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Eagles coach Lee Horton bound for Hall of Fame
Lady Eagles coach Lee Horton will be inducted into the United Soccer Leagues' Hall of Fame today in ceremonies in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Horton, who has coached the Lady Eagles since 2000, led Charlotte to the 2001 W-League title and appearances in the league's championship game in 200 and 2002. Horton, also the boys and girls coach at Charlotte Latin, has a 107-31-9 record with the Lady Eagles.
Long-time high school coach and youth soccer leader Bill Finneyfrock and the late Tony Suarez will be inducted into the N.C. Soccer Hall of Fame in January.
Finneyfrock has coached Providence Day to six state championships and is founder and executive director of Charlotte United Futbol Club. He played at Clemson and is a former goalkeeper for the Carolina Lightnin' of the American Soccer League.
The induction ceremonies are scheduled for Jan. 21 in Greensboro.
Timberlake lands creative director job with Callaway
CARLSBAD, Calif. Callaway Golf Company today announced the establishment of an advanced, creative position for multiple Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actor, musician and avid golfer Justin Timberlake. A Callaway Staff Professional since 2008, Timberlake will lend his versatile talents as a Creative Director for the Callaway portfolio of Brands. Timberlake will engage in the development and execution of high-level concepts within Callaway's marketing activities and offer wide-ranging consultation on the visual representation of the Brand.
The multi-year agreement was announced by Jeff Colton, Sr. Vice President of Global Brand and Product, Callaway Golf.
"We have worked with Justin for more than three years now and have been thoroughly impressed with the level of quality he brings to everything he is involved with," said Colton. "Justin is an extremely gifted artist andan avid golfer with a deep passion for Callaway products, and his creative energy will serve us well."