UPDATE: Multiple reports surfaced Friday afternoon that Arth has accepted the head coaching position at Akron.

Akron has now confirmed those reports by announcing Arth will be the new head coach of the Zips football program.

He'll be introduced at a press conference on Monday at 4 p.m.

Arth is an Ohio native. He played and coached at John Carroll before coming to Chattanooga.

He's been the head coach at Chattanooga for the last two seasons.