His starting inside linebackers from the 2020 season both earned post season awards. Team leading tackler Gabe Betts was selected for second team All-State and Finalist for the BSN “Wilber Marshall Award” for Defensive Player of the Year. Both Gabe and Jonah Montanez were All-County, Space Coast Daily All-Star Team, and Florida Today All-Space Coast Team selections. From 2016-2019, he coached J.D Arnold — Satellite’s two time FACA All-State and Independent Player of the Year and currently holds the school record of most tackles (378).Coach Persicketti resides on Merritt Island and operates a deep sea/offshore fishing charter for Anglers Envy out of Port Canaveral. A Space Coast native, Coach Persicketti is a 1992 graduate of Satellite H.S. where he played linebacker and fullback all four years for the Scorps. He was voted team captain his Senior year. Coach Persicketti also played baseball.Coach Persicketti earned a scholarship to play football for Elon College (currently Elon University) in Elon, North Carolina. He played inside linebacker for the Phoenix from 1992-1995. He graduated from Elon College in 1996 earning a Bachelor's Degree in Economics. His professional career took him to Charleston, South Carolina and eventually led him back home to Brevard County.