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  • South Kent Selects Academy Finalizes Head Coaches

    August 29th, 2018

    South Kent, Conn.––South Kent Selects Academy has named two head coaches to complete its leadership team for the upcoming season. Jon Hutcheon, St. Louis Blues skills development coach and owner/lead instructor of High End Hockey, has accepted the position as head coach of the SKSA U15 team while Chris Uber has been promoted to head coach of the reigning USA Hockey Tier 1 National Champion SKSA U18 team.

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  • South Kent Selects Academy Announce New Hockey Leadership for Nationally Ranked Hockey Program

    August 21st, 2018

    The hiring of a world class hockey leader will provide the athletes, school and hockey program the key elements needed to usher South Kent Selects Academy (“SKSA”) into a new era of excellence.

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  • Farabee and Pettersen Selected in 2018 NHL Draft

    July 1st, 2018

    Two Selects Academy at South Kent School (SASKS) alumni were recently picked in the 2018 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft. Joel Farabee ’18 was selected 14th overall in the 1st round by the Philadelphia Flyers (where he will join fellow South Kent alumnus Shayne Gostisbehere ’11). Mathias Emilio Pettersen ’18 was drafted in the 6th round at 167th overall to the Calgary Flames. Both were ranked as NHL prospects earlier this year.

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  • We are the Champions: U18 Hockey Wins Nationals!

    April 12th, 2018

    After five consecutive appearances at the USA Hockey National Championships, one of our CCYHA Selects Hockey teams has done it. Our U18s have won the National title! This tournament showcases the top 16 Tier I Midget AAA Youth Hockey teams in the country, and after a season focusing on commitment, emotional balance, belief, and teamwork, our boys achieved their dream.

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  • Frozen Four: Andrew Peeke ’16 Competes with Notre Dame

    April 5th, 2018

    Coming up on the heels of representing Team USA at the World Junior Championship, Andrew Peeke ’16 is in the spotlight once again – this time, in the Frozen Four. The time has come for the annual battle for the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, and Peeke is poised to fight for the title with the #1 seeded University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish, starting with the semifinal game vs. #2 University of Michigan TONIGHT, April 5, at 9:30 p.m. ET in St. Paul, MN.

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  • All Three of Our CCYHA Selects Teams Make Nationals

    March 30th, 2018

    We are proud to announce that for the first time ever, all three of our CCYHA Selects Hockey teams have made it to the 2018 National Championships! The USA Hockey-hosted tournament is set to take place April 5-10 and will feature the top Tier I youth hockey teams across the nation in the ultimate competition for the championship title.

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  • Flyers Defenseman Gostisbehere ’11 Invites Hockey Team from Alma Mater, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, to NHL Game

    March 13th, 2018

    Shayne Gostisbehere ’11 isn’t just a South Kent School alumnus. Before coming to the  Hillside, the Philadelphia Flyers defenseman attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for two years. A native of Pembroke Pines, FL, the tragic events of February 14 hit close to home, literally: not only was he a student at Stoneman Douglas, but his grandparents live only a mile from the school.

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  • Prep Basketball to host NEPSAC Class AA Boys' Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal Wednesday

    February 26th, 2018

    The quarterfinal matchup is 5pm, Wednesday 2/28/18 with the SKS Prep Basketball team taking on the MacDuffie School in a home game in Brown Gymnasium.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Payton Blynn ’18 Named to United Soccer Coaches All-American Team

    February 25th, 2018

    Payton Blynn ’18 is seeing the culmination of a great high school soccer career. Not only did he officially sign earlier this month with St. John’s University Red Storm, an NCAA Division I men’s soccer team, but he was also named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches High School Boys All-America Team.

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  • Five South Kent Alumni Ranked as 2018 NHL Draft Prospects

    February 1st, 2018

    The National Hockey League (NHL) Central Scouting Midterm Rankings have been announced, and five former South Kent School students have been named to the North American Skaters list. Devin Rask, Director of Selects Academy at South Kent, noted that this was the highest number of South Kent alumni to ever be on the NHL Draft Prospect Rankings at once.

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  • Peeke ’16 Plays for Team USA in World Junior Championship

    January 5th, 2018

    Former South Kent School student Andrew Peeke ’16 is on the international stage once again, this time as a member of the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team,

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  • Features Joel Farabee ’18 as Potential First-Round Pick

    November 7th, 2017

    Joel Farabee ’18, a previous Selects Academy at South Kent School left wing, is getting noticed by the National Hockey League (NHL) for his hard work. NHL correspondent Joe Yerdon wrote an article on Farabee, noting that despite his “small stature” compared to some others in the league, “he has earned an A rating on NHL Central Scouting’s preliminary players to watch list as a potential first-round pick” for the 2018 draft.

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  • Selects Academy at SKS to Stand Up to Cancer in Charity Game

    November 7th, 2017

    The Selects Academy at South Kent School U16 and U18 teams will play the North Jersey Avalanche in a charity hockey game Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at Woodbridge Community Center in Woodbridge, NJ and will raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

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  • Three SKS Alumni Drafted to NHL

    June 27th, 2017

    On Saturday, June 24th, Keith Petruzzelli '17, Brandon Crawley '15, and Skyler Brind'Amour '18 joined the ever growing list of South Kent School alumni who have been drafted to the NHL.

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  • Florentino '13 & Friars are National Champions

    April 9th, 2015

    It was an unforgettable night on Saturday, April 11th, for South Kent School alumnus Anthony Florentino '13, who helped his team win the NCAA Division I National Men's Hockey Championship. The Providence Friars won in a thrilling 4-3 finish versus Boston University. It was Florentino who scored Providence's first goal in the final game of the Frozen Four, garnering excitement from fans both in the rink and on social media.

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