Adam Cushing

CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) -- New Eastern Illinois head football coach Adam Cushing's staff is going to have a lot of Northwestern flavor.

Cushing will bring several staff members with him from Evanston, where he's been for the past fifteen seasons. Check out the hires below. 

Defensive coordinator: Chris Bowers (Northwestern director of player personnel)

Offensive coordinator/Super backs coach: John Kuceyeski (former Northwestern graduate assistant)

Running backs coach: Jayden Everett (Indiana State recruiting coordinator)

Wide receivers coach: Mark Philmore (former Northwestern wide receiver)

Quarterbacks coach: Chris Batti (former Northwestern graduate assistant)

Defensive line coach: Deonte Gibson (former Northwestern All-Big Ten defensive lineman)

Safeties coach: Neal Renna (former Northwestern graduate assistant)

Linebackers coach: Adam Gristick (former EIU LB, Syracuse graduate assistant)

Cornerbacks coach: Benny Boyd (Central Washington special teams/Defensive backs coach)