. No housing or benefits offered. Looking to fill position right away. Please no Phone Calls. All cover letters, resumes and references can be sent to

John McDonell: Georgia State offensive analyst & longtime college coach John McDonell has agreed to serve as interim head coach at St. Martin's Episcopal School in New Orleans (LA). McDonell is familiar with New Orleans having coached offensive line at Tulane for four seasons under Curtis Johnson & recruiting the area for years.

Millsaps (D-III - MS): Millsaps College, located in Jackson, MS seeks applicants for a full-time defensive coordinator. This is a benefit eligible, 10 month position. Start date is immediate. Candidate must posses strong organizational and interpersonal skills and have great work ethic. Salary range dependant upon experience and skill, Bachelors degree required. Email resume, letter of interest, and references to Phone calls will not be returned and emails without proper information will be disregarded.

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Benedictine (D-III - IL): Benedictine University is looking for an Unpaid Defensive Volunteer. This is an entry level position into college coaching. Responsibilities will include assisting with a defensive position group, data entry, video breakdown, opponent scouting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. Housing and meals are not included. Interested candidates should email a resume and 3 professional references to Defensive Coordinator, Shane Dierking at No phone calls please.

UT-Martin (FCS): Per source,Brandon Lechtenberg, the defensive coordinator at Millsaps (D-III - MS), is going to UT-Martin as safeties coach.

Saint Vincent (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 Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level is desired.

Holmes CC (JC - MS): Holmes Community College has (2) two intern coaching positions that start August 1. The positions provide meals and housing, they do not provide stipend, salary, or benefits. Great entrée level opportunity. Duties will include coaching a position, recruiting, and assisting staff in day to day operations. One position on offense and defense. Kicking Specialist would be considered. All interested applicants, e-mail resume to No phone calls.

West Georgia (D-II): The University of West Georgia has an opening for a defensive line graduate assistant beginning immediately. All applicants are encouraged to send their resume along with references to

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Franklin Pierce (Sprint - NH): Missouri Southern State special teams coordinator Rashad Watson has been named interim head coach at Franklin Pierce, taking over for Pete Ewald who resigned earlier this month. Watson is seeking to hire an Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line grad assistant. The chosen candidate for the OC position will be able to supplement his employment with an off the field occupation. Must have collegiate experience coaching or playing offensive line for the GA position. Enthusiastic coaching and attention to detail. $8k stipend, meals, and free tuition. Will have input and get to coach his position. Start date asap. Email resumes to

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New Research: Defending C/D Gap Runs with the Bear Front -A clear weakness of the Bear Front is the off-tackle gap and zone schemes created by two-back offenses. Whether it’s speed option or pure ole power, an offense could have angles on the front five, thus separating the defense. In this exclusive clinic report with X&O Labs, Snohomish High School (WA) head coach Kai Smalley details what he does with outside linebackers and rush ends from his 3-3 base to defend option, 20/11 personnel gap schemes and Wing T runs including how he adjusts to the motion packages created by one-back off-line tight ends. Click here to read the report.


Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Mayville State University, located in Mayville, ND is looking to hire an immediate full-time defensive backs coach. The position is an 11-month full benefited position that also requires teaching 12 credits per year in the Health, Physical Education & Recreation department. Qualified candidates must possess a master’s degree in Physical Education. Duties include but not limited to: assist DC in the development & implementation of defensive scheme & game plan, monitoring progress of student-athletes, and recruiting responsibilities assigned by the head football coach. All interested candidates must send resume & three references to Head Football Coach Sean Thom at and Defensive Coordinator Shane Clancy at

Independence CC (JC - KS): Independence Community College in Kansas is accepting applications from highly motivated coaches for three (3) open assistant coaching internship position (two on offense and one on defense). The offensive positions open are slot receivers / tight ends, and the other will work will work with the offensive line and special teams. On defense the opening will work with the secondary or linebackers and the special teams. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching the Slot Receivers & TE’s, along with special teams, maintaining a large recruiting territory, film breakdown using DVSPORT, coaching within the program, and other duties as assigned by Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. Preference given to applicants with college coaching and playing experience. This is an unpaid position, but does offer MEALS, & HOUSING. Email cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Jason Brown at No phone calls please.

Florida Tech (D-II): Florida Tech is looking for a volunteer football coach. The position will work as quality control on the defensive side of the ball and assist with the defensive line/outside linebackers. If interested, email your resume, cover letter, and references to This is an unpaid, volunteer position. No phone calls please.

Juniata (D-III - PA): Juniata College is seeking applicants for an assistant football coach to join its staff. Preference will be given to applicants with experience coaching or playing wide receiver. The position will report to the Head Football Coach, and the head coach and/or offensive coordinator will assign duties. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must. Prospective applicant will coach own position group, run meetings, contribute to video breakdown and weekly game plans. Experience with Hudl digital editing system is a plus. Knowledge of and adherence to Juniata College, NCAA Division III, and Centennial Conference rules and regulations are also required. Position will start on August 1, 2017. Employment will continue through the 2017 season. Compensation includes $4,000 stipend and limited meals. No housing or benefits are included. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy, not because of legal obligations, but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. It is the Policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks. To apply for this position, please complete our online application via this link.

Greenville University (D-III - IL): Greenville University is currently seeking a Jesus loving assistant coach that excels in mentoring, recruiting and teaching student athletes. This is a full time position offering a salary range from 25,000-30,000 per year plus benefits depending on experience. This position is open to an expertise in offensive Line, linebackers, defensive backs, or offensive skills. If this position fits your strengths send your resume, letter of testimony and coaching philosophy to If any of these three items are left out you will not be considered for the position.