SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana Director of Athletics Bill Gross announced on Monday that three candidates have been invited to campus as finalists in its search for a new head football coach. The finalists include David Brown II, head coach at Missouri S&T, Daren Wilkinson, former quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator at Colorado State University, and Jerry Olszewski, head coach at St. Olaf College. Each of the candidates will be on campus this Tuesday through Friday for interviews with the search committee, members of the football team and university administration. Brown recently completed his third season as the head coach at Missouri S&T and was previously the defensive backs coach at Ohio University from 2006-10. Wilkinson spent four seasons at Colorado State University from 2008-12 where he coached quarterbacks and worked as the assistant recruiting coordinator. Prior to arriving in Fort Collins, Wilkinson spent four seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at South Dakota State University from 2004-2007. And Olszewski just finished his fifth season as the head coach at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., and was previously the defensive coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point from 2006-08.
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