Matt Viator

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Matt Viator
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Louisiana–Monroe
Conference Sun Belt
Record 4–8
Biographical details
Born (1963-09-03) September 3, 1963 (age 53)
Alma mater McNeese State University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1986–1988 Sam Houston HS (LA) (Assistant)
1989–1990 Vinton HS (LA)
1991–1994 Jennings HS (LA)
1995–1998 Sulphur HS (LA)
1999 McNeese State (LB)
2000–2006 McNeese State (OC)
2006–2015 McNeese State
2016–present Louisiana–Monroe
Head coaching record
Overall 82–41 (college)

Matt Viator (born September 3, 1963) is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.[1][2] He served as the head football coach at McNeese State University from 2006 to 2015. He began his coaching career in 1986 as a high school assistant coach, before leading several high schools in southwestern Louisiana as a head coach. Viator began his college coaching career at McNeese State in 1999, and was elevated to head coach four games into the 2006 season after the firing of Tommy Tate.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
McNeese State Cowboys (Southland Conference) (2006–2015)
2006 McNeese State 6–2 5–1 1st L FCS Playoffs First Round
2007 McNeese State 11–1 7–0 1st L FCS Playoffs First Round
2008 McNeese State 7–4 4–3 T–3rd
2009 McNeese State 9–3 6–1 T–1st L FCS Playoffs First Round
2010 McNeese State 6–5 5–2 2nd
2011 McNeese State 6–5 4–3 4th
2012 McNeese State 7–4 4–3 T–4th
2013 McNeese State 10–3 6–1 2nd L FCS Playoffs Second Round
2014 McNeese State 6–5 4–4 T–6th
2015 McNeese State 10–1 9–0 1st L FCS Playoffs Second Round
McNeese State: 78–33 54–18
Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks (Sun Belt Conference) (2016–present)
2016 Louisiana–Monroe 4–8 3–5 7th
2017 Louisiana–Monroe 0–0 0–0
Louisiana–Monroe: 4–8 3–5
Total: 82–41
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunsucker, Adam (December 15, 2015). "Viator “excited” to be ULM’s new football coach". The News-Star. Monroe. Archived from the original on December 16, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Hunsucker, Adam (December 15, 2015). "Viator ready for challenge of rebuilding ULM". The News-Star. Monroe. Archived from the original on December 16, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ Stark, Cody (October 5, 2006). "McNeese fires Tate after only 4 games". The Huntsville Item. Huntsville, Texas. Retrieved January 11, 2012. 

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