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Collegiate Players

Austin Albrecht- American International College (NCAA D1)

"I was a top tier end player coming out go the Bantam AAA and the Renegades provided me with the training on and off the ice that was necessary for my development, and that pushed me in the right direction that led me up the USA Hockey ladder of development, I spent two quality seasons at the Renegades before going to the NAHL, then finished my Junior career in the USHL, and now I am a NCAA Division I player. Without the Renegades, I don't know if I would've been able to complete my dream of playing at the highest level of college hockey. I strongly suggest all players out there to look at the Renegades for the proper development for your hockey future."

Dan Bufis- Nichols College

"The renegades are extremely professional, and are a top notch organization; all the way from ownership and coaching staff to the players. I played for the Renegades for about two season, and was I ever grateful for how they made me the best complete hockey player on and off the ice. They work hard for you towards advancing your hockey career; they got me multiple offers for top tier Junior A programs, got multiple call-ups to the AJHL, and most importantly my NCAA Division III commitment to Nichols College. The coaching staff is the best in the business, and extremely helpful in pushing you to the next level. I have been inducted into the first ever Hall of Fame for most points, goals, two All-Star appearances, top goal scorer in the league, and two NCAA conference championships-- all because I chose the path of the New Jersey Renegades, and I will be forever grateful on what the staff and organization has done for me on and off the ice."

Jack callahan- Quinnipiac University → U. Wisconsin Eau-clair 

"Cliff Graziano is one of, if not the best, coach I have ever been taught by. Not only can he relate to every player, but he teaches them as well. Cliff was my coach for about five years and the were the most progressive I have ever had in hockey. Fundamentally, I was almost perfect from all the skating, or going to every one of his Turcotte Stickhandling camps in the summer, mastering every move until my hands had calluses on them. Not only was he my coach, he became a family friend, and he was my idol. I would try to master every move he did on the ice so I could look like that. Some coaches can teach, some can play, Cliff can do both and I owe tons of thanks and appreciation to Cliff and the Renegades organization."

Eric Hildebrand- Chatham University

"My time in the Renegades was AWESOME! The dedication and the passion they have for every player is unmatched by anyone I have ever played for. The skill development along with the invaluable lessons I learned, especially from Coach Pete Rossi, will be with me forever. If you're looking to play college hockey and want the training to prepare you for that, then the Renegades program will get you there!"

Steve Jordan- Boston University

"I am incredibly grateful that I had the opportunity to play for the Renegades, a high-caliber organization which prides itself on developing and improving its players, both on and off the ice, My family and I were welcomed into the Renegades family with open arms, and my time with the organization had an extremely positive impact on my development and growth as a young man.
Coach Cliff took a chance on me when I first started playing ice hockey, and Cliff and the coaching staff helped me to develop my skill set and knowledge of the game. Cliff was the best coach I have ever played for, and I am fortunate to call him a mentor and a friend.
The Renegades prepared me well to play four years at Boston University. When I was named co-captain my Junior year, I emulated the same integrity, leadership, and confidence that I had learned from Coach Cliff and the Renegades.
I highly recommend the Renegades to all players and families, and I am thankful for the amazing years I spent (and continue to spend) with such a high-quality organization."

Brandon Kwestel- the ohio state university

"My time at the Renegades helped me to get acquainted with the next level of hockey. Playing Juniors at a younger age helped my stamina and strength by playing longer periods, a more complete game, and against older, stronger, and more physical players. Without the Renegades, making the step to play college hockey would have been much more of a struggle."

Jordan lorah- West Chester university

"Playing for the Renegades was more than just hockey to me. It opened my eyes to hockey in an entirely new way, and helped me become a better player on and off the ice. In addition, the Renegades helped me prepare for my future both as a hockey player and as a person. The Renegades always made me feel like family, and I cherish the time spent with all my coaches and teammates I've met along the way. I still enjoy keeping tabs on the current Renegades team and love to see the players move on to higher levels of hockey and success."

Jack ventolo- Drexel University

"I started playing hockey with the Renegades when I was about 5 years old. They helped me develop skills on and off the ice, and helped me get to the next level of competition. I had such great experiences and memories over the years. I wish I could do it all over again!"

ryan zujkowski- West Virginia university

"During my two years with the NJ Renegades and under the coaching of Pete Rossi and GM Cliff Graziano, they instilled in me from the very beginning the work ethic needed to get to the next level, pushing you every practice to become better and better. Off the ice and on the ice they'll push you to become a better player and a better person that other coaches will enjoy being able to coach you going onto the next step, wherever that may be. Every practice, I was challenged to do better than the last. The coaching staff really made an effort to make sure you became a better player from the start of the season 'til the very last game. They taught me what it means to be a part of a family, the Renegades family, and once you're part of the Renegades family, you never will let it go and what they did to get you to the next level."