The NFL is full of distinctive tales on how each player reached the plateau of competing on the most important stage within the sport. For a lot of, these tales normally comply with the normal transition of Pop Warner, highschool, D-1 faculty earlier than they’re drafted however for Air Drive Employees Sgt. Geremy Satcher, his story is a kind of that will be in contrast to some other.
As we speak, as an U.S. Air Drive veteran, Satcher is a meteorologist and knowledge analyst on the Air Drive Technical Functions Heart. However rising up in Blanchard, LA, his ardour was sports activities, every type, however soccer particularly.
Satcher’s household relocated to Arizona whereas he was in highschool. However his athletic profession was pressured to be placed on maintain throughout his senior yr after his mother was recognized with most cancers. On his first day at Arizona State College, his mom handed away. Following her demise, Satcher would depart college after a number of semesters and return to Louisiana.
Whereas again residence, and with no sports activities actions to occupy his days, he started sensing that he was shortly headed down a path he didn’t wish to be part of. He enlisted within the Air Drive — and likewise started coaching once more, this time in each powerlifting and bodybuilding. by which, competing as a pure, he set numerous information.
Now 11 years within the Air Drive, and with all of the success and accolades he’s garnered, there’s nonetheless unfinished enterprise persevering with to drag at him —soccer, a sport which he hadn’t performed since his junior yr of highschool.
By means of the service’s WEAR (We Are All Recruiters) Program, which Satcher describes as a blessing, he was allowed to go prepare and stand up to hurry together with his method and conditioning. In working as his personal agent, he has already gotten on the radar of some NFL groups this yr. In his personal phrases, he explains what led him to pursue this unconventional journey and the way it’s solely a matter of when and never if he achieves his objective.