Fesi Sitake
Wide Receivers Coach
Phone
(801) 422-2916
Office
SAB 220


Responsibilities

Wide receivers coach

Years at BYU

  • 2018-present (Wide receivers)

Education

  • Southern Utah (2011)

Years Overall Coaching

2011-present

Coaching Experience

  • BYU, Assistant coach (2018-present)
  • Weber State
    • Offensive coordinator (2016-17)
    • Passing game coordinator, wide receivers (2014-15)
  • Southern Utah,
    • Passing game coordinator, wide receivers (2013)
    • Wide receivers (2012)
    • Student assistant – wide receivers (2011)

Coaching Career Highlights

  • In 2017, Sitake helped lead the Wildcats to a Big Sky Conference title, a school-record 11 wins, two wins in the FCS playoffs, a top-10 national ranking and the No. 18 FCS scoring offense at 33.7 points per game 
  • He engineered the Wildcat offense that included first-team All-Big Sky selection and All-America selections tight end Andrew Vollert and offensive lineman Iosua Opeta
  • Senior quarterback Stefan Cantwell also posted the fifth-most single-season total offense yards in school history (3,583)
  • The Wildcat offense had eight players that earned Big Sky All-Conference honors
  • Helped WSU to the Wildcats' first trip to the FCS Playoffs in seven years. In 2015, he served as the passing game coordinator for a Wildcat team that finished 6-5, its first winning season in five years
  • Part of the Southern Utah team that finished 8-5 in 2013 and advanced to the FCS Playoffs for the first time in school history
  • Under Sitake's tutelage, wide receiver Fatu Moala garnered second-team all-Big Sky Conference honors after leading the team with 65 receptions for 810 yards and nine touchdowns in 2012
  • In 2011, instrumental in developing a young Thunderbird receiving corps into a productive unit, including overseeing the maturation of true freshman Brady Measom, who wound up leading the team in receptions and earning Great West Conference Rookie of the Year honors from both the coaches and the media

Playing Career

  • Two-time Great West All-Conference performer at Southern Utah and finished his career as one of the top wide receivers in SUU history
  • As a senior in 2010, he had 877 receiving yards, the ninth most in Thunderbird history at the time, and finished sixth in the nation in receptions per game
  • He also excelled as a return specialist and during his junior year finished seventh in the country in punt return average

Hometown

  • Sandy, Utah

Personal/Family

  • LDS mission to Riverside, California
  • He and his wife Holly are the parents of three children, Sefesi, Cayson and Emerson
BYU Hall of Fame