Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Michael Parker’s six national soccer titles, five in Division III and one in Division II, rank him fourth among all-time men’s collegiate coaches. Parker coached the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to three of those national titles in 1985, 1986, and 1987 becoming the first coach in NCAA history to win three straight NCAA Men’s Soccer National Titles. In 34 seasons as a head coach, Parker compiled a mark of 494-191-33, appearing in the NCAA Tournament 21 times. During 26 seasons as the Spartan’s coach, Parker was 382-164-26 leading the team to the NCAA Tournament 15 times including eight in the program’s Division I era. In 1993, Parker became the first men’s soccer coach in NCAA history to lead a team to the NCAA tournament in all three divisions. As the winningest active coach in Division I men’s soccer, Parker was inducted into the UNCG Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. Parker also coached the USISL Greensboro Dynamo professional team winning consecutive National Championships.   

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