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Tuesday November 16, 2010

Tuesday November 16, 2010

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Northern Colorado: FootballScoop has just learned that head coach Scott Downing has been dismissed.

Troy University: Our sources tell us that Spain Park HS (AL) will offer the head coaching job to Troy University quarterbacks coach Chip Lindsey.

University of Montreal: Former Edmonton Eskimos coach and general manager Danny Maciocia has accepted the head coaching job at the University of Montreal.

Minnesota State - Moorhead: The head coaching job is open and the university is conducting a national search.

Hardin-Simmons (TX): Head coach Jimmie Keeling has decided to retire. We are hearing offensive line coach Jesse Burleson has a great shot at the head coaching job. Another source tells us offensive coordinator Alan Wartes will be offered the job.

University of Minnesota - Crookston: Our sources tell us Shannon Stassen will not return as head coach.

Southern Oregon University: FootballScoop has learned that head coach Steve Helminiak will not return.

Guilford College (NC): Kevin Kiesel will not return as head football coach.

Rhodes College (TN): We have learned that head coach Joe White has resigned.

Colorado: We continue to hear that Mike Bellotti and Kevin Sumlin are serious candidates for the head coaching job at Colorado.

Idaho State: Our sources tell us that Idaho State has already struck an agreement with former Montana State head coach Mike Kramer. We hear Kramer will soon be named as the new head football coach.

Auburn: According to USA Today, Auburn can suspend one or both of the nearly $60,000 payments it makes monthly to Gene Chizik for personal endorsement rights and TV, radio and personal appearances "in the event an investigation is instituted by Auburn, the SEC or the NCAA into alleged major rules violations."

Loras College: Head coach - Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the football program within the guidelines set forth by Loras College, The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III. Oversees the identification, evaluation, and recruitment of potential football student-athletes; Monitors the academic progress of each football student-athlete in the program; Coordinates the physical development of each student-athlete through appropriate condition, strength, and practice sessions: Recruits, hires and evaluates all assistant football coaches; Directs and monitors the duties of the program's assistant coaches; Stays accessible to the media, alumni, boosters, and general public to publicize and promote the program, in coordination with the Director of Athletics; Advises and counsels student-athletes academically, athletically, and socially; Fiscally responsible for all areas of the football budget and football recruiting, including budget proposal, accounting, and expenditure; Recommends and oversees the purchase of new football equipment, supplies, and uniforms; Represents the College at All Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference meetings; Assists in the coordination of travel arrangements for road trips; Oversees the development of the game schedule with the Director of Athletics; Serves as director of football operations; Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition; Performs other duties as determined by the Director of Athletics. Education:Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree preferred. Experience:One to two years related experience. Collegiate football coaching experience required. Head coaching experience on the college level preferred. Computer Skills:Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of computer and internet applications to recruiting systems and data management. Other Requirements: Respect for and solid representation of the Catholic, liberal arts, residential mission and environment. Knowledge of NCAA/IIAC rules and regulations. Good understanding of motivational skills and the ability to implement them. Understanding of budget and reporting requirements. Excellent leadership abilities. Able to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities. Strong oral and written communication abilities. Excellent public relation skills. Demonstrated ability to recruit effectively. Strong interpersonal skills to represent the college and effectively interact with student-athletes, faculty and staff. Strong administrative skills to plan, organize and implement a quality team and program. Diagnostic and strategic techniques needed to prepare athletes for competition. Must exhibit and provide a positive role model for student-athletes.