Aug. 5, 2013
CONWAY - Bret Mollon, who played collegiately at Temple University, has been named the goalkeeping coach for the Coastal Carolina soccer programs, announced men's head coach Shaun Docking and women's head coach Paul Hogan.
Mollon joins the Chanticleer staffs after spending the previous three seasons playing professionally in the Premier Development League and National Premier Soccer League. Mollon's PDL career is highlighted by a PDL Championship, as an amateur, with the Michigan Bucks in 2006. Most recently, Mollon was in preseason camp with the PDL's Harrisburg City Islanders and spent time training with Major League Soccer's Sporting Kansas City.
Mollon received his introduction to coaching as a camp assistant at the Oakland University and Temple University soccer camps. He also spent time on the staff at the Vardar soccer camps.
Mollon was a standout student-athlete at Temple from 2008-10. He was a two-time Philadelphia Soccer Six All-Star and served as team captain as a senior. He set the Owls all-time single season shutout mark with nine clean sheets in 2009. He also left Temple as the program's leader with a 0.80 career goals against average. In addition, Mollon ranks second all-time in Temple history with 25 career wins to go along with his 21 career shutouts. Mollon started his intercollegiate career at Oakland University where was named to the Summit League All-Academic team as a freshman.
Mollon, a Washington, Mich., native earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Temple in 2012.