HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on July 17, 2017, with the signing effective on January 1, 2018.
2017 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Fontana officially signed with the Union on July 17, 2017, with his deal taking effect on January 1, 2018. He appeared for the Union First Team in the friendly against Swansea City (July 14), playing 14 minutes in a substitute's role. Additionally, Fontana made 11 appearances for Bethlehem Steel FC (seven starts).
2016 (Bethlehem): Prior to signing as a professional, Fontana made eight appearances for Steel FC in their inaugural 2016 campaign.
Fontana received his first call-up at the Under-20 level by the United States on December 29, 2017, joining the side for first ever U.S. Soccer Men’s YNT Summit Camp, running from Jan. 2-11 in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
Previously, Fontana was called into United States Youth National Team camps with the U-18s, most recently at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. He has appeared in friendlies for the U.S. U-18s.
A Union Academy graduate, he also previously played for Penn Fusion, West Chester, and Kirkwood SC in his youth.