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Author: Stephanie Guimond

Posted on May 17, 2018

Category: Soccer , Varsity Sports , ACAA

Cole Healy has officially signed with the UNB Saint John Seawolves Soccer program for the 2018-19 Varsity season.

He will be soon graduating from St. Malachy's high school and has been a high honor student in his four years there. In addition to his academic success, Cole has received many athletic awards which include his participation in the 2017 Canada Games, 3x medalist in the Legion National Track & Field (2015), National Soccer Championship participant (2014, 2017), 2x Provincial Soccer Champion (2014, 2017), Junior Athlete of the Year at St. Malachy's (2015) and Atlantic Soccer Champion (2016). Cole has been playing soccer for 13 years and continues to have a great love and passion for it. Cole is beyond grateful for the opportunities that his soccer experiences have given him over the years; meeting new people, representing his province regionally, provincially and nationally. He has also received scholarships through his athletic success, he has gained leadership qualities and social skills.

"It has done so much for me and that is why I'm so passionate for this sport".

Cole chose UNB Saint John because it has the programs that will help him be successful in his career. He is also from Saint John so he will be comfortable during his new endeavor as a first year university student. His family is his biggest support system so being close to them will allow him to really thrive academically and athletically. Cole will be taking the Bachelor of Science program but has also applied to the Health Sciences program where he hopes to take the Radiation Therapy program.

He is eager to increase his ability when his steps on the pitch as part of the Seawolves family. Cole looks forward to the challenge of playing against other university caliber athletes and learning from the vets and coaches on the team. One of Cole's biggest supporters and role models is his father who has been with him every step of the way for his soccer career. "He has done a lot for me and supported all of my choices, he's helped me fund my soccer and he never gives up when things are tough. He knows that in the end that everything will get better and be better".

Head Coach Dave Vicente first noticed Cole when he played for Fundy Soccer and Canada Games. The first thing he took note of was Cole's speed and his ball handling abilities. "Cole's speed to the back line and versatility to play multiple positions will add to the team greatly". Coach Vicente looks forward to working with Cole and seeing how he meshes with the team, he also looks forward to seeing what Cole can do to help the team.  

Welcome to the Seawolves family Cole!