Skip to main content

The Scoop

Tuesday May 12, 2009

Texas Tech: Former Red Raider quarterback Sonny Cumbie has accepted a grad assistant position at his alma mater.

Trinity University: Defensive Assistant Coach of Football (Defensive Line). The position is a full-time, ten month contract staff appointment beginning August 1, 2009. Duties include planning and implementing all activities for the defensive team for practice and games, recruiting, second assignment in the Dept. of Athletics, and teaching an activity class for the Dept. of P.E. Compensation will be approximately $18,000 and includes full benefits. The position reports to Head Coach of Football. Qualifications include baccalaureate degree and 3 years of college coaching experience in the sport of football. Letter of application, resume and three names of references are required for consideration. Deadline for applications: May 18th. Please forward application materials by fax, email or mail to Steve Mohr, Chair of Search Committee for Assistant Coach of Football, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212-7200. (Fax 210.999.8292 and email No Phone calls please. Trinity University's is an EEO employer.

Trinity International University: located in Deerfield, Illinois, is a NAIA University in the Mid-States Football Association. It is a Christian Institution affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church. Trinity is seeking qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant position coaching on the defensive side of the ball. The Position includes coaching duties, equipment duties and film duties assigned by the Head Coach. Collegiate coaching or playing experience preferred. Salary includes a stipend and graduate school tuition. Please email resume, references, and cover letter to Head Coach Mike Gims at, and carbon copy Defensive Coordinator Dewey Daniel at, or fax to 847-317-8056, Attn: Mike Gims.

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

We thought these were some interesting points:

51 of 120 Division 1 programs have a coach with the title of "Special Teams Coordinator".

32 of 120 programs list a single coach with the title of "Special Teams Coach".

35 of 120 programs do not have a single coach on staff with a "Special Teams" title.

3 of 120 programs list "Co-Special Teams Coordinators".

Buffalo, Indiana, Vanderbilt

2 of 120 programs list a "Special Teams Coordinator" and "Special Teams Coach"

Duke, LSU

2 of 120 programs list 2 "Special Teams Coaches".

Bowling Green, Iowa

1 of 120 programs list 1 "Special Teams Coordinator" and 2 "Asst. Special Teams Coordinators".

South Carolina

Temple actually lists Al Golden as "Head Coach / Special Teams Coordinator". You gotta like that accountability. He's not hiding.