College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Sports Clinics

Holton offers sports clinics using our campus facilities - in tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball and lacrosse. 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 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


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Early Summer Youth Tennis for Boys & Girls (Large Group)

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The Early Summer Tennis Clinic for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 is designed to suit all levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The two-week program meets Mondays through Thursdays from June 12 to June 22, and offers full day or half day instruction, as well as one-week or two week options. Our curriculum contains three parts: technique, footwork, and accuracy.

Monday – Thursday

June 12 – 22, 2017


One Week

Both Weeks

Full Day

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Half Day: Mornings

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.



Half Day: Afternoons

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.



If your child is ready to learn tennis, this premier clinic is a great place to start.

Contact Special Programs at 301-365-6003 if you have questions.

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 to schedule.

Beat the Heat Youth Evening (Large Group)

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$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)

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.

Tennis Olympiad (Indoor)

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

Spring Accelerated Advantage Tennis Programs

Introducing Accelerated Advantage – a Tennis program for girls that combines group practice, where players gain playing experience, with the precision of individual lessons, where players fine-tune their technique through individualized feedback. This seven-week program starts the week of April 10 and includes two group lessons per week, plus the option of individual tennis lessons at a discounted rate.

Learn to Play – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – for players with little to no experience is designed to bring players to a level of comfort with the basics and begin to develop a competitive edge. Players should be interested in the game and motivated to learn quickly. Grades 3 to 6.

Learn to Play – Tue-Thu, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – $ 735

Dates: April 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

Learn to Compete – Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – is designed to bring Intermediate level players up to compete at the next level. Participants should be comfortable with tennis fundamentals and have a good level of fitness to rally with players of all levels. Grades 5 to 8.

Learn to Compete – Mon-Wed, 5:30 to 7 p.m. – $735

Dates: April 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26; May 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24,

Individual Lessons designed to augment the group lessons are offered as an additional option during the weeks of the program. Weekly (6 lessons) or bi-weekly (3 lessons) packages available at a discounted rate.

Bi-Weekly (3) Lessons – Saturday or Sunday - $300

Weekly (6) Lessons – Saturday or Sunday - $600


Volleyball Coach Francis Cornejo

Coach Francis Cornejo has been coaching volleyball for more than 20 years, and is in his 13th season as a head varsity coach for Holton-Arms School. He has also been involved with MVSA Volleyball club for the past 23 years and has led three teams to Chesapeake Regional Championships. Coach Cornejo is a member of the NCABVO (National Capital Area Board of Volleyball Officials) and holds both IMPACT and CAP I & II certification. He is the founder the Moco Volleyball Club as well as the Francis Cornejo Volleyball Camp (

Contact for more information:

Francis Cornejo, Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at the Holton-Arms School


Spring Volleyball Skills & Development Clinic

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Dates: March 4, 11, 18; April 8, 15, 22 (No clinic during Spring Break)

Grades: 3-6

Time: 2 to 4 p.m.

$275/six weeks

The Holton-Arms Lower School Volleyball Clinic is designed for girls in grades 3 to 6 at all skill levels of volleyball. The clinic will focus on all aspects of the game with emphasis on fundamentals in a fun and active learning environment. Skills taught will include passing, hitting (spiking), blocking, setting, serving, and team play.

For this clinic, girls should come prepared with appropriate gym attire and volleyball or basketball sneakers (no black soles). Knee pads or sweat pants are also recommended.


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.


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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


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