The Belmont Hill hockey program has a tradition of excellence in the ISL and New England. The team has amassed a 126-56-34 overall record in Coach McCarthy's tenure as head coach.
Belmont Hill has five teams: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Thirds, Fourths, and Fifths.
The Keller Rink in the Jordan Athletic Center is an Olympic-size ice sheet. Banners hang in the rink to celebrate team success (2 New England Championships, 30 ISL Championships, 17 Lawrenceville Tournament Championships, and 10 Nichols-Belmont Hill Championships), as well as individual accomplishment (4 US Hockey Hall of Famers, 6 Olympians, and 3 Hobey Baker winners).
A banner also celebrates former coach Ken Martin’s 707 career victories in 39 seasons. Coach Martin is the winningest coach in Massachusetts high school hockey history and in 2013 was inducted into the Mass Hockey Hall of Fame. Coach Martin continues to teach, coach, advise, and mentor at Belmont Hill.
Jeremiah McCarthy began his tenure as varsity hockey coach in 2011. He is a 1994 graduate of Belmont Hill and a Belmont native. A defenseman, he was captain of the hockey team in his senior year on the Hill and would go on to play four years at Harvard where he was also captain in his senior year. Five of his teammates at Harvard were Belmont Hill graduates. In 1996, he played for Team USA at the World Junior Under-20 Championships. After graduating from Harvard, Coach McCarthy spent ten years playing pro hockey in the US, Russia, Sweden, Italy, Austria, and Slovenia.
Coach McCarthy is also a math teacher, 8th grade advisor, and lacrosse coach.
Belmont Hill Players in College Hockey and NHL
College hockey programs that Coach McCarthy’s players have gone to play at include: Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, West Point, Holy Cross, Bentley, UConn, Amherst, Williams, Middlebury, Bowdoin, Colby, Tufts, Connecticut College, Babson, and Saint Anselm.
Former Belmont Hill hockey players play for the Boston Bruins, Florida Panthers, New York Rangers, and Ottawa Senators (2017-18 season).