UNC Women's/ex TEAM USA soccer coach

by Sean
(Omaha, NE, USA)

Anson Dorrance


Overall 625–28–20 (.943)

National Championships: 19-27 (there have only been 27 total NC's earned)

Championships
NCAA Division I Tournament Championship
(1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008)

Within two years, Dorrance had guided his Lady Tar Heels to the 1981 Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) title.

ACC Tournament Championship: EVERY YEAR SINCE 1989 (minus 2004)
(1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

ACC Regular Season Championship: Everyyear (minus '94 and '00)
(1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Women's World Cup
(1991)

Awards
National Coach of the Year
(1982, 1986, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006)

ACC Coach of the Year
(1982, 1986, 1987, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006)

He has one of the most successful coaching records in the history of athletics. Under Dorrance's leadership, the Tar Heels have won 19 of the 27 NCAA Women's Soccer Championships.

The Tar Heels' record under Dorrance is 625-28-20 (.943 winning percentage) over 29 seasons as of November 23, 2008. He has led his team to a 101-game unbeaten streak and coached 13 different women to a total of 20 National Player of the Year awards. The NCAA has recognized Dorrance as the Women's Soccer Coach of the Year seven times (1982, 1986, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2006) and as the Men's Soccer Coach of the Year in 1987.

When Dorrance ended his tenure in 1994 with the national team, he had accumulated a record of 66-22-5 (.737) record.


1991 - won ACC regular season title, ACC tourney title, NCAA title, World CUP (tell me another coach that has won 4 titles in 1 year, 1 being on the WORLD level)

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