C.W. Ponton named CFCC Men's Soccer Coach

C.W. Ponton named CFCC Men's Soccer Coach


Wilmington, NC - Cape Fear Community College Director of Athletics Ryan Mantlo announced today that C.W. Ponton will be the next Head Men's Soccer Coach at CFCC. "We are thrilled to welcome Coach Ponton to the family," commented Mantlo. "His passion to help our student-athletes grow and move forward in their careers is evident and we are excited to have him join the Sea Devil team."

This will be Ponton's third season coaching soccer at the collegiate level. Most recently, Coach Ponton served as the First Assistant/Goalkeeper Coach for the Andrew College Fighting Tigers. In the summer of 2015, Ponton served as a coach for the United States Naval Academy girls' summer camp. Prior to his stint with the US Naval Academy, Coach Ponton served as the Jefferson Forest Middle School Head Girls' Soccer Coach.

In 2014, Ponton was an Assistant/Goalkeeper Coach with the Lynchburg College Hornets Women's Soccer team. That season, Coach Ponton helped guide the Hornets to a record of 27-0-1 winning the NCAA DIII Women's National Championship, only allowing five total goals on the season. During the spring 2014 campaign, Coach Ponton assisted as an Academy Coach for Central Virginia United in Lynchburg, Virginia.

In 2013, Coach Ponton worked for Caroline County High School (VA), the school from which graduated and lettered, as the Head Boys' Varsity and Head Boys' Junior Varsity Soccer Coach. Ponton has also served in multiple recreation leagues, camps, and academies as an assistant director, head coach, and official.

Coach Ponton has earned his NSCAA National and Goalkeeping Level 1 and 2 Diplomas, and is a USSF Grade 8 official.