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Thursday June 21, 2012

Thursday June 21, 2012

Wisconsin-Platteville (D-III): University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking applicants for a defensive grad assistant or offensive grad assistant. Position includes stipend and possible meal plan. Please send all resumes (and references) to Jason Wagner at No Phone calls. Do not send emails to other staff members or they will not be considered.

Hartwick College (D-III - NY): Hartwick College, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Empire 8 is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach / Defensive Coordinator. The position will include teaching in the required physical education service program and/or a secondary responsibility assigned by the Director of Athletics. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years coaching experience at the college level is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective teaching methods and possess excellent leadership, role modeling, organizational and interpersonal skills, and must have a thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable through the College. Submit cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Kimberley Lindsley at Application materials may also be faxed to 607-431-4329. Inquiries on the position can be directed to coach Mark Carr at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

East Central University (D-II - OK): We hear the defensive line position is open.

West Texas (D-II): Sources tell us that West Texas has filled the offensive line position by hiring Matt Storm. Storm was previously the defensive line coach at East Central University (OK).

Grinnell College (D-III- IA): Grinnell College is looking for an assistant to coach receivers and quarterbacks. This is a seasonal position, from August 1–November 31. Previous coaching experience is preferred but not required. For more information visit or email Jeff Pedersen at:

Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Former Utica College head coach Mike Kemp will coach the corners and former player Nate McConnell will work with the tight ends.

East Central University (D-II - OK): East Central University in Oklahoma is seeking applicants for a defensive grad assistant and offensive grad assistant. Position includes tuition and a stipend. Please send all resumes (and references) to defensive coordinator Justin Deason at No Phone calls. Don’t send emails to other staff members or they will not be considered.

Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Dustin Miller has been hired as the new offensive coordinator. Miller previosuly spent four seasons with Malone University in Ohio (2006-2009) and returns to the Bethany staff where he served as the offensive coordinator from 1999-2003.

Charleston Southern: Head coach Jay Mills has announced that Kirk Lax has been hired to coach the receivers. Lax previously worked with the defensive line and secondary at CSU from 2008-2010 and spent last season as the head coach for the Les Cougars of the European Football League.

Earlham College (D-III - IN): We have learned that former Rockford College (D-III - IL) offensive coordinator Ryan Mills has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Earlham.

American International College (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Post University running backs coach Rocco Fernandez has been hired to coach the running backs at AIC. 

GA of the Day - Joey Orck (Vanderbilt)

Urbana University: Urbana has filled all full-time positions. Paul Smith, a former defensive coordinator at Tiffin University, has been hired as defensive coordinator / defensive backs. Trevor Zeiders has been promoted to special teams coordinator / linebackers and Bill Nickell has been promoted to offensive assistant. 

United States Merchant Marine Academy: USMMA is seeking applicants for defensive backs coach. This is a full-time position. To officially apply for the position, go to this website: The will be posted under Athletics, Inside Athletics, Job Opportunities.