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Sean Saturnio is in his second season as a member of the Army football coaching staff where he is responsible for the fullbacks.
In his first season at Army West Point, Saturnio helped mentor 1,000-yard rusher Larry Dixon who topped the 3,000-yard mark for his career. Dixon was named to three postseason all-star teams and competed in the East-West Shrine Game. Saturnio also coached Matt Giachinta, Aaron Kemper and Richie Smith, all key parts of a rushing attack that was third in the country at 296.5 yards per game.
He also oversees the punters and helped Alex Tardieu average 39.3 yards on 44 punts. Tardieu pinned the opponent inside the 20-yard line on 18 occasions and totaled six kicks of 50 yards or more.
Saturnio came to West Point following two seasons at Georgia Southern where he coached the tight ends and assisted Brent Davis with the offensive line. In addition, he coached the punters and coordinated the punt return team.
Saturnio also had responsibility as the Director of Player Development in 2011 before assuming coaching responsibilities.
In 2012, Saturnio helped wide receiver/tight end Tyler Sumner collect honors on Phil Steels's 2012 All-Southern Conference squad.
A native of Hilo, Hawai'i, Saturnio spent nine seasons as the head coach at Waipahu High School, culminating with a semifinal appearance in the Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) White Conference playoffs in 2011.
Saturnio was an assistant for two seasons before taking over as head coach at Waipahu where his team qualified for the playoffs in six of nine seasons. He was named the OIA Division I Coach of the Year for the Western Division in 2008 and OIA Division II Coach of the Year in 2004.
Saturnio began his collegiate playing career at Division III Beloit College in Wisconsin before transferring to the University of Hawai'i. He was a walk-on for the Warriors and earned a spot on the team as a wide receiver. He earned his degree in elementary education in 1992.
Saturnio and his wife, Sharon, were married in 2014. He has two children, Christina and Isaiah. The family resides at West Point. He welcomed his first grandchild, Maya, in 2015.