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Thursday April 22, 2010

Coaches Quick Hits: Brian Kelly, Mike Sherman, Norm Chow, Rick Neuheisel, Butch Jones, Greg Roman

Thursday: Coaches Quick Hits

Tusculum College: Greeneville, TN. Division II, South Atlantic Conference. Offensive Line / Football Equipment Room. Start Date - July 1, 2010. Required - Bachelor's Degree. Preferred - 3+ years of college coaching experience preferred, Master's Degree preferred, experience with passing / spread offense a plus Essential Functions - Coach the offensive line, responsible for football equipment room (ordering equipment, upkeep of equipment room, responsible for managers / student workers, and head phones), assist with visiting team's locker room set-up, successfully recruit qualified student-athletes, assist with walk-ons, extra point & field goal team, pro scout liaison, all other responsibilities as deemed by head football coach. Contact - Marc Kolb, Associate Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator. Email only, no phone calls please.

Alabama: Offensive coordinator Jim MacElwain goes from $360,000 to $410,000. Offensive line coach Joe Pendry goes from $390,000 to $425,000. Pendry will earn $450,000 in 2011. Linebackers coach Sal Sunseri goes from $340,000 to $350,000. Tight ends / special teams coordinator Bobby Williams goes from $290,000 to $305,000. Burton Burns (running backs), Curt Cignetti (wide receivers), Bo Davis (defensive line), and Willie Martin (director of player development) will all have their contracts extended through February 29, 2012.

Furman: Colby College video coordinator Chris Bashaw accepted the video coordinator job at Furman.

Assistant Coach Interviews: Starting Monday, FootballScoop will begin publishing our Q&A's with assistant coaches from around the country.

Amherst College: Position: Intern Assistant Football Coach [LB's or DL]. The College will provide opportunities for professional development and mentoring. Responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach in all phases of the Football Program including coaching your own position, scouting, recruitment of student-athletes, and other duties to be assigned. Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to coach successfully at the college level, the ability to support the mission of academic and athletic excellence at Amherst College, as well as promoting diversity in physical education and athletics. Application: Send letter of interest, resume, and references to: EJ Mills, Amherst College, Football Office, AC #5000. Amherst, MA 01002-5000. Search will be held open until the position is filled. Amherst College is a private, undergraduate, liberal arts college for men and women, with 1600 students and a teaching faculty of 190. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five College Consortium. More information about the college can be found at Amherst College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The administration, faculty, and student body are committed to attracting qualified candidates from groups presently under-represented on our campus.

Saint Anselm College: Seeking assistant coach (Skilled Position). This is a Part Time position designed to provide coaches with a rich blend of coaching and administration experience at a competitive NCAA, DII private college. This position includes a stipend of $6,000 and the following job duties: coaching own position, practice planning, scouting, video analysis, skill and team instruction, all phases of recruiting and responsibilities as assigned by the head coach. Coaching and/or playing experienced preferred. Minority applications are strongly encouraged. NO Education /Medical Benefits. Again looking to fill the position immediately. If interested please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Coach Patrick Murphy at (No phone calls please).

Minnesota State University Moorhead: Graduate Assistant Position: Position area is flexible. Responsibilities include assisting Head Coach in all phases of the programs. Coaching duties include assisting with practices, games, recruiting, camps, and all aspects of the program. A bachelor's degree is required and evidence of football experience (playing and/or coaching) is strongly preferred. Candidate must have some knowledge in video editing. The stipend is around $8,000. Candidate review begins immediately and continues until filled. Send letter of application, resume, and references to Joel Beard, Head Football Coach, Minnesota State University Moorhead, 1104 7th Ave South, Moorhead, MN 56563 or e-mail to

Check the Strength Scoop: Several jobs opportunities opened up today.

Methodist University (NC): an NCAA D-III member, competing in the USA-South Athletic Conference is seeking a full-time Assistant Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred. Three years collegiate coaching experience preferred. Demonstrated ability in recruitment of student-athletes (Division III experience preferred). Defensive Coaching experience preferred. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a defensive position, recruiting, academic monitoring, video, scouting, equipment control, assisting the Head Coach in all practice and game preparation and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a full benefit package. Candidates should email or send a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of 3 professional references to Methodist University Attn: Dave Eavenson, Associate Head Football Coach, 5400 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28311 ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2010. No faxes or Phone Calls Please.