John Scearce
Personal information
Full name John Paul Scearce
Date of birth (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Nogales, Arizona, United States
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Union Omaha
Number 17
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Yavapai Roughriders 38 (9)
2018–2019 Cornell Big Red 31 (10)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019 Lionsbridge FC 12 (0)
2020– Union Omaha 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 25, 2020

John Paul "JP" Scearce (born December 19, 1997) is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Union Omaha in USL League One.


College & Amateur

Scearce began playing college soccer at Yavapai College in 2016, where he spent two seasons, making a total of 38 regular season appearances, scoring 13 goals and tallying 31 assists.[1][2] For his junior season, Scearce transferred to Cornell University. In his two seasons with Big Red, Scearace made 30 appearances, scoring 10 goals and tallying 3 assists. He also earned second-team All-Northeast Region honors from United Soccer Coaches.[3]

In his senior college season, Scearce played in the USL League Two with Lionsbridge FC in 2019.[4]


On February 16, 2020, Scearce signed with USL League One side Union Omaha.[5] He made his professional debut on August 1, 2020, appearing as an 84th-minute substitute in a 1–0 win over North Texas SC.[6]


  1. ^ "Arizona Community College Athletic Conference". Arizona Community College Athletic Conference.
  2. ^ "Arizona Community College Athletic Conference". Arizona Community College Athletic Conference.
  3. ^ "John Scearce - 2019-20 - Men's Soccer". Cornell University Athletics.
  4. ^ "Lionsbridge FC |".
  5. ^ USLLeagueOne com Staff (February 17, 2020). "Rashid Nuhu Highlights Latest Group of Omaha Signings". USL League One.
  6. ^ "Union Omaha vs. North Texas SC - August 1, 2020 |".