Bill Finneyfrock was inducted into the North Carolina Soccer
Hall of Fame on Jan. 21, 2012, along with former UNC Chapel
Hill men’s soccer coach Elmar Bolowich and the late
Tony Suarez, who was inducted posthumously. The Class of
2012 brings the N.C. Soccer Hall of Fame membership to 43.
Finneyfrock, who grew up in New
Jersey, moved South for college, first at Erskine College
where he was an NAIA All-America goalkeeper, and then for
two years at Clemson University where he helped the Tigers
win the ACC championship and back-to-back trips to the NCAA
As a professional he was on two national championship teams
in the American Soccer League, including the 1981 Carolina
Lightnin’. He also played professionally with the
Pennsylvania Stoners in the ASL.
Finneyfrock is the men’s varsity coach at Providence
Day School in Charlotte, where his teams have won six state
high school championships. Prior to coming to PDS, he was
the boys soccer coach at Charlotte Catholic High School
where his teams won two NCHSAA state championship. He is
also the founder and Executive Director of the Charlotte
United Futbol Club.
Finneyfrock 's HOF Induction Bio