Meet Cohl, MDA’s 2016 State Goodwill Ambassador from New Hampshire


Hometown: Exeter, NHCohl_NH1

Age: 9

Diagnosis: I was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type 3, at age 8. Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement.

Favorite School Subject/Activities: My favorite subject in school is social studies.

Favorite People: My mom, dad, sister, Ava, and cat, Celine are my favorite people!

Interests: I like hockey, spending time with my family and swimming.

My favorite things about MDA: My favorite thing about MDA is the support they give my entire family.

5 Fun Facts about Me: 1. I play sled hockey for Northeast Passage. 2. I’m a Cub Scout. 3. I have a great sense of humor. 4. My favorite food is pizza. 5. The New York Rangers are my favorite hockey team.