College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Sports Clinics

Holton offers sports clinics using our campus facilities - in lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and fencing, as well as a performance enhancement training clinic for athletes. These programs are designed to support Holton-Arms School and its athletic program, and priority is given to Holton students. A special welcome is also offered to girls who might be considering Holton enrollment in the future. This is an ideal opportunity to get acquainted with Holton's coaches and facilities.

Tennis Clinics

Tennis Coach Yann Auzoux is beginning his fourteenth season coaching at Holton-Arms. Yann is a former Davis Cup player who has played with the best in the world. As a tennis player, Yann has won over 60 national and international events in both singles and doubles. As a coach, he has helped players at every level, from beginners to a top 20 player in the world.

  • 2016 Holton-Arms ISL Tournament Champion coach
  • Holton-Arms Varsity Team has been ranked first 12 of the last 14 years
  • Washington Post Coach of the Year
  • Montgomery County Washington Post Coach of the Year
  • Elected to the US Tennis Congress 2013, 2014
  • Voted “Top 25 Best Online Coaches in the World” by US Tennis Congress

Programs

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Tennis Olympiad (Indoor)

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January 21 – February 25, 2017; $350

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.: (Grades 3-5)

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.: (Grades 6-8)

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.: (Grades 3-8)

This high-intensity indoor tennis program is designed to accelerate your daughter’s command of tennis fundamentals, and bring her game up to the next level. Whether your child is looking to develop power, refine technique, or build a competitive edge, the Tennis Olympiad program is perfect for her.

During this six-week program, which meets in Holton-Arms' Marriott Gymnasium, we will work on the following aspects of the game:

  • Footwork precision and speed
  • Swing development and consistency
  • Serve acceleration and accuracy
  • Tennis-specific fitness and weight training
  • Competitive strategy

Private/Semi-Private Lessons

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Private or Semi Private Lessons are available with Yann Auzoux for both juniors and adults. Lessons can be purchased in 1 hour, 5 hour, and 10 hour packs. Once purchased, lessons can be scheduled directly with Yann. Please call 202 670 9770 or email fifthsetacademy@gmail.com to schedule.

Panther Power Youth (Small Group)

Registration available in Spring 2017

$210/4 weeks

Advanced: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Intermediate: 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Beginner: 5:00pm – 6:30 p.m.

Grades 3-8 SATURDAYS

Session 1: April 8, 15, 22, 29

Session 2: May 6, 13, 20; June 3

(no class May 27)

The Panther Power Class is a four-week high-level tennis program that uses accelerated coaching methodology where each student is exposed to the main pillars of the game. To maximize the benefits of this intensive program, each session will be limited to 12 (twelve) students.

Subjects that will be covered during the four-week program include technique, footwork, strategy, geometry, psychology, improvement, planning and competition.

Early Summer Youth Tennis (Large Group)

Registration will open May 2017

June 12 – 22, 2017

Both weeks | One Week
Full Day $1,008

$504

Half Day: mornings $504

$252

Half Day: afternoons $504

$252






Early Summer Tennis Clinic for students ages 7 to 17 is designed to suit all levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. This 8 day program offers full day or half day instruction. Our curriculum contains three parts: technique, footwork, and accuracy. If your child is ready to learn tennis, this two-week clinic is a great place to start.

Beat the Heat Youth Evening (Large Group)

Registration will open May 2017

$80 per week
Week 1: June 26 – June 29
Week 2: July 10 – July 13
Week 3: July 17 – July 20
Week 4: July 24 – July 27
Week 5: July 31 – August 3


Our Beat the Heat Evening Tennis Clinic for boys and girls ages 7 to 17 takes place in the early evening, from 5 to 6 p.m., when cooler temperatures allow aspiring tennis champions to heat up their game without burning out. Sessions are designed to enhance technical skills, form purity, tennis fitness, strategic comprehension and much more.
If you have any questions about the programs above, do not hesitate to contact the Special Programs office at 301-365-6003.

Fall Tennis (Small Group)

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Saturdays; Sept. 24 – Oct. 29

$315/six weeks

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Panthers (All Grades)
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. – Junior Panthers (Grades 3-5)
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. – Panthers (Grades 6-8) FULL

Is your daughter serious about tennis and excited to become a great player? Then sign her up for a Holton-Arms Fall Tennis Clinic! This six week program is designed for players interested in an accelerated pace, these clinics help your daughter refine technique, understand the strategy of the game, and enhance conditioning in preparation for a team.

Soccer Clinics

Coach Ben Ferry is regarded as one of the top youth soccer trainers in the Washington, DC area due to his extensive playing and training experiences. Mr. Ferry has been coaching at the youth level on both the Boys and Girls side of the game for the last 10 years and has spent the last four years at the helm of the Holton-Arms Varsity program. Holton took home the ISL IA Championship during his inaugural season.

As a four-year starter at the George Washington University, Washington, DC, Ferry holds the NCAA Division 1 record for assists in a season (24 assists). Ferry played professionally for DC United, Washington, DC, where he was drafted 3rd round in MLS Draft (1999), and the Hershey Wildcats (1999-2001).

  • NSCAA All-American (1993),
  • Gatorade All-American (1993),
  • Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year (1993),
  • 1993 1st Team All-South, 1993 1st Team All-State
  • 1993 Washington Post Metropolitan Player of the Year
  • 1993 1st Team All Montgomery County while attending Walt Whitman High School

Indoor Soccer Skills & Conditioning Clinic: January

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Begins February 4, 2017: $95

12 – 1:30 p.m. – Junior Panthers (Grades 3-5)

1:30 – 3 p.m. – Panthers (Grades 6-8)

The Indoor Soccer Skills and Conditioning Program for girls in grades 3-8 is a great place for your soccer player to improve her individual skills such as ball control and shooting, her teamwork skills such as passing and receiving, as well as her physical fitness. This clinic takes place in the Marriott Gymnasium, runs for three Saturdays beginning FEBRUARY 4, and is coached by former professional soccer player and Holton's Varsity Coach, Ben Ferry. Girls will need appropriate indoor sneakers, shin guards, and a ball (if she has one).


Basketball Clinics

Coach Jacquie Fernandes has playing and coaching experience at the NCAA Division 1, youth, and club level. An alum (’10) of The University of Connecticut (UCONN), Coach Fernandes was a member of the women’s basketball team which went an impressive 79-0 during her junior and senior years and captured the National Championship. Upon college graduation, Coach Fernandes went on to coach at Fairfield University for 3 years where she was responsible for guard development, nation-wide recruiting, and other various duties as an assistant coach.

Currently, Ms. Fernandes is the Holton-Arms varsity basketball coach and is excited about the future of the program. She looks forward to coaching these clinics sharing her passion for basketball with these students.

Programs

Basketball Skills & Development Clinic $95

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Dates: October 29, November 5, 12, and 19

Grades 3-5 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Grades 6-8 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

The program is for girls interested in developing the skills and overall basketball knowledge. The main objective of this clinic is to work on the core skills of passing, dribbling, and shooting through various drills and stations. While the girls look to improve their individual game, they will also have the opportunity to work together as a team during full court scrimmages. Each activity will be interactive, engaging, and lots of fun! Go Panthers!

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