Boys' Varsity Hockey

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The Canterbury boys’ varsity hockey team competes in the highly-respected New England Prep Hockey Conference. The Saints have won the New England Prep School Division I Championship two times (1994 and 1997) and claimed the Hockey West League Championship three times since its formation in 1998. Canterbury has earned a New England Tournament bid ten times, with its latest appearance coming in 2014.

The program’s competitive culture and focus on individual skill development, has helped numerous player’s transition to the next level. Recent graduates have gone on to play at Northeastern, Lake Superior State, UNH, West Point, Holy Cross, Union, Hobart, Babson, Wesleyan, Dartmouth, Connecticut College, St. Michael’s, RPI, RIT, Quinnipiac, Skidmore, Colby, Tufts, St. Anselm’s, Trinity, Manhattanville, Norwich, Penn State, Clarkson, and Stonehill among others.


# Name Position Class Hometown
John Barton 2021 Downingtown, PA
Matthew Boczar 2020 Sewell, NJ
Devon Carlstrom 2021 Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Connor Cherry 2019 Dover, NH
Griffin Fillios 2020 Mason, OH
Darren-Neil Gordon 2020 Kingston
Shane Haggerty 2019 Stamford, CT
Matthew Iasenza 2019 Pierrefonds
Andrew Kessing 2020 Isle La Motte, VT
Zachary List 2020 Lake Worth, FL
Jeffrey Lumia 2020 Wolcott, CT
Andrew Mancini 2020 Farmingville, NY
Jack McCluskey 2020 South Windsor, CT
Martin McDonald 2019 Scarsdale, NY
Andrew Mesick 2019 Albany, NY
Matthew Mulhern 2022 New Milford, CT
Alexander Murtsef 2020 Nesconset, NY
David Paluch 2019 Oakville Ontario
Peter Papadopoulos 2021 Morris Plains, NJ
Cameron Plants 2020 Clayton, NC
Zachary Riccitelli 2020 Hamden, CT
Mathieu Savard 2019 Ste-Adele, QC
Cal Skwara 2020 Simsbury, CT
Schuyler St. Germain 2019 Weston, CT
Joshua Wilkins 2020 Kennett Square, PA
Lucas Williams 2019 Cortland, NY


Head Coach Paddy McCarthy

Paddy ‘94, an alumnus of Canterbury’s hockey program, is the head coach of Boys’ Varsity Hockey. While a student at Canterbury he was a member of the 1994 Division I New England Champion team. Following, Paddy matriculated to St. Anselm College, NH where he played NCAA hockey for the Hawks. Paddy has led the hockey team to three recent small school New England tournament appearances in 2014, 2016, and 2018. He was awarded the Vincent J. Reilly Coach of the Year Sportsmanship Award in 2012.

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Assistant Coach Mike Polsonetti

Assistant Coach Nick Ellis


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