Heath Gregory Pearce was born on August 13, 1984 in Modesto, USA and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 2015 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Patrik Karlsson Lagemyr. As a result of this, he became the first player from USA to represent IFK Göteborg. At 30 years, 6 months and 15 days, on February 28, 2015, he took part his first competetive game against Myresjö Vetlanda FK in a Svenska cupen game that ended 6–0. He has spent one season with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 4 first team games. In the 2014/15 season he had a part in IFK Göteborg winning the Swedish Cup. In total, Pearce has represented the USA national team on 35 occasions. 36 year old Pearce completed his last season with IFK Göteborg 2015.