Coaching the boys’ and girls’ teams at Grimsley High School, Herk DeGraw has amassed more than 800 soccer victories. DeGraw’s girls’ teams won 444 matches and six NCHSAA State Championships (1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2002, and 2004) and were in the Championship Game six other times. The Grimsley boys’ teams, which DeGraw coached from 1979-2005, won 391 matches and made the state playoffs 17 times, playing for one state title. During his coaching career, DeGraw was named Conference, Regional, State and South Region Coach of the Year and served as the Head Coach of the East-West All-Star Game in 1992. DeGraw played soccer at Greensboro College from 1972-74 where he was Honorable Mention All-Conference and served as an Assistant Coach after graduation. DeGraw is a member of the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame, Greensboro College Athletics Hall of Fame, and the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association Field of Honor.