The North Carolina Courage made four selections at the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft: forward Ally Watt (Texas A&M) at No. 6; defender Sinclaire Miramontez (Nebraska) at No. 27; defender Addisyn Merrick (Kansas) at No. 28; and midfielder Brianne Folds (Auburn) at No. 36.
In a major trade in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the North Carolina Courage traded midfield McCall Zerboni and a conditional pick in the 2021 NWSL College Draft to Sky Blue FC in exchange for the rights to Hailie Mace.
In January, the North Carolina Courage and Chicago Red Stars swapped 2020 NWSL College Draft picks.North Carolina receives Chicago's sixth overall pick in exchange for its 9th and 18th overall picks. North Carolina now holds the 6th, 27th, 28th, and 36th picks.