Chris Harper
Chris Harper
Title: Assistant Men's Soccer Coach

Chris Harper enters his sixth season on the Cape Fear Men's Soccer coaching staff. He brings nearly 50 years of experience to the beautiful game of soccer from both a player and a coaching perspective.

Born in England, Coach Harper has lived in various countries throughout the Far East, Middle East, Europe, as well as the US, due to his father being in the UN.  While growing up Harper attended international schools where the soccer teams consisted of players from all regions of the world.

Coach Harper moved to Wilmington in 1978 and attended and played soccer at UNC Wilmington. After his time at UNCW he moved into the professional ranks playing for Serie A Parma, NASL Tampa Bay Rowdies, and USL Wilmington Hammerheads. Harper has served on the coaching staff for New Hanover High School, Cape Fear Academy, Wilmington Red Stars, and Pleasure Island Soccer Association.

The Harper File
Born: May 26, 1959
College: UNCW B.S. Exercise Physiology
Coaching Experience:
2014-present Assistant Coach Mens Soccer CFCC
1984-2012 Head Coach various Classic/Select Travel teams
1997-1998 New Hanover High School Assistant Coach
1993-1995 Cape Fear Academy Assistant Coach