Rob Pereira started his Fanshawe career as a student-athlete from 2001-05 as part of the Men's Soccer team. He won two OCAA bronze medals in 2001-02 and 2003-04. In 2004-05, Pereira was named the Fanshawe Male Athlete of the Year, West Scoring Champion, OCAA All-Star, OCAA Scoring Champion and a CCAA All-Canadian. He became Associate Coach for the Men's Soccer team in 2005 and then Assistant Coach in 2010. In 2015, he took over the position of Head Coach, when he was named the OCAA West Division Coach of the Year, Overall OCAA Coach of the Year, as well as the CCAA Coach of the Year Nominee. Pereira coached his team to an OCAA Outdoor Soccer bronze medal and OCAA Indoor Soccer silver medal in 2018-19. He holds a CSA National B Coaching License.