College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Sports Clinics

Holton offers sports clinics using our campus facilities. These programs, designed to support Holton-Arms School and its athletic program, are open to both Holton and non-Holton students. A special welcome is 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.

Basketball (Now Registering for Fall 2019)

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, Mrs. Fernandes is a full-time PE teacher at Holton-Arms and is also the Varsity basketball head coach. She looks forward to coaching these clinics sharing her passion for basketball with these students.

Programs

Fall Basketball Skills and Development (Grades 3 to 8)

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The Fall Basketball Skills and Development Clinic is for girls interested in developing their 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. Players will be split according to age and ability. Each activity will be interactive, engaging, and lots of fun! Go Panthers!

Dates: Saturdays: October 19, 26; November 2, 9

Times: Grades 3-8: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Cost: $100/4 sessions

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

Lacrosse (Fall programs underway)

Janet McCormick is entering her ninth year as the head varsity lacrosse coach at Holton-Arms. During her time at Holton she has helped lead the team to an ISL A Division regular season and tournament championship and recently finished second in the AA Division after beating top ranked St. Stephen's St. Agnes School. Outside of Holton, Janet has been an active member in the club scene coaching with Capital Lacrosse Club, Stars, serving as the director of Next Level, and an advisor to Mad Lax. She has also coached the DC Metro teams at the US Lacrosse National Tournament and the Under Armour All-America Games. Janet was a three-year starter at the University of Connecticut. While at UConn, she helped lead the team to a national ranking of 14 and an ECAC Championship. Captaining the team senior year, Janet also earned the Connecticut Student-Athlete Award for Excellence for her work on and off the field. Prior to coming to Holton, Janet coached at the Hotchkiss School and helped them to a school best 11-1 record, winning the Western New England Championship.

Contact for more information:

Janet McCormick, Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information and Admission. Email: janet.mccormick@holton-arms.edu

Programs

Fall Lacrosse Skills and Development (grades 2 to 9)

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The Fall Lacrosse Skills and Development Clinic for girls in grades 2 to 9 is designed for beginner and intermediate level players. If you are an advanced player, please contact Coach McCormick for small group or private lessons.

This beginner and intermediate level clinic will help players continue working on the following lacrosse essentials:

  • Cradling fluency
  • Develop throwing and catching consistency
  • Power and finesse of shot placement
  • Footwork and dynamic movement
  • For intermediate players – gaining confidence in your non-dominate hand
  • For intermediate players – dodges and utilizing alternate hand placement

Athletes will be placed in instruction groups that focus on the skills appropriate for their level of development. Each clinic will have an element of instruction, competition and small-sided games when developmentally appropriate.

This three-week program meets Sunday afternoons on Holton’s Lower School Turf Field. Participants should come prepared wearing athletic gear and sneakers, and bring a Lacrosse stick, goggles, mouth guard, and a water bottle. **If you do not have a lacrosse stick, you may rent a stick and goggles, but you must bring your own mouth guard.

Dates: Sundays: October 6, 20, and November 3 (No lessons October 13 and 27)

Times: Grades 2-5: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Grades 6-9: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Price: $75 / 3 weeks (additional $22 to rent equipment for the three weeks)

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

Tennis (Fall programs under way)

Tennis Coach Yann Auzoux is beginning his fifteenth 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, 2017, and 2018 Holton-Arms ISL Tournament Champion coach
  • Holton-Arms Varsity Team has been ranked first 13 of the last 15 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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Private/Semi-Private Lessons (Youth through Adult)

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Private (one person) or Semi-Private (two people together) lessons are available with Yann Auzoux for both juniors and adults. Lessons may be purchased in 1 hour, 5 hour, and 10 hour packs. Once purchased, lessons can be scheduled directly with Coach Yann.

Private Lessons: $130 per hour
Semi-Private: $65 per hour per person

Please call 202 670 9770 or email yann@tenniscentral.net to schedule.

Lower School Introduction to Tennis

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Our Lower School Introduction to Tennis is designed for players with little to no experience and 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.

Dates: Saturdays; October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9
Time: 9 - 10 a.m
Price: $180 / 6 weeks

This six-week program meets on Holton’s Tennis Courts; however, we run rain or shine, and will move indoors to the Marriott Gymnasium if it rains. Participants will need tennis attire, tennis racquet, water bottle, and sunscreen.

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

Fall Competition Preparation

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The Holton-Arms Fall Competition Preparation Clinic is designed for players who have a taste for competition. The bulk of the curriculum is centered around play-making, strategy, and high level performance. A typical participant is comfortable serving, rallying, keeping track of scores, and receptive to live coaching adjustments. This high performance clinic is perfect for Varsity, JV, and travel team players. Grades 7 and Up.

This six-week program meets on Holton’s Tennis Courts; Participants will need tennis attire, tennis racquet, water bottle, and sunscreen.

Dates: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays: September 23, 25, 27, 30; October 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30; November 1, (No Lessons Oct. 14)
Time: 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.
Price: $575 / 6 Weeks

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

Fall Learn to Play Tennis Clinic

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Whether she’s new to the sport, early in her tennis career, or just wants a refresher of the basics, our Learn to Play Tennis program for girls in grades 3 to 8 is a great place for a young tennis player to build a strong foundation. Players will work on forehand, backhand, serve, and volleys, and will begin to build their competitive edge.

This six-week program meets on Holton’s Tennis Courts, but may move indoors to the Marriott Gymnasium in case of rain.

Participants should be interested in the game and motivated to learn quickly. Bring a tennis racquet, water bottle, sunscreen, and plenty of enthusiasm!

Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays: September 24, 26, October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
Time: 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.
Price: $330 / 6 weeks

Soccer

Coach Khalil Lam Coach Kahlil Lam grew up in the Washington, DC area playing competitive soccer for Team America Premier (VA). He continued soccer throughout college in the Pennsylvania State University Men’s Club Soccer team, where he graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology (Movement Science). He currently serves as Holton-Arms School’s Head Junior Varsity soccer coach and continues with his soccer playing career in local DC/MD leagues including the Washington Premier League and Maryland Majors. Coach Kahlil has previously coached for Montgomery Soccer Club (MSC), Player Progression Academy (PPA) and The Maret School. He currently coaches Potomac U8 boys and works with the Brit-Am soccer academy. Coach Kahlil holds a USSF E - License and is working on his USSF D - License.


Contact for more information:

Kahlil Lam, Head Junior Varsity Soccer Coach

Holton-Arms soccer clinics provide young athletes opportunities for sport-specific instruction. These clinics offer instruction in skills and techniques to develop a player's technical proficiency in soccer and to make each participant a more confident individual and capable athlete.

Check back often for seasonal programs!

Panthers Early Summer Soccer for Boys and Girls (ages 7 to 14)

Registration Closed

Panthers Early Summer for boys and girls ages 7 to 14 is designed to suit all soccer levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The two-week program meets Mondays through Thursdays from June 10 to June 20, and offers full day or half day instruction, as well as one-week or two-week options. The curriculum will focus technique, footwork, and attacking and defending skills. Throughout the week, camp attendees will get thousands of touches on the ball, improving their comfort and confidence as a player.

Monday – Thursday
June 10 – 20, 2019

Time

One Week

Both Weeks

Full Day

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$480

$960

Half Day: Mornings

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

$240

$480

Half Day: Afternoons

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

$240

$480

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