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The Scoop - Tuesday July 18, 2017

Tuesday July 18, 2017


SUNY Cortland (D-III): John Shelton is joining the staff as co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach source tells FootballScoop.

Saginaw Valley State (D-II - MI): Linebackers coach Bill Lund has made the tough decision to step down to be move closer to some family battling serious health issues. Please join us in keeping coach Lund and his family in your prayers. Lund has previous stops at Buffalo, North Park (D-III - IL), Hope (D-III - MI), among others.

Why the Big 12 needs Tom Herman and Lincoln Riley to win and win big — or else

Carolina Panthers: According to Tom Pelissero, owner Jerry Richardson and former team GM Marty Hurney are meeting today and "if all goes well," Hurney will be named interim GM.

Rutgers: Rutgers is looking to hire a Graduate Assistant on defense to work with the defensive line. Please send your resume to Elaine Anderson at

Tom Herman: “You can never get used to losing.”

ASA - New York (JC): ASA College has two immediate openings. The positions are for JV Offensive Coordinator and JV Defensive Coordinator. This is a non-benefitted position with a stipend and possibility of on campus housing. Interested applicants should send their resume & cover letter to JV Head Coach Chris Calabrese at

Southwest Oklahoma State (D-II): Hank Campbell has been hired to coach the defensive backs after serving as the defensive coordinator at Bacone College (NAIA - OK) the past two seasons.

Thiel (D-III - PA): Thiel College has an opening for an intern defensive assistant coach from August until May. Defensive back playing and/or coaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: assisting in all aspects of coaching, planning and organization of practices, game day duties, on the road recruiting and retaining student-athletes, game breakdowns and other assignments requested by the Head Coach. Compensation includes $6,000 salary and some meals. Possibility of on campus housing with dorm manager responsibilities. Thiel College is an equal opportunity employer. All interested and qualified applicants should email a resume and references to Defensive Coordinator Matt Arshinkoff at No phone calls please.

Video: Big 12 uses clips of Saban, Dabo, Holgo, Bielema and others to demonstrate coaching behavior that will now be penalized

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): Steven Thrash, who spent the past four seasons as an assistant at Abilene Christian (FCS - TX- three working with the WRs and one with the TEs - has joined the staff coaching the wide receivers.

Georgia State: Former Newberry College offensive lineman Hayden Wilks is joining the staff as offensive grad assistant we are told.

Your program: FootballScoop would like to help provide your program & coaching staff with some positive national attention this Fall. For more information contact Scott @FootballScoop, or 225.229.3429.

Urbana (D-II - OH): Urbana University has an immediate need for an entry level, part-time (up to 20 hours per week) Assistant Football Coach. The position will be responsible for coaching our wide receivers, video editing using HUDL, recruiting, assisting with the strength and conditioning program, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Prior college playing experience and/or experience coaching high school football would be a plus in this position. We are targeting an August 1st start date and relocation assistance will not be available for this position. For immediate consideration, please email your resume with “Assistant Football Coach” in the subject line of the email.

William Penn (NAIA): William Penn is seeking applicants for the position of Defensive GA working with the secondary, specifically corners. Prior experience playing or coaching in the secondary is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into William Penn Masters of Business Leadership program with a 3.0 GPA. $6,000 Stipend, tuition waiver, and housing included (start date is immediately). Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator, Clayton Norberg, with the subject “Secondary GA” at No phone calls.

CoachComm: Our friends at CoachComm are offering a $500 trade-in value towards a new Connex system now through September! Coach Nick Winkler (AJ Dimond HS - Anchorage, AK) says, "I love that it can stand up to the Alaskan environment without fail. The Connex system is tough!"


Missouri Southern State (D-II): Fairmont State (D-II - WV) defensive coordinator Zach Crissup has joined the staff and will coach the secondary.

Marian (NAIA - IN): Marian University is seeking applicants for an intern to coach the defensive line. College coaching or playing experience is required. Responsibilities include coaching the defensive line, running your own position room, recruiting territory, and other duties assigned by the head coach. This is a ten month position, start date is immediate, and includes housing, meals, and a stipend of $5,000. No additional benefits provided. No phone calls, please. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 football references to

Valley City State (NAIA - ND): VCSU has an immediate opening for an assistant coach. Strength and Conditioning / offensive position coach. This is a non-benefitted position with $16,000 stipend and possibility of on campus housing. Interested applicants should send resume & cover letter to assistant head coach Gregg Horner at No phone calls please.

Jamestown (NAIA - ND): The University of Jamestown is seeking a defensive graduate assistant, any position, best candidate available. Responsibilities include assisting in practice preparation, game day duties, film, recruiting and other duties as assigned by the head coach and defensive coordinator. Bachelor’s degree is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Coaching and playing experience preferred. Compensation for the position is Graduate School Tuition only. If interested please contact Terry Motl at Please send cover letter, resume, and references. Please no phone calls.

Sacred Heart (FCS - CT): Per source, Maine Maritime (D-III - ME) offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Adam Sherman has joined the Sacred Heart staff.

Albright (D-III - PA): Albright College is looking for an intern football coach for either offense or defense. Annual stipend plus free 12 month off-campus housing. No other benefits are include. Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to John Marzka, Head Football Coach at

West Florida (D-II): UWF is seeking qualified applicants for an entry-level position coaching tight ends. Duties will include coaching the tight ends, recruiting an assigned area, academic monitoring, administrative duties, extensive video breakdown of games and practices on HUDL, opponent scout as well as assisting with special teams. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach, offensive coordinator or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication and time management skills are an absolute must. Qualified applicant should have extensive experience with hudl digital editing system. Salary is a $10,000 stipend or a salary of $8,000 and 18 hours of tuition paid for each year; housing and meals are not included. Send resume and cover letter to offensive coordinator, Jammie Deese at Please no phone calls.

Westminster College (D-III - MO): Westminster College has an IMMEDIATE opening for an Offensive Intern position (QB or WR). This will be a 10 month appointment starting ASAP. Compensation is $300 a month and free housing. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to player retention, coaching a position group (QB or WR), game/practice planning, effectively managing a recruiting territory, video breakdown, and other duties as assigned by the head coach/offensive coordinator. College degree required. Preference given to those who are proficient with HUDL & Front Rush. Interested candidates can send their resume and references to