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You’re looking to continue your soccer career at the college level. But did you ever think it could be this good? When you lace up your cleats as a Saint, you’ll surround yourself with teammates and coaches committed to cultivating your skills and talent. You’ll take on challenging competition and play on a home field that makes every game an experience. Here you’ll find everything you need to make your next shot your best.
Meet the Coach Wayne Currie is the Head Coach of the Women’s Soccer program. Since taking over the program in 2002, he has built the program into one of the most highly respected programs in the region. He has guided the Saints to two Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championships and subsequent NCAA Tournament appearances. The team also qualified for the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Tournament in 2008 and 2009. Currie’s players have earned numerous distinctions under his development, including recognition by the ECAC, the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA), the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), and ESPN The Magazine. Currie came to Emmanuel after 10 successful seasons as a high school coach at both Dracut High School and King Philip Regional High School. Throughout his tenure, his teams won eight conference championships, while Currie earned Coach of the Year distinctions seven times. Currie is also active in the youth soccer scene, currently serving as director of coaching for PASA FC. He has coached for Charles River United, Metro Black Magic and Inter-County Soccer Club. He continues to dedicate his time coaching at many camps and youth soccer organizations. Currie received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Massachusetts. He holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) license and a National Advanced Diploma from the NSCAA.
Wayne Currie Head Women’s Soccer Coach 617-735-9864
Facilities The Saints’ home venue is unlike any in Boston. The team plays on the brand-new, NCAA-regulation synthetic turf field at Roberto Clemente Field, located across the street from Emmanuel’s campus. With its openstadium design and the city’s skyline as its backdrop, Clemente Field makes for a unique playing experience. The facility is outfitted with new MUSCO lighting, scoreboard and plenty of spectator seating. In addition, the Saints have access to a state-of-the-art training facility in the Jean Yawkey Center as well as the St. Joseph Hall fitness center, which is updated with new platforms, racks, free weights, plate-loaded equipment and a separate cardio room.
“Emmanuel College provides an amazing opportunity for student- athletes to achieve success in the classroom, to compete athletically in a comprehensive NCAA Division III environment, and to fully participate in our campus community on a daily basis. Our coaches totally support the academic mission of the college, and our student-athletes continue to make us proud on an annual basis.” Pam Roecker Director of Athletics & Recreation Emmanuel College
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Emmanuel College competes in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), comprised of 14 New England colleges and universities. Teams that win a GNAC Championship recieve an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. GNAC colleges with participating men’s basketball programs include: Albertus Magnus College, Anna Maria College, Emerson College, Johnson & Wales University, Lasell College, Mount Ida College, Norwich University, Rivier College, St. Joseph’s College and Suffolk University.
“Emmanuel College provides a challenging educational and athletic experience for the player who demonstrates a great work ethic, positive attitude, commitment, passion for the sport and a desire to compete! We will be challenging you to become a better player, person and student. It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it.” Wayne Currie Head Women’s Soccer Coach Emmanuel College
About Emmanuel Emmanuel is a coed, residential, Catholic liberal arts and sciences college in the city of Boston. Its beautiful 17-acre campus is neighbored by a world-class medical center, two major art museums and Fenway Park. Our vibrant community of 1750 undergrad students gets involved with more than 90 clubs, organizations and activities, 17 Division III athletic teams, Emmanuel College Radio, Filmmakers at Emmanuel, intramurals and more. A strong liberal arts and sciences education has been our proud tradition since 1919. Today we offer over 30 majors and areas of study including new programs in accounting, biostatistics, crime and justice, and sport management. Our unique location gives students the opportunity to explore real-world experiences through internships, research and strategic partnerships within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area and the city of Boston. Our students have interned with PUMA, Boston Police Crime Labs, the Massachusetts State House and professional sports organizations including the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and Major League Lacrosse, whose headquarters are in town.
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