Cole was the Red Ranger of the Wild Force Rangers.
Cole, living in the Amazon, is giving a photograph of his parents and a red crystal from the Tribal Leader and told the time has come for him to find his destiny. Cole ventures to Turtle Cove to find his parents where he frees some captured aniamls from a pound. This is seen by Princess Shayla who sends the Wild Force Rangers to bring him to the Animarium, were they explain that they would like him to join them. Cole sees that the other rangers also have animal crystals and they show him how to morph as he helps defeat the Org.s ("Lionheart")
When another org attacks Turtle Cove Cole decides to try and reason with it, believing every living thing has a heart, however he learns that the Orgs only want to destroy. Cole realises that fighting the orgs is the only option and helps to destroy the org. The rangers then meet Toxica and Jindrax, who introduce themselves as Duke Orgs. Toxica makes the Org return in bigger form and Cole suggests combining their Zords to form the Megazord, which destroys the enlarged Org. ("Darkness Awakening")
Taylor tries to teach Cole the Ranger's rulebooks however Cole tells Taylor that there is too many rules. Taylor is offended and runs off, where she gets in truble, Cole goes to help her and teaches her that the only rule they need is teamwork. ("Click, Click Zoom")
When Alyssa finds a mysterious cavern she and the other rangers take Princess Shayla down to investigate it. However Princess Shayla is kidnapped by Tire Org and as the rangers struggle to catch him they are given help in the form of new Motorbikes. They use the motorbikes to save Princess Shyala. However Cole struggles to use the bike far more than the others, at first he tells the bike to move and says that he has never met a beast like it, but eventually gets the hang of it. The mysterious cavern turns out to be a new Wild Zord for Alyssa, the Elephant Zord. ("Ancient Awakening")