Matt Viator

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The University of Louisiana at Monroe 2017-18 academic and athletic year takes off with The Pursuit, Thursday Aug. 24 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

The Pursuit is named for the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk pursuit fighter planes flown by Gen. Claire Lee Chennault and the Flying Tigers in World War II. ULM’s Warhawk mascot was inspired by Chennault and his group of pilots and planes.

ULM Names Viator Football Coach

Dec 14, 2015
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After spending the last 10 seasons at the helm of the McNeese State football program, Matt Viator has been named head coach at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Viator, whose contract is pending approval by the Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, will be the program’s 16th head coach.