CHATTANOOGA, TN. -- The Chattanooga Football Club will officially begin a national search for its new head men’s coach as the Club and Head Coach Peter Fuller have mutually agreed to part ways.
"We are extremely grateful to Coach Fuller and the experience he brought to our team during the transition to a professional club,” said CFC Managing Director Jeremy Alumbaugh. “Our focus now shifts to identifying a dynamic leader to carry us into the next phase, continue to build our culture and bring more championships to Finley Stadium.”
Fuller joined Chattanooga FC as associate head coach in 2019 and was promoted to head coach for the 2020 Season.
Fuller previously served on coaching staffs for the New England Revolution and Philadelphia Union in the MLS. As a college coach in the NAIA, he won national championships with Belhaven and Mobile.
"Just want to say thank you to everyone affiliated with Chattanooga Football Club!," said Peter Fuller.
"My two almost three years here have been wonderful! Myself my wife Cathy and my son Robby have loved the city and have been treated warmly. To the Chattahooligans and to our fan base I thank you so much for your support and great love that you always showed me. I will always be a fan. I thank you for everything that you guys have given to me and my family. I wish you well in the future. Go CFC!"
Coach Fuller's overall record at CFC was 25-21-4.
CFC concluded the 2021 Season on Saturday with a record of 11-15-4 in all NISA professional matches and a 3-0 record in the 2021 NISA Independent Cup.
Fuller's Record with CFC
2020 Season: 4-2-3 in NISA. Finished Eastern Division champions and league semifinalists in Fall 2020. Won the 2020 Independent Cup with 3-0-0 record.
2021 Season: 11-15-4 in NISA. Legends Cup finalists. 2020-21 NISA Playoff Semifinalist. Won 2021 Independent Cup with 3-0-0 record. Finished tied 4th in a 10-team table for the Fall 2021 NISA season.
About Chattanooga Football Club
Chattanooga Football Club plays in the third tier of professional soccer in the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA). Founded in 2009, it became the first soccer club to offer true ownership to the fans in 2019 with 3,200+ investors from Chattanooga, all 50 states, and 31 countries.