Ice Hockey - Prep Boys
Shady Side Academy has been setting the standard of excellence for hockey student-athletes since 1996. SSA offers five teams for boys and girls in grades 6–12 and boasts a state-of-the-art, on-campus ice arena for games and practices.
The boys' prep team plays a 40-game schedule and competes at the Division I level of the Midwest Prep Hockey League (MPHL). The team also participates in highly competitive prep school tournaments and travels to Europe every three years for a unique international experience. The players' regimen includes six days a week on the ice plus an intense off-ice weight training program.
Head Coach Jonathan Johnson
Boys' prep ice hockey coach Jonathan Johnson has been coaching for more than 10 years and is an evaluator and coach for USA Hockey Mid-American district. Johnson has played NCAA collegiate hockey at Mercyhurst College as well as professional minor league hockey.