Interview with Lincoln University Head Football Coach Malik Hoskins
Malik Hoskins was elevated to the position of interim head football coach in May of 2019 after spending the previous two seasons as Lincoln’s offensive coordinator. He is in his third season with the Blue Tigers.
A 23-year coaching veteran, Hoskins was at Lane from 2008-2015, serving as the offensive coordinator and later as the interim head coach. Hoskins also served as the head track & field coach at Lane from 2008-2014. Before coming to Lincoln, Hoskins worked at Bacone in 2016, where he coached six offensive players who earned all-conference recognition.
Throughout his career, Hoskins has coached and mentored several players who have advanced to play in the professional ranks. Hoskins’ commitment to player development was recognized and rewarded when, in 2018, he was selected to attend the NCAA/NFL Coaches Academy.
A native of Philadelphia, Miss., Hoskins completed his undergraduate studies at Southern Mississippi, earning a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. He has one daughter, Alexia, whom he considers his pride and joy.