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Mark Pearson is one of the most experienced players on the Men’s National Team. Since making his debut in 2005 he has competed at the highest levels of the sport.
At just 21-years-old, he was the youngest member of the Canadian field hockey team at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games.
Another major highlight came at the 2009 Pan American Cup where Canada beat Argentina in overtime in the semifinal and then United States in overtime in the final to win the gold medal and qualify for the 2010 FIH World Cup.
Pearson and his teammates qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games by way of their fourth place finish at World League Round 3 in 2015. They also won silver at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Ontario.
Pearson has competed in three Commonwealth Games as well as the 2011 Pan Am Games in Guadalajara where Canada won silver. He has played club hockey in Belgium and Germany as well as being the first North American player selected to play in the Hockey India League.