For Immediate Release:
August 21, 2014
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
Middletown, VA – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dave Noyes as head coach for both the men’s and women ‘s soccer programs. Noyes was a former player in NCAA Division I & II with Hartwick College and Stonehill College and participated in the United Soccer Leagues’ (USL) Pro-Select League with the Rhode Island Stingrays and the Northern Virginia Royals. He comes to LFCC with vast experience in coaching, which included teams such as: W.T. Woodson High School AAA Boys, USL First Division Carolina Railhawks, NCAA Division III Programs-Bates College and Roger Williams University, Super Y-League with the Rhode Island Stingrays and Real Maryland FC, and Rhode Island State ODP Girls. “It’s nice to be back at the collegiate level, especially with Lord Fairfax Community College,” said Noyes. “The school is very progressive and is growing at light speed. This, along with the student athletes eagerness to learn both on and off the pitch, makes it an enjoyable environment.”
Currently, LFCC’s men’s and women’s soccer teams are preparing for their first season in the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) Region I. The women will be competing in the Baltimore-Washington division, and the men in the DC-Beltway Division. These divisions consist of highly competitive University club teams like: University of Maryland, Georgetown, Navy, Johns Hopkins, and George Mason. This is going to be the first year that the soccer teams will be eligible for post-season play, and an opportunity to compete for a national title.
The men’s season kicks off on Friday, August 29th at 4:00 p.m. in the Skyline Soccer-Plex (Front Royal, VA) against Frederick Community College; and the women open their season against Potomac State in Keyser, WV on September 6th at 2:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Aaron Painter at [email protected] or (540) 868-7185.
Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.