Ice Hockey - Boys Varsity (Prep Team)
Wyoming Seminary's hockey program is an associate member of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC). The team is now a proud member of the Midwest Prep Hockey League (MPHL), along with Gilmore Academy, Lake Forest Academy, Shady Side Academy, St. Francis Prep, Upper Canada College, Bishop’s College School, Rice Memorial, Ridley College and Rothesay Netherwood School. The program is dedicated to developing student-athletes to their full potential, on the ice and in the classroom. Designed around the academic calendar, Sem’s hockey schedule exposes our student-athletes to the best competition while maintaining the academic integrity of the school.
Sem's hockey program played its first competitive season in 1992-93. The prep team now plays an approximately 35-game schedule with four to five tournaments/showcases per season against prep schools from across the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and New England. Some of the tournaments the program has participated in include: Middlesex/St. Mark's William Barber Memorial Tournament, Northwood Holiday Tournament in Lake Placid, Albany Academy Rider Cup, Trinity-Pawling Empire Cup, Phillips Exeter Invitational, Shady Side Academy Thanksgiving Classic, the St. Francis Tournament in Buffalo and St. George's School's Howard Invitational.
Seminary student-athletes have gone on to play in the NHL, AHL, ECHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, NAHL, USPHL, EHL, BCHL, OJHL, CCHL and various professional leagues across Europe and Asia, as well as NCAA Division I, Division III, U Sports and ACHA programs including, but not limited to, Boston University, Bentley, Harvard, Alaska (Anchorage), American International, Norwich, Hamilton, Skidmore, New England College, St. Michaels, Hobart, Lebanon Valley, Elmira, Southern New Hampshire University, SUNY Fredonia, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Geneseo, Worcester State, Neumann, Penn State, Arizona, Drexel, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, Castleton State, Curry College, University of New Hampshire, Quinnipiac University, Sacred Heart University, University of Vermont and Middlebury.
Dennis Packard ‘00 played for the U.S. National Team Development Program during his senior year before matriculating to Harvard University. Packard was drafted by the Boston Bruins in 2001 and went on to play over 300 games as a professional, primarily in the AHL, before retiring in 2010. Arpad Mihaly ‘01, a former member of the Romanian National Team alongside fellow Sem alumnus Zoltan Pal ‘99, has played over 1,000 games as a professional across numerous leagues in North America and Europe.
(Please note this is not a final version of the 2022-23 schedule, as of September 2022)
Wyoming Seminary 2022-23 Boys Ice Hockey Roster
Last Updated: Sept. 15, 2022
9 Daniel Svozil, F
12 Olivier van der Groen, F
8 Jason Shapiro, D
19 Alexis Billequey, F
18 Anthony Petrick, F
10 Mathis Pellerin, F (A)
17 David Taylor, D
5 Xavier Beaulac, D
4 Ford Boock, D (C)
30 Caleb Chabot, G
35 Matthew Spera, G
22 Yoan Gagnon, F
16 Lucas Vitello, F
24 Jagar MacDonald, F
25 Colin Donovan, F
13 Heli-William De Seve Elliott, F
3 Andrew Tsui, F
Head Coach — Justin Lyle
Assistant Coach — Stephen McGeary
Assistant Coach — Ryan Furtak
Goalie Coach — Cat Flagg
Strength and Conditioning Coach — Dave Shultz
For more information about Wyoming Seminary's ice hockey program, please email Coach Lyle at firstname.lastname@example.org.