Player Details


Mark Sherrod


6' 3"


194 lbs

Date of Birth

8.13.1990 (33)


Knoxville, Tenn. USA


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

How he joined the club: Acquired via trade from Orlando City SC in exchange for San Jose’s natural second round selection (No. 25 overall) in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft.

2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Did not feature in any matches after suffering an injury to the left knee. 

2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Made two starts in six total appearances ... Made his Earthquakes debut as a substitute in the 75th minute at Toronto FC on May 30 … Made his first start for the Quakes vs. FC Dallas on June 7 … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 68 minutes vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 … Started and played 58 minutes vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Started and played 45 minutes vs. Club America on July 14 … Entered as a substitute at halftime and played 26 minutes vs. Manchester United on July 21.

2014 (Houston Dynamo): Out for the remainder of the 2014 season after reconstructive surgery for a torn ACL in his left knee  ... Recorded his first professional assist on Giles Barnes' game-winning goal vs. LA Galaxy on 5/17 ... Scored his first two professional goals in first career start vs. Real Salt Lake on 5/11 … Made professional debut vs. New England in 89th minute on 3/8

College (Memphis): Finished his Memphis career ranked third in school history in goals (42) ... 2013: Team captain and First Team All-American Athletic Conference selection ... Played in and started in all 18 matches at forward ... Scored team-leading 7 goals (2 assists) ... 2012: Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference-USA ... Started all 18 matches he played in for the Tigers and scored 12 goals ... 2011: Set school's single-season goals record (19 goals) on his way to Conference USA Player of the Year, Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference USA honors ... One of 15 semifinalists for the Hermann Trophy ... Led the nation in goals per game (1.06) and ranked third nationally in total goals (19) ... 2010: Became a focal point of Tigers attack, scoring four goals and leading team in shots (38) ... 2009: Redshirted due to injury suffered prior to Memphis.

High School (Carter HS): Attended Carter High School in Knoxville, where he was an all-state selection from 2006-09 ... Named 2009 Gatorade Tennessee Boys' Soccer Player of the Year ... Finished career with 172 goals and 50 assists, both Carter High School records ... Served as high school team captain his junior season.

Club (Knoxville FC): Member of Knoxville Football Club ... Won 2007 and 2008 state championship ... Played two seasons on the Lakeway Kickers club team.

Personal: Is pursuing a degree in civil engineering.