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The Scoop - Wednesday June 30, 2021

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Oklahoma State: Reid Sigmon has joined the Cowboys athletic department as deputy athletic director after a four-year run at Tennessee where he was the deputy athletic director for finance and operations / chief operating officer.

Concordia Moorhead (D-III - MN): Concordia College-Moorhead is seeking a running backs coach. This is a part-time seasonal, entry level position. Preferred candidates will have prior coaching and recruiting experience. Start date is negotiable, with the latest date being August 1, 2021. Candidates will be responsible for on field instruction of the Running Backs, Position Meetings, Film Editing and Breakdown, On and Off Campus Recruiting, Photoshop and Graphic Design Recruiting Edits, and all other duties to be assigned by the Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, and Offensive Coordinator. Salary will be $5,000 and include some meals. NO HOUSING. NO BENEFITS. Interested candidates should email Resume and Reference List to Travis G. Titus at ttitus1@cord.edu. Put Running Backs Coach Application in the email subject line. No phone calls please.

Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for this full-time position at this NCAA Division III institution and proud member of the USA South Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include coaching a position (Defensive Line preferred) and 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 via this link. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon arrival and continue until the position is filled. Methodist University in harmony with its tradition takes seriously the ethical and moral development of students

Ottawa (NAIA - KS): Nick Davis, who had spent the last several years as the defensive coordinator at Rose Hulman (D-III - IN) where his teams led the country in sacks over the last five seasons, has accepted the defensive coordinator job at his alma mater, and where he started his coaching career.

Central Missouri (D-II): Cody McMillan, an offensive graduate assistant at Anderson (D-III - IN), has accepted the tight ends job at Central Missouri.

Dakota Wesleyan (NAIA - SD): Dakota Wesleyan is seeking a graduate assistant position preferably an offensive skill position. This position will start as soon as possible. This position is an entry-level position onto the coaching staff at Dakota Wesleyan University. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist the head coach and offensive coordinator with all aspects of the football program, full-time recruiting area, video duties, academic monitoring responsibilities, special teams assignment, assisting with community service and fundraising, along with other duties as assigned. This position will help develop offensive schemes, conduct meetings for installing of scheme, practice film review, and game film review. This position will require passing a background check and acceptance into the Master of Arts in Education program before an offer can be made. A minimum of a 2.75 GPA will be required for acceptance into the Master program. The successful candidate will receive a 2/3 tuition waiver, $1,500 stipend for 10 months (Aug-May), and a meal plan during the school year. Dakota Wesleyan University is committed to fostering diversity, is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Head Football Coach Ross Cimpl at ross.cimpl@dwu.edu

Virginia State (D-II): Virginia State University is seeking applicants for a volunteer position to work on the offensive side of the ball preferably with a WR background. This is an entry-level position that does not include housing or benefits. Seeking applicants in the State of Virginia. Looking for applicants with knowledge of Hudl , experience with Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint. All interested applicants please e-mail assistant head coach Trumaine Watson at twatson@vsu.edu with your cover letter, resume, and references.

Newberry College (D-II - SC): Landon Martin has been named offensive line coach. Martin spent the last several seasons on staff at South Carolina where he worked in graduate assistant and analyst roles with the offensive line.

Sacramento State (FCS - VA): Sacramento State Football has an opening for an unpaid volunteer position to work in the Recruiting department. This position does not include housing, meals, pay or benefits. Direct experience is not necessary, but is preferred. The primary role is to perform recruiting tasks including social media strategy and implementation, working with our video intern, assist with area recruiting, maintaining the recruiting database, assist with recruiting visits and other tasks as may be assigned. Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and ARMS are desired. All interested candidates should send and email to chris.parry@csus.edu with a cover letter, resume, references and available dates. Submissions will be considered after July 9th and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

Norwich (D-III - VT): Norwich University has an opening for an offensive assistant coach. Position is flexible; looking to hire the best fit. You will be responsible for your own position group and recruiting areas. Details here.

Finlandia (D-III - MI): Finlandia University is accepting applications for two restricted earnings assistant coaches. Coaches will be responsible for their own position groups (Linebackers and Defensive Backs experience preferred), recruiting area, Equipment Room and Film Editing, and other duties assigned by the head coach and athletic director. Position will begin August 1st, and pays $14,000. No housing or benefits connected to the position. Send resume and references to Head Coach Mike DuFrane at mike.dufrane@finlandia.edu.

Assumption (D-II - MA): Assumption University is accepting resumes for 2 volunteer coaching positions. We are looking for best fit on both offense and defense. Positions may include on-field coaching, recruiting responsibilities, video editing and support, and other duties assigned by head coach and coordinators. Ideal candidates have coaching experience, are dependable, and are passionate about coaching. These are strictly volunteer positions. There is no salary, housing, or meals. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email letter of interest and resume to Andy McKenzie at am.mckenzie@assumption.edu.

Quincy (D-II - IL): Quincy University has an opening for a Defensive Graduate Assistant position. The Defensive GA position will be in charge of coaching their own position and recruiting their own area. The position includes a full tuition waiver for 15 credit hours a year and a stipend. Please email your resume and references to Sean Kelly kellyse@quincy.edu. In the subject heading please put "Defensive Graduate Assistant".

Lackawanna (JC - PA): Lackawanna College 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.

Philadelphia Eagles: Nolan Murt has landed a job with the Eagles in their personnel department. Murt is a former Ursinus (D-III - PA) player and valedictorian.

Cornell (FCS - NY): We are hiring an intern for both offense and defense. Knowledge of DVSport, GoRout, and experience with Microsoft programs such as Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint are preferred. Person will assist the coordinator with practice and game preparation, help football operations, and have responsibilities assigned from the head coach. This is a 10 month position that pays $1,550 per month. Some meals & no housing is provided. Interested candidates please email Zach Hart at zth4@cornell.edu. No phone calls please.

Upper Iowa (D-II): Turrell Foster has accepted the defensive line job with the program. Foster spent the past three seasons at Iowa Central (JC) where he worked in a variety of roles including most recently as defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator and had also coached the running backs in 2018.

Lackawanna (JC - PA): Lackawanna College 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

Arkansas Baptist (NAIA): Arkansas Baptist College is seeking opponents for its JV Squad. Please contact Coach Wilson at Richard.wilson@arkansasbaptist.edu.

Augustana (D-III - IL): Augustana College is looking for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach on the defensive side of the ball working with outside linebackers/nickel safeties. College playing or coaching experience is preferred. The Graduate Assistant position includes a $10,000 to $12,000 stipend plus a tuition waiver. 

Lackawanna (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.

Lincoln (D-II - MO): Lincoln University seeks qualified applicants for a restricted earnings position coaching WR's or RB's. The successful applicant shall coach his position as directed by the offensive coordinator, monitor their academic progress, assist the equipment manager with practice and game day set up, be responsible for a designated recruiting area, and perform other duties as assigned by the head coach and offensive coordinator. This position will be filled by the best available candidate. No housing provided. Interested applicants should email resume and contact information for 3 references to head coach Malik Hoskins at hoskinst@lincolnu.edu. No phone calls please! 

Concordia College-Moorhead (D-III - MN): Concordia College is seeking a Running Backs Coach. This is a part-time seasonal, entry level position. Preferred candidates will have prior coaching and recruiting experience. Start date is negotiable, with the latest date being August 1, 2021. Candidates will be responsible for on field instruction of the Running Backs, Position Meetings, Film Editing and Breakdown, On and Off Campus Recruiting, Photoshop and Graphic Design Recruiting Edits, and all other duties to be assigned by the Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, and Offensive Coordinator. Salary will be $5,000 and include some meals. NO HOUSING. NO BENEFITS. Interested candidates should email Resume and Reference List to Travis G. Titus at ttitus1@cord.edu. Put Running Backs Coach Application in the email subject line. No Phone Calls Please.

Lebanon Valley College (D-III - PA): The Department of Athletics is seeking qualified candidates for the part-time, 10-month position of assistant football coach (intern). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the recruiting plan for the program; monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes; assisting with practice and game plan development; and communicating effectively with players, parents, alumni, and administration. Bachelor’s degree required and college playing experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills, knowledge of the game, and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the College. This 10-month, part-time position (August- May) provides a stipend with no medical benefits. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the contact information of three professional references here. The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Lincoln (D-II - MO): Lincoln University seeks qualified applicants for a defensive back coach. The successful applicant shall coach the secondary as directed by the defensive coordinator, monitor their academic progress, assist the equipment manager with practice and game day set up, be responsible for a designated recruiting area, and perform other duties as assigned by the head coach and defensive coordinator. This position will be filled by the best available candidate. No housing provided. Interested applicants should email resume and contact information for 3 references to head coach Malik Hoskins at hoskinst@lincolnu.edu. No phone calls please!

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): SUNY Morrisville, located in central New York (30 miles southeast of Syracuse), is seeking applicants for Restricted Earnings assistant football coach. Resume building opportunities include (but are not limited to): Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive Position Coach (LB/DB preferred but all are encouraged to apply as we will hire the best fit). This is a non-benefitted position with a salary of $15,000, 10-month contract, and possible off-campus housing. In addition, because of employment within the SUNY system, this position is entitled to receive a tuition waiver for one online graduate class per term at any SUNY institution (max 12 credits per year). Preferred candidates will have 2-3 years of NCAA coaching and recruiting experience, as well as an in-depth knowledge of HUDL. Bachelor’s degree required. Start date is August 1st. Interested candidates should email Head Football Coach Ed Raby at rabyew@morrisville.edu.

Franklin Pierce (D-II - NH): Franklin Pierce University is seeking three (3) Volunteer Coaches. One coach on both offense and defense, and one with kicking experience is preferred. Coaches will be asked to help with practice and game preparation, skill instruction, and field/equipment setup. This is a great opportunity for individuals to gain experience in college coaching, organization, and recruiting. Local applicants are encouraged to apply. If interested contact Taylor Ewen, ewent@franklinpierce.edu.

San Diego (FCS): Matt Aponte has joined the staff as tight ends coach. He was an assistant quarterbacks coach for Iowa last season. 

Albright College (D-III - PA): Albright College in Pennsylvania is looking for a pre-season scrimmage for August 26th or 27th, 2021. Willing to agree to a 2-year home and home agreement. We are flexible on home or away for any agreement with a regional team. Please contact John Marzka, Head FB Coach to discuss options. jmarzka@albright.edu

Tabor College (NAIA - KS): Tabor College is looking for applicants for a Graduate Assistant Position. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and meet the requirements for admission to Tabor’s Graduate School. Tabor College is a Christian organization and requires all potential employees to communicate a clear commitment to being a follower of Jesus. You will be responsible for working with the head coach in all aspects of developing a competitive NAIA program with some assignments for athletic administration. Benefits include $3,500 stipend, tuition, books and fee waiver, one meal per day Monday through Friday. Living expenses are the responsibility of the successful candidate. Please send Cover Letter, Resume, and References to michaelg@tabor.edu.

Akron: The University of Akron is seeking applicants for an unpaid volunteer position to work with special teams. This is an entry level position that does not include housing, meals, or benefits. Seeking applicants with previous special teams background and especially those with specialist training and experience. Knowledge of DVSport, experience with Microsoft programs such as Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint. All interested applicants please e-mail churd@uakron.edu with your cover letter, resume, and references.

Guardian Caps: “I admit I was a bit hesitant at first in purchasing the Guardian Caps this spring, but after visiting with a number of my peers who used them and researching the data available, we took the plunge and put our linemen, running backs, and linebackers in them. One of the best investments we have made recently and we plan on putting every player in a Guardian Caps this fall…” - Brian Keller, HFC, Nebraska Wesleyan.

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): SUNY Morrisville, located in central New York (30 miles southeast of Syracuse), is seeking applicants for an entry-level offensive assistant football coach (WR). Preferred candidates will have playing and/or coaching experience at the position desired. 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. Compensation package includes a $5,000 stipend (10 months) and possible off-campus housing provided. In addition, because of employment within the SUNY system, this position is entitled to receive a tuition waiver for one online graduate class per term at any SUNY institution (max 12 credits per year). Start date is August 1st. Interested candidates should email materials to Offensive Coordinator Matt Rogers at rogersmw@morrisville.edu.

Colgate (FCS - NY): Colgate is looking to hire a quality control / video coordinator. experience with DvSport preferred. Person will also assist the football coaching staff with off-the-field activities, football operations, and recruiting. This is a 10 month, entry level position with meals included. To apply, please email jlivingston@colgate.edu.

Arizona State: Senior associate AD Tim Cassidy is set to retire. Please join us in wishing Tim, Nancy and the Cassidy family much fun as they transition into the next phase of life. 

Gettysburg (D-II - PA): Gettysburg College is seeking an individual to serve as a PART-TIME (10 Month August-May) Football Coach (Offense) with an emphasis on Running Backs and Tight Ends. Position is available immediately. Responsibilities include coaching a position, recruiting, game planning and preparation. Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and experience playing or coaching. Resumes can be sent to MBanks@Gettysburg.edu.

Hastings (NAIA - NE): Hastings College seeks applicants for Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and a desire and ability to become accepted into our Masters of Teaching program in the fall of 2021. Graduate Assistant Position includes: tuition waiver, $5,000 yearly stipend, iPad and all required course text books, and free on-campus housing. Qualified candidates will need to complete the online application and also submit a cover letter and resume to the profile section in the online application. Candidate review begins immediately and continues until position is filled. 

Wheeling (D-II – WV): Wheeling University invites applications for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. 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. Looking to hire an offensive skill coach (WRs or RBs). This position will include positional coaching/teaching, recruiting area as assigned, game preparation, film breakdown, workouts and conditioning, and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes. Proficient in Visio, HUDL, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Previous experience coaching or playing an offensive skill position is preferred. A Bachelor's degree and admission to school’s MBA or MLE graduate program is required. Full Graduate Scholarship plus stipend (reduced rate Graduate Housing available, some meals). Please apply formally at Wheeling University FB GA Posting as well as Graduate School Application. No phone calls please. Looking to hire qualified candidate as soon as possible post July 1.

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): SUNY Morrisville, located in central New York (30 miles southeast of Syracuse), is seeking applicants for an entry-level defensive assistant football coach (LB or DB). Preferred candidates will have playing and/or coaching experience at the position desired. 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. Compensation package includes a $5,000 stipend (10 months) and possible off-campus housing provided. In addition, because of employment within the SUNY system, this position is entitled to receive a tuition waiver for one online graduate class per term at any SUNY institution (max 12 credits per year). Start date is August 1st. Interested candidates should email Head Football Coach Ed Raby at rabyew@morrisville.edu.

Future of Football: Thanks to chips tracking players and balls coaches game planning based on heat maps to track defensive movement and chips measuring first downs are now on the horizon.

Chabot (JC - CA): Chabot College Football is seeking an assistant football coach to begin as soon as possible. The position is on the defensive side of the ball working with either inside linebackers or defensive backs in a base 4-2-5 defense. Playing and/or coaching experience at linebacker or defensive back is required. THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EARNING A STIPEND DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. All applicants must be able to complete a Chabot-Las Positas District hiring packet and pass a LiveScan background check. Interested applicants should email Defensive Coordinator Jerome Manos at jmanos@chabotcollege.edu.e

Midway (Sprint - KY): Midway University is actively recruiting a full-time head coach to oversee the Sprint Football team. This individual will play a key role in establishing and recruiting for the new program. Key responsibilities include recruiting, budgeting, fundraising, alumni relations, community engagement, scheduling, promoting, training, and conditioning, skill instruction, student-athlete and staff development, academic support, compliance, and game plan preparation and strategy. Additional duties may be assigned by the Vice President of Admissions and Athletics. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree is preferred. Previous demonstrated head or assistant collegiate level experience preferred. The successful candidate will have prior recruiting experience as well as experience with athletic fundraising, alumni relations, and community engagement in addition to previous budgetary management experience. Candidates should have familiarity and working knowledge of Sprint Football rules and commitment to a strong compliance culture. The selected individual should possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and a commitment to the academic and life skills development of student-athletes. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Apply at www.midway.edu under the Career Opportunities link. No phone calls please.

Personnel director of the year: Please join us and our friends at AstroTurf in congratulating Indiana football's Lee Wilbanks - 2020 FootballScoop Player Personnel Director of the Year.

Tuesday's Scoop: Quite a few job postings and news and notes on yesterday's Scoop page. 

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