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.   


NCAA Hockey



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
New England College*
Plymouth State University
SUNY Canton
The University of New England*
Colby College*
Robert Morris

Southern Maine

Nazareth College^

Trinity (CT) College^

Connecticut College

*multiple players

^2019 Commitment


ACHA Hockey


University of Vermont* (ACHA)
UMass-Amherst (ACHA)
Syracuse University (ACHA)
Lindenwood-Belleville (ACHA)
Columbia University (ACHA)
Grand Valley State University (ACHA)

University of Rhode Island

*multiple players


Other NCAA Sport


Field Hockey at Salve Regina University
Field Hockey at University of Vermont*
Lacrosse at Longwood University
Field Hockey at St. Lawrence
Softball at Castleton State College
Lacrosse at Mt. Holyoke College
XC/Track at Colby College
Field Hockey at University of New Haven
Field Hockey at Harvard University
Field Hockey at Connecticut College
Lacrosse at Castleton State College
Lacrosse at University of Vermont
Lacrosse at Hobart/William Smith*
Field Hockey at Hobart/William Smith*

*multiple players

Other Club Sport

Equestrian at Trinity (CT) College

Lindenwood Rugby

Castleton University Rugby

National Univ. of Ireland Field Hockey

Columbia University Alpine Skiing 

Professional Hockey

Adelaide Rush (AUS)


IIHF National Hockey Teams

18U France