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The Scoop - Wednesday June 6, 2018

Wednesday June 6, 2018

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Birmingham (Alliance of American Football): Tim Lewis, a longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive coordinator in the league, has been name head coach of Birmingham's Alliance of American Football team. Lewis has coached the secondary at Texas A&M, SMU, and Pitt as well, and last worked in the NFL as the defensive backs coach with the 49ers in 2015.

Idaho: Adam Breske has been announced as the new linebackers coach of the program. Breske, the son of Vandal defensive coordinator Mike Breske, previously coached the linebackers and special teams at Sioux Falls (D-II - SD). Tight ends coach Troy Purcell took over as special teams coordinator in the spring, and Breske will provide assistance in that area moving forward.

Buffalo State (D-III - NY): Buffalo State has an immediate opening for a secondary coach. Responsibilities include recruiting your own area, running your own meetings, working with Hudl, Front Rush. Bachelor's degree preferred, playing and / or coaching experience. Compensation includes $14,500 (12 month) salary, and full NY State employee benefits. This is considered a part time entry level position. Please send Cover letter, Resume, and references to Terry Bitka at Review of applicants will begin immediately. Position will start August 1st. Buffalo State College is a Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage candidates who can contribute to diversity at Buffalo State College to apply.

Tennessee Titans: Mike Vrabel explains how one of his assistant coaches (a first-time NFL coach) is a "hyena" they let of his cage for practice.

Holmes CC (JC - KS): Per source, Cumberland University (NAIA - TN) coach Brad Bustle has accepted the position of co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach at Holmes CC.

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Delaware State (FCS): Per source, defensive backs coach Ty Greenwood has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Florida HS: In April, Venice (FL) high school head coach John Peacock was fired after liking al allegedly racist tweet directed at a rival coach. Peacock did not hold back in his farewell letter. This morning, it is being reported that Peacock has been reinstated as head coach at Venice. Quite a read... 

Chuck Pagano: Asked if he wants to coach again on Good Morning Football today, the former Colts head coach stated, "Absolutely, I'm young. I'm 57 years old. I've got a couple years left in me. I've got unfinished business. I'd love to have another opportunity. I just love being around the guys, being on grass and competing." Including the first season in Indy, where he missed four regular season games while battling cancer, Pagano's head coaching career started with three straight 11-5 seasons then went 8-8 two straight seasons before slipping to 4-12 in 2017. Overall, Pagano has a 53-43 mark as an NFL head coach, with two first-place finishes in the AFC South.

Tarleton State (D-II - TX): Per source, Tarleton State assistant strength coach Stephanie Sharp has participated with the Falcons in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the Atlanta Falcons earlier this spring. Sharpe is finishing her third year at Tarleton State after seven years as a full-time assistant strength and conditioning coach at Tulane.

McDaniel (D-III - MD): McDaniel College, located in Westminster, MD, is looking for a graduate assistant to work with the linebackers. Applicant will be required to coach their own position group, have their own recruiting area and perform all other duties assigned by the head coach. College coaching and/or playing experience preferred. Compensation package includes a stipend, full tuition waiver, housing and a meal plan. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to No phone calls please.​

West Virginia Wesleyan (D-II - WV): WVWC has an immediate opening for a 10-month restricted-earnings position coaching the tight ends and inside receivers. Compensation includes a $10,000.00 stipend, housing, and some meals. Job duties include coaching your own position, practice planning, video breakdown, all phases of recruiting and all other responsibilities assigned by the head coach and/or offensive coordinator. Applicants with experience in graphic design and video production are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to head coach, Del Smith, at No phone calls please.

Alabama: Joe Pendry, the former Tide offensive line coach who has been a special adviser to Saban as well as NFL liason for the program in recent seasons, is retiring, according to

Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State University in Madison, SD is looking for a football graduate assistant to start in July. The graduate program is a Master’s in Educational Technology. This program from Dakota State is one of the best MSET Programs in the country. A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field is preferred but not necessary. Video, Equipment, and recruiting experience a plus. Compensation is a stipend of $12,000 and 2/3 tuition reduction. Cost of living is also very affordable in Madison. This program is a 1-year Master’s program and a commitment longer than 1 year is not required. An undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher and approximately a 300 GRE score is required for admission to the grad program. Please send resumes to

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Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Alderson Broaddus University has an opening for a defensive assistant coach. Preference will be given to coaches with secondary & special teams experience. Previous collegiate coaching and recruiting experience is required. Please send resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

Trine (D-III - IN): Trine University has three intern positions available, two offensive and one defensive. Responsibilities will include coordinating the JV Offense/Defense/Special Teams, coaching a varsity position and have your own recruiting area along with any duties assigned by the head coach. The positions will pay based on qualifications. Occasional meals will be provided, no housing or benefits. Candidates MUST have at least one year of previous college coaching or two years of college playing experience. Wide receiver candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested defensive candidates should send a resume and references to Eric Ravellette at Interested offensive candidates should send a resume and references to Chris Hedden at No phone calls please.

Florida Tech (D-II): Florida Tech Football team is looking for unpaid interns/quality control to fulfill a couple of roles within the football office. The person in these positions will primarily be responsible for assisting a member of the staff with all aspects of their duties. You will also assist with recruiting duties which include: film breakdown , data entry, recruiting, equipment and other duties assigned. Communication skills, and computer skills are preferred. There are no meals, housing, or stipend provided. Looking for candidates to start immediately. To apply, please no calls, send a resume and cover letter to

South Dakota State (FCS): Per source, Bemidji State (D-II - MN) corners coach Spencer Erickson has accepted a defensive quality control position on staff.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio is seeking a restricted earning position. Preference will be given to candidates with experience playing or coaching the offensive line or tight ends. Compensation includes a $6,000.00 stipend along with a meal plan. Possible graduate courses included. Please send resume, cover letter and references to Offensive Line Coach, Ryan Allgood, at Review of applications will begin immediately.

High school coach gets arrested on the field, sues the school, and is awarded $25,000

Millersville (D-II - PA): Millersville University has an immediate opening for a Strength and Conditioning Coach. CSCS or SCCC certification is required. The successful candidate will manage all phases of the strength and conditioning program for Millersville Football. Other duties include scheduling, staffing, maintenance and upkeep associated with the Carpenter-Trout Strength Training Facility. Compensation for this position will include $20,000 per year. No housing or meals are included. All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Head Coach J.C. Morgan at Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until filled. No phone calls please.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): The tight ends graduate assistant opening has been filled. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the job.

Central Oklahoma (D-II): Sources tell FootballScoop that UCO wide receivers coach Jarrail Jackson has accepted a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship position with the Arizona Cardinals and will work with the team during training camp.

Lyon (NAIA - AR): Lyon College, located in Batesville, AR is seeking applications for a restricted earnings LB coach. This position includes salary, benefits and meals. The successful candidate must have played or coached LB at the collegiate level. If interested, please send resumes to No phone calls please.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking 2 offensive graduate assistant football coaches. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, wide receivers and running backs. The positions include a stipend, housing, tuition assistance for graduate school along with the possibility of a meal plan. Experience in graphic design is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing & highlights, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to Offensive Coordinator, Adam Austin at Please no phone calls.

Lackawanna (JC - PA): Lackawanna College invites applications for the part-time position of defensive assistant coach. The successful candidate will assist in various areas of Lackawanna College men’s football program. The position includes stipend of $5,000.00 with no benefits and no housing. The anticipated start date is soon as possible. Candidates within an hour driving distance will be seriously considered. Microsoft Office, Front Rush and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Please send resumes to Bill Reiss, Defensive Coordinator, at

Panhandle State (NAIA - OK): Panhandle State is looking at a possible open date on Oct. 6, 2018. We will only consider a home game; there is a possibility of a small game guarantee to help out with travel expenses. Please contact Head FB coach Russell Gaskamp at

East Coast Prep (Postgrad - MA): East Coast Prep is seeking 3 assistant coaches for the 2018 season. You will coach your own position and have off field duties assigned by the head coach. This is a 4 month position, August to December. Position includes room and board and a stipend. Stipend based on experience and is very fair. One of the 3 positions off field duties is as academic coordinator and the stipend is generous. We play a great schedule against D1 JV , JC and other top prep programs. Our previous coaches have gone on to future success! College experience is a plus. Please email your resume to no later than June 12, 2018. No phone calls please.