St. Louis CITY SC is building its future with the recent signing of promising local midfielder Tyson Pearce. At just 16 years old, Pearce has already showcased his potential as a youth international for the United States and is now preparing to take the next step in his career by becoming a part of STL’s professional roster.
Pearce’s current team, STL’s MLS NEXT Pro squad, will serve as the final stage before his transition to St. Louis CITY SC’s first team, where he will be under contract until 2027 with an option for an extension until 2028. This move demonstrates the club’s commitment to nurturing local talent and providing opportunities for them to grow in the professional soccer scene.
St. Louis’s Sporting Director, Lutz Pfannenstiel, shared his excitement about Tyson Pearce’s progression within the club’s academy. He praised the player’s positive journey and noted that his recent call-up to the United States youth national team has also contributed to his development as an athlete. Pearce joins other young talents like Miguel Perez and Caden Glover who are already part of St. Louis CITY SC’s growing roster.
Pearce’s journey included the opportunity to train with the first team and participate in two matches for CITY2, the club’s professional affiliate in the MLS NEXT. His signing is concrete proof of St. Louis CITY SC’s commitment to investing in local talent and giving them a chance to shine on the professional stage.
Expectations are that Tyson Pearce will continue to develop as a player and contribute to St. Louis CITY SC’s success in the coming years. His signing underscores the value of youth development and the importance of opportunities for local players in high-level soccer clubs in the United States. The future looks bright for this young player and the club that believes in his potential.