The mission of the Vermont Shamrocks is to provide hockey players an opportunity to play select level hockey while still playing for their local association or high school teams. Shamrock players are loyal leaders of their local association teams, yet the

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Vermont Shamrocks


The Vermont Shamrocks bring together some of the most competitive hockey players from all across Vermont and neighboring states.  The goal is to provide a high level of hockey while promoting participation at the local level.  The emphasis is on skill development and teamwork by fostering a spirit of cooperation and unity, as well as individual self-growth.   We create a fun environment that focuses on important values such as sportsmanship, friendship, and love of the game.  The lesson at the end of the day is that succeeding is really more about how they play the game – win or lose.

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Shamrocks 19s Advance to ESGHL Championship Game
The Vermont Shamrocks 19U team has advanced to the Boston-based Eastern...
Vermont Shamrocks 16UAA & 19UAA Split Season Teams
  The 'Rocks are members of the Eastern Select Girls...
Shamrocks 19s Advance to ESGHL Championship Game

The Vermont Shamrocks 19U team has advanced to the Boston-based Eastern Select Girls Hockey League (ESGHL) Championship game with a 3-0 victory over #1 ranked and previously undefeated New Hampshire Eagles.  The Shamrocks will play the North Suburban Wings for the league championship at 6:10pm on Sunday Nov. 20th. The game will be broadcast on LiveBarn.

The ESGHL playoffs are being hosted in Marlboro Massachusetts.

by posted 11/20/2022
Vermont Shamrocks 16UAA & 19UAA Split Season Teams


The 'Rocks are members of the Eastern Select Girls Hockey League (ESGHL). Many ESGHL teams are based in Massachusetts.  We play in the Fall to earn a spot in the Spring New England Regional Championships and hopefully the USA Hockey National Championships. 
Our fees are low as they reflect only the cost of our ice time, referees, jerseys, shells*, bags*, socks, league fees, insurance, and website fees divided by the number of players.
Everyone pays including coaches kids, goalies, etc. If a family needs financial assistance money may be available. [*Only new players are charged for shells and bags]


by posted 04/26/2020
Shamrocks in College

The Shamrocks started graduating student-athletes from our split season teams with the class of '12. Here is the list of places our players ended up playing athletics. For more information click here.   

NCAA Hockey

Elmira, Penn State, Stevenson University*, Castleton State College*, Middlebury College*, Cortland State (NY)*, Franklin Pierce University, Chatham University, Norwich University*, SUNY Potsdam, Sacred Heart University, Becker College*, Hobart/William Smith*, Boston College, St. Michael's College, New England College*, Plymouth State University, SUNY Canton, The University of New England*, Colby College*, Robert Morris, Southern Maine, Utica College, Trinity (CT) College, Nazareth College, Connecticut College, University of Vermont*.

*multiple players


ACHA Hockey

University of Vermont*, UMass-Amherst, Syracuse University, Lindenwood-Belleville, Columbia University, Grand Valley State University, Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth, Univ. of Rhode Island, Liberty University*.  

*multiple players


Other NCAA Sports

Field Hockey: Salve Regina University, UVM*, St. Lawrence, Hobart/William Smith*, New Haven, Harvard 

Soccer: Plattsburgh State Univ.

Lacrosse: Longwood University, Hobart/William Smith*, Mt. Holyoke College, Castleton State, UVM 

Softball at Castleton State College
XC/Track at Colby College
*multiple players


Other Club Sports

Equestrian at Trinity (CT) College, Rugby: Lindenwood, Castleton University

Alpine Ski: Columbia

Field Hockey: National Univ. of Ireland 


Professional Hockey

Adelaide Rush (AUS)


National (IIHF) Teams

France: 18U Women's World Championship


Former Shamrocks are now coaching at:

Girls 4 Hockey

BFA-St. Albans Varsity

South Burlington High School Varsity

MVU High School Varsity

Stowe High School Varsity

Spaulding High School Varsity

Brattleboro HS Varsity

SASA Youth Hockey

Essex High School Field Hockey

St. Lawrence Univ. Field Hockey

South Burlington HS Field Hockey

Stowe HS Lacrosse

North Country Varsity Hockey

Kingdon Blades Varsity Hockey

North Country Varsity Tennis



Spring Partner

'Rocks win 3 Championships

Congrats to our 2019 16s and 19s 

2019 National Champions!

16U AA


Watch highlights from the National Championship game

2019 New England Champions!





Shamrock Championships
2019 16U AA
National Champions
Amherst, NY
2021 16UAA
USA Hockey Nationals
Denver, Colorado
2021 16UAA
New England Silver Medalists
2020 16UAA
Eastern Select Girls Hockey League Champions
2019 16 AA
New England Champions
2019 19 AA
New England Champions
2018 U16 AA 
National Silver Medalists
National Championships
Marlboro, MA
2018 16 AA
New England Champions
2017 U16 AA 
National Silver Medalists
National Championships
Troy, Michigan
2017 U16 AA
New England Champions
2016 19U AA
National Champions
Burlington, VT
2015 U16 AA
National Bronze Medalists
National Championships
E. Lansing Michigan
2015 U16 AA
New England Champions
2015 U16 AA Vermont Champions
2015 U19 AA Vermont Champions
2014 U16 AA 
Nationals Quarter Finalist 
Buffalo, NY
2014 16 AA
New England Champions
2014 U16 AA Vermont Champions
2014 U19 AA
New England Silver Medal
2014 U19 AA
Vermont Champions
2013 16U AA
National Champions
San Jose, CA
2013 16 AA
New England Champions
2013 U16 AA
Vermont Champions
2012 U16 AA
USA Hockey Nationals
Dallas, TX
2012 U16 AA
New England Silver Medal
2012 U16 AA
Vermont Champions
2012 U19 AA 
Vermont Champions 
2011 U16 AA
Vermont Champions
2011 U16 AA
New England Silver Medal
2010-11 T1 (AAA) U19
New England Bronze Medal
2010 T1 (AAA)
Vermont U19 Champions
First Shamrock game ever Nov. 29th at RI Panther Tournament

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