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CINCINNATI – College of Cincinnati Director of Athletics John Cunningham introduced on Monday that Scott Satterfield would be the forty third head soccer coach at Cincinnati.
Satterfield holds a 76-48 document (.612) in 10 years as head coach at Louisville and Appalachian State, holding a successful mark in seven seasons along with a 4-1 document in bowl video games. He led the Mountaineers to a few straight convention titles and 4 bowl appearances from 2013 to 2018 earlier than taking on the Cardinals in 2019.
Satterfield’s contract is a six-year deal, pending board approval and a background test. It should pay him $3.4 million within the first 12 months with an annual elevate of $100,000. The assistant coach soccer employees wage pool has risen to $7.25 million, making complete compensation $10.65 million per 12 months for the soccer teaching employees – the very best funding ever for Cincinnati soccer.
Using an explosive offensive assault, he has led Louisville to a few bowls in 4 seasons. He lifted the Cardinals up from a 2-10 marketing campaign in 2018 to an 8-5 document in his first season in 2019.
A Durham, N.C., native, Satterfield was the 2018 Solar Belt Coach of the Yr at Appalachian State earlier than incomes 2019 ACC Coach of the Yr honors after main the Cardinals to a six-win enchancment in his first 12 months.
“Scott Satterfield is a confirmed winner, a relentless competitor and a tradition builder,” Cunningham stated. “He is an progressive offensive thoughts and a pacesetter who develops males on and off the sector. He is the proper match to develop this program and lead us into the Massive 12 subsequent season and past. I am thrilled to welcome Scott, his spouse, Beth, and their three youngsters, Bryce, Isaac and Alli to Cincinnati.”
Whereas at Louisville, he has compiled a 25-24 document and seen 32 gamers accumulate All-ACC honors. Three Cardinals have been chosen within the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, as nicely.
In 2022, Satterfield led Louisville to a 7-5 mark and noticed 13 gamers accumulate all-conference accolades. The Cardinals appeared within the School Soccer Playoff Rankings and beat two High 25 groups.
“I’m honored to be the subsequent head coach on the College of Cincinnati and am trying ahead to constructing on the successful custom this program has had over the past 20 years,” Satterfield stated. “My household and I’ve admired this college and athletic division from afar for a few years. I am excited to take Cincinnati into the Massive 12 this fall and able to compete for championships. I am most trying ahead to assembly the present crew and starting to construct relationships with these younger males. We are going to hit the bottom operating immediately. Go Bearcats!”
Satterfield, who’s 49, led Appalachian State from the FCS into the FBS as the pinnacle coach after serving as an assistant coach (1998-08) and quarterback for the Mountaineers (1991-95), serving to lead his alma mater to a few NCAA Division I FCS nationwide titles and eight convention championships alongside the way in which.
Amongst his many profession highlights in Boone, N.C., he mentored Walter Payton Participant of the Yr and FCS All-American Armanti Edwards and helped lead the Mountaineers to the historic 34-32 upset at No. 5 Michigan to open the 2007 season.
He additionally spent one season because the passing recreation coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Toledo in 2009 and two seasons because the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at FIU in 2010-11.
Satterfield began 27 video games for Appalachian State and picked up first crew all-conference in 1995. He graduated with a level in bodily schooling in 1996.
Satterfield and his spouse, Beth, have a daughter, Alli, and two sons, Bryce and Isaac.