Charlie Strong Biography
Born on 2nd August, 1960 Charles Rene Strong better known as ‘Charlie Strong’ is an acclaimed American football coach. He is also a former football player. Strong is currently working as a head coach at ‘University of Texas’. Charlie was born in Batesville, Arkansas. He completed his master’s degree from the ‘Henderson State University’. In addition to this, he has also earned education specialist degree from the ‘University of Florida’. Initially, he served as a letterman for four years at ‘University of Central Arkansas’. In the year 1983, he started working as a coaching staff as graduate assistant at the ‘University of Florida’. After having work experience in the coaching field, he began his first full time coaching work at the ‘Southern Illinois’ in the year 1986. He was appointed as the coach of ‘wide receivers’. Later he resumed his coaching duties as defensive coach at the ‘Florida’, ‘Ole Miss’ and ‘Notre Dame’.
The rigorous football coach became associated with the ‘South Carolina Gamecocks’ in 1999. He was holding the responsibility as a defensive coordinator in the football team. Charlie was the first black coach appointed in the team. He became the prominent coach with his smother defensive technique. After serving at the South Carolina Gamecocks, he was appointed by the Florida Gators as a defensive coordinator. He worked as an interim coach of the team for one game in December 2004 ‘Peace Bowl’. However, the team loses the match against the Miami. Strong mentioned that being a black race, he was not given opportunity to work as a head coach in the team. In the year 2009, Charlie was hired as a head football coach at the ‘University of Louisvelle’. In his coaching, the team gained the victory in 2013 Sugar Bowl over the ‘Florida Gators’. It was recorded as the biggest upsetting victory in the whole season of BCS bowl game in terms of point. In the year 2013, he became the highest paid coach in college football and outside the ‘SEC’, ‘Big 12’ and ‘Big Ten Conferences’. Strong was given a high amount of $1.4 million which put his annual compensation at $3.7 million. Strong announced that he would be leaving the ‘University of Texas’ and working as head football coach position at the ‘Texas’. He was paid with the high amount of $5 million each year for working as a head coach for the team. After a day of the announcement, he was formally appointed as a Texas 29th head coach. With the appointment, he became the first ever black head coach who would be holding the responsibility as a men’s team at the ‘Texas’. Under his coaching, he has suspended a number of players for the legal and disciplinary reasons. He is known for his harsh behavior to the football teams.
Moving towards his personal life, this meticulous coach is a married man. He got married to the beautiful lady named Victoria. From being in a marital relation with his wife, he has been blessed with two daughters, Hailee and Hope and one son named Tory. There is no news of any controversy and divorce published in the media. He seems to be having a great time with his wife and children. Like as a coach, he doesn’t seem to be a strict in his personal life.
Strong has gained huge name and fame as working as a coach for the various football teams. He has been paid huge amount for working as a head coach. His exact net worth figure has not been disclosed yet in the media. More about this renowned sport coach can be obtained from the wiki and other internet sites.