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The Scoop - Wednesday April 21, 2021

Wednesday April 21, 2021

Guardian Caps 4-21-21

FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

NCAA: The NCAA is prepared to severely limit how often players tackle each other in fall camp. Details here.

CFL: They'll play football in Canada this year, but it's complicated.

NFL Draft: Without in-person meetings, how are NFL teams virtually assessing an NFL Draft hopeful's competitiveness? Nick Sirianni and the Eagles are using virtual games like Paper-Rock-Scissors.

California Lutheran (D-III): Head coach Ben McEnroe has stepped down to take a Texas high school job. More here.

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA – IL): Olivet Nazarene University is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant on Defense. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of strategy, successful recruiting ability, strong leadership, social media expertise, video editing, and communication skills. Photoshop expertise desired. Applicants must have a strong Christian faith and work within Olivet Nazarene’s Christian mission. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, coaching a position, recruiting, academic & spiritual growth of players, and coordinating social media efforts. Tuition, stipend and subsidized housing available. Olivet Nazarene University is a nationally recognized Christian university located 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop in Illinois. Olivet competes in the NAIA. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Email letter of interest, resume, Christian testimony statement, and references to Eric Hehman at edhehman@olivet.edu. Candidates will not be reviewed until ALL materials are submitted. No phone calls please.

FAU: According to a report, Hines Ward is joining Willie Taggart's staff at FAU.

Briar Cliff (NAIA - IA): Briar Cliff University is seeking two graduate assistant coaches on defense. These positions are responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, coaching your own position group, assisting with special teams, and having your own recruiting area. Must be accepted into one of our graduate programs (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $2,500 stipend ($1,250 per semester), full tuition waiver and free housing on campus. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to lee.tenenoff@briarcliff.edu AND apply online via this link.

Army: Eric McDaniel has joined the staff as defensive line coach and Cortney Braswell has moved to inside linebackers. We're also told Shiel Wood will shift from inside linebackers to safeties.

Muskingum (D-III - OH): Muskingum University has a full-time wide receivers position open with some special teams responsibilities. Interested candidates should email Head coach Erik Ieuter at eieuter@muskingum.edu.

University of Mary (D-II - ND): The University of Mary is looking to fill a graduate assistant coaching position (Defensive Backs). Candidates will be responsible for film editing/breakdown using HUDL, recruiting your own area, coaching your own position group, and any other duties assigned by the head coach and coordinators. Positions include a full tuition waiver, a stipend, and a meal plan of 75 meals per semester. The position start date with benefits will be May. All interested candidates send resume, cover letter, and references to this link for the Defensive Backs Graduate Assistant job.

Wisconsin Lutheran (D-III): Wisconsin Lutheran College has an immediate opening for a offensive GA. (Perimeter experience preferred). Candidates will be responsible for coaching a position group, recruiting a geographical area, film breakdown/editing on HUDL, assisting with social media and other duties assigned by the Head Coach and Coordinator. Programs available are Masters of Arts (36 credits) in: High Performance Instruction, Leadership & Innovation, Instructional Technology, Special Education Leadership or Transition to a New Career in Teaching.The compensation package includes a $14,900 stipend, reduced tuition, and daily meals. Bachelor’s degree required. All candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, self motivated and the ability to work independently. Admission into Wisconsin Lutheran College’s Master of Arts in Education graduate program is required and selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.Please submit letter of application and resume by email to head coach Eric Treske at eric.treske@wlc.edu.

Presbyterian (FCS - SC): Sources tell FootballScoop Presbyterian is making a change atop the program.

McNeese State (FCS - LA): Defensive backs coach Deron Wilson has been promoted to defensive coordinator, head coach Frank Wilson has announced. Wilson stepped into the defensive play caller role just days before the season opener after Grady Brown left the team to accept a position at the University of Houston, and Brown is now with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Bridgewater College (D-III - VA): Bridgewater College is seeking applications for the position of Defensive Line Coach. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Head Football Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the head coach in all facets of a Division III football program, Recruiting prospective student-athletes who fit the mission and culture of the program and the College, Organizing & conducting on-field coaching during practices and games. Prior collegiate coaching experience and/or competitive collegiate playing experience required. Must be able to teach defensive football technique and understand football strategy at a high level. Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills. Basic competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio) applications is required. Competency with HUDL or other editing software and willing to learn GoArmyEdge 3-D Technology. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier and attach a cover letter, resume and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references. The cover letter should address the qualifications contained in the profile above. No phone calls please. To Apply: Please complete the online application via this link.

LSU: A report out of Baton Rouge says the Tigers could target NCAA president Mark Emmert to become LSU’s next president.

Guardian Caps: “I can’t tell you how impressed I was with Caps! I had a few assistants who were hesitant at first but by the end of the year they were fully on board and admitted that they were a useful purchase. I was also impressed with how well they saved paint, and I loved how excited parents were to see them on players. Great investment, trying to get our youth in them next year!" Jimmy Joyce - Canby HS (OR) Click here for more info!

UTEP: Head coach Dana Dimel and the UTEP program have been issued some penalties from the NCAA.

Virginia Tech: Committed to being at the top of the ACC, Virginia Tech has announced a $400 million campaign where $30 million will go Justin Fuente’s program to improve football salaries, support staff roles, recruiting, and more…

Nassau (JC - NY): Nassau Community College Intercollegiate Athletics, sponsored by the NCCFSA, is currently seeking a qualified coach for our nationally successful Football Program. NCC Athletics is accepting applications for the part-time position, Football Offensive Coordinator.The candidate must be qualified to run an intermediate full read passing attack. The ideal candidate(s) should have college playing and/or college coaching experience (intern, GA, QC, or Ops experience all OK too). This position is an Assistant Coach position that reports directly to the Head Coach. NCC Assistant football coaches are responsible for running their own position meetings, individual and some mixed groups at practice, assisting with special teams and scout teams, game planning duties as assigned by the Head Coach,recruiting an area, on-campus recruiting, travel and game day duties as assigned, student-athlete development, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Previous experience with any or all of the following is a plus: Jump Forward, Hudl, Go-Rout, and Visio. The part-time position includes a 10-month stipend contingent on candidate’s experience and availability. Start date is negotiable out to no later than July 1. Core responsibilities require afternoon hours year-round, and some weekends out of season. Some flexibility is available for afternoons on an individual basis. Required documents include cover letter, resume, and 3 references from past coaching positions. Position(s) open until filled.Interested candidates, please submit documents to:Head Coach Jamel Ramsay atJamel.Ramsay@ncc.edu. No phone calls please.

Norfolk State (FCS – VA): Sources tell FootballScoop Southern University (FCS – LA) head coach Dawson Odums is in line for a big new contract as the new head coach at Norfolk State.

Bridgewater College (D-III - VA): Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the position of Offensive Assistant Coach. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Head Football Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the head coach in all facets of a Division III football program, Recruiting prospective student-athletes who fit the mission and culture of the program and the College, Organizing & conducting on-field coaching during practices and games. Prior collegiate coaching experience and/or competitive collegiate playing experience required. Must be able to teach offensive football technique and understand football strategy at a high level. Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills. Basic competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio) applications is required. Competency with HUDL or other editing software and willing to learn GoArmyEdge 3-D Technology. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier. The cover letter should address the qualifications contained in the profile above. No Phone Calls Please. To Apply: Please complete the online application via this link and attach a cover letter, resume and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references.

Knox (D-III - IL): Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach. Position anticipated to be on the defensive side of the ball but interested in finding the best candidate. This is an entry level 10-month, non-benefits eligible position reporting to the Head Football Coach. Anticipated start date is June 15, 2021. The salary range for this position is competitive. The successful candidate will have a focus on supporting student-athlete success and developing a competitive NCAA Division III program. Minorities including women are encouraged to apply. Please apply via this link.

Youngstown State (FCS – OH): The NCAA has hit YSU with recruiting penalties stemming from the Bo Pelini era.

North American University (NAIA - TX): North American University is currently playing an independent schedule Fall 2021 and plans to join the NAIA in 2022. We currently have openings. We are looking to add 1 more game. We will consider all games. We wouldn't mind hosting and we are also open to traveling if it is regional or has a guarantee package. Open dates are 9/11, 10/16, 10/30. If interested, please contact Kenneth Apande at kapande@na.edu.

Clarion (D-II - PA): Clarion University is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant coaching position. Duties will include coaching a designated position group, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), Special projects by OC, recruiting a specific geographic area, academic monitoring, and other duties assigned by the head football coach. Must be enrolled in 6 graduate school credits to start Fall of 2021 (Online). Compensation in the form of a hourly stipend, while a reduced housing cost is also available. Start date July 2021. Playing and/or Coaching Experience preferred. Please send resumes to clarionfbstaff@gmail.com. Please no phone calls.

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.