Travis Ponton is in his first season as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Mount St. Mary’s women’s basketball team in 2013-14.
“I’m really blessed and excited to be part of the program,” Ponton said. “I’ve known Coach (Bryan) Whitten and Coach (Josh) Keys for a little while now, and I’m excited about the opportunity.”
Ponton arrives at the Mount with extensive experience at the high school level. Most recently, Ponton served as the varsity girl’s assistant coach at Colonial Heights High School in Colonial Heights, Va. during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.
Prior to his time at Colonial Heights, Ponton made coaching stops at Cosby High School in Midlothian, Va. and Radford High School in Radford, Va.
Ponton also worked as a reporter at CBS 6 News in Richmond, Va. before making his way to the Mount.
Ponton graduated from Radford in 2009 with a degree in media studies.