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.