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Thursday May 17, 2012

Thursday May 17, 2012

Western Connecticut State (D-III): We have learned that Otterbein (D-III - OH) head coach Joe Loth will be named head coach at Western Connecticut State. 

SMU: Athletic director Steve Orsini has been "dismissed effective immeidately". 

Curry College (D-III - MA): Head coach Skip Bandini has made some hires and is still looking to fill one slot (special teams). Rob Davenport, formerly of Mass Maritime, has been hired as defensive coordinator / director of operations. Bobby Driscoll has been hired to coach the defensive backs and James Fucillo & Myles Hayes have been hired as interns. The open special teams position is stipend only. Must have local housing option to apply. To apply please email "> No phone calls please.

Minot State: Minot State is no longer accepting resumes for the defensive graduate assistant position.

Alabama: Director of player personnel Ed Marynowitz has accepted a position with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Rockford College: We have learned that offensive coordinator/ quarterbacks coach Ryan Mills has resigned to pursue other opportunities.

Baltimore Ravens: Director of player personnel Eric DeCosta has been promoted to assistant general manager.

NFL / NCAA Coaching Academy: We have learned some of the participants include; Desmond Lindsey (assistant head coach / receivers coach - West Alabama), Roosevelt Williams (defensive backs - Southewest Baptist), Garry Fisher (linebackers - Eastern Kentucky), R. Todd Littlejohn (assistant head coach / receivers coach - New Mexico State), Jesse Minter (defensive coordinator - Indiana State), Thomas Howard (co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach - University of Findlay). Lenoir Rhyne University secondary coach Brandon Lynch and North Central offensive coordinator Jeff Thorne will also participate. Plenty more to come...

Juniata College (D-III - PA): Juniata College is seeking qualified applicants for an defensive intern level position as Assistant Football Coach. Prospective applicant's responsibilities would include administrative duties in game week organization and preparation, film breakdown, opponent scout, and creating tendency reports. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, a valid driver's license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with experience coaching or playing defensive back. Experience with Hudl / DSV digital editing system is a plus. This position has a starting date of August 1, 2012. Compensation includes stipend, benefits, room, and board. To apply for this position, please visit and complete our online application. 

Austin College: Austin College is no longer accepting resumes for their intern positions.

Baldwin Wallace (D-III - OH): Located in Berea, Ohio, ten minutes west of Cleveland, is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach. Duties include video editing / breakdown, recruiting, and any other responsibilities assigned by the head coach. If the individual proves himself in an off the field capacity, on the field coaching duties will be added. The position includes a stipend. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to John Snell at The deadline for applications will be Friday, June 1. No phone calls please.

Muskingum: Linebackers coach Matt Louis has resigned to become athletic director of Xenia (OH) Community Schools. We have learned that the position has already been filled.

GA of the Day - Ian Pace (watch the video - he's gonna be a good one)

New Mexico: We hear University of Minnesota assistant recruiting coordinator Josh Sternquist has accepted the director of recruiting position at New Mexico.

Lindsey Wilson College (NAIA - KY): Lindsey Wilson College is accepting applications for a full-time assistant football coach on defense. The position will likely be responsible for coaching linebackers in a 3-4 scheme, and could also have special teams coordinator responsibilities for the right candidate. Preference will be given to candidates with previous collegiate coaching experience. This is a 12 month position with benefits. Successful candidates must have a valid driver's license and complete a background check. The position will begin in early June. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to: Chris Oliver, Head Football Coach via email at: . No phone calls please.

Zone Read, Power Read, Mid Zone and Read Bubble: X&O Labs, a football research company for coaches, has just released a brand new special report, The Zone Read Study, in an exclusive 4-hour video presentation. The results of this study will change the way you use the Zone Read Concept in 2012 – and even how you defend it. Watch the video now!

Albright College (D-III - PA): Albright, located in Reading, PA, and a member of the highly competitive Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Intern Assistant Football Coach for defense: Assistant LB Coach/Assistant Video Coordinator/Assistant Recruiting Coordinator/Assistant Director of Football Operations. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required with successful football playing and/or coaching experience, strong professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational efficiency. The candidate must have outstanding character and leadership qualities. The successful applicant should also possess strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point, and Access software. Experience with Hudl digital video editing system is a plus. Coachingduties: Assist LB Coach: plan, organize, and instruct LB positional meetings and drills; contribute to defensive game plan; recruit your own territory and attract top quality student-athletes to attend Albright College. Administrative duties: game week organizational tasks including: film breakdown, opponent scouting, self-scouting, tendency reports, video cut-ups, scouting reports, assist S&C coach with weight room, assist Video Coordinator with digital editing system, oversee and counsel players on academic and social issues, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Assist Recruiting Coordinator and Director of Football Operations with assigned duties. Compensation: includes a $3,300 annual stipend paid over a 10 month contract, free off-campus housing, free utilities and free meal plan in campus dining hall. Tuition waiver for Masters in Education Program is also included. No health insurance or retirement benefits are included with this position. A two-year commitment is required from the successful applicant. How to apply: Email resume and cover letter along with the names and phone numbers of three professional references to Mike Neale, Defensive Coordinator at: . No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled. The desired start date is July 16, 2012 so that we can have the successful applicant in place and prepared for the fall season. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.