Marcus Satterfield, who enters his first season at Western Carolina as wide receivers coach, comes to Cullowhee after serving one season as receivers coach at Richmond.
With the Spiders, he helped Harry Wilson rank 56th in the nation and 10th in the Atlantic 10 in receiving yards per game (71.09 avg.). Prior to his appointment at Richmond, Satterfield spent two years (2002-03) working with the offense and special teams units for the University of Tennessee, including being on staff when the 2003 Volunteers won a Southeastern Conference East Division Championhip.
Satterfield is no stranger to the Southern Conference as he got his start in coaching at Chattanooga (1999-2001) and he was a three-year letterman at East Tennessee State (1995-97). His first duties at Chattanooga was as an offensive line assistant, moving to wide receivers assistant the following year. In 2001, he was promoted to wide receivers coach.
A three-year starter at wide receiver for East Tennessee State, Satterfield made 124 catches and 11 touchdowns for the Bucs. He helped lead the team to the I-AA playoffs in 1996. Satterfield spent his freshman season at Chattanooga State Community College, where he was the starting point guard.
A native of Greenback, Tenn., he received a B.S. in history at ETSU and is married to the former Sarah Houser of Seymour, Tenn.