Randolph College

Randolph College Athletics
2500 Rivermont Avenue Lynchburg, VA 24503
Division 3 Virginia Northeast
Private Very Small National competitor


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Kevin Porterfield

Kevin Porterfield enters his 22nd season with the WildCats as the winningest coach in program history. He first arrived at Randolph in 1999 as an assistant with both the soccer and basketball programs and in 2001 was named the head coach of the soccer team. During the 2002 season, they set a program record for wins while placing four players on the ODAC Honorable Mention Team. During his time, WildCat players have earned ODAC and VaSID All-State honors. The program has seen success over the last few years as well with Porterfield guided the WildCats to the ODAC tournament in 2016 and in 2018, he led the program to the second-most wins in program history. That same year, the WildCats got their first victory over a ranked opponent while qualifying for the ODAC Tournament once again. The 'Cats placed a player on the All-ODAC Third Team in 2018, Second Team All-ODAC in 2019, and Randolph's first ODAC First Team selection since 2010 in 2021.

A graduate of Longwood University, Porterfield was a three year letter winner with the Lancers while starting in the backline. He was part of a VISA Eastern Division Championship team in 1992. In 1995 he made the transition to coaching as an assistant with the women’s soccer team. He helped guide the team to a 14-2-2 record and a second place finish in the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference in only the second year of varsity status. The squad boasted a conference leading team defense of 0.91 goals against average for the year, while pacing the CVAC with 59 goals for the year. Porterfield remained at Longwood for the 1996 season while working with the men’s program.

In 1998 Porterfield was named head coach at his alma mater, Northiside High School, in Roanoke, VA where he was a two sport athlete. His teams were awarded numerous All-State, Regional and District honors. The Vikings reached the District finals in each of Porterfield’s three years with the program. In 2000 he was named Blue Ridge District and Region III Coach of the Year.

In addition to his coaching Duties, Porterfield also serves as the Associate Director of Athletics. When not on the pitch he enjoys time with his wife Kristin and three kids Cameron, Cullen and Lila.

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