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Class of 2023
North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame


Darius Ejlali

Soccer has always been a part of Darius's life. He has dedicated more than 28 years to the betterment of adult soccer in the central Triangle area of North Carolina.


Gary Hoilett

Gary Hoilett is one of the most influential, longest-serving, and respected soccer figures in North Carolina.


Michael Parker

UNC Greensboro men's soccer coach Michael Parker, at the time of his retirement in 2011, was the winningest coach in Division I men's soccer. 


Robert D. "Bob" Benson

Bob Benson had a vision. When many others believed Charlotte and North Carolina couldn’t support major league professional sports, Benson saw a different future for the Carolinas.


Tom O'Shea

Tom O’Shea has spent his lifetime advocating and building Soccer in NC and the USA at all levels. His contributions and devotion to the various aspects of Soccer is remarkable. 


Woody Harrison

Born in Washington, DC, on December 12, 1942, during WWII, he moved to Wilson, NC, to the home of his grandparents in 1952. 

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