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Two New Head Pros at Curry College

We are pleased and honored to announce the newest members to our Nike Soccer Camp program at Curry College: Mike and Mark Pearson (father and son). Mike has been coaching for 30 years and Mark has been coaching elite soccer players in Tampa, Florida for 16 years.

Mark Pearson:

University of Tampa, Assistant Coach, 1994-1995
NCAA Div. II National Champions: 1994
NCAA Div. II Regional Champions: 1994, 1995

Land O' Lakes High School, Head Coach, 1998- present
High School Coaching Record: 233-58-32

FHSAA State Finalists: 1999, 2000
FHSAA Regional Champions: 1999, 2000
FHSAA District Champions: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
FHSAA District Finalists: 1998, 2001, 2004
Sunshine Athletic Conference Champions: 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Tampa Tribune Coach of the Year: 1999, 2000, 2005
St. Petersburg Times Coach of the Year: 1999, 2000, 2008
St. Petersburg Times North Suncoast of the Year: 1999, 2000
Sunshine Athletic Conference Coach of the Year: 1999, 2000, 2005

Hillsborough County United, Academy Founder and Director, 2007-present
Founded and established the first youth academy program at HCU.
Graduating 25-35 youth players a year into the U9 academy program.

Mike Pearson:

High School Experience: Two years coaching the Varsity Boys team at Chamberlain High School, Tampa, Florida; approximately five years coaching the Junior Varsity Boys Program at Land O’Lakes High School and also Assistant Coach to the Varsity Boys Program.

Youth Club Experience: Coached at various clubs in Tampa, Florida including Town N’Country Soccer Club; Northdale Soccer Club; Temple Terrace Soccer Club and, for the last few years at Hillsborough United FC.

Accomplishments: Coached three youth teams to Florida State Championships with numerous appearances at the Final Four of the Florida State Championships; taken two teams to the USAA South East Regional Championships; various Tournament wins including the Sun Bowl at Tampa, Florida; one appearance at the U-14 Dallas Cup Tournament.

Other Points: Have four sons and a stepson who have all played Collegiate soccer in the USA; coached a number of players that went on to play Collegiate soccer in the USA, and that were selected for the State of Florida ODP team. 

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