Saluki’s announce Soccer head coach Grant Williams contract has been terminated

By Ryan Scott, Sports Editor

Southern Illinois interim Athletic Director Matt Kupec has announced that the Saluki’s soccer head coach has been fired without cause.

Grant Williams was placed on administrative leave on September 14th in the wake of the departure of Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan. The reason for Williams’s suspension was not disclosed by the University.

Assistant Coach Taylor Brittingham has been filling in as the team’s head coach since Williams was placed on administrative leave.


Grant Williams was the Saluki’s first soccer coach ever, as they started in August of 2019. The Saluki’s team went 5-10-2 in their inaugural season but have been held winless for 25 games over the teams last two seasons.

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Tags: Salukis, Soccer, SIU, Grant Williams, Matt Kupec, Athletic Director, Athletics, Liz Jarnigan