Tom Arth Named Akron Zips Football Coach


The University of Akron has named Tom Arth coach of the Zips football team. 

“We are excited to welcome Tom Arth to The University of Akron,” Director of Athletics Larry Williams said. “Tom’s experience in leading two programs, his ties to Northeast Ohio, his tremendous football IQ, and his passion for developing student-athletes for their future endeavors made him the perfect candidate to elevate our program.”

Arth takes the reins at Akron after two seasons at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. 

In four seasons at John Carroll University, his alma mater, Arth owned a 40-8 overall record while guiding the Blue Streaks to three postseason appearances.

He will be introduced at press conference on Monday, Dec. 17, at 4 p.m.

Keith and Tony


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