Bill Dooley  1995

Won 162 football games in 26 years as head coach at UNC-Chapel Hill, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Had teams to play in 11 bowl games. His Tar Heels teams captured three ACC championships. Named ACC Coach-of-Year three times.  Member of the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. [more…]


* Clarence Gaines  1978

Spent 38 years as basketball coach and athletic director at Winston-Salem State. The second coach at a four-year institution to win 800 games. Inducted into National Basketball HOF in 1982. [more…]


* Murray Greason  1967

Served as basketball coach at Wake Forest for 23 years, 1934-1957, winning 288 games, the most by any WF coach. Also head baseball and assistant football coach. Had outstanding record as a Wake Forest athlete, earning 12 letters. [more…]


Mike Krzyzewski  2000

Led Duke to five NCAA basketball titles (1992, 1993, 2001, 2010, 2015)  since being named head coach at Duke in 1980. Earned his 1,000th career victory on Jan. 25, 2015, against St. John’s. Coached USA basketball team to gold medals in 2008 and 2012 Olympics. [more…]


* John McLendon  1994

First coach to win three consecutive NAIA basketball titles (1957-59). Coached at North Carolina College and four other colleges before moving to AAU and pro ranks. Dr. James Naismith was college advisor. [more…]


George Whitfield  2005

His name is synonymous with high school baseball in North Carolina. During a 43-year coaching career in Goldsboro and Hamlet, Whitfield’s teams have won nearly one-thousand games. His winning percentage is .769 in both high school and American Legion play. In Hamlet, Whitfield won 8 state titles and was named National Coach of the Year in 1969 and 1974. He is currently an assistant baseball coach at East Carolina University. [more…]


* Robert A. Fetzer  1965

Served as both track coach and athletic director at UNC-Chapel Hill from 1921 until 1952 where his teams ranked among best in country. He coached both football and track at Woodberry Forest and Davidson. [more…]


Sam Moir  1999

Won two NAIA basketball championships during 34-year coaching career at Catawba College.  His Mt. Airy High School teams won 8 league titles and the state 3-A crown with a 25-0 record.  Surry County native also played 4 years of pro baseball. [more…]


* Bill Brooks  1993

Coached Wilmington College/UNC-Wilmington baseball team to a 574-292 record in 27 years while playing within three different college levels. As AD guided Wilmington from NAIA to NCAA Division 1 level. Served at Wilmington for 40 years. [more…]


Joe Ferebee  2002

The winningest baseball coach in state history (1,438) who’s American Legion teams won 694 games.  Had 677 victories as college coach at Pfeiffer, guiding Falcons to 20 conference crowns and five NAIA District titles. 42 players signed major league contracts. [more…]


* Walter Rabb  1991

Coached UNC baseball team 23 years, with 528-342 record, and won four ACC championships. On UNC staff for more than 30 years, including time as assistant baseball coach and as an assistant athletics director. Member College Coaches HOF. Died  April 4, 2006 in Chapel Hill at the age of 91. [more…]


* Dean Smith  1981

Winningest coach in NCAA Division Ibasketball history, with 879-254 record at UNC-Chapel Hill in 36 seasons. His Tar Heels won two NCAA titles, played in Final Four 11 times, won 13 ACC crowns, led the ACC regular season 17 times, won 20 or more games 30 of last 31 seasons. Member College Basketball HOF. [more…]


Jack Stallings  2001

Durham native who  was head baseball coach for 39 years at Wake Forest, Florida State, and Georgia Southern. Seminoles finished second in 1970 College World Series. Enjoys international reputation as excellent baseball teacher. [more…]


Vic Bubas  1975

All-Southern guard at N.C. State before highly successful basketball coaching career. 213-67 record in 10 seasons at Duke with four ACC championships  and three Final Four trips. ACC Coach-of-the-Year three times. Recipient of John Bunn Award. [more…]


* Everett Case  1964

Compiled a record of 377 wins and 134 losses in 18 years as N.C. State basketball coach. Won 6 Southern Conference crowns and 4 ACC championships. Was ACC Coach-of-Year three times. Inducted into National Basketball HOF in 1982. [more…]


Anson Dorrance  2005

As the head women’s soccer coach at the University of North Carolina, Dorrance has led the Tar Heels to 18 NCAA titles and watched countless UNC players perform in international competition. He has earned National Coach of the Year honors six times. [more…]


* Carey Brewbaker  2004

When Earle Edwards arrived at NC State in 1954 as head football coach of the Wolfpack, his inherited roster was sorely lacking of native North Carolina players. Edwards, a Pennsylvania native, knew that to be competitive he would have to bolster recruiting in the state of North Carolina. [more…]


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