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Thursday July 8, 2010

University of New Haven: Has hired Holman Copeland as a defensive assistant. Holman, a graduate of Clarion University, has previously worked at East Stroudsburg University and most recently at Harry S. Truman High School (Levittown, PA). He will work with the defensive backs and recruit in the New Jersey area.

Delaware Valley College: Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is seeking applicants for an assistant Offensive Line Coach / Tight ends coach. This is a part time position with no housing. Send Resumes to: or mail to: DVC Football, 700 East Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901.

Western Connecticut State: Western Connecticut State University, an NCAA Division III member, competing in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, invites applications for a part-time football coaching position. This position will begin on August 1, 2010 and continue until the end of the fall semester. Contracts are renewable for the spring semester. Duties will include recruiting, coaching a position, opponent scouting & video breakdown (LRS Sports), practice preparation, and other auxiliary duties as assigned. Compensation for this position will include a stipend of approximately $5000 per semester. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and references to: Mr. John Burrell, Head Coach, WCSU, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810 or email No phone calls please. Western is an AA/EEO Educator/Employer.

Simpson College: Simpson College, a private residential liberal arts college in Indianola Iowa has full-time opening for an assistant coach for football and track/ diversity recruiter. The Qualified candidate will hold a bachelors degree with athletics/sports emphasis, have excellent organizational skills as well as communications skills to effectively communicate with students, prospective students and their parents. Previous collegiate coaching experience helpful, but not necessary; and have a strong commitment to the academic goals of the College. Target Appointment Date: August 1, 2010. Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses of three references to: Director of Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125, or by e-mail (Word format) to

Illinois: We hear that Arkansas grad assistant Chip Long has accepted the tight ends job at Illinois.

Cumberland University: Sources tell FootballScoop that quarterbacks coach Kevin Gray has resigned from Cumberland.

Rockford College: Bucky Babcock has been named interim head coach at Rockford College. Babcock served as the defensive coordinator for the last three years.

Central Arkansas: Former Trinity Valley CC tight ends coach Jeremy Hammock accepted the tight ends job on Clint Conque's staff at Central Arkansas. Former Texas A&M defensive quality control Cody Moore accepted the interior defensive line job. Former Mississippi Valley State defensive backs coach Keith Scott is the new assistant defensive backs coach.

Waynesburg College: Defensive line intern Mike Czerwien, 25, suddenly passed away on Tuesday. Please keep Czerwien and his family in your thoughts.

NC State: Defensive coordinator Mike Archer and his wife, Barb, luckily escaped a dangerous auto accident with just cuts and bruises.

Indiana State: Former Thomas More College linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator PJ Volker has accepted the outside linebackers job at Indiana State.

NC Wesleyan College: Former Delta State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Darrin Hicks has been hired in the same capacity. Also, for NC Wesleyan player, Quinderra Spellman, has accepted the defensive line intern job.

Palomar JC: Former Palomar players Lafo Malauulu (wide receivers), Ron Rockett (safeties), Scott White (linebackers), and Vernon Smith (cornerbacks) have all joined the staff.

College of New Jersey: Our sources tell us the College of New Jersey offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Bobby Acosta was selected to participate as an intern with the Cleveland Browns as part of the NFL minority coaching fellowship program.