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Blast president, general manager Kevin Healey steps down to join the Harrisburg Heat

Blast president, general manager Kevin Healey steps down to join the Harrisburg Heat

Blast president and general manager Kevin Healey announced he has left the organization to become a minority owner and president of the Major Arena Soccer League rival Harrisburg Heat.

At Harrisburg, Healey, 61, will join his son, Pat Healey, who was named the Heat’s head coach and general manager last week after retiring from a 10-year playing career with the Blast. At Friday afternoon’s news conference, which took place at Liberatore’s in Timonium, the Blast also announced that assistant general manager Mike Conway has been promoted to vice president of soccer operations.

Kevin Healey’s departure ends a 20-year run with the organization that began in 1998 when owner Ed...

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