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Boys Basketball

Philosophy

By focusing on what we can control--effort, defense, culture--we challenge our basketball players to be the best teammates they can be. We welcome both those athletes who will play basketball in college and talented multi-sport athletes. In addition, we take great pride in being a basketball program to which JV players can aspire to contribute.

-- Steve McKibben, Head Coach, Boys Varsity Basketball

Highlights

The team has made the New England Class A tournament in three of the past five years, finishing as runner up in 2012-13. The team also won five consecutive Tri-State League titles from 2008-2012, and won the Founders League in 2008.

Facilities

The varsity team practices and plays in Fowle Gym, a classic high school, wooden-floored court, where students, families, and fans overflow the stands, crowd the sidelines, and make so much noise that it can be difficult for anyone to hear. The Forrest E. Mars Jr. Athletic Center also boasts a fully staffed training room, a fitness center, and numerous locker rooms and team rooms.

Coaching Staff

Head coach Steve McKibben has been an assistant and a head varsity basketball coach at Hotchkiss for five years, and also serves as English teacher and Dean of Summer Programs. During his time at Hotchkiss, he has coached one NEPSAC Class A Player of the Year and six NEPSAC Class A All-Stars, and has placed a number of players at superb colleges and universities where they have continued their basketball careers.


Assistant coach Josh Hahn played at Lawrence Academy and coached at Lawrenceville, where his team won the New Jersey State Championship. At Hotchkiss, he has been involved with both the varsity and thirds boys basketball programs, as well as water polo, girls golf, and baseball.



Notable Alumni

Jason Morris '10 -- Georgia Tech
Derrick Wilson '11 -- Marquette
Dylan Sinnickson '11 -- Middlebury, Vermont
Patrick Steeves '12 -- Harvard, George Washington
Noah Daoust '14 -- McGill
Makai Mason '14 -- Yale
Matthew Greene '15 -- Yale
Brendan O'Shea '15 -- Rochester
Thomas Ryan '15 -- Yale
Emanuel Anderson '16 -- Seton Hall
Elijah Bailey '16 -- New Haven
Christian Porydzy '16 -- Trinity


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Prospective Athletes

Interested in playing for Hotchkiss? Our coaches would love to hear from you.

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