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The Scoop - Tuesday May 9, 2017

Tuesday May 9, 2017


Valparaiso: Valpo has been invited to the Missouri Valley but the football program will remain in the non-scholarship Pioneer Football League, an MVC spokesman tells FootballScoop.

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Case Western Reserve (D-III - OH): Case Western Reserve University has one open intern position. Looking for receiver coaching experience, but will hire the best candidate available. Recruiting experience at a high academic institution is a plus! Position includes a $10,000 stipend. No meals or housing, but will be willing to help with employment during the Spring. Please send resume and references to Greg Debeljak at

UW-Oshkosh (D-III):The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is looking for two games for the 2017 season. We are open (week 2) Sept. 9th, (week 3) Sept. 16th and (week 4) Sept. 23rd. Please contact Athletic Director Darryl Sims or call 920-216-8680.

Davidson (FCS): Davidson is looking for an Assistant Director for Football Development. This position will coordinate and execute all aspects of Davidson Gridiron Club annual fundraising efforts. External relations and planning are a part of this position. In collaboration with Assistant Athletic Director for Development and the Head Football Coach, this position will manage strategy for leadership and donors including identification, cultivation and stewardship. This position is 12 month, full time with benefits. Previous experience is a plus but looking for someone who is highly motivated, self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. This is strictly a fundraising, non-coaching position. Please email resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

Truman State (D-II - MO): Truman State is seeking applicants for an open defensive graduate assistant position. This position will help with all defensive administrative work, assisting in preparation of game planning material and opponent film breakdown. This position will assist with a position group which will be determined by the defensive coordinator, and head coach based on applicant. The position covers a full time academic course load and monthly stipend of $500. There is no housing or meals associated with this position. Applicants must be able to get into graduate program offered at Truman State University. Interested and qualified applicants should email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Louie Ramirez at

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Maine Maritime (D-III): Maine Maritime currently has several coaching intern positions available. The successful candidate will be a college graduate and possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with DVSport and Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and coaching their own position group. There are openings on both offense and defense. Compensation includes hourly wage and housing. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, résumé, a completed MMA ApplicationMMA Self-Identification Form*, and contact information for at least three professional references to For more information please visit the Maine Maritime human resources site via this link.

New Hampshire (FCS): The University of New Hampshire is looking for a Coordinator Creative Media and Video Operations. This a paid, non-benefited position. Responsibilities include: filming and uploading of all practices and games, managing opponent and self scout video libraries, managing student film crew, creation of weekly and annual team high light films, social media graphic output, and assisting with day-to-day football operations. Preferred candidates will have experience with DVSport and Photoshop and previous football filming/video/graphic design experience. If you are interested please contact Bobby Callahan at No phone calls please.

Indianapolis Colts: Jets director of college scouting Rex Hogan is expected to join the organization, as is Seahawks senior personnel executive Ed Dobbs, according to Kimberley A. Martin. Albert Breer reports both will be co-vice presidents of player personnel. ESPN's Seth Wickersham has reported former Green Beret consultant Brian Decker has joined the staff as a player personnel strategist.


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Catawba (D-II - NC): Catawba College is looking for a game on September 1, 2018 with the corresponding date in 2019. We also have October 6, 2018 open as well. We would like to fill all three games if you are interested please contact Head Coach Curtis Walker at with any interest.

Western Illinois (FCS): Western Illinois is looking to hire a football operations graduate assistant. See DFO Scoop for full details and how to apply.

Montana Western (NAIA): The University of Montana Western has an opening for a defensive intern coach (defensive back experience preferred). Stipend, on campus apartment and meals. Send resume and letter of interest to No phone calls.

Indianapolis Colts: According to Seth Wickersham, Brian Decker is joining the Colts as a player personnel strategist. Decker is a former Green Beret for the US Army who went on to run the Special Forces Assessment and Selection program for the Army where he revolutionized the evaluation process of Green Berets. He's also worked in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns in 2013.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Football Program is looking to hire a graduate assistant in an off the field role (assisting with academics/recruiting). All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Josh Gonzales at

North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III): NC Wesleyan is no longer accepting applicants for their defensive back intern position. Thanks for the overwhelming response.

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