Selects Academy at South Kent School develops self-discipline, commitment, sportsmanship, and a fervent passion for the game. In the period of time since the program began, SASKS has claimed many New England Championships, multiple tournament championships, and has had a team in the USA Hockey National Championships every year.

South Kent School offers top-tier private boarding school education while at the same time affording our students the opportunity to play the highest level and most competitive AAA hockey available in the northeastern United States. Selects Academy at South Kent School is a one-of-a-kind hockey program available only at South Kent School. 

Why SASKS?

SASKS allows student-athletes to play elite AAA hockey with their own age group. They receive top coaching, exposure and training and play a AAA schedule with a 50-70 game season.

Quick Facts

  • 4 practice per week on average, with opportunity to be on the ice 7 times per week
  • 75-minute practices
  • Impressive list of college commitments, current college players, and even NHL draft picks. 

Championships

  • 2018 USA Hockey National Champions U18
  • 2017-18 USPHL Champions U18
  • 2017-18 USPHL Champions U16
  • 2017-18 USA Hockey New England District U16 Champions
  • 2017-18 USA Hockey New England District Pure 15 Champions
  • 2016-17 USA Hockey New England District Regional U16
  • 2016-17 USPHL Champions U16
  • 2015-16 USPHL Champions U18
  • 2015-16 USPHL Champions U16
  • 2014-15 USA Hockey New England District Regional U16
  • 2013-14 USA Hockey New England District Regional U18
  • 2013-14 USA Hockey New England District Regional U16
  • 2013-14 USPHL Champions U18
  • 2013-14 USPHL Champions U16
  • 2011-12 Eastern Hockey Federation (EHF) League Champions U14

National Championship Tournament Appearances

  • 2017-18 USA Hockey U18
  • 2017-18 USA Hockey U16
  • 2017-18 USA Hockey U15
  • 2016-17 USA Hockey U15
  • 2016-17 USA Hockey U16
  • 2015-16 USA Hockey U18
  • 2014-16 USA Hockey U18
  • 2014-’15 USA Hockey U16
  • 2013-’14 USA Hockey  U18
  • 2013-’14 USA Hockey  U16

Tournaments

  • 2018 National Championships U18
  • 2018 National Championships U16
  • 2018 National Championships Pure 15
  • 2017 National Championships Pure 15
  • 2017 National Championships U16
  • 2016 Mid-Winter Classic Champions U15
  • 2016 Bauer Motown Champions U15
  • 2015 Beantown Classic Champions U16 and U18
  • 2014 SKS Legacy Elite Hockey Invitational Champions U16
  • 2013 Beantown Classic Champions U16
  • 2013 Labor Day Classic Champions U16
  • 2013 Boston Jr. Bruins Shootout Champions U16 and U18
  • 2012 Rider Cup Hockey Tournament Champions U18
  • 2012 AAA Warrior Invitational Hockey Tournament U14
  • 2012 Boston Jr. Bruins Shootout Champions U16
  • 2011 Brooks/Pingree Tournament Champions U16

NHL Draft Picks

Player NameDraft YearClubRoundPick
Keith Petruzzelli2017Detroit Red Wings3rd88
Brandon Crawley2017New York Rangers4th123
Skyler Brind'Amour2017Edmonton Oilers6th177
Andrew Peeke2016Columbus Blue Jackets2nd34
Chase Priskie '142016Washington Capitals6th177
Jake Ryczek2016Chicago Blackhawks7th203
Anthony Florentino '132013Buffalo Sabres5th143
Shayne Gostisbehere '112012Philadelphia Flyers3rd78
Wade Megan '092009Florida Panthers5th138
Brian Mueller '911991Hartford Whalers7th141

 

NCAA Division I

Player NameNCAA Division I Program
Simon Mack '19Penn State University
Skyler Brind'amour '18Michigan State University
Drew ElserUniversity of Connecticut
Emilio Petterson '18Denver University
Joel Farabee '18Boston University
Gvido JansonsArizona State University
Alexis Binner '17University of Maine
Simon Boyko ‘17University of Vermont
Chris Garbe '17Brown University
Ben PirkoUnion College
Riley Prattson '17Providence College
Derek Hamelin '16Canisius College
Steven Ipri '16Mercyhurst University
Carter Long '16University of Vermont
Connor Marshall '16Brown University
Keith Petruzzelli ‘16Quinnipiac University
Greg Printz ‘16Providence College
Andrew PeekeUniversity of Notre Dame
Jacob Schmidt-SvejstrupUniversity of Maine
Matt AllenProvidence College
Alex LimogesCornell University
Ruslan RakhmatovSacred Heart University
Dominic Dockery '15Merrimack College
Joseph Cipollone '15University of New Hampshire
Matt Creamer '15Quinnipiac University
Austin McIlmurray '15Sacred Heart University
Aaron McPheters '15University of Alaska Anchorage
Donovan OttRPI
Charles ManleyRPI
Karl El-Mir  '14 University of Connecticut
Chase Priskie  '14 Quinnipiac University
Anthony Florentino  '13Providence College
Jason Salvaggio  '13University of Connecticut
Jesse Schwartz '13University of Connecticut
Shane Starrett '13Air Force Academy
Joe SnivelyYale
Jack Riley '11Mercyhurst College
Rasmus ReijolaSt. Cloud State
Shayne Gostisbehere '11Union College
Joseph Manno '11Northeastern University
Matthew Chartrain '10Niagara University
Michael Pereira '10University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Doug MacLean '10Sacred Heart
Neil Fachini '10Sacred Heart
CJ Chartrain '09Niagara University
Will Rayner '09Sacred Heart
Wade Megan '09Boston University
Jeff Silengo '09University of New Hampshire
Joey DiamondUniversity of Maine
Rem Vanderbeek '08Providence College
Tyler Scott '07University of New Hampshire
Joe Pereira '07Boston University
Mike Vaskivuo '06Merrimack College
Tony Morrone '06University of Maine
Andrei Uryadov '04RPI
Dillon Duncan '04Mercyhurst College
Jeff Hill '04University of Vermont
Patrick Sullivan '01Sacred Heart University
Tom Clayton '98Niagara University
John Folli '95University of Connecticut
Brain Mueller '91Clarkson University
Richard Brande '88University of Connecticut

 

Division III

Player NameProgram
Evan Lindquist '15SUNY Plattsburgh
Brady Pfaff '15Suny Plattsburgh
Dominic Blad '14University of Massachusetts Boston
Dan DuPont '14Colby College
Michael Rudolf '14Colby College
Brian Farrell '14Assumption College

 


 

Current College Commitments

Division I

Player NameProgram
Kyle Haskins '18Michigan State
Conner Hutchison '18University of Vermont
Shane Pinto '18University of North Dakota
PJ Fletcher '19Quinnipiac University
Zachary Jones '19UMASS
Ethan Phillips '19Quinnipiac University
Austin Cook '20University of Vermont
Charlie Desroches '20Northeastern
Josh Lawrence '20Boston University
Ruben Rafkin ' 20Denver University
Jack Williams '20Northeastern University
Victor Czernecki Anair '20Quinnipiac University
Nick DeSantis '20Miami University