JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Chattahoochee High School’s Thomas Cohen has signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Division II lacrosse at Young Harris College in Young Harris, Ga.
Cohen plans to pursue a degree in outdoor leadership. Cohen will play goalie for the Mountain Lions lacrosse team, which competes in the Peach Belt Conference.
Cohen, a four-year letterman for the Cougars, helped the team reach the Georgia 4A state quarterfinals in 2012 and the Georgia 6A state quarterfinals in 2013.
A Cougar-2-Cougar mentor, Cohen was selected to coach a Junior Cougar lacrosse team for three seasons and served as head coach for the fall 2013 U-9 Junior Cougar lacrosse team.
In addition to playing for his high school, Cohen has played club lacrosse for LB3-Atlanta in 2010 and 2011 and for Atlanta Crush in 2012 under head coach Kevin Moran.
Cohen was a guest player for summer club teams including the Rage and the Outlaws. A member of Chattahoochee’s Senior Class Council, Cohen is also co-founder and president of the CHS Mountain Biking Club and is employed by the YMCA’s Camp High Harbour as a summer camp counselor.