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CATS Academy Boston Launches new American Hockey Academy

29 July 2021

CATS Academy Boston has joined forces with a newly formed elite hockey team to offer student-athletes the perfect opportunity to blend a high-end academic and cultural experience with elite hockey training.



The American Hockey Programme Academy is designed to prepare the student-athletes for a future career in hockey, making sure that they have the necessary development, exposure, and advancement opportunities to take the next step for their hockey career pathways.

Student-athletes will receive an organised environment structured to fit the student-athletes’ schedule.   Students will be trained and coached by well-established elite professional coaches to properly to ensure that they have the necessary development, exposure, and advancement opportunities to take the next step in their hockey career.

Students will receive a variety of coaching both on and off the ice, including skating, skills, goaltending as well as game video review sessions. Student will also receive additional increased hockey practice and game time, playing between 60 – 70 games per year. 

During the courses of the programme, students will not only develop a high level of fitness, but will also personal and mental skills, such as personal discipline, time management, analysing and decision-making skills. They will also develop personal qualities such as integrity, honesty, commitment, and an understand of what it means to be part of a team, which is integral to playing Hockey at any level. 

Our Head of School, Ben Bonaventura was delighted to announce the launch of the new academy;

“The hockey Academy is designed to provide student-athletes with the necessary physical and mental skills to be successful in college and beyond, creating a pathway for success.

It will challenge the students to go beyond their comfort zone in order to reach their full potential both as an athlete and as a person.”



Student-athletes will be based at the CATS Academy Boston campus, which combines the experience and values of a traditional American boarding school with a new, state-of-the-art campus. The main building offers outstanding spaces to develop and nurture creative independent thinking.

Twenty minutes from downtown Boston, CATS Academy’s proximity to the metropolitan area provides an extension to our campus. You can take part in a wide range of academic, athletic, and social experiences across the city and at many of the top universities and colleges. Boston has also been ranked as one of the best cities in the country for hockey.


For More Information

We are now accepting inquiries and video submissions for players interested in joining our U14, U16, and U18 full season teams. For more information please go to our Hockey Academy website page or email directly to for more immediate information.

Find out how CATS Academy Boston Hockey Academy can help you pursue your passion for Hockey



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