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The Scoop - Tuesday April 10, 2018

Tuesday April 10, 2018


Arizona State: Herm Edwards has hired Dan Cozzetto as a staff consultant. Cozzetto has 39 years of coaching experience, including one stint as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach from 1992-99 -- including a Pac-10 championship and a Rose Bowl appearance -- and a 2-year stint as tight ends coach in 2007-08.

Arizona State:Offensive coordinator Rob Likens lost his father earlier this week to a lengthy illness and will miss Friday's spring game. Please join us in keeping him in your prayers.

Washington: Washington will switch from Nike to Adidas starting next summer. More on the move here.

Muskingum (D-III - OH): Per source, Adrian (D-III - MI) defensive line coach Mike Pannone has joined the staff as defensive line coach. Pannone previously served as a graduate assistant at Grand Valley (D-II - MI) working with the offensive line.

Edward Waters (NAIA - FL): Edward Waters College has announced the following staff hires: Ryan Lewis Sr. (DC), Damon Smith (Co-OC), Glen Chapman (run game coordinator / offensive line coach), Antonio Bellamy (WRs), Dr. Michael Grant (RBs), Carey Gee (DFO), Vernon Edwards (DL), Antwaun Nicholas (corners / STC), Corey Addison (safeties), and Dewayne Laws (assistant DL).

Muskingum (D-III - OH): Muskingum University is seeking a defensive coordinator. Please email a letter of interest, resume & references to head coach Erik Ieuter at

Army: Slotbacks coach/recruiting coordinator Tucker Waugh has gone public with his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. More on that here.

Miami: Wide receivers coach Ron Dugans has added the title of co-offensive coordinator. Dugans received interest from a number of other programs this off season, including his alma mater Florida State.

UW-River Falls (D-III): Per source, former Southwest Minnesota State (D-II) graduate assistant Joe Matheson has accepted a job on the staff coaching the wide receivers. Matheson also previously worked at Minnesota.

The Catholic University of America (D-III - Washington, DC): The Catholic University of America football program is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Defensive Graduate Assistant. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with a position group, video editing, equipment room duties, assisting with on-campus recruiting visits, having an out of region recruiting area, and other duties as assigned by the head coach and the administration. Applicants must be admitted into a Graduate Program at Catholic University by the first day of work. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college, a valid driver’s license, and successful completion of a background check are required. Previous playing or coaching at the collegiate level is highly preferred. This is a 9-month position providing a stipend and a graduate tuition waiver (except for the Columbus School of Law). University fees are not included as part of the tuition waiver. Applicants should provide a cover letter, current resume, and list of 3 professional references to Head Coach Mike Gutelius at

Newport News Apprentice (D-III - VA): Newport News Apprentice School located in Newport News, VA is accepting applications for the Offensive Coordinator position. This is a 12 month position. Compensation will be $40-43K no benefits (paid as an independent contractor qualified applicants will receive additional information). A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years coordinating experience at the high school or college level required for consideration. Prior recruiting experience desired. The Offensive Coordinator will be primarily responsible for supervising the offensive staff, developing the team offense and recruiting qualified applicants for The Apprentice School and Newport News Shipbuilding. Interested Applicants please send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and offensive philosophy/summary to John Davis to Please no phone calls.

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Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites application for the full-time position of defensive assistant (DL or LB) / HPER instructor. Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree, one of which must be in HPER or a closely related field. Required to teach 6 hours per semester as assigned by the Chair of the HPER Department. Prior coaching experience with defensive line or linebackers is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. No phone calls! To apply, please visit this link to complete the application.

University of Rochester (D-III - NY):The University of Rochester is looking to fill some future open dates. In 2019 we are looking for a Week 2 opponent (home or away). In 2020 we are looking for a Week 1 opponent (home or away). In 2021 and 2022 we are looking for games in Week 1 and Week 3. Interested programs can contact Chad Martinovich at

Central Arkansas (FCS): UCA has an immediate opening for an offensive quality control / recruiting assistant position. This is a VOLUNTEER position and therefore is UNPAID. All applicants must have collegiate playing experience and/or HS or collegiate coaching experience (preferably with OL). Position duties include: working with position group during practice, running defensive scout teams, breakdown of opponent film, offensive install/scouting reports, assistance with summer camps, and any other duties assigned by the head coach/recruiting coordinator. Applicants must have experience with the following softwares: Microsoft Excel, Visio, Hudl and Power Point; and familiarity with JumpForward or similar programs. Qualified applicants should email resume and references to with the Subject Line: "OFFENSIVE QUALITY CONTROL POSITION". Applications will be accepted by email ONLY. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Alabama: Here are the salaries of Nick Saban's six new assistant coaches on staff.

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Rocky Mountain (NAIA) offensive coordinator Chris Stutzriem is the new offensive line coach at Southwestern Oklahoma State, per source.

Kentucky Wesleyan (D-II): Kentucky Wesleyan College is looking to fill an open date on October 6, 2018. Prefer a home game but will travel with guarantee. If interested, please contact Brent Holsclaw at 270-302-8373.

Union College (NAIA): Union College is seeking candidates for the position of graduate assistant football coach. The successful candidate will assist in conducting the football program within the philosophy and guidelines set forth by Union College, the NAIA, and the Mid-South Conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: on field coaching, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required. Previous collegiate level football playing/coaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. This is a 10 month position providing a stipend and a graduate tuition waiver. Union College is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should provide a cover letter, current resume, and list of 3 professional references to Andre Linn

Los Angeles Valley (JC - CA): LAVC is seeking a wide receiver coach. Primarily looking for coaches near or in the Los Angeles Area (SFV). The stipend only position will pay around $9,000 per season. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice, game planning, video breakdown, analysis with Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and coaching their own position group. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing and/or coaching with the receiver position. Must be able to commute to campus, have at least 2 years of coaching experience. Additionally, candidates who are dedicated, detail oriented, hardworking individuals, and who take pride in their work will be the first ones considered for this position. Numerous additional income opportunities exist in the immediate area including but not limited to: candidates with a master’s degree in kinesiology may be eligible to teach adjunct classes at the 9 different campus locations of the LACCD. For coaching candidates who are eligible to substitute teach in the state of California & have past their CBEST exam you can find the Los Angeles Unified School district substitute teacher pay scale here . Please email Head Coach Matthew White at No phone calls and be ready to begin IMMEDIATELY.

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes