The Florida team have decided to fire its coach Tony Amato, and are seriously in search for another
Florida dismissed women’s soccer coach Tony Amato on Wednesday, less than a year after granting him a six-year deal to replace popular program creator Becky Hammond. Let’s get to the reason behind the team’s decision to fire him.
Tony Amato was the team coach that The Florida soccer program has decided to release from all his responsibilities as a coach. This was announced on 27th April 2022 by the UF athletics director Scott Stricklin.
He gave a statement saying that it was a very difficult decision for him to take. According to his detailed assessment of the soccer program, there was a gap between Tony and his players.
They had been working with Tony since last autumn, when he first realized the difficulties he was having with connection development and communication.
As more difficulties were brought to his notice, it became clear that not enough progress was being made, and Tony was no longer a good match for the University of Florida. As a result, he determined that the adjustment was required in order to have the software.
Tony’s hard work throughout his time as an athlete was also recognized by the athletics director, who wished him and his family all the best.
According to networthwikibio, Tony Amato’s net worth is around $600,000.
After succeeding Becky Burleigh, the organization’s inaugural head coach, who resigned after 26 seasons with the team after the 2021 spring season, Amato finished 4-12-4 in his first season with the program. Amato came to Gainesville as Burleigh’s replacement from Arizona, where he guided the Wildcats to five NCAA Tournament appearances and is the program’s all-time winningest coach.
Amato was up in Levittown, Pennsylvania, and attended Rollins College in Winter Park, where he played soccer and then coached from 2003 to 2009.
The new Florida soccer coach has not been revealed by the team yet. They have just addressed firing the current coach Tony and netizens are quite curious to know who will take his place now.
As the problem was with his rapport building with the teammates, the new coach will definitely have better communication and bonding skills that will the gap between athletes and the trainer.