Coach Daryl Sattler
Sattler played college soccer at Western Kentucky University where he started in the net all four years. He currently holds the WKU school record for career shutouts with 19.5, served as team captain and was named team MVP in 2002 and 2003, was named to the Missouri Valley Conference the MVC All-Freshman Team and to the All-Tournament Second Team as a senior in 2003.
After graduation, Sattler turned down a USL pro soccer contract and instead focused his sights on coaching the game while playing locally for the Nashville Metros. He was the team's first-choice goalkeeper for the 2003, 2004 and 2006 seasons, and spent the 2005 season with the Memphis Express. During his stint with the Metros he was named team MVP, was a member of the All Southern Conference team in 2003, and in his final season, was ranked second in the league with 89 saves.
In the fall of 2004, Sattler began his coaching career as the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach & Head Goalkeeper Coach for NCAA Division I Lipscomb University in the Sun Belt Conference. In 2006, he moved to Jacksonville University to be the Assistant Men's Soccer Coach & Head Goalkeeper Coach for the JU Dolphins, also in the Sun Belt Conference.
In 2009, Sattler joined the Wilmington Hammerheads, and was the Hammerheads starting keeper until suffering a season-ending injury. He joined FC Tampa Bay of the North American Soccer League (NASL) in 2010, and in January 2012, signed with the NASL expansion side San Antonio Scorpions FC. In the Scorpions inaugural season, with Sattler as the starting goalkeeper, they won the regular season title and Sattler took home the NASL Golden Glove Award. He later signed with expansion side Minnesota United FC in 2013, but was injured early in the season. In 2014, he re-signed with San Antonio and became NASL Champions once again.
Currently, Sattler serves as our Director of Goalkeeping, and has been with the Armada FC Youth Academy since 2015. Additionally, he is on staff for the Flagler College Women’s Soccer team, and operates his own business, www.epicgk.com, focused on the development of youth goalkeepers across the southeastern United States.