Jerrick Hall and Jason MacDonald have joined head coach Ken Niumatalolo 's Navy football coaching staff. Hall will coach the nose guards and defensive tackles, while MacDonald will coach the fullbacks. Hall is a 15-year coaching veteran and was a standout player at North Carolina State . He comes to Navy from Elon, where he was an assistant for six years in two different stints. Hall returned to Elon in 2017 and immediately helped the Phoenix make one of the biggest turnarounds in the Football Championship Subdivision, going from 2-9 the year before to 8-4 and a berth in the FCS playoffs. In 2018, Elon finished 6-5 and made the FCS playoffs for a second-straight year. MacDonald comes to Navy from the Naval Academy Prep School where he served as the offensive coordinator for the past eight years. MacDonald was also a position coach at the prep school where he coached the slot backs for one year, the quarterbacks for four years, the wide receivers for one year, the fullbacks for one year and the offensive line for three years. The NAPS offense averaged over 300 yards per game in five seasons under MacDonald and in 2016 averaged 33.4 points per game. MacDonald also handled the budget, was the academic coordinator and the head track & field coach at the prep school. Prior to NAPS, MacDonald was a graduate assistant at Springfield College for two years where he was responsible for the offensive tackles and tight ends.