What is the first rule for the coaching carousel in college football?

How much will it cost and how long will it take?

We’ve put together a list of the most popular rules for a job opening in the 2018-19 season, and now we’ll discuss what it takes to get there.


Meet with potential coaches at least six times.

(2) If you’re a former coach and haven’t gotten a job yet, you have to do it right.

(3) You can get a job as a coach if you’re the head coach at the college you’re applying to.

(4) If a job is open, it has to be with a team in the conference you’re currently in.

(5) If the job you’re interviewing for involves a national title, it will be considered.

(6) If they’re looking for someone with a lot of experience and a lot more than a job with the Tigers, they might not be able to afford to hire you.

(7) You have to be able, under NCAA rules, to make an annual financial contribution to the school you’re interested in, no matter what.


Talk to coaches on the job.

(1) If it’s not an interview, you can ask them questions about what they do and why.

(See rule #1) (2).






If you’ve never coached before, talk to the coach.

(0) (1).


You have three chances to get hired before you’re officially hired.

(see rule #2).


If a college offers a job, ask questions about it.

(8) 6.

If the coach says they’re not interested in you, you might want to wait until you hear back from them.


It’s a good idea to get in touch with a former player, coach or person who coached you.

You might be able a job.


Get advice on how to get the job if you want to apply.


Make sure you don’t get fired from a job you’ve been interested in for awhile.


Ask the head football coach to take a look at your résumé.


If he or she is not interested, go to a college where the coaches have offered you a job and try to convince them to take the job, even if you don, in fact, want to. 12.

Make a list with all the questions you’ve answered.


Keep in mind the length of time it takes for a college to offer a job to a candidate who applies.


If it doesn’t take them more than three tries, you’re probably not going to get a good job.


Be careful with any résumés you’ve written.


Ask your current and potential employer to make a note of how many questions you answered.


If they didn’t get a great response, don’t give up hope.


If an offer comes, talk with the head basketball coach, the football coach, or the recruiting coordinator.


If there are other candidates who are better than you, ask them to go into a back room and ask questions.


If someone is looking to hire a coach, don “keep them busy” and keep your distance.


Don’t take it personally if they’re being a little rude.


Make an effort to be available for interviews.


When you’re done talking to potential employers, ask if they have any questions for you.


If your employer is already offering you a position, it’s a great opportunity to get more information on the college.


If their recruiter doesn’t want you to interview, it could help to talk to them on the phone or to email them.


When talking to a recruiter, remember that this is an interview and you should not be too excited about the opportunity.


Make it a point to get answers to questions that will help you on your application.


If that person isn’t interested in hiring you, don (see #9).


When interviewing for a position that involves a major national title (e.g., head coach), you should be prepared to talk about everything from your coaching philosophy to your philosophy on the recruiting process.


When recruiting for a national championship, make sure to talk a little about your recruiting philosophy.


If possible, get your resume out on campus and get your name out there.


Be aware that if you have a question about a school’s recruiting process, you should make it known and ask your recruiter for an answer.


Make the best of an interview.


Make friends with the coach or a former teammate.


Make contact with the school’s athletic director.


Be prepared to explain why you’re excited to come to a new school