The Scoop - Thursday July 1, 2021

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Anderson (D-II - SC): The upstart Anderson University program is hiring a name very familiar to the Georgia/South Carolina small college football scene as its first head coach, sources tell FootballScoop. Details here.

Wofford (FCS - SC): Wofford has its replacement for longtime OC Wade Lang, sources tell FootballScoop. More here.

Mark Richt: The former Georgia and Miami head coach announced Thursday he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. His statement here.

Louisville: Eron Hodges is headed to Louisville sources confirm to FootballScoop.

Faith-Driven Coaching: Monty Williams provided a perfect roadmap for coaching in today's world. "I tell them all the time, 'If I get on you, I'm not calling you out, I'm calling you up.'" Read this.

East Texas Baptist (D-III): East Texas Baptist University (a strong Christian institution) is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant coach working with the Running Backs. This position will include tuition assistance and a stipend. (NO benefits and NO housing). The graduate assistant coach is responsible for, but not limited to, assist the head football coach in the leadership and direction of the program; organize practice sessions, participate in the preparation of student-athletes for competition and provide positive guidance to students off the field. Recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence. Interested candidates can email resumes and a statement of Christ Centered athletic to bmayper@etbu.edu. Preference to those that have coached or played the RB position. No phone calls please. Position to start immediately.

Heisman: With the Supreme Court ruling in place and NIL opening up, Reggie Bush wants answers about his Heisman

Montana State-Northern (NAIA): Montana State University-Northern is seeking applicants for the position of Defensive Coordinator immediately for the 2021 season. Preferred candidates will have prior experience coaching on the defensive side of the ball; coordinating experience is a plus. Candidates will be responsible for coordinating the defense, coaching their own position group, a recruiting area, and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A bachelor’s degree is required. This is a Full-Time position, and pay will be discussed during the interview process. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Andrew Rolin at andrew.rolin@msun.edu. No phone calls.

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University seeks an assistant football coach working with defensive backs or linebackers. Ultimately looking for the best fit. This position also carries the title of Special Teams Coordinator. This is a full-time 12-month position with full benefits. All other duties will be assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Email cover letter, resume, and reference list to Ruley@susqu.edu.

NIL: The new era of college sports is now live and plenty of athletes are already cashing in.

Louisburg (JC - NC): Louisburg College, a private junior college located outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, has an opening for an Offensive Assistant Football Coach. This coaching position also includes an auxiliary role as Assistant Community Hall Director which requires to live on-campus and is a 10-month position beginning in July with 10K + Room & Board compensation. Benefits include a comprehensive medical plan and optional participation in a matched retirement plan along with optional dental and vision plans. Louisburg College, related by faith to the United Methodist Church, is an equal employment opportunity employer that welcomes all applicants to apply. Please email resume and references to Chris Tolbert, Head Football Coach at ctolbert@louisburg.edu. No phone calls, please.

Florida: Jim McElwain got paid today, too.

DFOs of the Year: Following an unprecedented year, former winners saw fit to name two colleagues the DFO of the Year. Penn State's Michael Hazel and Rutgers's Will Gilkison are both the 2020 FootballScoop DFO of the Year.

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): SUNY Morrisville, a member of the Empire 8 Conference, has an opening for an Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Line Coach. This is a 10 month, full-time, with SUNY benefits position. Duties will include coaching the offensive line, developing and mentoring our staff’s young offensive assistant coaches, recruiting their assigned area, and assisting with football operations. Preferred candidates will have 3+ years of NCAA coaching experience, as well as demonstrated success recruiting highly qualified student-athletes. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred. If interested in this position, please apply here. Please no phone calls.

U.S. Coast Guard Academy (D-III - CT): The United States Coast Guard Academy has an opening for a Full Time Assistant Football Coach. This position will be on offense. To learn more about the responsibilities and requirements of this opening and to formally apply for this position please click here.

Tennessee Titans: Clinton McMillan will join the staff this summer as a Bill Walsh Minority Fellow. He is currently with Florida State.

Salve Regina (D-III - RI): Salve Regina University is looking to fill multiple skill position spots- it is a part time job of $3-5K with no benefits, or housing. All interested parties must apply here.

Ball State: After leading his alma mater to arguably its best season ever, Mike Neu has reportedly signed a contract extension.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is looking to fill a Quarterbacks Graduate Assistant position. This position will include tuition assistance and a stipend. All interested applicants, please email your resume and references to FootballRecruiting@umhb.edu.

Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA): Oklahoma Panhandle State has 2 positions open. We have a defensive line and safeties opening. We are looking to fill these ASAP. Both positions pay $11,000 and housing. Click here to apply.

Shorter (D-II - GA): Shorter University is seeking applicants for an offensive line graduate assistant coaching position. Responsibilities include coaching a position, managing a recruiting territory, coordinating on-campus visits, Hudl video, scouting reports/breakdowns and other duties assigned by the head coach and offensive coordinator. Experience playing or coaching at the college level is preferred. Position includes 100% tuition waiver for the Master’s program of your choosing (which is an exclusively online program), and a full meal plan. There is no stipend for this position. There will be the opportunity for additional income available. On campus housing is not available. Admission to the Shorter University Graduate School (minimum GPA of 2.5) is required. Position must start no later than July 21st, 2021. Shorter University is a private Baptist university in Rome, Georgia. It was founded in 1873. In the fall of 2020, it traditional enrollment reached 1,250 students. The 155-acre main academic and residential campus is located 70 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia in Rome. As a Christian institution the coaches at Shorter University lead by example on and off the field. Interested applicants need to send cover letter and resume to the head football coach, Zach Morrison at zmorrison@shorter.edu. No phone calls please.

Texas Wesleyan (NAIA - TX): Texas Wesleyan University has an immediate opening for a full time RB position coach. This person needs to possess strong communication skills, infectious energy, and organizational expertise. Responsibilities include game and practice planning, coaching the RB position group, leading meetings, film break down, player evaluation and recruiting, equipment management and oversight, as well as a working knowledge of Google Suite, Excel, Word, and HUDL. This positions a pay full-time salary, insurance, benefits as well as a tuition waiver for themselves and immediate family. To apply for these positions, send letter of interest, resume and three references to Head Coach Joe Prud’homme at joeprudhomme@txwes.edu. No phone calls please.

Benedictine (NAIA - KS): Benedictine University is looking for a GA. The Football Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, training, monitoring academic progress, promotions, fundraising and coaching team members. The Graduate Assistant is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Benedictine College is a member of the NAIA at the Division I level. Email mfaucett@benedictine.edu if interested. 

Harvard (FCS - MA): Harvard is looking to hire a female or male Football Office Administrative Assistant. As an integral member of the program, this position will work closely with the coaching staff, as well as communicate effectively with a diverse range of Harvard Football constituents, including alumni, current student-athletes, recruits, and Harvard employees. This entry level, clerical position will require various administrative skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, data base management and social media competency (Adobe Photoshop experience desired). The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced, competitive athletic environment. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to football@fas.harvard.edu.

Blinn College (JC - TX): Blinn College is accepting applications for Offensive Skill position assistant coach. This is a 12 month, benefits eligible position with a salary range of $28,364 yr. Essential Duties: Work closely with the Head Coach and Assistant Coaches to help to teach, mentor and monitor the young men/women involved in the Blinn athletic program. Assist the coach(s) in practice, games or events. Ability to travel with the team and/or coaching staff to games, events and recruitment. Assist in the supervision of extra-curricular activities. Compiles sports information, including but not limited to statistics and reporting, as assigned. Assists with promotions and marketing of the Blinn College athletic program. Helps maintain the athletic equipment and facilities. Assists with scouting, recruiting and other work related duties. Attend all required meetings with Athletic Director. Assist in supervising the strength and conditioning program. Assist in the supervision of the Colleges residence halls and dining hall. Adhere to all Blinn College policies and procedures. Adhere to all NJCAA rules and regulations. Performs other related tasks as assigned. Preferred Experience: Enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program throughout the period of employment. Bachelor’s degree in Health or Kinesiology from an accredited college or university or relevant certification. Coaching experience at the Junior College, University or High School level. Coaching experience with defensive backs. Proficient using Hudl software or other video software. Knowledge of the Southwest Junior College Football Conference rules and regulations. Apply using the following link: https://employment.blinn.edu/postings/9519.

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): SUNY Morrisville, located in central New York (30 miles southeast of Syracuse), is seeking applicants for 3 assistant coach positions—WR/LB/DB (One restricted earnings position, and two intern positions).Resume building opportunities include (but are not limited to): Coaching your own position, recruiting your own area, academic monitoring of student-athletes, practice and game film breakdown (HUDL), plus other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Special Teams Coordinator responsibilities could be available for right candidate. These are non-benefitted positions,10-month contract, and possible off-campus housing. In addition, because of employment within the SUNY system, these positions are entitled to receive a tuition waiver for one online graduate class per term at any SUNY institution (max 12 credits per year). Pay will be $5,000 for the intern positions and $15,000 for the restricted earnings position. Bachelor’s degree required. Start date is August 1st. Interested candidates should email Head Football Coach Ed Raby at rabyew@morrisville.edu.

William Jewell (D-II - MO): Per source, Missouri State (FCS) graduate assistant Desmond Noird has accepted the running back position and William Jewell student assistant Kevin Kim has been promoted to outside linebackers coach.

Eastern Michigan: Dom DiMelis has accepted a quality control position with the Eastern Michigan program. DeMelis previously worked at Siena Heights (NAIA - MI), where he worked with the safeties before moving to linebackers this past season.

NIL Era: The NIL era has officially arrived, and deals are already rolling in for players.

Lackawanna College (JC - PA): Lackawanna College, #2 in the NJCAA in 2019, is accepting applications for Wide Receiver Coach. Responsibilities include coaching the wide receiver unit, including meetings, and assisting in placement of athletes at 4 year institutions. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: film breakdown, data entry, recruiting, assisting with game preparation and other duties assigned by the head coach. Applicants need to be experienced with Hudl, Excel, and Microsoft Power Point. This is an entry level position that will pay $5,000 from September-June with some meals. Housing is not available. Applicants within driving distance of Scranton, PA are encouraged to apply. This position is directed towards someone who is trying to begin a career in the coaching profession. This position will provide valuable experience and references for future opportunities. Previous coaches have used this position to springboard their careers to graduate assistants at 4 year schools, as well as coordinator position’s at the college and high school level. Please send resumes and references to offensive coordinator Josh Pardini at PardiniJ@lackawanna.edu.

Wheeling (D-II - WV): Wheeling University invites applications for the position of Special Teams Coordinator & Defensive Assistant Coach. Successful candidates must be committed to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete and be able to support and promote the University's Mission. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 3-5 years of College coaching experience with Defensive Line coaching and/or playing background, but any experienced coach is encouraged to apply. This is a full-time/benefit eligible position that will include coordination of special teams, positional coaching/teaching, recruitment of high-level Division II student athletes, practice and game preparation, film breakdown, workout and conditioning supervision, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s Degree required – Master’s Degree Preferred. Valid Driver’s License, NCAA Compliance Module Certification, CPR/First Aid/AED certification, and successful result of background check are mandatory. Candidates should also be proficient in Visio, HUDL, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Please apply formally via this link. No phone calls please. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

Lackawanna College (JC - PA): Lackawanna College, #2 in the NJCAA in 2019, is accepting applications for Defensive Position Coach (best fit). Responsibilities include coaching a defensive unit, including meetings, and assisting in placement of athletes at 4 year institutions. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: film breakdown, data entry, recruiting, assisting with game preparation and other duties assigned by the head coach. Applicants need to be experienced with Hudl, Excel, and Microsoft Power Point. This is an entry level position that will pay $5,000 from September-June with some meals. Housing is not available. Applicants within driving distance of Scranton, PA are encouraged to apply. This position is directed towards someone who is trying to begin a career in the coaching profession. This position will provide valuable experience and references for future opportunities. Previous coaches have used this position to springboard their careers to graduate assistants at 4 year schools, as well as coordinator position’s at the college and high school level. Please send resumes and references to defensive coordinator Bill Reiss at ReissB@lackawanna.edu.

Wisconsin: Yesterday ended Barry Alvarez's 30-year run as either head coach or AD with the Badgers, and he left with a moving video message aimed at fans.

Slippery Rock (D-II - PA): Slippery Rock University is looking for a defensive backs coach. This position will be paid 10k for the Fall of 2021. Candidates will be responsible to develop the entire secondary, which includes: on-field position instruction, position meetings, assisting the defensive coordinator with game planning, academic mentorship, and will also have a recruiting territory. Previous playing and coaching experience at the Corner or Safety position is required. The start date will be immediately. Please send resume and cover letter to domenick.razzano@sru.edu

Alderson Broaddus (Sprint - WV): Alderson Broaddus Sprint Football is seeking a wide receivers / defensive backs coach. Looking for a candidate that is the best fit. Possibility of special team coordinator position. Start date last week of July. Compensation is $16k with benefits and meal plan. 10 month contract Aug-May. Please email Resume and reference list to Head Coach Brad Jett jettbl@ab.edu.

Lackawanna College (JC - PA): Lackawanna College is accepting applications for a Coaching Interns. Responsibilities include assist in coaching a position, drill set up, game plan prep, aid in recruiting, and any other duties assigned by the head coach. Applicants need to be experienced with Photoshop, Hudl, Excel, and Microsoft Power Point. This is an entry level position that will provide no stipend and some meals. Applicants within driving distance of Scranton, PA are encouraged to apply. This position is directed towards someone who is trying to begin a career in the coaching profession. This position will provide valuable experience and references for future opportunities. Previous interns have used this position to springboard their careers to full time positions at the college and pro level. Please send resumes and references to offensive coordinator Josh Pardini at PardiniJ@lackawanna.edu.

Wednesday's Scoop: Over 40 updates and job postings posted to The Scoop yesterday.