Tuesday June 3, 2014
Davidson (FCS - NC): Defensive line coach Brett Hayford has accepted the head coaching position at Pine Lake Prep (NC).
Illinois State (FCS): Head coach Brock Spack has hired former Redbird Eric Brunner as director of football operations.
Northwest Mississippi CC: Former head coach Brad LaPlante has accepted the offensive coordinator/offensive line job at Hutto (TX) High School.
Minot State (D-II - ND): An update at Minot State... Clay Bayard has been promoted to full time receivers coach. Tyler Rawlings has joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the tight ends and Joey Schrader has also joined the staff as a grad assistant coaching the defensive backs. Both Rawlings and Schrader previously worked at Snow College with new Minot State head coach Tyler Hughes.
Alabama: Regents have approved contracts for Nick Saban, with a salary of $6.9 million per year through the 2021 season, and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin at $680,000 in the first two years of his contract and $714,000 in the third and final year. Additionally, raises for the assistants were also released and all are under contract through February of 2016; DC Kirby Smart has added a season to his contract (no raise), OL coach Mario Cristobal received a raise from $425,000 to $500,000, LBs coach Lance Thompson got a salary increase from $400,000 to $428,000, TEs / special teams coach Bobby Williams received the same bump to $428,000. LBs coach Kevin Steel will make $700,000, DL coach Bo Davis will make $450,000 annually, strength and conditioning coordinator Scott Cochran got a raise from $355,000 to $395,000 and RBs coach Burton burns has added two years to his deal through February 2016 and will make $335,000 (made $315,000 last year).
San Bernardino (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for an offensive line coach. There is a $4,500 stipend. There may also be an opportunity to teach a class or two. Contact John Shipp at 714-745-1628 if interested.
College of St. Scholastica (D-III - MN): The College of St. Scholastica has an opening for an intern position for the 2014-2015 academic year. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, and film breakdown. Email cover letter, resume and references to George Penree at email@example.com. Minority candidates strongly urged to apply. No phone calls.
Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Per source, former Minnesota State-Moorhead co-defensive coordinator Joe Lardinois has accepted the defensive line / special teams coordinator job at Concordia-St. Paul.
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL): Former Auburn corners coach Phillip Lolley has joined the Eskimos staff and will coach the linebackers. Lolley spent 15 years in total at Auburn, most recently in an administrative capacity.
Valparaiso (FCS - IN): Valparaiso University is seeking applicants for two part-time assistant coaching position (defensive line and defensive backs) for the 2014-2015 season. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory, academic coaching, film break down (HUDL), and other office assignments. One of the positions filled will require the coach to double as the staff’s Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Applicants applying for the dual position of Strength & Conditioning Coordinator/Assistant Coach should be certified and have experience in coordinating a Strength & Conditioning program. Compensation includes competitive part-time salary based on experience to begin in July (no housing or meal plans are included). All applicants must send resume, cover letter and references. Email materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MacMurray College (D-III - IL): MacMurray College invites applications for an intern assistant coach (defensive line). Responsibilities include: coaching the defensive line, recruiting, and instructing strength and speed workouts. Qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree, collegiate playing experience and/or coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Candidates with a strength and conditioning background will be preferred. Position includes a $7,000 stipend, on-campus housing and meals for a ten month contract. Application should include a resume, three references, and a cover letter. All materials should be sent to: HR@mac.edu and email@example.com.
Tennessee Tech (FCS): Per source, Morehead State (FCS - KY) running backs coach Matt Forrest has been hired to coach the running backs at Tennessee Tech.
Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Northeastern State University has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant position. Looking for someone with defensive line playing or coaching experience. The position pays for graduate classes (6 hrs) and a $6,000 stipend over 10-Months. Possible housing provided. Candidates need to have an undergrad GPA of at least 2.5 in HPK. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Earlham College (D-II - IN): Earlham is accepting applications for an offensive assistant coach. Applicants should have experience coaching the offensive line. Special teams experience is also desirable. The position is a 10 month appointment paying approximately $17,000 with housing and some meals. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Previous college coaching and recruiting experience are preferred. Email resumes to email@example.com.
St. Joseph's (D-II - IN): Nubis Padhye, who was working as an offensive analyst at Illinois, has been hired as the new defensive coordinator.
Hutchinson CC (KS): Dodge City Law (Indoor) defensive coordinator Todd Middleton has accepted a full time job at Hutchinson CC. Middleton previously served on staff with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Kansas and spent the 2012 season as an assistant at Dodge City CC (KS)
Louisburg (CC - NC): Louisburg College, a small, private, Christian school located 30 min NE of Raleigh, NC has an opening for assistant coach, coaching the defensive line. Louisburg is a member of the NJCAA and Northeast Football Conference. This opportunity is a 10 month contract beginning in August and offers on campus housing, meals and a $5,000 stipend. This is a football only position and will require weight room duties. Local coaches encouraged to apply, as on-campus interview will be required. No phone calls please. To apply, please send resume and references to head coach John Sala at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cal: Defensive coordinator Art Kaufman has signed a two year deal worth $550,000 annually ($225,00 in base salary, plus a $325,000 "talent fee"), according to the Contra Costa Times. If Kaufman leaves Cal before April 30th, 2015 his buyout would be $75,000. Incentives include; 10k-35k based on bowl game appearance, 25k for finishing in top 50 in ppg allowed, and 25k if they are ranked in the top 25 in 2015.
Boise State: Former Boise State linebacker Tommy Smith is joining the staff as a defensive grad assistant.
Carolina Panthers: UNC-Charlotte running backs coach Damien Gary will be working with the Carolina Panthers as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship
Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA): Clark Atlanta University has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant position. Looking for someone with defensive line or linebacker playing or coaching experience. The position pays for graduate classes (9 hrs). No housing or meals are provided. Candidates need to have an undergrad GPA of at least 2.7. Email resumes to Kweston@cau.edu. No phone calls please.