|Full name||Carolina Dynamo|
Browns Summit, North Carolina
|Owner||Greensboro United Soccer Association|
|Head Coach||Tony Falvino|
|League||Premier Development League|
|2016||2nd, South Atlantic Division
Playoffs: Conference Semifinals
|Website||Club home page|
Carolina Dynamo is an American soccer team based in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Founded in 1993, the team plays in the Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, in the South Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.
The team has a sister organization, the Carolina Dynamo Women, who play in the women's USL W-League, and also fields a team in the USL’s Super-20 League, a league for players 17 to 20 years of age run under the United Soccer Leagues umbrella.
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The team, which was named Greensboro Dynamo until 1996, is owned by Neil Macpherson, a passionate follower and shareholder of English club Nottingham Forest, as can be seen from the similarities between the two clubs’ badges.
As of May 11, 2013.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Notable former players
- See also: All-time Carolina Dynamo roster
This list of notable former players comprises players who went on to play professional soccer after playing for the team in the Premier Development League, or those who previously played professionally before joining the team.
|Year||Division||League||Regular Season||Playoffs||Open Cup|
|1993||N/A||USISL||1st, Atlantic||Champions||Did not enter|
|1993/94||N/A||USISL Indoor||3rd, Northern||withdrew after 3 games||N/A|
|1994||3||USISL||1st, Atlantic||Champions||Did not enter|
|1995||3||USISL Pro League||6th, Atlantic||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|1996||2||USISL Select League||1st, South Atlantic||2nd Round||Quarterfinals|
|1997||2||USISL A-League||2nd, Atlantic||Final||Did not qualify|
|1999||3||USL D3-Pro League||3rd, Atlantic||Conference Semifinals||3rd Round|
|2000||3||USL D3-Pro League||4th, Southern||Conference Semifinals||Did not qualify|
|2001||3||USL D3-Pro League||2nd, Southern||Conference Semifinals||2nd Round|
|2002||3||USL D3-Pro League||3rd, Southern||Quarterfinals||1st Round|
|2003||3||USL PSL||1st, Southern||Regional Finals||3rd Round|
|2004||4||USL PDL||1st, Mid Atlantic||National Semifinals||3rd Round|
|2005||4||USL PDL||2nd, Mid Atlantic||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2006||4||USL PDL||1st, South Atlantic||Conference Semifinals||4th Round|
|2007||4||USL PDL||1st, Southeast||Conference Finals||Did not qualify|
|2008||4||USL PDL||6th, Southeast||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2009||4||USL PDL||2nd, Mid Atlantic||Divisional Semifinals||Did not qualify|
|2010||4||USL PDL||4th, Mid Atlantic||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2011||4||USL PDL||1st, South Atlantic||Conference Semifinals||1st Round|
|2012||4||USL PDL||1st, South Atlantic||Finals||1st Round|
|2013||4||USL PDL||1st, South Atlantic||Conference Semifinals||2nd Round|
|2014||4||USL PDL||4th, South Atlantic||Did not qualify||2nd Round|
|2015||4||USL PDL||4th, South Atlantic||Did not qualify||Did not qualify|
|2016||4||USL PDL||2nd, South Atlantic||Conference Semifinals||Did not qualify|
USL Premier Development League
- Regular Season Champions (1): 2006
- Eastern Conference Champions (1): 2004
- Division Champions (3)
- Mid Atlantic Division (1): 2004
- South Atlantic Division (2): 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013
- Southeast Division (1): 2007
- USISL Champions (2): 1993, 1994
- USISL Atlantic Division Champions (2): 1993, 1994
- USISL Select League South Atlantic Division Champions (1): 1996
- USL Pro Select/Soccer League Southern Division Champions (1): 2003
- National Amateur Cup (1): 2013
- Michael Parker (1993–1995)
- Alan Dicks (1996–1997)
- Joe Brown (1999–2000)
- Robert Rosario (2001)
- Joe Brown (2002–2003)
- Carl Fleming (2004)
- Joe Brown (2005–2010)
- Marc Nicholls (2011–2015)
- Tony Falvino (2016–present)
- UNCG Soccer Stadium; Greensboro, North Carolina (1993–1996)
- A.J. Simeon Stadium; High Point, North Carolina (1996–1999)
- Macpherson Stadium; Browns Summit, North Carolina (2003–present)
- BB & T Park; Winston-Salem, North Carolina 3 games (2009–2010)
- Vert Stadium at High Point University; High Point, North Carolina 1 game (2010)
Attendance stats are calculated by averaging each team's self-reported home attendances from the historical match archive at http://www.uslsoccer.com/history/index_E.html.
- 1997: 2,605 (10th in A-League)
- 2005: 957 (4th in PDL)
- 2006: 1,460 (3rd in PDL)
- 2007: 2,168 (3rd in PDL)
- 2008: 948
- 2009: 863
- 2010: 1,676 (4th in PDL)
- Ashdown, John (December 13, 2013). "The Joy of Six: weird and wonderful football club crests". theguardian.com. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "Dynamo Name Nicholls New Coach". pdl.uslsoccer.com. February 7, 2011.
- "Former Player Becomes First Alum To Lead Club". Premier Development League (PDL). March 4, 2016.