Sam Stroud completed his first season as assistant coach for the Chattanooga women's soccer team.
With more than seven years of coaching experience under his belt, including four years of Division I women's soccer, Stroud arrives at Chattanooga with a wealth of soccer experience and knowledge.
He comes to Chattanooga from Nashville's Lipscomb University where the Lady Bison posted back-to-back school records for single season wins.
Prior to coaching at Lipscomb, Stroud was an assistant with Alabama A&M in Huntsville. In 2005 the Bulldogs recorded their most successful season in school history with an overall record of 15-2-2 and advanced to the semifinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) tournament semifinals.
Stroud was the head coach of the Valley High Boy's Soccer team in Valley, Ala.
Stroud, from Tullahoma, Tenn., is a 2004 graduate of Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agri-Science Education.
Stroud is married to the former Annette Robinson of Huntland, Tenn.
Educational Background: Bachelor of Science (Auburn, 2004) Agri-Science Education
Family: Wife: Annette
Place of Birth: Tullahoma, Tenn.