James Mountford has been named the next Athletic Director at Fuquay-Varina High School.
Mountford taught Sports Marketing and coached both Varsity Men’s and Women’s Soccer at FVHS for the past seven years. He led the 2010 Men’s Soccer Team to a Conference Championship and in return was named the 2010 4-A Men’s Soccer State Coach of the Year. Over the years Mountford built a competitive program for both the Men’s and Women’s programs with numerous playoff bids.
Mountford graduated from Fuquay-Varina High School in 1995 and attended Barton College. He was a member of the Barton College Soccer team and after graduation began his teaching and coaching career. Rocky Mount Senior High School gave Mountford his first opportunity to coach. He coached the Gryphon Men’s and Women’s Varsity Soccer Teams for six years before heading to Wake County.
Mountford stated, “I am truly honored and blessed to have the opportunity to lead the athletic program at Fuquay-Varina. As a former Bengal student athlete I know firsthand how vital and important athletics can be in a student athlete’s life. I hope to be able to provide the wonderful coaching staff and students at Fuquay-Varina High School with the leadership needed to make their teams successful.”