College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Sports Clinics

Basketball (now registering for Spring 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, 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

Spring Basketball Skills and Development Clinic

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Dates: Saturdays: April 27; May 4, 11, 18th

Times: Grades 3-5: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Grades 6-8: 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Cost: $100/4 sessions

The Spring 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. Each activity will be interactive, engaging, and lots of fun! Go Panthers!

Tennis

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 and 2017 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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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.

Learn to Play Tennis (Girls grades 3-8)

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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 eight-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: Saturdays: April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11, 18; June 1, 8 (no class April 20 or May 25)
Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Price: $420 / 8 lessons

Double Play Practice and Competition (Girls Grades 6 and up)

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The Double Play Practice and Competition program for girls in grades 6 and up builds a player’s competitive edge in a way that cannot be achieved in regular tennis lessons alone, combining on-court coaching with competitive events. Participants will play in Tennis Central tournaments, round robins, and challenges in both singles and doubles while receiving real time coaching. Through active competition, your player will develop her strategy, trouble-shooting, and mental acuity, as well as the nerves, grit, and intensity it takes to become a tough competitor.

This seven-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.

Dates: Sundays: April 7, 14, 28; May 5, 19; June 2, 9 (no classes April 21, May 12, or May 26)
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Price $350 / 7 sessions

High Performance Program (Youth Grades 5 and up)

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The High Performance Program for grades 5 and up 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.

This eight-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.

Dates:
Tuesdays: April 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28
Thursdays: April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Price:
$420 / 8 lessons, Tuesdays OR Thursdays
$800 / 16 lessons, Tuesdays AND Thursdays

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

Spring 2019 Soccer Clinics

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.

Programs:

Junior Panthers Clinic for Girls (Grades 3 to 6)

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Dates: March 2, 9, 16; April 6, 13 (No classes during Spring Break: March 23 and 30)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Marriott Gymnasium
Cost: $190 for 5 weeks
Grades: 3 to 6

In our Junior Panthers Clinic for girls grades 3 to 6, players will engage in fun, challenging games that develop fundamental athletic skills and basic soccer techniques such as dribbling, shooting, and turning. Players will also work on team skills, such as passing and receiving, with emphasis on sharing, sportsmanship and fair play.

This clinic will run indoors in the Marriott Gymnasium, but may move outdoors to the LS Turf Field when weather permits. Participants should come prepared with appropriate gym attire and sneakers. Shin guards are also recommended.

Advanced Panthers Clinic for Girls (Grades 7 and up)

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Dates: March 2, 9, 16; April 6, 13 (No classes during Spring Break: March 23 and 30)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Marriott Gymnasium
Cost: $190 for 5 weeks
Grades: 7 to 12

Our Advanced Panthers Clinic for girls grades 7 and up will focus on improving each player’s personal techniques, physical abilities, and mental approach to practices/games, as well as advancing their knowledge of the game. During the program players will work on first touch and receiving; turns, moves, and fakes; passing and shooting; dribbling and running with the ball; footwork/speed; and game decision making skills.

This clinic will run indoors in the Marriott Gymnasium, but may move outdoors to the LS Turf Field when weather permits. Participants should come prepared with appropriate gym attire and sneakers. Shin guards are also recommended.

Volleyball

Volleyball Coach Francis Cornejo

Coach Francis Cornejo has been coaching volleyball for more than 20 years, and is the head varsity coach for the 2017 Holton-Arms School ISL Champion team. He is in his 15th year as Holton's head coach. He has also been involved with MVSA Volleyball club for the past 24 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 (http://vballcamp.com).

Contact for more information:

Francis Cornejo, Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at the Holton-Arms School
Email: vballfrancis@gmail.com

Programs:

Winter Volleyball Skills & Development Clinic

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Dates: February 2, 9, 23; March 2, 9, 16 (no class February 16)

Grades 3-5: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Grades 6-8: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

$225/Six weeks

The Holton-Arms Volleyball Clinic is designed for girls in grades 3 to 8 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 protection (pads or sweat pants) is recommended.

Fall Volleyball Skills & Development Clinic

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Dates: October 20, 27, and November 3, 2018

Grades: 3-6

Time: 2-4 p.m.

$140/three 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.

Lacrosse

Janet McCormick Lacrosse CoachJanet McCormick is entering her seventh 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 most 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

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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.