|Title:||Asst. Women's Soccer Coach|
Vanessa Pearson joined the Women’s Soccer program as an Assistant Coach in the fall of 2012. She brings a solid soccer foundation, extensive knowledge of leadership development, and a strong loyalty to the UMPI community.
Vanessa has been playing soccer since a young age. She participated in high school, collegiate, and area recreational teams; winning various awards throughout her career. Her experience and passion for the sport provides a unique perspective and coaching philosophy.
“There is a lot of enthusiasm and potential within the program and I am excited for the rewards, challenges, and possibilities. ”
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Vanessa has an undergraduate degree from Elizabethtown College and a master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
She is the Coordinator of Student Activities and Leadership Development and lives in Presque Isle.