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Kents Hill School names new head football coach

Posted May 14, 2013, at 10:02 a.m.
Stephen Shukie
Jason Hersom, Kents Hill School
Stephen Shukie

KENTS HILL, Maine — Kents Hill School is pleased to announce that Stephen Shukie of Brunswick has been named Head Coach of the Boys Football program. Shukie also will be joining the History Department, as well as coaching the Boys Baseball Team.

“I am drawn to the Kents Hill community, where I will have the opportunity to interact with students on many levels: in the classroom, through athletics, and through residential life. I look forward to learning from the other teachers and coaches at Kents Hill,” said Shukie, in a press release.

Oliver Kell ’06, and record-setting player at Bowdoin says of Shukie, “I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to play all four years for Coach Shukie during my time at Bowdoin. His unparalleled football knowledge, combined with the patience to relay it to high school aged players, make him an ideal fit for Kents Hill. I look forward to watching as the program grows and develops under his lead.”

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Shukie has been the Assistant Football Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Bowdoin College since 2006. He has also coached for King’s College and Johns Hopkins University.

A friendly, diverse school located on a beautiful 400-acre campus, Kents Hill School is home to a closely knit community of approximately 245 students from over 15 countries and 22 U.S. States. Committed to the belief that one man or woman of principle can always make a difference, the Kents Hill faculty encourages the curiosity and interests of each student, cultivating academic success and teaching understanding of and respect for oneself and others. Kents Hill fosters confident, forward-thinking young men and women who are striving to make a difference in the world. With vigorous academics, vibrant arts programs, outstanding athletics facilities, and focus on character development, Kents Hill offers each student the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth in a safe and supportive community.

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