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Tuesday April 20, 2010

Coaches Quick Hits: Paul Petrino, Charley Molnar, Neuheisel, Steve Addazio, Chizik, and Todd Berry

Tuesday: Coaches Quick Hits

Southern Arkansas University: Invites applications for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. Applicant must have experience coaching receivers or played receiver in college. Applicant must have a bachelor's degree and be able to get into graduate school. Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to Coach Josh Lawson. No phone calls please.

Valley City State: Position Description: Assistant football coach with offensive coordinator coaching responsibilities and assistant men's and women's track and field coach for indoor and outdoor seasons. The position is a nine and one half month benefited position. Summer camp stipend also available. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Demonstrated experience in coaching offensive side of football and coaching and/or participating in track and field. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include a Master's degree, accomplished coaching background in both football and track and field, excellent communication skills; strong organizational and leadership skills; a proven ability to recruit quality student-athletes; a commitment and history of integrating the student athlete into the campus community of a small college; Football coaching experience at the collegiate level. To Apply: Send application letter, resume and name/title/phone number/e-mail of three current professional references to: or B.J. Pumroy; Director of Athletics; 101 College Street; VCSU; Valley City ND, 58072. Criminal records check will be completed on new hire. Review of materials may begin on May 10, 2010 and position is open until filled. VCSU is an EEO campus.

Boise State: Head coach Chris Petersen has received a contract extension through the 2014 season worth $8 million. Petersen has a $650,000 buyout if he chose to leave Boise State before January 31, 2015. According to the Idaho Press Tribune, "There also will be bonuses for performance, including $75,000 for a conference championship, $35,000 for a bowl berth without a conference championship, and $125,000 for a BCS berth. He also would get $20,000 if his team's annual Academic Progress Rate is 955 or above. He also will get $10,500 for winning the 2010 Bear Bryant coach of the year award. With his guaranteed compensation and longevity bonuses, Petersen would make $1.489 million in the contract year ending Jan. 31, 2011; $1.49 million in the contract year ending Jan. 31, 2012; $1.59 million the following year, $1.69 million the year after and $1.79 million in the contract year ending Jan. 31, 2015."

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Curry College: DIII, located 7 miles outside downtown Boston, seeks an offensive line coach, no housing, no meals, pay is $5k, please do not apply if this will not fit your financial situation. If interested e-mail Head Coach Skip Bandini, at, first posting resulted in over 150 applicants, please do not apply unless you are serious about the position.