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North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame
Anson Dorrance

Anson DoranceRecognized in 1995 by one national publication as one of the 25 more influential people in the history of American soccer. Played collegiate soccer at UNC under Hall of Fame coach Dr. Marvin Allen, and succeeded his mentor as the Tar Heels’ men’s head coach in 1977. Was 172-65-21 in 12 seasons with the men. Started the women’s program in 1979 and through the 2004 season his UNC teams had won 18 national championships and amassed a record of (579-26-17). Served as U.S. Women’s National Coach for eight years (1986-1994) with a 65-22-5 record, which included the first-ever FIFA Women’s World Championships in 1991. Was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.

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