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The Scoop - Thursday July 8, 2021


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Hamline (D-III - MN): Hamline University is seeking a part-time assistant coach on Defense. The selected candidate will coach a position, assist with recruiting and have potential other duties as assigned. Defensive backfield experience is preferred. Small stipend available. No housing, meals or benefits. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to Seth Greenwald at

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Davenport (D-II - MI): Davenport University is seeking immediate hire for a co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach. Duties include, but not limited to, assistant to the head coach, quality control, video editing, operations experience, dynamic recruiter, positional coaching experience (OL, RBs ,TEs ,QBs). Preferred head coaching experience, coordinating experience and college playing experience and three years collegiate coaching experience. Required minimum bachelor degree, must apply online! Send resume to Interviews will begin immediately.

Trine (D-III - IN): Trine University is adding a defensive position coach. Responsibilities will include coaching the defensive line or outside linebackers, recruiting an assigned area along with any duties assigned by the Defensive Coordinator or Head Coach. Candidates should have at least two years of previous college coaching experience. Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Ben Cullen at

Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Eastern Kentucky is seeking applicants for a quality control position working with an offensive skill position. This position will be assisting with film breakdown, evaluate athletes’ skills, playbook production, assist with on-campus recruiting, and assisting with other team events and projects as needed to help improve the performance of student-athletes and the EKU Football program. Interested candidates can apply via this link.

Cornell (D-III - IA): Cornell College has an opening for an outside linebackers / safeties coach. Position will pay $14k and have a place to live. You will be responsible for your own position group and have a recruiting area. If interested please send resume and references to defensive coordinator Mike Juscik at

Notre Dame: The Irish have hired a key recruiting staffer from Tennessee, sources tell FootballScoop.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin is looking to hire two offensive graduate assistants starting August 1, 2021. This position includes a tuition waiver and monthly stipend. Successful candidates will work directly with the offensive staff and head coach with one of the positions coaching Tight Ends. Knowledge of Visio, Hudl and Photoshop is a plus. Receiving of this position is predicated upon acceptance into a Tiffin University graduate school program. All interested applicants must send a cover letter, resume and minimum 3 professional references to Offensive Coordinator, Tyler Johns, at Please no phone calls.

Iowa Wesleyan (NAIA): Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking to hire 2 highly motivated applicants for 2 open Graduate Assistant Positions (Best Available). The responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to, position meetings, film break down, recruiting and all other duties deemed by the head coach. This is a 2 year commitment with a start date of August 1st, 2021 requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s degree, high work ethic, and an extreme desire to motivate and teach. NO ENTRANCE EXAM (GRE or GMAT). Must have an undergraduate GPA of 2.9 or above. This position comes with a Full Tuition waiver, Housing and a Meal Plan with potential for a stipend. Interested applicants should email a resume, three professional references and transcript to Head Coach MD Daniels at

Navarro (JC - TX): Navarro JC, located in Corsicana, TX has an immediate opening for a wide receivers intern coach. Navarro’s Air Raid attack was 4th in the country in total offense this Spring and 1st in 2019. Applicants must have skills with HUDL, Microsoft Office and video. This position will run their own meeting room with either the Inside or Outside Receiver group and have their own recruiting area. Position includes housing and meals but NO STIPEND. Interested candidates please send email to

Independence (CC - KS): Independence Community College in Independence, KS is looking for a Tight Ends coach. Ideal candidate is a young energetic coach with at least 2 years of experience. All interested candidates may email Offensive Coordinator Alex Farah at

Holy Cross (FCS - MA): Holy Cross has one (1) Special Teams Quality Control opening on it's staff. This position is a non-paid position BUT does provide housing and some meals. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of two (2) years collegiate experience (eg. graduate assistant, student assistant). Please have an aptitude in the following; film breakdown, data entry, social media, Microsoft and Google applications. Candidates with editing software experience (eg. DVSport) preferred. The Quality Control team assists in every aspect of the football program. Interested candidates should forward their resume and references to

Southern Arkansas (D-II): Southern Arkansas University is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant coaching position. The best candidate regardless of position will be hired. 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/offensive coordinator. Position includes a stipend, graduate tuition, out-of-state tuition waver if needed, and some meals. Housing and benefits are not included. Admission to the Southern Arkansas University Graduate School is required. Playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Position must start ASAP. Interested applicants need to send resume and references to with subject line Offensive GA. No phone calls please.

Adrian College (D-III - MI): Adrian College is seeking a Week 4 opponent in 2023 and 2024. Our preference would be Away in '23 and Home in '24. If interested please email

Southern Illinois (FCS): Virginia-Wise (D-II) defensive coordinator Jami DeBerry has been officially named the special teams coordinator at SIU.

St. Thomas (FCS - MN): Charles Watkins has been hired as running backs coach at St. Thomas.

Cumberland (NAIA - TN): Brad Higginson has left the Manchester staff to coach linebackers at Cumberland University. He held the defensive coordinator role at Manchester.

Las Vegas Raiders: Satyen Bhakta (Cornell) and Stephen Adegoke (Michigan) have been selected to take part in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the Raiders.

Idaho (FCS): Idaho is looking to hire a Director of Video Coordinator. DVSport experience is a plus. The link to apply is attached.

Virginia University-Lynchburg (NCCAA): VU-L is looking for a wide receivers GA, a quarterbacks GA, a video GA, a general assistant GA, and an administrative assistant GA. Email head coach Tim Newman at

Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Kentucky Christian University is looking to immediately hire a full-time Defensive Coordinator. Must be a man of faith and share the Christian values of the University. Please send resume to

Bemidji State (D-II - MN): Bemidji State University, a D2 school located in Bemidji, Minn., is seeking applicants for an entry level assistant position. This position is unpaid with potential for promotion in the future. This is a volunteer position. No compensation, meals, housing or benefits provided. Previous coaching or playing experience preferred. Duties associated with this position include, but are not limited to the following: recruiting, equipment, video, practice preparation, organization of team functions, operations, graphic design and assisting the football staff in all phases of the program. Flexible off-campus jobs are available for those interested. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to if interested. Serious applicants only. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Tentative start date of August 1, 2021.

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DuPage (JC - IL): First-year Head Coach Matthew Rahn has completed his staff at College of DuPage. Rahn is a DuPage alum who assumes the role after 7 previous years on the staff and a 13-year professional playing career. Returning will be, Assoc. Head Coach Trevor Cipriano who will serve as the DC, Joe Furco OC/QBs, Peter Hopson DL, and Dan Davis QC. On defense, the new hires are former program and Univ. of Illinois alum Nolan Bernat coaching CBs and co-ST, former NIU/Tennessee State LB Greg Barksdale is leaving Crete-Monee HS (IL) to assume the SAFs role, and NFL veteran and GM of Midwest Boom J.R. Niklos will be coming on to coach LBs and co-ST. On the offensive side, Trine University alum Ja Vontae Hence will coach WR following a multi-year professional career overseas while Treston Womack and Theo Gabriel are coming over from Elmhurst College to coach RBs and TEs, respectively. 

St. Ambrose (NAIA - IA): St. Ambrose University is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant coaching position. This individual will be responsible to coach a position (open to all positions, looking for the best candidate), recruit a designated area, and any other responsibilities appointed by the Head Football Coach. Collegiate playing or coaching experience preferred. The position will include a monthly stipend and graduate tuition waiver. Contingent on successful admission to a Graduate School. If interested, please forward a cover letter, resume and references to Associate Head Coach Vince Fillipp at Start date of August 1, 2021. No phone calls please.

Texas A&M-Kingsville (D-II): Texas A&M-Kingsville seeks applicants for a full-time defensive line coach. Responsibilities include, running position meetings, assisting with game planning, film breakdown and data entry, covering your own recruiting area, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 3-5 year coaching experience and recruiting experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and professional references to and No phone calls.

Eastern New Mexico (D-II): Eastern New Mexico University has one Defensive Graduate Assistant Coach opening, Defensive Line. Position will be responsible for coaching and managing their own position group along with having their own recruiting areas, as well as other duties assigned by the Head Coach. A bachelor’s degree and acceptance into a graduate program at ENMU is required. Collegiate-level playing or coaching experience is preferred. The graduate assistant coaching position provides full tuition (the student is responsible for all fees associated with the classes), room, board and a stipend. All interested applicants, please email with resume and references.

Victor Valley College (JC - CA): New Victor Valley College Head Coach, Artie Allen’s staff will be as follows; Jose Flores Associate Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach. Robert Kistner, Defensive Coordinator / LBs. Michael Benson, Safeties. Ryan Washington WRs / ST Coordinator. Thomas Riley, DL. Steve Harris, Corners. Nathaniel Stokes, RBs. Coach Allen will coach the QBs.

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