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CFC extends contract for CFC men's assistant coach Chris Nugent

By Chattanooga FC Communications , 08/15/23, 11:45AM EDT


Chattanooga Football Club has announced a contract extension for assistant coach Chris Nugent.

Nugent, who joined CFC for the 2022 season, will enter his third year with the club in 2024. He previously coached with CFC head coach Rod Underwood at Stumptown AC in Charlotte and came to Chattanooga with Underwood in 2022.

Prior to that, Nugent served as Technical Director and Performance Analyst for NC Fusion, coaching their USL2 and ECNL to the Southern Conference title and a National Runner-Up result. He also served as Assistant Academy Director and Head Coach with Queen City Mutiny (DA and MLSNext member). He holds his USSF “A” License and NSCAA Premier licenses

Coach Nugent is from Camberley, England and officially became a U.S. citizen at a ceremony in Chattanooga this summer. He is known around the game for his innovative use of data for evidence-based coaching and key performance indicators. 

Chattanooga Football Club is in its 15th season as a club and its third full year as a professional club. The boys in blue are undefeated in league play in 2023 and currently in first place on the table. 

About Chattanooga Football Club
Chattanooga Football Club was founded in 2009. The CFC Men's team competes in the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), which is in the third division of professional soccer. The CFC Women's team is a summer amateur team that competes in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL). Chattanooga Football Club 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. CFC plays all home games in Finley Stadium in Chattanooga.