Franklin High School is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Spillane as the school’s new Varsity Boys’ Ice Hockey Coach. Coach Spillane previously served as Franklin’s head coach from 1998 to 2019. Under his leadership, the team earned 14 Hockomock League Championships, four Division II State Finalists honors, a 2015 berth in the Super 8, and a 2016 State Title.
In addition to these accolades, Coach Spillane was honored as Coach of the Year by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, Massachusetts High School Hockey Coaches Association, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Hockomock Sports during his tenure.
“We are thrilled to have Coach Spillane once again join the Franklin High School athletic department and lead our Boys’ Ice Hockey Program!” said Karrah Ellis, Director of Athletics at Franklin High School.
Coach Spilliane brings with him a wealth of hockey knowledge as well as both playing and coaching experience. He stated that he is “excited for the opportunity to be on the Panther bench again!”
About the Franklin Public School District:
The Franklin Public School District strives to nurture a safe, supportive, inclusive and collaborative learning environment in each of our 10 schools. We believe in providing an engaging and rigorous curriculum with exemplary instructional practices that will support and challenge students to reach their full potential through personalized learning opportunities. Our goal is to develop the necessary social-emotional, academic, and career skills for each Franklin student, so that they will be a productive citizen in an ever-changing world. https://www.franklinps.net/franklin-high-school/athletics-department