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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The Shamrocks started graduating student-athletes from our split season teams with the class of 2012. Listed below are colleges and universities where VT Shamrock players have gone on to play. In line with our model, it is worth noting that the student-athletes also played scholastic hockey for their high school. 


Shamrock coaches and officials assist all players with the post-secondary process.  Every year Shamrock U19 players are offered opportunities to play college hockey. It is most important that the athletes find a school that is a match for them regardless of athletics. We are proud of the many Shamrock players on NCAA and ACHA rosters. It is of particular note that many Shamrocks play a sport other than hockey in college. This is evidence of our commitment to serving the multi-sport athlete.   


Here is the list of places our players ended up playing athletics.   


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

^2019 commitment


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.  

*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:

Grils 4 Hockey

BFA-St. Albans Varsity

South Burlington High School Varsity

MVU High School Varsity

Stowe High School Varsity

Spaulding High School Varsity

SASA Youth Hockey