I. M. Ibrahim

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I. M. Ibrahim (June 23, 1941 – July 12, 2008), otherwise known as "Coach I," was the head coach of the Clemson University men's soccer team from 1967 to 1994 and was founder of the program.wikipedia
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Clemson Tigers men's soccer

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Dr. I. M. Ibrahim, who was a chemistry professor at the time, was chosen to lead the program.

Clemson University

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I. M. Ibrahim (June 23, 1941 – July 12, 2008), otherwise known as "Coach I," was the head coach of the Clemson University men's soccer team from 1967 to 1994 and was founder of the program.

College soccer

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I. M. Ibrahim (June 23, 1941 – July 12, 2008), otherwise known as "Coach I," was the head coach of the Clemson University men's soccer team from 1967 to 1994 and was founder of the program.

NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Tournament

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"The Father of Clemson Soccer" coached Clemson to two NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championships, in 1984 and 1987.

Hermann Trophy

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He coached three U. S. Olympians including Bruce Murray, recipient of soccer's prestigious Hermann Trophy.

National Collegiate Athletic Association

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His Clemson teams made 17 NCAA appearances and 6 NCAA Final Four appearances.

Master's degree

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Ibrahim earned his undergraduate degree from Shorter College, his master's degree from Clemson, and concluded his education with a Ph.D. in chemistry from Clemson in 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy

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Ibrahim earned his undergraduate degree from Shorter College, his master's degree from Clemson, and concluded his education with a Ph.D. in chemistry from Clemson in 1970.

Chemistry

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Ibrahim earned his undergraduate degree from Shorter College, his master's degree from Clemson, and concluded his education with a Ph.D. in chemistry from Clemson in 1970.

South Carolina

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He is an inductee into the Clemson University Athletic Hall of Fame, the Shorter College Athletic Hall of Fame, and the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

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He was honored by South Carolina Governor Richard Riley with the Order of the Palmetto in February, 1985.

Order of the Palmetto

He was honored by South Carolina Governor Richard Riley with the Order of the Palmetto in February, 1985.

Seneca, South Carolina

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Ibrahim collapsed on July 12, 2008 while playing golf at Cross Creek Plantation Country Club in Seneca, South Carolina, where he was a longtime member and regular weekend golfer.

Shorter University

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Ibrahim earned his undergraduate degree from Shorter College, his master's degree from Clemson, and concluded his education with a Ph.D. in chemistry from Clemson in 1970.

Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Soccer Coach of the Year

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Notable winners of the award include: Bruce Arena (who later coached the United States men's soccer team and LA Galaxy), I. M. Ibrahim (who spent his entire coaching career with Clemson University), Anson Dorrance (who later simultaneously coached the University of Carolina's women's soccer team and the United States women's soccer team) and Jay Vidovich (who went on to coach Portland Timbers 2 for a season, before returning to collegiate soccer).

Obed Ariri

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He became a skilled soccer player and was scouted by Clemson University's soccer coach Ibrahim M. Ibrahim.

Clemson Tigers

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The Tigers have known only four coaches in their history: Dr. I.M. Ibrahim (1967–1994, 388–100–31 career record), Trevor Adair(1995–2008, 50–48–10 record at Clemson), Phil Hindson (Interim coach in 2009, 6-12-1 record) and Mike Noonan.