Cleary University signs Neceski to men’s soccer team

Posted: March 11, 2014

HOWELL – Ryan Neceski, of Preston High School in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, has signed a letter of intent to play for the Cleary University’s men’s soccer team.

“Ryan is a tough and skilled defensive player who brings some significant depth to our already strong defensive unit. His presence on the field will help us to be successful in our fall campaign," said Cleary University men’s soccer coach Tom Greeley.

Neceski, a defender, is a four-year varsity player and helped his high school to its first CWOSSA championship and to its first OFSAA tournament appearance.

“I played soccer with Santiago Almada and Justin Ferreria who played for Cleary last year,” said Neceski. “This was a great opportunity to continue to play soccer with my friends at a higher level.”

“I really believe that Cleary can help me be a success on and off the field,” said Neceski, who is interested in business management.

Cleary University reintroduced its collegiate athletic program in 2011 when it formed teams for men’s and women’s golf and cross country. Cleary’s athletic program also includes: men’s and women’s soccer, baseball, softball and lacrosse. Baseball and softball are scheduled to begin in 2015. Cleary is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

Cleary University ( is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus, specialized business university, committed to the betterment of society through the success of its alumni and their employers; to operate as a role model of responsible business practice; to embrace quality management principles, innovation, and an attentive customer focus; and to aspire to a better future.

Cleary’s mission is to provide a practical, application-based education, which equips students to advance their careers.