Front Office

John Pearce

Controller / Merchandise Manager

John Pearce is a native of Scottsdale, Arizona and moved to Florida in 1999.  He is a proud father of daughter Grace, who is 11 years of age and may be the smartest kid he knows.  John received his degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and went on to serve in the Air Force for 12 years after. John was stationed in The Presidio of Monteray, where he studied Spanish. He was also stationed in Omaha Nebraska and worked for the Commander of Strategic Air Command.  He finished his active duty and served eight years in the National Guard, where he served in operation deny flight in Vieste Italy during the Bosnia conflict.  

John has over 13 years experience in professional sports.  From 1999 to 2003 John served as the controller for the Orlando Predators of the AFL and the Peoria Pirates of the AF2 League.  He oversaw all areas of accounting as well as game day operations.  He was part of two championships seasons 2000 (Predators) and 2002 (Pirates).   John has been with the Sharks since 2010 and has served as Controller and Merchandising Manager and was part of their 2011 championship season.