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Golf - Boys' JV

Record: 7-4-1

Overview

Overview

The boys’ JV golf team is an integral part of the success of the Taft golf program. Members have the opportunity to practice and play at Watertown Golf Club, giving them time to improve all aspects of their game as they prepare to move up to the varsity level.

Practices are a balance between skill development and on-course play; the team has 16 scheduled matches. Many players who begin their golf careers at Taft as junior varsity players end up being major contributors to the varsity squad, and enjoy the game of golf for a lifetime.

Schedule

Schedule

Opponent Date Time Location Advantage Type Details Result Score Status
vs.
Kent School
Home Details Win 228-247
vs.
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Home Details Win 220-252
vs.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Home Details Win 220-255
vs.
Hotchkiss School
Hotchkiss School Away Details Loss 220-219
vs.
Brunswick School
Hotchkiss School Away Details Tie 220-220
vs.
Salisbury School
Home Details
vs.
Deerfield Academy
Home Details CANCELLED
vs.
Kingswood Oxford School
Tunxis Country Club Away Details Win 207-234
vs.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Tunxis Country Club Away Details Win 207-237
vs.
Kent School
Bulls Bridge Tournament Away Details
vs.
Westminster School
Farmington Woods Away Details Loss 227-217
vs.
Avon Old Farms School
Farmington Woods Away Details Loss 227-224
vs.
Loomis Chaffee School
Lyman Orchard Golf Club Away Details
vs.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Lyman Orchard Golf Club Away Details
vs.
Berkshire School
Home Details
vs.
Choate Rosemary Hall
Home Details Win 229-249
vs.
Hotchkiss School
Home Details Win 229-239
vs.
Westminster School
Home Details Loss 229-221

Roster

Roster

# Name Position Class Hometown
Hunter Essex 2020 New Canaan, CT
William Henderson 2022 New York, NY
Charlie Howard 2021 New York, NY
Nikita Kovalev 2020 Greenwich, CT
Patrick McLean 2020 Flossmoor, IL
Jin Young Min 2022 Hanoi
Tiger Peng 2022 Shenzhen
Gaden Romer 2022 Avon, CT
Sam Shaker 2021 Middlebury, CT

Coaches

Coaches

About Coach Danaher

A Watertown native, Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and secondary education from Roger Williams University. At Roger Williams, Kevin was a member of the RWU Honors Program and was the recipient of the RWU Core Values Medallion from the School of Education, which is awarded to the graduating senior from each school who best exemplifies the core values of the institution. Following graduation, Kevin began teaching and coaching at his alma mater, Watertown High School. During this time, Kevin received his master’s in science from the University of New Haven. Kevin came to Taft following a year on the faculty at the Watkinson School in Hartford, Connecticut. Kevin teaches four sections of math and coaches field hockey and golf. He and his wife, Jillian, live in Vogelstein.

Record

Record

Year Record Year Record
2010-11 8-4 2011-12 13-4
2012-13 11-0 2013-14 7-3
2014-15 10-2 2015-16 11-3-1
2016-17

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