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Tuesday August 23, 2011

Tuesday August 23, 2011

Richmond: Head coach Latrell Scott has resigned. Offensive coordinator Wayne Lineburg will serve as interim head coach for this season. Lineburg returned to Richmond last season after spending the 3 prior years at UVA. He also was on the staff at Richmond from 2004-06. Athletic director Jim Miller said there will be a search at the end of the season for the next head coach and he added that Lineburg will be considered. 

Northwestern: Cody Cejda has been promoted to director of football operations and Chris Bowers has been hired as director of player personnel. Bowers most recently served as special teams coordinator and secondary coach at Valparaiso. 

Pace University: located in Pleasantville, NY (30 Minutes north of NYC) has two openings, one for an entry level part time defensive coaching position for the 2011 season and one graduate assistant position. Experience on the defensive side of the ball for both positions is preferred but will consider all good candidates. There will be a stipend based upon experience and skill set for the part-time position. There is no housing or benefits provided. The graduate assistant position will receive a graduate scholarship including room and board. The review of applications will begin immediately and the positions will be filled as soon as possible. This position will begin ASAP and continue until the end of the season. Contracts are renewable for the spring semester. Duties will include recruiting, coaching a position/group, opponent scouting & video breakdown (HUDL), practice preparation, and other auxiliary duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Must have strong desire to coach at college level and be willing to manage an on field position in their game week preparation. Only those with coaching/playing experience and live in the Tri-State area should apply. Email your cover letter, resume and list of references to: Head Football Coach, Christian Dapolito: No phone calls please

Appalachian State: The athletics feasibility committee at Appalachian State voted Monday to recommend to the Chancellor that they seek membership in the FBS. The committee noted that the time is right for Appalchian to make it's intention known (while they did not directly reference the copious amounts of TV money being thrown around right now, we're pretty sure that wasn't lost on the committee).