Heath

PEARCE

Announcer, Former Professional Soccer Player

Heath Pearce is the host and execu1ve story teller for KickTV, the
online network where soccer culture and the game itself are
combined for an energe1c, vibrant, and exci1ng channel in which
the heart of it are the fans. Pearce, a veteran of the US Men’s
Na1onal Soccer Team (2005 – 2012) hosts the The Mixer, and
delves deep in various soccer features based on tournaments,
regions and teams. 

ABOUT

Heath Pearce is the host and execu1ve story teller for KickTV, the online network where soccer culture and the game itself are combined for an energe1c, vibrant, and exci1ng channel in which the heart of it are the fans. Pearce, a veteran of the US Men’s Na1onal Soccer Team (2005 – 2012) hosts the The Mixer, and delves deep in various soccer features based on tournaments, regions and teams. More than 1.4 million fans subscribe to the channel and it allows Pearce to give them an authen1c view on the world of the beau1ful game.

In addition to hosting KickTV, Pearce is the game analyst for New York Red Bulls II (USL) broadcasts for the 2016 season. He can also be seen on BeIN Sport as a studio analyst covering the US Men’s Na1onal Soccer Team.

Major League Soccer utilizes Pearce to host and produce digital content for the league’s website, allowing for sponsor integra1on
to promote their MLS rela1onships. Before star1ng his broadcast career, the Modest, CA na1ve spent 13 years as a professional soccer player. A defender controlling the back line, Pearce played in Major League Soccer from 2009 – 2014, helping FC Dallas to the MLS Cup Final in 2010. Over the course of his MLS career, he made 129 appearances and played for FC Dallas, Chivas USA, New York Red Bull, and the Montreal Impact. During that 1me, Pearce was also named to the MLS-Star team three 1mes.

Pearce, who speaks fluent German, spent five years in Europe playing in the top leagues in Denmark (FC Nordsjaelland) and Germany, (Hansa Rostock) before embarking on his MLS career (2005-2009).

Under former US Men’s Na1onal Team Coach Bob Bradley, Pearce was a regular starter on the team and amassed 35 caps for the Red White and Blue’s senior team. He also played with each of the Na1onal Youth Teams throughout his career star1ng with the U17s.