Joseph Pratt started his collegiate career of soccer at Tyler (TX) Junior College where he earned two letters in 2011- 2012 season. He scored the game winning goal in overtime in the NJCAA Division I soccer championship in the 2012- 2013 season. After earning his AA from Tyler Junior College, he made the decision to transfer to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) to play for Coach Pete Caringi and Coach Anthony Adams. His first goal in a UMBC uniform happened to be the game-winner against No. 23 Delaware. During his first season with the Retrievers he won an America East Conference Championship. The team also advanced to the Division I NCAA Tournament and made history by making it all the way to the Final Four in the 2013- 2014 season. During his senior season, the Retrievers finished with a 11-6-3 record.
Before NJCAA and NCAA, Joe also competed in track and field at Gaithersburg High School. He was the captain of the men’s soccer team and also earned Montgomery County Gazette Second Team honors in soccer as a junior in 2009. During his high school campaign, he also played for clubs such as U.S. Development- Potomac Academy and MSC Revolution. He was also part of the Maryland Boys ODP team (Region Call Back Camp) where he was selected to represent Maryland.
Currently, Joe is playing in the amateur MSL League for the NLS Graduates. When Joe isn’t playing soccer he is one of the assistant coaches for the men’s program at Frederick community College. He has his F and E license and is working on is D.