Publish date:

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Tuesday June 30, 2015


Liberty (FCS): At Liberty, per source, Kettie Fickter will be promoted to director of player personnel (perhaps the only female in that role).

Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Per source, Liberty director of player personnel Charlie Skalaski III is joining the staff at EKU as associate head coach, receivers and recruiting coordinator.

Appalachian State: SI is reporting that South Florida tight ends / special teams coordinator Stu Holt is expected to join the App State staff. Earlier this month, App State running backs coach Chris Foster stepped down leaving a full-time opening on the staff. We can confirm the move.

West Texas A&M (D-II): Andrew Myers has accepted the defensive line grad assistant position, per source. Myers served as the defensive line coach at IMG Academy (FL) the past two seasons.

Ball State has discovered the key to having fun in the weight room

Houston: Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando will earn $501,000 a year over a two-year contract according to Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle. Duarte believes that makes Orlando the highest-paid Group of Five assistant.

NCAA: NCAA president Mark Emmert received $1.8 million of compensatoin in 2013 according to tax documents obtained by USA Today.

St. Olaf (D-III – MN): St. Olaf College has an immediate opening for an assistant coach (offense). The position is a stipend position with a potential for reduced housing. Master’s degree is preferred, college coaching experience with either offensive line or quarterback experience is preferred. Compensation will be based on experience. Responsibilities/requirements include, but are not limited to the following: coaching a position group, have an assigned local and national recruiting area, extensive knowledge in word, power point, and excel to create and analyze opponents in detailed scouting reports. Knowledge in FrontRush recruiting software, and extensive knowledge in video editing, uploading, adding breakdown information, as well as knowledge with Hudl coaching tools (Playbook/Practice Scripts). Applications will be reviewed immediately and applicants are encouraged to send materials in a timely manner as the position will close as soon as a satisfactory pool of candidates is established. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Eric Yuen at No phone calls.

Maryland: Head coach Randy Edsall has agreed to a three-year extension through the 2019 season, the school has announced. The extension will be worth $7.5 million beginning in January of 2017 (with $500,000 of that guaranteed). Maryland would owe Edsall just $500,000 if terminated between January of 2017 and January of 2018. After a rough first few seasons, the Terps seem to have turned things around on the field the past two seasons.

McDaniel College (D-III - MD): McDaniel College seeks applicants for a part-time assistant coach. The position includes evening and weekend travel within the mid-Atlantic region for competition, recruiting and for training sessions. Bachelor’s Degree and successful playing, coaching and / or teaching experience is required. Experience at the intercollegiate level as a coach is preferred. A stipend and tuition benefits are provided. Please send a letter of application addressing position requirements, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to head coach Michael Hoyt at

Foothill College (CC - CA): Foothill College is seeking an offensive assistant coach, this may be WRs or TEs or RBs (depending on the best candidate). This is a stipend coaching position with no teaching. Please email resumes to head coach Kelly Edwards ASAP at

Shorter (D-II - GA): Shorter University is looking to fill a graduate assistant position. Candidates with video editing, graphic arts, and social media experience are encouraged to apply. The position includes some meals and tuition. Employment conditional based upon acceptance into the graduate degree program. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three professional reference contacts to defensive coordinator Julius Dixon at

Wisconsin-Stout (D-III):The University of Wisconsin-Stout is looking for two games for the 2016-17 football seasons. The open dates in 2016 are Sept 10, 17 or 24. Open dates in 2017 are Sept 9, 16, 23. Would like away games in 2016 and home games in 2017. Please contact Clayt Birmingham if interested.