Preseason Football Frenzy: New Hartford Spartans

Posted on Aug 24 2016 - 5:33pm by Nick Sardina
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The next stop of our 2016 High School Football Training Camp Tour is a visit with the New Hartford Spartans, who are in the second year under head coach Kyle Hutchinson. Check back for a different team every day! Want your team to have a visit? Drop us an email at [email protected] and tell us why!
School: New Hartford Spartans
Home Field: Don Edick Field
Head Coach:  Kyle Hutchinson (2nd season)
Assistant Coaches: Sal Licari (DC) Mike Barr, Vin Servadio, Tom Powers, Paul Vitagliano, Vito Sinisgalli
Sectional Titles: 5
Last Sectional Title: 2008
Class/League: Class A National
2015 Season Review: 3-5. Two last-minute losses were the difference in not making the playoffs.
2016 Outlook/Goals: One game at a time. Improving weekly to play our best, most physical football in sectionals
Senior two way starter Evan Strassberger leads a group of 12 returners for the Spartans this season,

Senior two way starter Evan Strassberger (44) leads a group of 12 returners  for the Spartans this season,

Returning Starters:
 12 (6 Offense/6 Defense)
Top Returners: Dan Torres (Sr, QB), Evan Strassberger (Sr, RB/LB), Justin Alpert (Sr, WR/DB), Niko Policelli (Jr, OL/DL), Sean Nadeau (Sr, RB/LB)
Newcomers to Watch: Ryan Zogby (Sr, WR/DB) Blake Hobin (Soph, WR, DB), Alex Keehan (Sr, TE/DL)
Team Strengths: Speed 

Biggest Challenges: Extremely difficult league. Every team in A national is very strong.

Head Coach Kyle Hutchinson is a motivator and hopes to keep his Spartans fired up enough for a playoff run in the ever difficult Class “A” National.

We’ll Reach Our Goals If: “We’ll be the hardest working team in the league. Execution is going to have to be perfect every single game. Our players understand that there is zero room for mental or physical errors this year.” — Kyle Hutchinson