The South Kent School basketball program fields three different competitive teams–prep, varsity and junior varsity. The varsity team is comprised of 10-12 players with a 15-16 game regular season schedule plus league playoffs. The team plays in the Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL). The team has a competitive schedule to provide the players with game experience to compliment the skill and team development that they receive in practice.
Tough defense, an up tempo style of play and executing efficiently on offense is what South Kent Basketball is all about. Working together as a team with the above mentioned formula has proven a success over the years with a championships in 2006, 2011 and 2012 seasons and runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010.
Coach Callanan hails from Bennington Vermont. He attended high school at Mount Anthony Union High school where he is the basketball program's all time leader in both points and assists. Coach Callanan did a post graduate year at Cushing Academy where he earned 3rd Team All New England honors and a full athletic scholarship to play basketball at NCAA Division II Armstrong State University in Georgia. After a successful career on the court and in the classroom, he earned his Bachelor Degree in Liberal Arts in 2016. Coach Callanan started at South Kent in 2017 as the assistant coach for the prep basketball team, a role he currently still holds. Coach Callanan also trains basketball players at all levels from youth to Division I players and is also coaching with the Westchester Swarm on the AAU basketball circuit in his free time.