The SKSA Experience
The South Kent Selects Academy 15U National team allows families who desire AAA level play for their younger students the ability to do so while attending boarding school. While attending school, players receive the highest level coaching, exposure and training available and they play a AAA schedule that is not limited to the traditional 33-game prep schedule. The 15U National program provides a highly competitive 50-60 game, AAA level schedule consisting of highly recruited showcases, elite tournaments and competitive, independent non-league games across the U.S. and Canada. Eligible to compete for the USA Hockey Tier I national championships. These players regularly receive attention and college commitments from some of the top Division I NCAA schools along with players being drafted into the USHL.
15U Head Coach
Director of Camps and Clinics
Coach Naclerio had an impressive career as a player. He spent four years at Avon Old Farms, one of the most successful, traditional New England prep school hockey programs. He not only starred on the ice but received some of their highest academic and character awards including the Headmaster’s List, Order of Old Farms Prize and the Yale Book Award. He went on to star at Brown University where he was a two time captain and earned multiple All-Academic Team and All-League awards from both the ECAC and Ivy Leagues. Professionally, Coach Naclerio, has experience playing for the AHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins and the ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers as well as a year each playing in the top leagues of both Austria and Italy, finishing his playing career in the spring of 2019.
"I am thrilled to be joining South Kent School as the 15U Head Hockey Coach. South Kent School is rich with tradition and success, and I am grateful for the opportunity to use my past experiences to contribute to the development of the School and hockey program. It is my ultimate goal to assist young men in becoming their best academically, athletically, and personally through hard work and perseverance. I am looking forward to getting started and giving back to the game that has given me so much." Coach Naclerio commented.