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Hockey Program

History of Cardigan Hockey
Since 1945, Cardigan Mountain School has taken great pride in providing a structured and supportive environment in which boys can become responsible young men. We understand that athletics can play a key role in the development of a boy's character, and we remain committed to our student-athletes. Cardigan has developed a rich tradition of top pre-prep hockey over the years. Many of our players will go on to the finest secondary schools and junior programs in the country, and several Cardigan alumni have enjoyed successful college and professional careers.

As a talented student-athlete at Cardigan, you will benefit from:
  • A community of students, faculty, and staff who care about, help, and support each other with understanding, kindness, and compassion.
  • A learning environment that will challenge you as a learner and at the same time provide the academic support you need to help you achieve success.
  • A residential environment that will allow you to grow as an individual and become an integral member of a very special community.
  • A high-quality, very competitive, highly successful Junior Prep hockey program.
  • A talented and experienced coaching staff that will help you develop and achieve your goals as a hockey player.

Hockey Facilities at Cardigan
Cardigan hockey players practice and play in Turner Arena at the Wakely Center, a state-of-the-art hockey venue, located on campus just minutes away from dormitories and classrooms.

Player Development at Cardigan
Cardigan hockey players practice and learn:

  • Modern hockey systems.
  • Tactical skill development.
  • Technical skill development.
  • Quickness and explosiveness training.
  • Fitness and weight training.
  • Good nutritional practices.
  • Mental preparation skills.
  • Motivational techniques.

The Coaching Staff at Cardigan
Cardigan hockey players learn from highly experienced and motivated coaches who:

  • May have played at Division One colleges.
  • May have played professionally.
  • May have played internationally.
  • Care about the development, success, and well-being of their student-athletes, both on and off the ice.