A product of the NORCO Organization, Bill went on to Lewis-Clark and then to Sangamon State University taking the NAIA National Championship in 1986 while being named to the All-Tournament team and MVP and All-American honors. While playing in the College World Series of Soccer, he also was selected to the All-Tournament Team. In 2014 Bill was inducted into the University of Springfield/Sagamon State Hall of Fame. After college Bill played outdoor in the APSL with the Colorado Foxes and indoor with the Fort Wayne Flames, New York Kick/Hersey Impact, the Harrisburg Heat for 8 years, before returning to the St. Louis Ambush for a year. Bill began coaching as an assistant at Lewis-Clark for 8 years and the east coat called him to Elizabethtown College for 2 years. Since 2004, to the present, Bill has been the coach of the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL. Twice named coach of the year, USL 2 time Champions, USL Pro National Division Champions, reaching the quarter finals of the US Open Cup 4 times. In 1996 to the present, Bill is the Director of Coaching for the Lower Dauphin Soccer Association and LDC United Premier Youth Soccer Club with over 1000 players and 65 teams.
Becher, Bill D. 2017
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