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Wisconsin football lists open coaching jobs, including Jim Leonhard’s and Bobby Engram's

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New University of Wisconsin football coach Luke Fickell has a coaching staff to fill, and one step of that process under school policy has started.

UW posted job openings Monday morning for offensive and defensive coordinators, assistant coaches and strength coaches.

Postings for athletics jobs must be open for at least one week before a hiring can be made, according to school regulations. The job advertisements list Dec. 5 as the deadline for applications.

UW hired Fickell on Sunday and is holding an invitation-only welcome event for him Monday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium.

Defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard served as interim coach after UW athletic director Chris McIntosh fired Paul Chryst on Oct. 2. Leonhard, offensive coordinator Bobby Engram and other UW coaches have language in their contracts tying them to the head coach.

The assistant coaches' positions at UW are due to end 60 days after the head coach is fired, according to the contracts, unless they're specifically extended in writing by the school. Thursday marks 60 days since Chryst was fired. reported Sunday, citing sources, that Fickell is expected to bring Brady Collins, Cincinnati's head of sports performance, and recruiting staffers Pat Lambert and Max Stienecker with him to UW.


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