ETSU announces leadership change within men’s soccer program


David Casper was the head coach of the Buccaneers since March 2018

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – East Tennessee State University announced Sunday night that David Casper will no longer coach the men’s soccer team.

The Buccaneers announced that associate head coach Josh Scott will take over the reigns with a national coaching search to begin immediately.

The Johnson City squad features a 3-4-3 overall record with a 0-1-2 conference mark. There are four games left in the regular season, including the season finale at home against UNCG.

Casper came to the program after coaching at the University of Kentucky with stops at Saint Francis University and William Paterson University. His overall record at East Tennessee State was 23-24-9 and posted a 11-5-5 SoCon mark during his time in Johnson City.

The causes of Casper’s departure are currently unclear, and News Channel 11 staff have reached out to university staff regarding the change.

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