Welcome Wilmington Hammerheads!


Welcome Wilmington Hammerheads! We’re proud to announce our latest partnership with one of North Carolina’s premiere professional soccer teams.

Here are a few quick facts about our friends:

  • As Wilmington’s first professional sports team, the locally owned franchise was founded in by Al Pastore in 1996

  • The Hammerheads play in the American Division of the USL Pro League, in the second tier of professional soccer in the United States

  • Coach David Irving has led the team for over a decade

  • The Hammerheads defend their turf at Wilmington’s Legion Stadium

  • The soccer team is a proven champ – the team won its league championship in 2003 and defeated MLS franchises in the 2003 and 2009 U.S. Open Cup


Etix is thrilled to partner with the Wilmington Hammerheads,” said Ben Schnurr, Etix Representative for the Wilmington Hammerheads. “Personally, I have a passion for soccer and dear family in Wilmington, so this is exciting on every level.  We look forward to many successful seasons with the Hammerheads.”

Our partnership with Etix takes our ticketing to the next level,” said Jason Arnold, Wilmington Hammerheads General Manager. “We are looking to make a modern and easy approach for our fans when it comes to purchasing tickets.”


Meet Sledge, the Hammerheads mascot

>> Visit the Wilmington Hammerheads website

>> Buy your season tickets (There’s even a holiday special on prices through December 25th!)