Bishop Kearney Announces Expansion of Academy Hockey Program

Elite Players From Around the Globe Will Live, Learn, and Compete

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (December 24, 2019) – Building off the success of the nationally recognized Selects Academy at Bishop Kearney Girls’ program, Bishop Kearney – a Golisano Education Partner, is proud to announce the expansion of its residential hockey program to include an elite boys’ hockey academy commencing in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Mirroring the Selects Academy at Bishop Kearney Girls’ program, the boys program will offer aspiring hockey players the best of both worlds. The program provides a rigorous private school education combined with Elite Full Season Tier I AAA hockey teams at the U14 National, 15-Only, and U16 National divisions, respectively. Centrally located to the most competitive and exposure driven hockey markets in North America, the boys’ academy will play an extremely challenging and robust game schedule while having access to off-ice strength training, small group/position specific skill development sessions, the utilization of analytics/video software, and professionally delivered meals planned by a registered dietitian.

Bishop Kearney will provide the program’s global roster with exposure to high-level academics in a nurturing environment where they can pursue both their academic and athletic dreams. The student-athletes will reside on the third floor of the school, in brand new state of the art collegiate style dorm rooms that include living amenities such as shooting rooms, a private workout facility, players’ lounge, and a video theatre. Renovations to the existing structure are expected to be completed by August of 2020.

Bishop Kearney President, Steve Salluzzo said, “We’re beyond excited to announce the expansion of our residential hockey program at Bishop Kearney. This endeavor comes as a building block off of the incredible success we’ve had with the Girls Selects Academy. Combining Bishop Kearney’s high-level academic standards with the modern Academy hockey curriculum will provide our student-athletes an unparalleled development platform to chase their dreams.”

The Bishop Kearney campus is closed for the holidays. More information will be available mid-January.


For further information, please contact Fred Tillinghast, Director of Enrollment and Public Relations, at 585-342-4000 ext. 246 or


About Bishop Kearney High School: Bishop Kearney High School, a Golisano Education Partner (, is a private Roman Catholic, co-educational school located in Irondequoit, N.Y. The school currently educates students in grades six through twelve. It is nationally recognized for providing a quality college preparatory program in a values-based family environment.