Lakers News · Steven McCotter Signs NLI to Attend Saginaw Valley State University


Steven McCotter, a senior at West Bloomfield High School is signing to play Division 3 Hockey at Saginaw Valley State University. He plans to major in health sciences obtaining a doctorate degree in physical therapy.

Steven has been playing hockey since he was 5 years old, and playing goaltender since he was 10. He played youth hockey at Suburban Ice Farmington Hills up until high school. Steven has always been an athlete as he has played hockey and baseball his whole life, finding time to practice and perfect his art in both.

Steven’s career at West Bloomfield was lengthy as he was a 4 year varsity starter. He was given the honor of being named assistant captain his senior year. Throughout his years at WB he has placed 7th twice and 2nd once in shots and saves made for goalies in the entire state. Steven has been a part of a regional championship appearance in the 2018 state playoffs and an academic all state team for all 4 years.

“I am extremely excited and honored to be in the position I am right now. I would like to thank my mom and dad as well as my sister Sydney for giving me unconditional support and love. I would have nothing if it weren’t for my amazing family. I would also like to thank my friends and teammates as they are a huge motivational boost. All of my coaches past and present deserve everything as they have helped me become the player and person I am today. They have helped me improve my game and positional skills enough to get me to the collegiate level. I would like to give specific shoutouts to my hockey coach Logan McLean and my baseball coach Josh Birnberg who have dedicated lots of time and work into helping me. Lastly I would like to thank everyone at West Bloomfield High School for making this place my home and providing me the opportunity to play the sports I love while getting a top notch education. Now I am excited to continue my next chapter in life as an SVSU Cardinal!”