Craig Bolton is entering his third season as the Falcons assistant coach in 2017-2018 after joining the staff following his graduation from Pfeiffer in 2015.
Prior to joining the coaching staff, Bolton pitched during his freshman year for the Falcons until his career was cut short due to injury. He stayed on the team for his final years of undergrad as a student assistant.
During the summer of 2017, Bolton coached in the Coastal Plain League as the pitching coach for the Forest City Owls. The Owls were the first and second half western division champions, and then overall western division champions. Bolton led the pitching staff that posted a 3.82 ERA, the best in the league.
Bolton was born and raised in Shelby, NC. He graduated from Pfeiffer University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2015 and is currently pursuing his Master of Science in Leadership at Pfeiffer.