Scott Letts enters his seventh year as the Thundering Herd's assistant coach. He assists head coach Long with all aspects of the program with an emphasis on the Herd defense.
Recently, Letts received his State Goalkeeper License and Premier Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). He is also a West Virginia ODP coach, and member of the Region I ODP Coaching Staff.
In 2008, Letts represented Marshall when he traveled to Belize City, Belize with three other Division I assistants (Virginia Tech's Matt Gwilliam, Western Michigan's Suzie Grech, and Grand Valley State's Erica Demers) to coach local children in a soccer camp, June 27-July 4. The coaches worked with an organization named Peacework, while Letts personally coached 140 young athletes. After completion, the coaches and Peacework donated all the soccer gear back to the young campers.
From 2003-2006, Letts was a four-year performer on the Herd men's soccer team. For the Herd, he was a central defender, captain and four-year starter. In addition to playing for Marshall, Letts played for Great Britain in the World Student Games.
Prior to playing for the Marshall men's soccer program, Letts participated in numerous soccer competitions. He won the Nottingham County Cup in 1998, while serving as team captain. In 1997 and 1998, Letts was a four-time Player of the Year recipient. He was a member and captain on the Nottingham County and South Notts County teams from 1996-2000. Lastly, until the age of 16, Letts played at the Nottingham Forest Academy.
Professionally, Letts has played for the Rotherham United Football Club and Chesterfield Football Club as a central defender. Also as a central defender, Letts played for the Tacoma Football Club and West Virginia Chaos Soccer Club.
Letts, a native of Nottingham, England, holds a bachelor's degree in sports management and marketing, as well as a masters degree in adult technical education, both from Marshall University.