MACOMB, Ill. - During the next seven days, three individuals will be on campus to interview for the Western Illinois University head football coach opening. Director of Athletics Dr. Tim Van Alstine announced the three finalists on Wednesday (Dec. 12).
David Brown is currently the head coach at Missouri S&T. He will interview on Thursday. Bob Nielson, head coach at Minnesota-Duluth, will be on Monday. Bill Cubit, former head coach at Western Michigan, is scheduled to interview on Tuesday.
According to Van Alstine, he anticipates announcing a head coach shortly after.
"We are very excited about the three finalists for our head football coach position. All three candidates have extensive coaching experience at various levels, all with success. We want to bring in the right individual to make Leatherneck Football an annual contender in the Missouri Valley Football Conference," said Van Alstine. "Our goal is to have someone hired very soon so they can hit the ground running with putting together their coaching staff and to get on the road recruiting. We received a great deal of interest in our opening. I would like to commend the work of our search committee to narrow the field down to these three candidates."