He was ranked #162 among North American Skater Rankings when the NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings came out back in April 2014. He is committed to Northeastern University in Boston which plays in Hockey East up in the New England States, which is the same conference with teams like Boston College, Boston University and the University of New Hampshire.
He spent this past year with the West Kelowna Warriors in the British Colombia Hockey League which is a JR. A League which is part of the much larger Canadian Junior Hockey Leagues which is a series of 10 Canadian Junior A Hockey Leagues for players aged 16-21 which is designed to help players reach their potential in the NCAA & Pro Ranks.
He also has a younger brother named David who was with Cushing Academy in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference and also has a NCAA Commitment to Boston College that is scheduled to begin in 2016. He's also eligible for next year's NHL Draft where he's starting to get some attention from NHL Scouts as well.
Here's Jason Cotton's Career Profiles
USHL Profile from 2012-2013: http://ushl2011.stats.pointstreak.com/playerpage.html?playerid=6383469&seasonid=9358
BCHL Profile from this past season: www.bchl.ca/leagues/roster_profile.cfm?clientID=1413&leagueID=2393&&teamID=378207&playerID=1079924
Elite Prospects Profile: www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=195401