The New Hampton hockey program is a member of the New England Prep School Ice Hockey Association (NEPSIHA), competing against the top Division I prep schools in New England. New Hampton hockey, who were NEPSAC finalists in 2011 and in 2018, has traditionally been one of the strongest programs in New England and has consistently produced some of college hockey's top players. They have also made the NEPSAC tournament five years in a row, from 2015-2019. The New Hampton coaching staff brings years of college and professional playing experience to the program, and are committed to continuing New Hampton's tradition of excellence. New Hampton attracts top student-athletes who are capable of contributing not only in academics and athletics but in the community as well. If you are interested in becoming part of the New Hampton hockey program, contact Connor Gorman.
Connor Gorman brings his many years of hockey experience as the leader of the New Hampton School Men’s Hockey program. Gorman is a 2011 graduate of New Hampton School where he led the NEPSAC in scoring and points during his senior year, and was awarded Most Valuable Player and Male Athlete of the Year. The Huskies also made it to the Division I Small School finals that year, upsetting powerhouses South Kent School and The Gunnery.
Gorman went on to play one year of junior hockey for Sean Tremblay and the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs in the Eastern Junior Hockey League, where he won a Dineen Cup Championship and was an EJHL All-Star. Gorman also represented the EJHL and USA as a member of the Junior World Cup team held in Omsk, Russia. After his year with the Monarchs, Gorman went on to play for legendary coach, Bob Emery, at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.
During his time at Plattsburgh, Gorman played in over 100 games, capturing a SUNYAC Championship his junior year, and was a two-time All-Conference player. During Gorman’s sophomore and senior seasons, Plattsburgh was the number one ranked Division III team in the country. Gorman was also a member of the Plattsburgh lacrosse team competing for the Cardinals as a long-stick midfielder.
Following graduation, Gorman played two years of professional hockey with the Peoria Rivermen of the Southern Professional Hockey League, and spent some time with the Quad City Mallards of the East Coast Hockey League. Gorman had 90 points in 115 professional games.
In the summers, Gorman works as a skills and skating coach with the Elite Hockey Training Centers and Greg Carter European Hockey School.
A native of Lynn, Massachusetts, Marsh began his coaching career at New Hampton School in 1976 as Coach Mike McShane’s assistant hockey coach and a math teacher. When McShane left in 1978, Marsh was the clear leader to follow in his footsteps and advance the Men’s Hockey Program. Over time he compiled a 56-5 record. He then went on to achieve a 13-5-1 record and the league title at Choate Rosemary Hall in Connecticut. A 1976 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Joe joined the St. Lawrence staff as an assistant coach in 1983, again following McShane’s leadership. Marsh took over as head coach at the start of the 1985-86 season.
While at St. Lawrence, Marsh compiled a record of 468-399-72 in 26 seasons, the most career victories of any active ECAC coach at the time of his retirement, and he became the third coach in NCAA Division I history to accrue more than 400 wins at one institution. He won the Spencer Penrose Award as NCAA Division I Coach of the Year twice, and he was a four-time ECAC Coach of the Year. He won five ECAC championships, took teams to eight NCAA tournaments and made two Frozen Four appearances. He had a streak of 22 straight ECAC tournament appearances with five ECAC Championships. He coached 18 All-America players, seven Hobey Baker finalists, six ECAC Player of the Year Award winners, four ECAC Rookies of the Year, five ECAC Outstanding Defensive Forward award winners and five ECAC Outstanding Defensive Defenseman award winners.