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The Scoop - Wednesday July 17, 2019

Wednesday July 17, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – XFL – FBS – FCS – D-II

Florida: Per multiple reports, Dan Mullen is adding a former Florida State assistant to the Gators staff. Details here. 

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo, a proud member of the Mid American Conference, has an opening for a Coordinator of Recruiting Operations. This position is the responsible for the on campus organization of unofficial and official visits, maintaining the prospect data base, supervision of student workers, transcript evaluation, maintaining all relative NCAA forms and detailed communication with our compliance office and other duties related to the recruiting of student-athletes. This person must have a background working in a recruiting office and be knowledgeable in ARMS software or a similar platform.
Please send resume to Rob Ianello at NO PHONE CALLS.
The position will remain open until filled.

Catholic University of America (D-III - Washington, DC): The Catholic University of America is looking for a volunteer assistant coach working with the Offensive Line. The position is unpaid, no housing, no stipend, no benefits. The position will begin August 1st. Previous playing or coaching experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates living in the DC area (including former HS coaches) who might now be looking for an opportunity to coach college football. The primary responsibility will be to assist the Head Coach and the Offensive Staff. The position is suitable for: (1) someone who is looking to begin a career in coaching; or (2) an experienced local HS coach who is interested in coaching college football. The selected candidate must submit to a background check. Interested candidates can email their resumes, references, and cover letter to Max Drisko at No phone calls please.

Alabama: Nick Saban says distracted coaches were a reason the Crimson Tide faltered down the stretch last year, and facing another year of high staff turnover, he also shares whether he thinks he's a tough coach to work for. Read more here.

Dakota College at Bottineau (JC - ND): Dakota College at Bottineau has a late opening for an offensive line coach for the 2019 season. Responsibilities include coaching a position group, assisting in formulating game plans, some special teams duties, and some recruiting and S&C duties. Other duties on campus for extra pay will most likely be available including, but not limited to tutoring and academic monitoring of student-athletes. Salary for just the coaching aspect will be in the 4000 range with a starting date of ASAP for either the season or the entire school year if interested in some Residence Life duties. On-campus room and meals are quite likely as well. See the complete job description via this link. Please email cover letter and resume to AD/HFC Dan Davis at No phone calls at this time please.

QB Recruiting: "I can tell you in about two minutes if I'm going to recruit him or not." Jimbo Fisher explains what he's looking for when he's looking for a quarterback.

Personnel Symposium: Our friends at Front Rush have graciously decided to cover hotel and registration expenses for two lucky personnel staffers to attend the Personnel Symposium. Front Rush is a proud sponsor of the event, because they are a big believers in the people within football staffs who handle the personnel side of things. This is a great opportunity for career growth and professional development. Two individuals will be picked and have their registration paid and Front Rush will also book each person a hotel room for the conference as well. To apply send an email to with your contact information (email and cell phone number), school you’re with, and why you need financial assistance to attend. Deadline to enter is Friday, and winners will be announced one week from today. Follow Front Rush @FrontRush.

Liberty: Liberty is looking to hire a director of video operations. Please send resumes to Please no phone calls.

Finlandia (D-III - MI): Joby Sullivan has been hired as the quarterbacks and receivers coach at Finlandia University, per source.

Ouchita Baptist (D-II - AR): Lane College student assistant Jeremy Patterson is joining the Ouchita Baptist staff as a linebackers GA, per source.

St. Thomas (D-III - MN): The University of St. Thomas is looking for an assistant football coach. This is not a full-time position. It is the type of position that those who are still in this profession after many years and who have a deep passion for what we do probably took at some point in their career, simply because they hungered to be a part of something greater than themselves. Must be willing to want to learn and grow on a daily basis. Must understand the difference between when it is time to lead and when they need to be led. Must have a tremendous work ethic. Must understand the difference between those things that we say we need and those things that we say we want. Must be able to make a decision in a reasonable time frame and then spend every moment after that working hard to make that decision the right one. Must be accountable at the highest of levels and be willing to hold themselves and those that they care about also to tremendously high standards. Must have the ability to confront problems and think positively for ways to overcome them. Must have the capacity to work well with others even when it is not easy. Must be rational enough to understand that not everything is going to be handed to them, but rather, that they be given the chance to earn both trust and responsibility. It is a great opportunity to coach your own position, recruit your own area and have the chance, just like life, to accept additional responsibilities on a daily basis, within a culture that understands the right way to do things and is tremendously fortunate to coach a very selfless group of young men who are very good at what they do; but would never tell you that they are. The only restriction is that they cannot be entitled. Besides that, the rest can all be cultivated. The position is Linebacker Coach. Thoughtful letters & resumes can be sent directly to the head coach Glenn Caruso at

Iowa State: Kyle Kempt and Joel Lanning have re-joined the program as quality control assistants. Details here.

Temple: Temple is looking to hire a recruiting a video scouting graduate assistant. Primary function will be to assist the Director of Player Personnel with film evaluations. Qualified applicants will be knowledgeable in recruiting technology such as XOs, HUDL, and JumpForward. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Experience within an intercollegiate athletics department, preferably football Admittance into a Temple University’s graduate program; Experience with Microsoft (Word, excel, Powerpoint); Pass applicable background clearances. Interested candidates must a cover letter and resume be considered via email to Nathan McNeal at

Wisconsin Stout (D-III – WI): UW-Stout is searching for a restricted earnings coach on the defensive side of the ball who seeks a career in coaching. This is entry level paid position that runs from August through November. Daily Duties will include coaching a position group, film breakdown and running scout teams. The applicant must be a self-motivated, have a passion for football, and be capable with technology. Please contact Travis Destache to apply at

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II - MN): Southwest Minnesota State University has a running backs graduate assistant coach opening. Computer/Graphic skills preferred. Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA) and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes Full-Tuition waiver and occasional meals. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Great opportunity to get hands-on experience. Please email resume and references to Head Football Coach Cory Sauter at

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Hartwick (D-III - NY): Hartwick College (a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Empire 8) has an immediate opening for a full-time, 10-month Assistant Football Coach. The Assistant Coach is responsible for coaching a position, coordinating special teams, as well as assisting the Head Football Coach with all aspects of the daily operation of a competitive football program. Daily operations include but are not limited to recruiting, the organization and conduct of practices/competitions, fundraising, parent and alumni relations, and duties associated with the overall administration of the program in accordance with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Hartwick College, Empire 8, NCAA, and other related association rules and regulations. To apply, please submit one single pdf copy of your application materials inclusive of a cover letter, resume, Diversity Statement – a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement, the names and contact information for three references (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor) All materials should be sent electronically to Suzanne Janitz, Director of Human Resources, at with [Position Title] in the subject line.

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Black Hills State University has a graduate assistant coaching position beginning immediately. The position includes an $8000 stipend, camp bonus, reduced tuition and meal stipend. Responsibilities include coaching tight ends, running positional meetings, assisting with special teams, helping with weekly game plan, film breakdown and data entry (HUDL), recruiting, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director. The ideal candidate would have a minimum 1 year TE/OL coaching experience or collegiate TE/OL playing experience. Candidates must be able to gain acceptance to graduate school. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to No phone calls.

Tennessee Tech (FCS): Tennessee Tech is seeking to add a volunteer Quality Control position on Defense. Ideal candidates will have a burning passion for football along with a desire to learn. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to break into the college football profession. This position has no stipend, housing, or meals attached to it. Responsibilities are, but not limited to: assisting the Head Coach, opponent film breakdown reports, and game week preparation. Candidates should be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and willingness to learn DV Sport. Interested, email a cover letter, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator Donnie Suber at No phone calls please.

Kansas: The Jayhawks and Les Miles are getting their own all access show, starting with the search that landed Les.

Stevenson (D-III - MD): Stevenson University has an opening for a volunteer coach. This is an unpaid position working with the offensive skill. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and references to Previous coaching or playing experience is preferred.

Fork Union (Postgrad - VA): Fork Union Military Academy is searching for a football intern who seeks a career in coaching. This position will provide an athletic stipend of $1000 per month in addition to an $11 / hour pay Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The candidate will be required to work Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. as a dormitory supervisor along with daily coaching requirements. This position will work with the high school varsity program coaching receivers and cornerbacks. Special teams duties will be assigned by the head coach. Housing and dining will also be provided to the candidate. For more information please email or call (434) 842-4281.

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here