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Thursday June 12, 2008

Amarillo Dusters: (Arena2) hired Nathan Degasperis as the new line coach. Degasperis previously served as the coaching intern with the Columbus Destroyers.

Navarro JC: new coach to be named on Friday

Georgia State: ESPN college football analyst Bill Curry may land the head coaching job at Georgia State as early as today.


The BIG EAST Conference (Providence, RI): is accepting applications for the position of Football Administration Intern. Responsibilities include: providing administrative support to the Associate Commissioner for Football, assisting with all operational and policy matters related to football, assisting with regular-season football scheduling, coordinating all football officiating video, handling all instant replay administrative activities, and managing all football information databases. Requirements: bachelor's degree, excellent written, oral and computer skills and an interest in pursuing a career in athletic administration. Salary: $16,000 plus participation in the conference's medical and dental insurance plans. This is a 10-month internship from Aug. 11, 2008 through June 11, 2009. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and a list of three references to the attention of Nick Carparelli, Jr., Associate Commissioner, The BIG EAST Conference, 222 Richmond Street, Suite 110, Providence, RI 02903. Resumes may also be faxed to 401-274-5967 or e-mailed to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. E.O.E.

Southeastern Oklahoma State University: is going to have a GA position open for this fall. It will be working with academics in the morning and football in the afternoon. You will need a 2.75 undergraduate GPA to get into graduate school or 2 years of experience. The job will pay $5,000 for the school year and pay for 6 hours of tuition in the fall and spring semesters. You can e-mail your resume's to or fax them to 580/745-7493.

SUNY Cortland: a Division III institution is seeking an assistant football coach. Consideration for coaches with expertise as an offensive line coach. Please send interest introduction letter and resume to


Briarfield Academy (Lake Providence, LA): has an opening for either a defensive coordinator or offensive line coach. A Social Studies teaching position is also available. Please contact Ben Durham, Head Coach/AD with any questions at Resumes may be faxed to Berton Kelly at 318-559-2360.

Northern Vance High School (Henderson NC): seeking football coaches in various positions. DL, LB, RB, WR's.....possible D-Coordinator. Must love the game and be willing to put in the time to turn a program around. Teaching areas open are Math, Science, English, and Business. Must obtain or be able to obtain a NC teachers certification. Contact HFC Cedric Crudup @ (252) 492-6041 ext. 248 or by e-mail at

Westfield High School (Houston, TX): Football Assistant (5A) Largest Football Classification in Texas 47-7 overall record the past four seasons $50,000 + Depending on experience / extra stipend for Master's Degree. Must have teaching certification in Spanish or science. Email resume to

Wednesday June 10, 2008

Colgate: Dave Uimonen just hired as a defensive assistant. Uimonen was previously a defensive line graduate assistant at Springfield College. The position came available when Peter Mayer took a position at Ithaca College.

Philadephia Eagles: Jon Sandusky promoted to director of pro personnel. Louis Riddick hired as a pro scout. Riddick joins the Eagles after serving a seven-year stint with the Redskins scouting department. He was the director of pro personnel the last 3 years.

Miami Dolphins: Dick Haley hired as player personnel analyst. Haley was with the Jets since 1992. Chris Shea hired as personnel coordinator. Shea spent last year as the Coordinator of Labor Operations for the NFL Management Council. Mike Murphy hired as a regional scout. Murphy spent the last 3 seasons as a national scout with the Dallas Cowboys. Joe Schoen hired as national scout. Schoen comes over from the Carolina Panthers scouting department.


Gardner-Webb University: A new graduate assistant football position has recently been approved for the upcoming school year (2008-2009). Candidates must qualify for acceptance into one of Gardner-Webb's many graduate programs. Tuition and living stipends will be provided, and some food reimbursements will be possible. The position is to be filled as soon as possible. Please contact Head Coach, Steve Patton at or Assistant Head Coach, Joe Pizzo at Gardner-Webb University is a Division I (playoff sub-division) team playing in the Big South Conference. GWU is located in Boiling Springs, NC about 45 minutes from Charlotte, NC. (For more information on GWU please go to the university website at

Hamline University (Saint Paul, MN): (NCAA Div III - MIAC) is accepting applications for a part-time coaching position (WR preferred). Interested candidates should e-mail a letter of interest, resume' and three references to Jim Good, Head Football Coach at NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

MacMurray College: 3 positions (2 offense / 1 defense) assistant football coach / residence life athletic liason - invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach/Residence Life Athletic Liaison. This is ten-month position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsibilities: Assist the head coach in the overall administration and logistics of the football program, coaching own position, maintain and build own recruiting area and other duties to be assigned. Participate in RA training, provide two programs per month for the residence hall community on fitness and health, one night per week of residence life duty, serve as the staff member on duty for breaks when student athletes are required to stay on campus, serve as a role model and resource person for all students, and respond to all emergencies when in the building. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, collegiate playing and/or coaching experience, excellent communication skills, leadership and organizational abilities, and a dedication to recruiting. Experience at all positions will be considered. Compensation: Room, partial board and $5000 stipend. MacMurray College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants may send confidential letters of inquiry, a résumé, and three professional references and one student reference to: or to: Department of Human Resources, MacMurray College, 447 East College Avenue Jacksonville, Illinois 62650

Tuesday June 9, 2008

Arizona Western: Tom Minnick is the new head football coach. Minnick spent the last 10 seasons at Joliet Junior College in Illinois, where he was the head football coach since 2006.


University of Connecticut: is accepting applications and nominations for the full-time position of Director of Football Operations. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Football Coach in a variety of daily administrative and operational duties including coordinating all team travel arrangements, organizing pre-season training camp; monitoring the football budget, acting as liaison to various constituencies; and other program duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; thorough knowledge of NCAA regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; organizational, communication and public relations skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with Division IA football program; Salary: commensurate with experience. Submit letter of application, resume and names of three references to: Search Committee -Director of Football Operations, 2095 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1173. Applications may also be sent via fax to 860-486-3300 or email to: Screening will begin immediately. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

University of Connecticut: is seeking applications for the full-time position of Recruiting Assistant. Responsibilities will include: maintaining recruiting database of prospective student-athletes, including updating and streamlining information utilizing CyberSports program; assisting Recruiting Coordinator in overseeing weekly recruiting mailings; assist Recruiting Coordinator in planning and coordinating official and unofficial visit weekends; organizing and maintaining a complete and up-to-date film library and film log; developing a tape evaluation system; keeping coaching contact information updated; managing recruiting budget; other duties as assigned by the head football coach and recruiting coordinator. This is an end date position subject to annual renewal. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; experience working with a Division IA football program is strongly preferred; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University required; thorough knowledge of NCAA regulations required; strong organizational, communication and public relations skills required. Submit letter of application, resume, and names of three references to: Search Committee-Recruiting Assistant, 2095 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1173. Applications can also be sent via fax to 860-486-3300, or to . Screening will begin immediately. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

Delta State University (MS): (NCAA Div II) is accepting applications for a graduate assistant, coaching position to be determined. Interested Candidates should e-mail letter of interest, resume' and three references to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Delta State University (MS): (NCAA Div II) is accepting applications for a graduate assistant, Director of Football Operations (day-to-day operations, equipment, travel, and assisting the Head Football Coach). Interested Candidates should e-mail letter of interest, resume' and three references to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Johns Hopkins University: Baltimore, MD has an immediate opening for a full time defensive assistant (DBs). Coaching duties include all aspects of coaching the defensive backs, off campus recruiting (NJ preferred) and all other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Salary in low $20,000 range, benefits included. Tentative start date is July 1st. Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Maine Maritime Academy: is looking for coaching interns. The successful candidates will possess previous college playing and/or football coaching experience. Positions begin August 1, 2008 and include room, board and stipend. Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is an 900 student, public, fully accredited four-year College located in the small coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported Maritime Colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, transportation, management, ocean sciences and international business. Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, and copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references to: Director of Personnel Administration, Box C - 3 Castine, ME 04420An original, Maine Maritime Academy application must be submitted to the MMA Human Resources Office, prior to consideration by a supervisor or selection committee. Successful candidates may be subject to a background investigation appropriate to the position offered. For an online application form, go to under jobs@mma. MMA is an EOE ~~~ Minorities are encouraged to apply.

St. Lawrence University: Offensive Line - invites applications and nominations for a full-time assistant coach responsible for the organization, administration, coaching and recruitment of student athletes for the football program. Responsibilities: Under the director supervision of the head football coach include, but are not limited to, recruiting, teaching, counseling, scouting, and coaching in all phases of this Division III football program with possible coordinating opportunities. The Athletic Director will assign a secondary assignment of a second sport or administrative responsibility. Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelors degree and strong football background with demonstrated success as a coach (college preferred). The candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills and to be able to work effectively with staff, faculty, and other members of the University community. Please send letter of application, resume, and philosophy statement along with three letters of reference or telephone numbers of reference to: Chris Phelps, Head Football Coach, Augsbury Center, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, Telephone: 315-229-5785 FAX: 315-229-7433. Review of applications will begin immediately.