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Thursday March 19, 2015

Thursday March 19, 2015


New Orleans Saints: Jeff Ireland's official title with the Saints is assistant GM, per Alex Marvez. Ireland was initially thought to be joining the organization in a college scouting role.

Maryville (D-III - TN): We're told that Ian Harris is remaining on staff as defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.

West Virginia: Defensive grad assistant Mark Scott has been promoted to special teams coordinator, taking over the duties for Joe DeForest who will now focus on the safeties.

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Contra Costa College (JC - CA): Former New Mexico Highlands (D-II) receivers coach DeAndre Green is joining the staff as co-offensive coordinator / receivers coach, per source.

Jamestown (NAIA - ND): The University of Jamestown is looking for an offensive graduate assistant. Coaching and playing experience is a must. Qualifications include acceptance into the Master of Arts in Leadership graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes a $5,000 stipend, Full-Tuition waiver and on campus housing. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: coaching a position group, managing a recruiting area, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Interested applicants email resume, letter of interest and references to offensive coordinator Josh Kittell at No phone calls. The University of Jamestown is an EOE/AA employer.

Occidental (D-III - CA): Casey Landry has been hired to coach the outside linebackers. Landry served as the co-defensive coordinator at outside linebackers coach at La Jolla HS (CA) last season.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg University, a liberal arts institution located in Tiffin, OH, will have 2 positions open for graduate assistants in 2015. Heidelberg offers Masters degrees in Education, Business, and Counseling. The positions are for offensive skill (WR/RB) and defensive backs. The position includes tuition, room and board, and a stipend. Responsibilities will include: coaching position, recruiting territory, special teams duties as assigned. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send resumes and references to No phone calls please. Admission to selected graduate program is a must. Candidates with strong ties to Ohio and Michigan are a plus. GPA requirements would include a 2.8 undergraduate GPA. Please list GPA in resume.

Albion (D-III - MI): Albion College is seeking qualified applicants for a defensive intern position that can coach the defensive backs. Interested candidates must have a BA degree and should have experience either coaching or playing DB. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, coaching the defensive backs, assisting in all aspects of recruiting, preparing weekly scouting reports, film breakdown, assisting head coach in other duties as requested, and other administrative duties as assigned. The position is a full-time 10 month position that will pay $18,000 plus benefits. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and 3 references to head coach Craig Rundle at

Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Head coach Dean Hood has announced a number of changes to his coaching staff for 2015. Walt Wells (assistant head coach / tackles and tight ends) and Brian Landis (safeties) have now been officially announced as new staff additions. Wells coached the offensive line at New Mexico State last seasons, and Landis is a 13-year veteran of the Georgetown College staff, where he coached the DBs. Also, Ben Hodges, who coached the tight ends the past three seasons, will now coach the outside linebackers and special teams.

Bacone (NAIA - OK): Lawrence Livingston, who had been serving as the interim head coach, has had the interim tag lifted and has been named the fifth head coach in program history.

Maryville College (D-III - TN): Head coach Shaun Hayes has completed his staff. Ryan Hansen, who was previously on staff from 2006-2009, will be the new co-offensive coordinator / WRs coach / director of player development along with co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Phillip Bailey who was already on staff. Zach Hufford has been hired as co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach and will work alongside secondary coach / co-defensive coordinator Paul Humphries.

Wilmington College (D-III – OH): Wilmington College is no longer accepting resumes for the offensive line position. Thank you very much for the overwhelming response.