The NFL is crammed with distinctive tales on how each player reached the plateau of competing on the largest stage within the sport. For a lot of, these tales often observe the normal transition of Pop Warner, highschool, D-1 faculty earlier than they’re drafted however for Air Power Workers Sgt. Geremy Satcher, his story is a type of that may be not like some other.
Right now, as an U.S. Air Power veteran, Satcher is a meteorologist and information analyst on the Air Power Technical Purposes Heart. However rising up in Blanchard, LA, his ardour was sports activities, every kind, 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 faculty after just a few semesters and return to Louisiana.
Whereas again dwelling, 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 Power — and in addition started coaching once more, this time in each powerlifting and bodybuilding. during which, competing as a pure, he set varied data.
Now 11 years within the Air Power, 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 the service’s WEAR (We Are All Recruiters) Program, which Satcher describes as a blessing, he was allowed to go practice and rise up to hurry along 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.