St. Margaret's Announces Hire of Peter Carey as Head Boys Soccer Coach
St. Margaret's is pleased to announce the hiring of Peter Carey as the new head boys soccer coach. Carey brings with him an impressive resume and deep ties to the local soccer community.
With more than 30 years playing experience and over 12 years of competitive coaching experience, Carey most recently was the head varsity coach for boys soccer at San Juan Hills High School from 2011-2018. Prior to that, Carey was a junior varsity and assistant varsity coach at Capistrano Valley High School from 2008-2011, and the Capistrano Valley Christian girls varsity head coach from 2007-2008. Carey has also served as an assistant with Irvine Valley College's men’s and women's programs since 2009, a director for the California Premier League and Capistrano F.C. club programs since 2006 and has also worked at the Chivas USA Academy and with the San Juan Soccer League.
As a youth, Carey played for the Original San Clemente Soccer Club coached by Clyde Best (West Ham United), Martin McGrogan (Coventry), Paul Cahill (Portsmouth), and Laurie Abrahams (Charlton Athletic). He also played at San Clemente High School coached by Mike Pronier.
After high school, Carey joined the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served with Marine Light Helicopter Squadron 267 (HMLA – 267), from 1994-1999.
Carey currently holds a USSF National C, NFHS Certs, and NSCAA License, and is a certified Cal South youth instructor.