Scott Letts enters his fifth year as an assistant coach for the Rams after spending seven years at his alma mater Marshall University.
Since joining the Rams on the sidelines in 2013, VCU has posted 26 wins and made two trips to the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. In 2014, the Black and Gold saw three players earn all-conference honors, and one earn a spot on the all-rookie team. Defensively, VCU posted a 0.47 GAA in conference play, which was the second-best in the league.
In his first season at VCU in 2013, he helped guide the Black & Gold to an unbeaten streak of nine games en route to a third straight trip to conference tournament.
As an assistant at Marshall, his coaching placed an emphasis on defense. Letts has his State Goalkeeper License and Premier Diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) along with National B coaching license from the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). He has also been heavily involved with youth soccer as a head coach with the West Virginia Soccer Club and currently Richmond Kickers. Letts is currently on staff with the Olympic Development program at the state level and a member of the regional staff for the Region One Olympic Development program.
Letts was a four-year starter on the soccer team at Marshall from 2003-2006, where he played central defender, and was a team captain. Additionally, he participated in the World Student Games while representing Great Britain. Professionally, Letts played in England for Nottingham Forest Football Club, Rotherham United Football Club and Chesterfield Football Club, and in the United States for Tacoma Football Club and West Virginia Chaos Soccer Club, both as a central defender. Previous to his collegiate soccer experience, he was the captain in a win of the Nottingham County Cup in 1998. He played for Nottinghamshire County and South Notts County teams from 1996-2000, and was a four-time player of the year recipient.
Originating from Nottingham, England, Letts received a bachelor’s degree in sports management and marketing, and a master’s degree in adult technical education, all from Marshall University.