Polk County soccer coach Lennox Charles, front center, and the Charleston VOP O60 team won the 8x8 2024 Carolinas Cup Over 60 Division

Polk County head girls soccer coach Lennox Charles has been busy lately as a player in addition to leading the Wolverines to the 1A West Regional final.

Charles and the Charleston VOP O60 team won the 8×8 2024 Carolinas Cup Over 60 Division, that tournament held May 25-26 in James Island, S.C. Charles was one of two players under 60 allowed on the team.

Charles also competed in the over-50 division of the Charlotte Premier Soccer League. Playing with the Real Lyold squad, Charles helped lead the team to a 13-4-1 regular-season record, good for second place, and the league’s postseason tournament championship, held at OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville.

Earlier this year, Charles also competed in the Florida Classic with the TNT Xmen 050, which finished 3-1-1 in the Men’s over 50 – A – D1 division. He also played in March with the Charleston VOP O55 squad in the Savannah Beer City Cup, helping lead the team to a 5-0 record and the championship of the Over 55 division.