Wednesday April 23, 2014
VMI (FCS): Virginia-Wise defensive coordinator Justin Hamilton was hired recently as the outside linebackers coach at VMI.
Minnesota: Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys will receive a raise to $600,000, and offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover will make $550,000 annually in their new three-year contracts according to Joe Christensen of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. The rest of Jerry Kill's staff will garner new salaries as well: QBs coach Jim Zebrowski, $253,000; DBs/STs coach Jay Sawvel, $253,000; DL coach Jeff Phelps, $230,000; RBs coach Pat Poore, $230,000; WRs coach Brian Anderson, $230,000; H-backs/TEs coach Rob Reeves, $230,000; and LBs coach Mike Sherels, $181,000.
Wisconsin Lutheran College (D-III): Head coach/defensive coordinator Ben Murphy has announced his decision to step down after one season due to family obligations. He will remain on staff as a part-time defensive assistant.
Seattle Seahawks: Senior personnel executive Scot McCloughan has resigned due to a family matter according to Jason La Canfora of CBS.
Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Aaron Krepps has been hired as running backs coach. He previously worked at Adrian College (MI) and Eastern Michigan, and most recently served as the head coach at Belle Vernon Area (PA) High School.
Johns Hopkins (D-III - MD): Wide receivers coach Greg Chimera has been promoted to offensive coordinator.
Harding (D-II - AR): Harding University is seeking applicants for 3 graduate assistant coaching positions (LBs, Secondary, and an Offensive Skill Position). Most importantly, we are interested in men who have a desire to serve God and who see coaching as an avenue to impact lives for Christ. GA’s will receive $3,500 of tuition credit per semester. No housing, meals, or stipend is included. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Those interested in one of the two defensive positions should email defensive coordinator Paul Simmons at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested in the offensive position should email co-offensive coordinator Matt Underwood at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Millersville (D-II - PA): Per source, running backs Jon Ramos and assistant Tom Mayerski will not return to the staff.
Mercer (FCS - GA): Defensive line coach Justin Brown has chosen to go into the ministry. Berry College linebackers coach Kenny Baker has been hired to fill coach Brown's position.
Penn: Head coach Al Bagnoli will reportedly announce his plans to retire after the 2014 season, according to Philly.com. Bagnoli has served as head coach the past 22 seasons and has won nine outright Ivy League titles. The report also notes that longtime defensive coordinator Ray Priore will take over at the conclusion of next season.
RII Sports Technology (Football Product Representative, Supplemental Income): RII Sports Technology is seeking coaches interested in supplementing their income by representing and selling RII Sports Technology's new GameBreak Scouting Dashboards and GameDay Scout Apps to football programs in their geographic area. This is a commission only based opportunity where you can set your own hours and schedule. RII Sports Technology will provide all necessary training, orientation, and support. In this role you'll introduce football programs in your area to our products/services and facilitate the sales process - you'll be compensated with commissions of 15%-20% on all resulting sales. RII Sports Technology is a newly formed subsidiary of TTJ&B Inc. which has a long history of providing innovative data solutions to customers in the Aerospace & Defense industry (including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, NASA). RII Sports Technology leverages these same capabilities to provide football coaching staffs with tools that allow them to scout their opponents (or themselves) with unprecedented speed and insight - both during their week of preparation and live on game day. You can learn more about RII Sports Technology at www.r2sportstech.com. Interested candidates can send resumes or inquire for more information by contacting Matt Middleton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Towson: Towson is looking to hire an equipment manager. For full details, and to apply, click here.