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Tuesday May 15, 2012

Tuesday May 15, 2012

Illinois: Sources tell us Western Michigan director of football operations Tim Knox will soon join the staff at Illinois in the same capacity. 

Anna Maria College: Vin Sinagra has been named interim head coach. 

Florida Tech: We hear Central Oklahoma grad assistant Austin Silvoy is joining the staff at Florida Tech as a grad assistant / receivers coach. 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (D-III - MA): MIT, a nationally recognized university in Cambridge, MA, invites applicants for a part-time assistant position. Duties include, but are not limited to, coaching an offensive position, assisting with practice and game planning, film breakdown, leading position meetings, recruiting and any other duties assigned by the head coach. Previous coaching and/or playing experience required. Compensation for the position will be a stipend of about $3,000 for the season. This is a part-time position with NO meals or housing included, so Boston area applicants are preferred. Interested applicants should contact: Chad Martinovich, Head Football Coach, MIT. Tel: 617-715-4085. Email: Regular Mail: MIT Football Office, 120 Vassar St., Building W35-276, Cambridge, MA, 02139. MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

LaGrange College (D-III - GA): LaGrange has hired Terry Ursin Jr. (Holmes Community College) as Defensive Coordinator and Varsity Strength Coach. Special Teams and Recruiting Coordinator Marcus Blandingburg has added the title of Assistant Head Coach.

University of the Incarnate Word (D-II - TX): UIW is accepting applications for a graduate assistant position. The qualified candidate will assist with all coaching and evaluation within the assigned position group, and be responsible for all film breakdown, editing, opponent exchanges, and related activities. Additional recruiting duties will be assigned as well. The position will pay $5400.00 along with a minimum of 12 hours in tuition waivers for each year. The dates of employment will run from August 1st to April 30th. A bachelor’s degree is required and the applicants should have football coaching/playing experience. Applicants should also possess strong computer skills and have some experience with digital editing systems, preferably Hudl. Please email a resume along with contact information for references to Jonathan Patke at Please no phone calls.

College Football Hall of Fame: This morning, Phillip Fulmer, Jimmy Johnson and R.C. Slocum were elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. See the full class here

Methodist University (D-III - NC): Methodist University, competing in the USA-South Athletic Conference, is seeking 2 Intern Assistant Football Coaches (1 Offense, 1 Defense). Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Appointment is July 23, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Compensation includes a stipend, housing and meals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assist in coaching a position, recruiting, academic monitoring and support, video, scouting, equipment control, serve as a liaison for Academic and Student Success initiatives of the University and assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the program. Candidates should email or send a Methodist University staff application, cover letter, resume and names and contact information of 3 professional references to Ms. Debra Yeatts, Director of Human Resources, Methodist University 5400 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28311 ( ). Staff application can be found online at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until these positions are filled. Methodist University, in harmony with its tradition, takes seriously its role in the ethical and moral development of its students. Populations traditionally under-represented in higher education are encouraged to apply. Methodist University reserves the right to authenticate academic and professional credentials and to consult public records prior to extending offers of employment. AA/EOE No Phone Calls please.

Denver Broncos: Sources tell us that John Fox plans to fill the defensive assistant position from outside of the organization. We'll keep you posted. 

Grad Assistants of the Day - Northwestern

Hofstra: Former UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway will be introduced today as the new athletic director at Hofstra.