Matukewicz, the 13th head football coach in Southeast history, agreed to a four-year contract which will run through January 31, 2018. He will earn a base salary of $130,000 with additional compensation up to $57,000 per year. In addition, Matukewicz will have an opportunity to receive performance incentives as agreed upon by the Director of Athletics.
Also known as "Coach Tuke," Matukewicz has 17 years of coaching experience, including 12 seasons as a coordinator. His teams have participated in postseason play 10 of the last 11 seasons.
Matukewicz and his wife, Lenna, have two daughters, six-year-old Georgia and one-year-old Shelby.Director of Athletics Mark Alnutt announced the university's plans to replace Samuel effective Nov. 30, 2013.