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Sunday March 29, 2009

Eastern Kentucky: Kentucky State co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Garry Fisher has joined the Eastern Kentucky staff as linebackers coach.

Northeastern: Corey Hetherman has joined the Northeastern staff as outside linebackers coach. Hetherman previously served as inside linebackers coach at Springfield College.

Oakland Raiders: Our sources tell us Rich Scangarello has joined the Raiders' staff as offensive quality control. Scangarello previously served as co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at UC-Davis.

Whittier College: Kicker Jellerson has joined the Whittier College staff as defensive coordinator. Jellerson previously served as defensive backs coach at Western Washington. We hear Walt Fletcher is moving from offensive line to defensive line. Also, Chris Anderson will move from defensive line to tight ends / running backs. Former Whittier College wide receiver Shawn Briggs has been hired as wide receivers coach. Bill O'Boyle will move from linebackers to offensive coordinator / associate head coach. Jared Izidoro will move from rovers to linebackers. Chasen Eddow remains as defensive backs coach. Whittier is still in the process of hiring a quarterbacks coach.


Alma College: An NCAA Division III institution and member of the highly competitive Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach (defensive backs or linebackers). Qualifications: Bachelors degree required with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational efficiency, outstanding character and leadership qualities a must. The successful applicant should also possess strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point, and Access software. Some experience with APEX digital editing system is a plus. Duties include coaching, organize, and instruct drills; contribute to defensive game plan; recruit your own territory and attract top quality student-athletes to attend Alma College. Administrative duties include: game week organizational tasks, film breakdown, opponent scouting, self-scouting, tendency reports, video cut-ups, scouting reports, assist S&C coach with weight room, oversee and counsel players on academic and social issues, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Compensation includes an annual stipend paid over a 10 month contract, and housing. No health benefits are included with this position. How to apply: Email resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references to <> or mail to: Jim Cole, Head Football Coach, Alma College, 614 W. Superior, Alma, Michigan, 48801; No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. Alma College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

East Stroudsburg University: invites applications for a part-time Defensive Line Assistant Football Coach. This position is a 6 month appointment (August - November and March - April) renewable based upon evaluation. Responsibilities: Assist and support the head coaches in the organization, supervision, and administration of the program, which competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC); assist in recruiting quality student-athletes who have the ability to succeed both academically and athletically; assist with fundraising, and the operation of camps. Must have a commitment to the student-athlete's academic progress and graduation. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, one year or more of successful experience in coaching as a head coach or assistant coach on the college level or an equivalent combination of experience that may include High School or Club coaching and a thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with the rules, regulations and policies of the NCAA and other applicable institutions are required. We hope to attract applicants with the skills necessary to effectively coach a diverse population of student athletes in a cultural climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Please attach a separate statement that expresses your cultural self-awareness, describes your experiences with other cultures and communities, and demonstrates how you apply these experiences to the collegiate athletic environment. Final selection will be based upon final interview. Experience working with diverse populations and knowledge of PSAC rules are preferred. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community visit our web site at Final selection will be based upon a successful interview and background check. All candidates must furnish proof of eligibility work in the U.S. at time of employment. Annual Salary: $8,000.00 (.40 FTE) To Apply: Please send letter of application, resume, requested statement and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references by April 13, 2009 to: Jessica Kornhausl, Employment Manager, East Stroudsburg University, 200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at

Framingham State College: located in Framingham MA, has seasonal part-time position open on the offensive line. Framingham State College is located 20 minutes outside of Boston. This is a 4 month (8/1-12/1) position. Previous experience coaching or playing at the collegiate level is required. Interested candidates should contact Head Coach Tom Kelley @ < >. Please specify which position you are interested in. NO phone calls please.