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The Scoop - Tuesday July 12, 2022

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UConn: The Power 5 conferences are ducking UConn, at least according to Connecticut governor Ned Lamont.

SUNY Maritime (D-III): Per source, tight ends coach Benjamin Andrews has left the program to pursue a career outside of football. Also, defensive backs coach & special teams assistant Majid Abdur-Rahman has left the program to pursue other coaching opportunities.

Kirby Smart: After 11 seasons learning under Nick Saban, Smart explains what being a head coach really boils down to.

Iowa Wesleyan (NAIA): Brett Guminsky, the former halfbacks / tight ends coach at Bethel (NAIA - TN) has accepted the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job.

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (JC): Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is looking to fill multiple entry level positions. Compensation for these positions include meals, housing, and a stipend. Those hired will live in the dorm. Preference will be given to those with a strength & conditioning or computer proficiency background. This is a great opportunity to coach college football and to gain experience working with a college program and leading a position group. Film duties, practice planning, game planning, equipment, weight room, on field coaching, study hall, and any other duties assigned by the head coach or coordinators will be tied in with this position. Those who are interested please e-mail resumes to neofootball@neo.edu with the subject “Entry Level Coaching Candidate” followed by your name. Evaluations for these positions will start immediately.

Central Connecticut State (FCS): Graham Johnsen has announced he's accepted a position on the Central Connecticut State staff.

Capital (D-III - OH): Capital University, an equal opportunity employer, located in Columbus, OH has an IMMEDIATE opening for an intern coach on the offensive side of the ball. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assist with equipment, video, film breakdown / data entry, practice planning, coaching your own position group, position meetings, academic monitoring, recruiting your own territory, player evaluation, and additional duties assigned by the Head Coach. College playing and or coaching experience preferred. This position will include housing and a stipend. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Brian Staats, Assistant Football Coach at bstaats@capital.edu.

Mount St. Joseph (D-III - OH):  Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, OH, has an opening for a Defensive Assistant Football Coach working with the Defensive Backs or the Defensive Line. All defensive applicants are encouraged to apply. The opportunity includes coaching your own position group, recruiting your own territory, assisting with special teams, practice and game planning, and quality control on Defense and Special Teams. Position will pay $16,000 and includes free housing in on-campus apartment. Interested candidates should email their resume to Head Coach Tyler Hopperton at Tyler.Hopperton@msj.edu.

Crown (D-III - MN): Crown College (D3-MN) has an immediate opening for a Defensive Restricted Earnings position. Applicants must have a strong Christian faith and work within Crown College’s Christian mission. The position will have their own recruiting area and will be responsible for coaching and managing their own position, including position meetings. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to film breakdown and data entry, assisting with special teams, recruiting, running positional meetings, assisting with game preparation, and other duties assigned by the head coach. The position includes a $10,000 stipend, housing, and a monthly grocery stipend. Send a cover letter, resume, your faith journey, and references to Assistant Head Coach Eric Shourds at Shourdse@crown.edu subject line Defensive Restricted Earnings. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Anderson (D-II - SC): Anderson University seeks qualified applicants for the Director of Football Equipment. Anderson University is a NCAA Division II institution in Anderson, South Carolina and is a member of the South Atlantic Conference. Primary responsibilities for this position include ordering, inventory, and distribution of all equipment to Anderson University’s football team and staff. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, and experience working in collegiate athletic programs is preferred. Apply via this link.

Siena Heights (NAIA - MI): Siena Heights is seeking qualified applicants for a graduate assistant opening. The position will work on the defensive side of the ball, experience working with Defensive Line is preferred. Duties will include coaching a position, recruiting a specific area, academic monitoring, administrative duties, extensive video breakdown of games and practices, opponent scout as well as some equipment and laundry duties. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach, defensive coordinator or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license. Strong communication skills and ability to recruit high academic and quality student-athletes is a must. Experience with hudl digital editing system is a must. Compensation includes a salary of $6,000 and full tuition remission. Positions are contingent upon admittance into Siena Heights University Graduate School. If interested, please send resume, cover letter and references to Head Coach, Matt Kohn at mkohn@sienaheights.edu

Northern Michigan (D-II): Northern Michigan University has an immediate opening for a full-time Defensive Coach. Please apply using this link . Salary will be in the low 30’s, full benefit package. Please no phone calls.

Shippensburg (D-II - PA): Shippensburg University is seeking highly qualified applicants for a defensive graduate assistant football coach (Defensive Backs). Applicants must be self-motivated and detail oriented. Coaches with passion and great work ethic will be considered first. Compensation includes tuition up to 9 credits per semester and a stipend. Housing and meals are not included. Job duties include coaching your own position, practice planning, scouting, video breakdown, skill and team instruction, all phases of recruiting and all other responsibilities assigned by the head coach. Experience in coaching Defensive Backs or playing Defensive back is preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to head coach Mark “Mac” Maciejewski at RedRaidersFootball@ship.edu. Applicants must be able to be admitted to a graduate program offered at Shippensburg University. Position starts August 1. No phone calls please.

Missouri Valley (NAIA - MO): Missouri Valley College, located in Marshall, MO is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position working on either side of the ball, depending on experience. Compensation includes room, board, and tuition (no stipend). Must be admitted to the graduate program. Position includes but is not limited to: working with an position group (will determine based off of applicants experience), assist with aspects of special teams, video editing (HUDL), managing a recruiting area, computer skills, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and 3 references to Coach Cannon at cannonm@moval.edu. No phone calls please.

UW-Stevens Point (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (NCAA D-III) has a graduate assistant position open. Interested applicants must have a bachelor's degree and be able to gain admission into a master's program. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching a position group, game planning, film breakdown, data entry, practice planning, recruiting your position, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Compensation for the position will be a $10,000 stipend but WILL NOT include the cost of school or housing. Must be enrolled in graduate school to be eligible for the position. Start date will be as soon as possible. Please send resumes to lvenne@uwsp.edu. Please no phone calls.

Midway (Sprint - KY): Midway University, a member of the Midwest Sprint Football League, is looking for a Defensive Secondary Coach for the 2022 season. Position would run 8/15 to 11/15, salary 6000 dollars. No housing or meals. Hoping to find someone who can teach strong fundamental techniques to a group of freshmen (brand new program). You can apply for the position on our website at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=39615&clientkey=0360F3B5A2EC741788B51C99C6E17513. Please, no phone calls, but you can send a resume to danny.davis@midway,edu if you wish.

Grambling State (FCS): Grambling State University is seeking applicants for the following positions: Special Teams Analyst, Football Operations, and Recruiting Assistant. Selected individuals will work with an experienced coaching staff and play a major role in the program. This is a great opportunity for a young coach or a HS coach wanting to get into college coaching. These positions will be restricted earnings. A review of applicants will begin immediately. Interested applicants should send a resume and references to General Manager Chris Scott at scottc@gram.edu

Montana State (FCS): Per source, Chandler Arbizzani has taken a job as the new General Manager for Montana State football. Arbizzani, a Montana native, spent last season with Sam Houston (FCS - TX) as the Video Coordinator and Player Personnel Assistant.

Mexico Highlands (D-II): New Mexico Highlands University has an immediate opening for an Offensive Skill Graduate Assistant. The graduate assistant will oversee their own position group, will recruit their own area, and have other responsibilities assigned by the Head Coach. Any individual candidates must get accepted into the graduate school. The position comes with will a tuition, housing, and a stipend. If interested, please email tannis@live.NMHU.edu.

Texas Tech: Thanks to a $200 million fundraising push, Lubbock will soon be home to largest football facility in college football, and the Red Raiders are making some changes to the south end zone as well.

James Madison: Per source, JMU has a Director of Player Personnel / Recruiting position open.

Minot State (D-II – ND): Minot State University, an NCAA Division II school and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is seeking an offensive restricted earnings coach, working with the Running Backs. The successful candidate will coach his own position, run positional meetings, assist with special teams, contribute to the weekly game plan and have his own recruiting area. Must be hard working, passionate and extremely motivated. Compensation package includes a $10,000 stipend and camp bonus (housing and meals not included). Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to derek.edholm@minotstateu.edu. More information can be found via this linkNo phone calls please.

Gary Moeller: Former Michigan head coach Gary Moeller passed away yesterday.

Cornell (FCS): Cornell is hiring three interns; one recruiting intern, one offensive intern, and one defensive intern. Knowledge of DVSport, experience with Microsoft programs (Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc), as well as experience with recruiting software platforms (ARMS, JumpForward, FrontRush, etc) and Photoshop are preferred. Interns will work directly with their corresponding coordinator and will be heavily involved in the following areas: practice/game preparation, recruiting, football operations, and have responsibilities assigned by the head coach. This is a 10-month position that provides a stipend of $1,750 per month. Some meals are provided, but housing and benefits are not. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates please email Zach Hart at zth4@cornell.edu, Please specify in your email if there is a specific position that interests you. No phone calls please.

Texas HS Football: Offering everything from free BBQ, fishing trips, and discounted golf, Texas districts are thinking outside the box to fill positions on their staff mid-summer.

Washington and Lee (D-III - VA):  Washington & Lee University is looking to hire a full-time QBs/WRs coach. Duties include: Coaching a position group and administrative duties such as coordinating/planning practices, video analysis and instruction; Maintaining a recruiting area: Assist in coordination and execution of team travel; Teaching in our required physical education program. Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required and collegiate playing/coaching experience is preferred. The base salary is $32,000 or higher with benefits and possibility of housing assistance. The University is deeply committed to fostering a community of excellence, diversity, and inclusion. No phone calls. Please email interest to Coach Bobby Jones at jonesr@wlu.edu.

SEC: The SEC has reportedly reached a decision on how to respond to the Big Ten's annexation of Los Angeles.

Waynesburg (D-II - PA):  Waynesburg University is IMMEDIATELY accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant. Applicants will be responsible for coaching their own position group (Offensive Skill), including meetings and film sessions. Applicants will also be responsible for managing their own recruiting territory. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to; coaching, film breakdown, recruiting, game preparation, community outreach and other duties assigned by the head coach. Needs to be efficient in Hudl, Visio, and Microsoft Office. The position will include a full tuition waiver (Master’s Degree), and a yearly stipend. A bachelor’s degree and admission into a graduate program at Waynesburg University is required. Interested applicants are encouraged to email a cover letter, resume, references, and written statement of faith to Head Coach Cornelius Coleman cornelius.coleman@waynesburg.edu and hr@waynesburg.edu. No calls please.

FCS Realignment: The Southland and WAC will have to re-do their schedules, again, after Lamar announced today it's done with the WAC

Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for a full-time assistant coaching position. Responsibilities include coaching an offensive position (RBs or WRs preferred), as well as assisting the head coach in all aspects of recruiting, retention, organizing, developing and implementing best practices for our football program in accordance with NCAA, USA South Conference and Methodist University guidelines, regulations and philosophies. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Successful coaching experience required with demonstrated experience in the recruitment and retention of student athletes at the NCAA III level. Send letter of application, resume and contact information on three professional references to kgwilliams@methodist.edu.

Edward Waters (D-II - FL): Per source, Fredric Alexander has accepted the defensive line job. Previously, coach Alexander served as the defensive coordinator / defensive line coach at Middle Georgia State (NAIA). He also has had stints as the defensive line coach at Oklahoma Panhandle (NAIA) and Clark-Atlanta (D-II). Also,  Christopher Faulks will join the offensive staff as an analyst.

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Former Garden City (JC - KS) head of equipment and video coordinator Braden Gerbig has been hired as video coordinator at Austin Peay

Fontbonne (Sprint - MO): Fontbonne Sprint Football located in St. Louis, MO and a member of the newly founded Midwest Sprint Football League is currently accepting applications for an Offensive Line position. This is a stipend position that does not include benefits. Please email cover letter, resume and references to Head Football Coach Austin Bortle at abortle@fontbonne.edu.

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