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Dennis Sadler  (Aquinas)

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Dennis Sadler gradated from the Aquinas Institute, Rochester, NY in 1962.  He went on the earn his Bachelor's Degree from St. Bernard's Seminary, and a Certificate of Advanced Study-Educational Administration at SUNY Brockport.

Dennis started his teaching career at the St. Augustine's Junior High, and went on to teach at the Aquinas Institute.  At Aquinas he became the Athletic Director, Vice Principal of Academics, Associate Principle, Principle, and is currently the Director of Campus Security.  From 1995-2005 he was Principle of Gates Chili High School.

Dennis was the Section V Hockey Chairperson for 10-years, Monroe County High School Hockey Manager of Sites, and NYSPHSAA Ice Hockey Coordinator since 1993.  He was a 2013 inductee to the Aquinas Institute Hall of Fame.

Dennis and his wife Karen have been married for over 40-years.  They have six daughters: Tricia, Jennifer, Katie, Carrie, Kelly, and Tracy.  They welcome three sons-in-law to their family: Dave Kasanov, Mark Thering, and Mark Murrel.  In his spare time, the little of it has, Dennis enjoys traveling, gardening and spending time with his family.  Dennis' fondest memories of being ice-hockey chairperson include the Scholar-Athlete teams he has honored, and the coaches and committee members he has gotten to know over the years.  He also enjoyed the pride in seeing the coaches introduce the teams, win or lose, on Championship Sunday.

Dennis was inducted into the New York State High School Hockey- Hall of Fame, March 2013, for his dedication to the sport and for contributing noteworthy service to New York State high school hockey.

The New York State High School Hockey- Hall of Fame, located in the Lake Placid Olympic Center's '80 Rink hallway,  recognizes former outstanding Players, Coaches and Teams that have contributed noteworthy service to New York State high school hockey.

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