Former UNC men’s
head soccer coach Elmar Bolowich was inducted into the North
Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame on Jan. 21, 2012, along with
Charlotte’s Bill Finneyfrock and the late Tony Suarez,
who was inducted posthumously. The Class of 2012 brings
the N.C. Soccer Hall of Fame membership to 43.
Bolowich, a native of Edenkoben, Germany, coached the Tar
Heels from 1988-2010 He is the winningest coach in UNC men’s
soccer history, posting a 280-144-40 record in 22 seasons.
His 2001 Tar Heels won the NCAA D-I national championship,
and he took UNC to the College Cup Final Four the last three
years he coached at UNC.
Bolowich also had a longtime involvement with the North
Carolina Olympic Development Coach, and coached championship
teams with the Triangle United Soccer Association.
He is currently in his first season as the men’s head
coach at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and had
the Blue Jays ranked #2 nationally going into the NCAA postseason
Creighton, as the #2 seed in the NCAA tournament, advanced
to the College Cup semifinals in Hoover, Ala., where the
Bluejays were eliminated in a penalty kick shootout (4-1)
by Charlotte of the Atlantic 10 Conference, after playing
the 49ers to a 0-0 draw through overtime. Creighton ended
the year 21-2-1 overall.
Bolowich 's HOF Induction Bio