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Sasnett Appointed Charge of Inaugural Men's Soccer Program
January 26th, 2016
Bart Sasnett will enter into his 1st season as the Falcon’s Head Men's Soccer Coach in the fall of 2016. Coach Sasnett comes to Daytona State after spending the last 9 years at Darton State College where he won 5 Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association championships. Sasnett’s teams at Darton also earned 2 Southeast District Championships as well as made 3 National Tournament appearances (2010, 2011, 2012). During Sanett’s tenure the cavalier’s men’s soccer program compiled an overall record of 123-45-4 (.727). Sasnett now has an overall record of 186-94-15 for his career.
Coach Sasnett has been fortunate to have produced 13 All-Americans, 74 All-Region XVII, and 24 NSCAA All-South Region players. Five cavaliers were also recognized as GCAA Most Valuable player as well. The] cavalier’s men’s soccer program has had 6 Academic All-Americans during his stint as Head Coach. Coach Sasnett’s efforts has also earned Region XVII Coach of the Year honors six times, Southeast District Coach of the Year three times, and the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year in 2011.
Coach Bart Sasnett’s teams had plenty of highlights for the men’s soccer program during his tenure at Darton. The cavaliers had been ranked in the top 20 multiple seasons. From 2010-2013 the cavaliers won a remarkable 33-straight games in GCAA play. In 2012 Sasnett's cavaliers had their first undefeated regular season (15-0) and finished 19-1, their only defeat came in the semi-final of the National Tournament. The cavaliers were ranked #1 in the country the entire season and finished tied for 3rd nationally.
In 2011 the cavaliers set program records for wins in a season (19), consecutive wins (16) and return to the National Tournament ranked #1 in the country. The cavaliers ended with a 19-2-1 record and tied for 3rd nationally. 2010 was a history making year for the cavaliers. The men's program played in its first NJCAA National Tournament. The cavaliers finished with an 18-7 record, Region XVII Tournament and Southeast District Champions. The Cavaliers would reach as high as 5th in the country and placed 6th at the National Tournament. Sasnett's 2010 team was his most high powered offense amassing a school record of 90 goals on the season.
Coach Sasnett comes to Darton after a successful campaign at National Junior College Association rival Andrew College. He was the assistant coach for both the men and women in 2002 and 2003. He took over as head coach in 2004 where he guided the men to the Region XVII championship game. For his success, he was named Region Coach of the Year and a finalist for National Coach of the Year. At Andrew he had a record of 63-49-11 with the men and women’s programs.
A native of Fort Walton Beach Florida, Coach Sasnett played his prep ball at Choctaw High School where he earned a spot on the Florida State All-Star Team. He continued his education and playing career at Andrew College. There he earned All-Region honors. He then finished his collegiate career at Tennessee Wesleyan where he graduated with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science. In 2012 Coach Sasnett went back to school and completed his Master’s degree in Athletic Administration and Coaching Education in the summer of 2014. He holds a NSCAA National, Advanced National and Premier coaching diplomas.