Associate Head Coach
Education: Wheaton 1996
Trinity Western associate men’s soccer head coach Mike Shearon is currently in his 11th season with the Spartans men’s soccer program. Prior to 2010, when he was promoted to associate head coach, Shearon was an assistant from 1998-2002 and 2004-2009. During that stretch he helped to coach the Spartans to three CIS medals (silver in 2006 and 2008 and bronze in 2005), three Canada West Championships (2005, 2006 and 2007) and three Canada West league titles (2003, 2004 and 2007).
In addition to his on field duties as associate head coach, Shearon is also responsible for team administration and for building culture and mind set within the team on and off the field.
Shearon, who hails from Macedonia, Ohio and currently resides in Langley, B.C. has an extensive coaching resume. He has over 12 years of experience in coaching youth soccer camps and was the director of AIA Soccer Camps from 1998-2003. At the university and club level Shearon has coached the Kopion FC Youth team from 1995-1997, was the JV and scouting coach with Wheaton College in 1996, the assistant coach at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapid, MI in 1997, the head coach of the Fraser Valley Action U21 team in 2001 and 2005 and head coach of the Fraser Valley Action PCSL team in 2007.
He has also coached a number teams on international tours. In 2000 he took a men's team to Ireland, in 2004 he took a men's team to Albania and a women's team to Ireland and in 2008 he took a men's team to South Africa.
In addition to his work with the Spartans, Shearon works with Athletes in Action where he is a part of the National Leadership Team and runs the Communications and Media Department, as well as the International Soccer Tour Ministry.
Shearon, who graduated from Wheaton College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree, played club soccer with Cleveland Internationals and played university soccer for the Wheaton College Thunder (Wheaton, IL) from 1992-95 where he was named All-CCIW (College Conference of Il¬linois and Wisconsin) in 1994 and '95.