Cornwall, Vermont native Ryan Paquette has joined the football coaching staff at Middlebury College. He will also serve as the department’s strength and conditioning coach. Paquette comes to Middlebury from Maine Maritime Academy, where he served as the defensive coordinator and strength and conditioning coach for the past two seasons.


It speaks volumes about Pete Carroll that he listened. It says even more about Steven Hauschka that he spoke up. With Seattle trailing 17-13 early in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, and facing a 4th-and-7 from the 49ers' 35-yard line, the Seahawks coach was about to send Hauschka out to try a 53-yard field goal. 


Adding to his accolades off the football field, recent Middlebury graduate McCallum Foote (Newton, Mass.) was honored at the Vermont Chapter’s National Football Foundation 2013 awards ceremony on the campus of Castleton State. Foote was a recipient of the chapter’s Collegiate Scholar-Athlete Award.


Maintaining a strict routine and using meditation to cope with stress are two of Middlebury graduate Steven Hauschka’s keys to becoming a successful placekicker in the National Football League. In addition to his talent and his sheer determination to play in the NFL (he was cut by five teams), the 28-year-old neuroscience major told a full house in the McCullough Social Space...


Seattle Seahawks’ kicker and Super Bowl Champion Steven Hauschka will visit his alma mater on April 17-18, 2014. The ’07 Middlebury graduate will be doing events both on and off campus over the two-day period. Hauschka will speak and be interviewed by Sports Illustrated senior writer Alex Wolff during a presentation on Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the McCullough Social Space on campus. A public event will take place on Friday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium at Middlebury Union High School with donations benefiting “Project Graduation”.