Posted by: Chris Vannini on Friday July 15, 2016
Dayton: Ball State offensive graduate assistant Brian Dougherty has joined the Dayton staff as defensive backs coach. Dougherty spent two years at Ball Sate and has previously coached at Millikin and Miami (OH).
UC Davis: University of San Diego director of football operations Cody Tescher has joined the UC Davis staff as director of football operations. Tescher was with the USD football program from 2014-15 after one year as the director of softball operations.
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Dayton: Student-athlete academic support assistant Zak Bertram is the new director of football operations. Bertram spent last season in academic support and was previously an athletic department assistant at Tallahassee Community College.
Ohio: Maryland recruiting analyst Eric Kohr has rejoined the Ohio staff as director of player personnel & high school relations. Kohr spent one year at Maryland and was previously an operations / recruiting assistant at Ohio in 2014. Kohr has also worked for the Cleveland Browns and Detroit Lions.
Cornell: Per sources, Iowa State director of scouting John Kuceyeski has accepted the running backs job at Cornell. Kuceyeski followed Matt Campbell to ISU this offseason and was previously the director of football operations / director of high school relations at Toledo from 2013-15. He has also worked at Western Michigan, Northwestern and Penn State.
West Virginia: Associate athletic director for student-athlete development Brady Rourke has accepted a position at Appalachian State outside of athletics. Rourke has been at West Virginia since May 2014 and has previously worked in student-athlete support at Syracuse, Penn State and Arizona State.
Iowa State: Matt Campbell tells CoachingSearch that offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Tom Manning will call offensive plays.
Washington: Chris Petersen confirmed that former Cal and BC Lions head coach Jeff Tedford has joined the Washington staff on a one-year deal as a consultant. Tedford resigned from the BC Lions last season, citing a desire to return to college football. Petersen also said Tedford is looking to return to full-time college coaching.
South Carolina State: Former South Carolina offensive coordinator / quarterbacks / tight ends coach G.A. Mangus is expected to join the South Carolina State staff, according to the Orangeburg Times & Democrat. Mangus coached with the Gamecocks from 2009-15 and previously coached at Middle Tennessee, Delaware Valley (head coach), Florida, Ursinus College and Widener College.
Southeastern Louisiana: Randallston High School (MD) defensive coordinator Dwight Tillman has joined the Southeastern Louisiana staff as cornerbacks coach, and former SLU running back Joe Graves has joined the staff as running backs coach. Tillman played under SLU head coach Ron Roberts at Delta State from 2010-11, and Graves’ playing career finished in 2014. In addition, linebackers coach Aaron Schwanz has added special teams coordinator duties, and defensive line coach Brandon Lacy has added the title of assistant head coach.
Rutgers: Player development assistant Kevin Burke has accepted the offensive coordinator / assistant head coaching job at Poly Prep High School (NY). Burke spent one year at Rutgers and was previously an assistant at Maine Maritime Academy and the head coach of the Queens Falcons in New York.
Here are today’s News, Notes & Quotes.