Read about Pablo Mastroeni’s tumultuous transition to head coach of the Colorado Rapids in “Head Games” from the March issue of 5280.


2001 | Dread Head

Mastroeni goes long—very long.

2002 | The Sampson

Someone lopped off his locks, but Mastroeni doesn’t seem to mind.

2008 | The Soul Patch

Clean cut…but not.



2010, Part I | The Undecided

A hair band is necessary to hold back this mane.


2010, Part II | Mountain Man


What a difference a few months make.



2011 | The Baby Goatee

Just a shadow of what will become #PabloStache (pictured at top)



Natasha Gardner
Natasha Gardner
Natasha Gardner is a Denver-based writer and the former Articles Editor for 5280.