Long-time EMU men's soccer coach Roger Mast has announced the hiring of Shay Quintin as his program's new graduate assistant.
Quintin recently graduated from Messiah University after a stellar career with the powerful soccer program. He earned a starting role as a freshman, collecting 77 starts in 80 games as a defender for the Falcons.
As a senior, Quintin assisted on the late game-winning goal when Messiah beat EMU 2-1 in Harrisonburg. He was a three-time all-conference honoree, highlighted by earning all-region and scholar all-American awards in 2019.
Name & Hometown: Shay Quintin, Attleboro, Mass.
Undergraduate: Messiah University (2020), English with Teaching Certification
Collegiate Awards: NCAA National Champion in 2017…four-time NCAA National Tournament participant…three-time MAC Commonwealth Conference Champion...three-time All-MAC Commonwealth…Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region in 2019…Third Team Scholar All-American by the United Soccer Coaches in 2019
Master's Program at EMU: Master in Education
Quote from Coach Roger Mast: I am very excited to have Shay join our EMU soccer family in his role as graduate assistant coach. Shay brings a great perspective into our program from his experience in playing at a high level at Messiah University. He also understands the importance of building a strong team culture and his relationship with Jesus Christ is evident and influential in all areas of his life. I am glad that he chose us to continue his education and to hone the craft of building relationships with our players and developing them through the sport of soccer.