Brother Adelard Beaudet, 1884-1990, was "The father of Schoolboy Hockey in Rhode Island", and became the first coach of the sport at Mt. St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket in 1930. As a teacher and coach, his MSC teams won ten state championships and two national titles in thirty years. Adelard Arena in Woonsocket is named in his honor and he was one of the pioneer promoters of the game in our state. Brother Adelard lived past 102 years of age, and retired to The Home of the Order of the Sacred Heart in Harrisville, RI.
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