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Tuesday July 7, 2015

Tuesday July 7, 2015


SMU: Former UAB special teams coordinator Daric Riley (2014 Special Teams Coordinator of the Year Finalist) has officially joined the SMU staff working with special teams, per source.

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Clark-Atlanta (D-II - GA): Clark-Atlanta has named Alabama State defensive coordinator Kevin Ramsey their interim head coach.

Florida A&M (FCS): Florida A & M, in Tallahassee, invites applicants to apply for a ten month academic year contract graduate assistant coaching position working with the defensive secondary. Duties will include advanced knowledge of DV sport and hudl video systems. Must have advanced computer skills. Excel, word and power point. Appointment date: August 1st 2015. Bachelor’s degree required and 3.0 GPA and GRE score. Degree programs offered: Sports Management, Social Work, Applied Social Work, Counselor Education and Computer Information Systems. Looking for someone that likes working with student athletes in all aspects of college life and has future aspirations to go into coaching. Must have demonstrated ability to work with student athletes in a diverse environment and have the ability to multitask and have great organizational skills. Stipend and living arrangements are available. Send resume to

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Stanford: After more than 50 years in college and pro football, Stanford's director of player development, Ron Lynn has retired. Ron spent 20 years coaching in the NFL on the defensive side of the ball. He last coached in 2009 as Stanford's defensive coordinator before assuming his off-field role in 2010. Stanford has already shuffled the duties of the staff and made a couple of internal promotions to fill the vacancy.

Georgia: Director of player development John Eason is retiring after this season, according to Marc Weiszer. Prior to his administrative role, Eason coached the UGA receivers and served as associate head coach. Eason also served as the DFO for the Bulldogs for a season, and has previous coaching stops with the receivers at Florida State, and as offensive coordinator at South Carolina.

Let's talk about grad assistant pay

Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Oklahoma Panhandle State is looking for a student assistant position on the defensive side of the ball working with the secondary. This will be a great opportunity to get some hands on coaching experience. Applicant must need to complete undergrad. Position will come with small stipend, scholarship, and assist with housing. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to defensive coordinator Jesse Thompson at

Iowa Wesleyan (D-III): Iowa Wesleyan College is accepting applications for a part-time assistant coach. This position will begin in August 2015 and run through November 2015. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the IWC Head Coach with planning the coaching and practice and game plans, recruitment and retention of quality student athletes, coaching of special teams and individual positions, film evaluation, video breakdown and HUDL experience a plus, completion of scouting reports, conduct position meetings and attend team and coaching staff meetings. All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive team vans. A Bachelor’s degree with coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, coaching philosophy and three (3) professional references to No phone calls please. Applicants will be contacted if the search committee is in need of further information

Graceland (NAIA - IA): Graceland University has hired Barry Rave as their defensive coordinator. Rave previously coached at Missouri Valley (NAIA) as the defensive line coach / special teams coordinator.

Cortland State (D-III - NY): SUNY-Cortland invites applicants for a WR or TE coaching position. The review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as quickly as possible. Playing experience at the collegiate level is desired. Responsibilities include coaching the position group, opponent scouting and video editing (Hudl), scouting reports (Visio), a recruiting territory, and other duties as assigned by the head coach and / or offensive coordinator. This position will pay $10k from August through May and does not include housing or meals. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to

Western New England (D-III): Western New England seeks applicants for a GA coaching position. Coaching responsibilities are on the defensive side of the ball (LBs or DBs) duties will include coaching your own position, recruiting a geographic area and tasks determined by the head coach. The position pays $10,000 and graduate classes for 9 months starting on August 3rd. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in business related field is preferred. Collegiate playing experience required. To apply, send resume and reference list to

Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Oklahoma Panhandle State University is looking for a running backs coach. The position is a 5 month contract from August 1st – December 31st paying $6,000 dollars over the length of the contract, housing and meal are not included. This an entry level position that comes with all the duties of a full time running backs coach. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please contact Lucas Peters via email at with cover letter resume and references. No phone calls.

Lawrence (D-III - WI): Per source, Pikeville (NAIA - KY) linebackers coach Chris Cunningham has been hired as the defensive line coach at Lawrence.

Pikeville (NAIA - KY): Pikeville is seeking applications for a linebacker coach. Job Responsibilities include: coaching the linebackers, managing study hall/player academics, working with special teams, managing a recruiting area, holding own position meetings, film exchange, assisting with day-to-day defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Defensive Coordinator. Requirements include a bachelor's degree with college coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants should submit a completed University of Pikeville application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest by online submission via this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible. EOE.

Missouri Valley (NAIA): Missouri Valley College invites applications for full-time assistant coach and instructor. The successful candidate must possess a Master’s Degree and have previous experience in coaching defensive line. Experience with recruiting and strength program considered a plus. Interested applicants should email defensive coordinator Monty Roe at No phone calls please.

Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Jay Davern, a former Texas HS head coach and former player at TCU, has been hired to coach the linebackers, per source.

Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram College is seeking applicants for an unpaid intern position. This position will help coach the defensive backs. These are voluntary positions. There are no meals, housing or stipend offered in this intern position. The intern position gives an introductory opportunity for those that want to become college football coaches. It is a chance to gain experience working at the collegiate level. Must complete and pass background check. Those interested please send resume and references to head coach Randy Moore at

Mesabi Range (JC - MN): Mesabi Range College has offensive & defensive positions available. All positions will be considered with current staff adjustments a possibility. Responsibilities include position coach, recruiting and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Pay ranging from $1200 to $3600 depending on qualifications. Intramural program or Weight/Fitness room duties may also be available. These openings include shared apartment (4 bdrm, 2 bath) with weekend duties. These positions exist to provide management of the operational aspects of Mesabi Range’s residence hall program. Background check and current driver’s license required. Start date is July 27 until December 15. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume and references to No phone calls please.

Upper Iowa University (D-II): Upper Iowa is currently seeking applications for the position of assistant offensive coach (skill position). This is a full time opening with benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and references via email No phone calls please.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy (D-III):MMA is looking to hire a combination football / baseball assistant for next season. Starting date will be August 1st 2015. This is an opportunity for those who want to become a college coach and gain experience working with both a college football & baseball program. Duties will include coaching a position group, film breakdown of opponents & self-scout, recruiting assignment, weight room duties, along with other duties as assigned by both head coaches. You will work with both programs throughout the year. Compensation for this position would be $1,000.00 per month, plus room & board on campus. All interested and qualified applicants email resume and references to Head Football Coach Jeremy Cameron

Hocking College (JC-OH):Hocking College, a two-year junior college located in southeast Ohio, currently has two volunteer coaching positions available. Preference will be given to coaches with defensive line and linebacker experience. A Bachelor’s degree and coaching/playing experience is preferred but not required. This will be a great learning experience for individuals who want to coach at the collegiate level. Local applicants are encouraged to apply. Contact Defensive Coordinator Michael Rife if interested at