Posted by: Chris Vannini on Monday April 20, 2015
Independence CC (KS): Per source, former UAB graduate assistant Tommy Chandler has joined the Independence staff as defensive line coach. Chandler spent one season at UAB after one year as offensive coordinator at Cordova High School (AL).
University of Sioux Falls: Former Sioux Falls Washington High School head coach Brian Hermanson has joined the University of Sioux Falls staff as defensive backs coach. Hermanson served as head coach for eight seasons, posting an 82-16 record with three state titles, before stepping down two years ago. He has remained a teacher at the school.
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Cal: Wide receivers coach / passing game coordinator / recruiting coordinator Pierre Ingram has been placed on administrative leave.
Old Dominion: Head coach Bobby Wilder has received a one-year extension through the 2019 season. It’s the second consecutive one-year rollover for Wilder, who has been the program’s only head coach since football was restarted in 2009. Wilder has posted a 52-20 record in six years, including 14-10 since moving from FCS to FBS two years ago. Wilder made $486,010 last season, according to USA Today’s database.
Urban Meyer: Dan Mullen explains why Urban Meyer’s coaching tree has been so successful.
Oregon State: Gary Andersen says he’s going to make sure the staff gets their full vacations and doesn’t want to make football “obnoxious” for the team this summer.
Southwest Oklahoma State: Interim head strength and conditioning coach Jared Jackson has been promoted to the full-time role. Jackson has been at SWOSU since August 2013 as a graduate assistant and was moved into the interim head role in February.
Monmouth: Part-time assistant Mitch Russell has been promoted to defensive line coach. Russell, who played at Monmouth in the 1990s, initially joined the staff as a volunteer assistant.
Nevada: Offensive line coach Ron Hudson has missed most of the spring after undergoing open-heart surgery in late February. He is expected to be back on the sideline in the fall. The Reno Gazette-Journal has the story on what Hudson has gone through.