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)