Denton signed with the Philadelphia German-Americans in 1935, later moving to Philadelphia Passon. He left the ASL in 1939. In 1935, Denton and his team mates won the league title. A year later, they won the 1936 National Challenge Cup. He was selected for the 1936 U.S. Olympic soccer team, but did not play in the lone U.S. game of the tournament. He later served as a referee in the Philadelphia leagues.