|Date of birth||c. 1961 (age 55–56)|
|Place of birth||United States|
|Playing position||Midfielder / Defender|
|Louisville Thunder (indoor)|
|1986–1988||Fort Wayne Flames (indoor)||37||(2)|
|1991–1994||University of New Hampshire|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
Noonan attended Middlebury College, playing on the men's soccer team from 1979 to 1982. He was a 1981 and 1982 Division III NCAA First Team All American. Noonan played for the Louisville Thunder in the American Indoor Soccer Association. In 1986, he signed with the Fort Wayne Flames where he spent two seasons.
In 1989, he was hired as head coach of the Wheaton College men's soccer team. The team had a 4–11–0 record his first season, but he took them to a 12–5–1 record his second season. This led to a move to the University of New Hampshire where he coached from 1991 to 1994. In 1995, he became head coach of the Brown University's men's soccer team. Noonan compiled a 160–77–31 record with ten NCAA post-season tournament appearances in fifteen seasons with the Bears. On January 5, 2010, Clemson University announced they had hired Noonan as head coach of the men's soccer team.