Director of Admissions and Athletics, CT


Gary Zegras’ unwavering passion for hockey and exceptional leadership qualities make him the ideal individual to lead the admissions and athletic program at Breakaway Academy Connecticut. With over 30 years of involvement in youth hockey and a remarkable 15-year tenure as Vice President of the Mid Fairfield Youth Hockey Association, Gary’s love for the sport has been a driving force behind his impactful career.

His dedication to developing young athletes both on and off the ice reflects not only in the success of the Mid Fairfield Youth Hockey Association but also in the achievements of his former players, including NHL talents Trevor Zegras and Spencer Knight, and countless Division 1 scholarships. Gary’s coaching instruction, coupled with his ability to leave a lasting impression on those he mentors, showcases his commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of excellence.

As the Director of Admissions and Athletics at Breakaway Academy Connecticut, Gary brings a wealth of experience and a spirit that resonates with his passion for the game. His leadership, characterized by strength, dependability, and a deep understanding of the transformative power of sports, aligns seamlessly with our vision.