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Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Who cares? They're awful. Enjoy the education...

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Anon
Who cares? They're awful. Enjoy the education...
Evidently it's Administration cares....

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

You can't turn a prep school around in two years since the "recruits" are 7th graders. Takes more time and those that have done it elsewhere were motivated to stay at the school because they had their own kids attending at little or no tuition cost so that's a big part of the "compensation" for coaching. PR doesn't need or get that benefit and so it's probably not enough comp for the time spent. He'd also need to make a longer term comittment in the range of 2-4 more years to turn it around.

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

anon
You can't turn a prep school around in two years since the "recruits" are 7th graders. Takes more time and those that have done it elsewhere were motivated to stay at the school because they had their own kids attending at little or no tuition cost so that's a big part of the "compensation" for coaching. PR doesn't need or get that benefit and so it's probably not enough comp for the time spent. He'd also need to make a longer term comittment in the range of 2-4 more years to turn it around.
If this post is indicative of the typical BB&N hockey parent, no wonder the school can't recruit.

Prep schools recruit, in order, a coach that can recruit, Juniors from publics privates and other Prep schools, PGs and Freshmen. The interview slate two years ago was mostly coaches without kids. If they selected a coach motivated by free tuition and not the paycheck they had no shot.

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

No kid at BBN and WTF are you talking about? It took McEachern 5 years to turn rivers around. He is patient cause he has kids going there. Russo has no ties.

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Was he asked to leave or left on his own?

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

No inside knowledge. But prep is not exactly a path for coaches to move up in the coaching world. Most don't have aspirations beyond doing what they do. Many are teachers and some are in it as long as their kids are at the school. I suspect you'll see him move on to juniors or perhaps college as an assistant. He has a good rep in terms of skill development. Will need team development on the resume at some point.

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

BB&N is more concerned with ensuring that all the students understand what a Transgender is. Football is the only truly competitive sport...Coach Willey is outstanding!
The school is run by elitist liberals who could care less if they had a hockey team.The hockey coach resigned because he could not get his recruits into the school. BB&N is not like the rest of the ISL, they will not waive the academic standard for anyone. The basketball team suffers the same fate, coach recruits several kids to come play, they can't meet the standard and they get denied.
The education at this school is second to none, however you will have to to deal with the EXTREMELY liberal view of the world that is presented to the kids. The Headmaster literally cried on stage when Trump was elected......REALLY! If your child has any sort of conservative voice and wants to attend BB&N, I would suggest a parent instruct the child to keep his views to himself. The teachers do not look favorably on anyone who views the world through a conservative lens.
This school is trying to "normalize" Transgenders......they recently had a Transgender athlete come speak at an all school assembly. WHY???? Hockey is not even on the radar......many kids are leaving the school because of the current situation.

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

The whole team uses sticks that are too short

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Anon
The whole team uses sticks that are too short
+1

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

BBN Parent
BB&N is more concerned with ensuring that all the students understand what a Transgender is. Football is the only truly competitive sport...Coach Willey is outstanding!
The school is run by elitist liberals who could care less if they had a hockey team.The hockey coach resigned because he could not get his recruits into the school. BB&N is not like the rest of the ISL, they will not waive the academic standard for anyone. The basketball team suffers the same fate, coach recruits several kids to come play, they can't meet the standard and they get denied.
The education at this school is second to none, however you will have to to deal with the EXTREMELY liberal view of the world that is presented to the kids. The Headmaster literally cried on stage when Trump was elected......REALLY! If your child has any sort of conservative voice and wants to attend BB&N, I would suggest a parent instruct the child to keep his views to himself. The teachers do not look favorably on anyone who views the world through a conservative lens.
This school is trying to "normalize" Transgenders......they recently had a Transgender athlete come speak at an all school assembly. WHY???? Hockey is not even on the radar......many kids are leaving the school because of the current situation.
Is this news to anyone? I mean, the school is in Cambridge. What were you expecting?

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Different rules with football? They seem yto have some traction in Football

Re: BB&N Boys Varsity Hockey

Anon
Different rules with football? They seem yto have some traction in Football
Giving $1 of scholarship for NE Prep football is a waste. Nobody goes to the games, and the scholarship athletes just run over the skinny rich kids. Basketball, too.

Let the rest of the country have the football players. Bring the best hockey players to NE.