Spring Break Tennis Clinic

Germantown Friends School Athletics

Spring Break Tennis Clinic

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Led by GFS JV Tennis Head Coach Justin Gilmore

Justin Gilmore, a GFS alumnus and the girls & boys JV Tennis head coach, has extensive experience running camps, teaching both group and individual tennis lessons, and leading the Junior Development Program through the Levy Tennis Pavilion at the University of Pennsylvania.

Who: Boys & Girls grades 4-8 (open to non-GFS students)

Dates: Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27

Times: 9 a.m. - Noon

Where: Germantown Friends School Playing Fields
2807 Midvale Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19129
(Tennis courts are near GPS address 2920 School House Lane, 19129)
Rain Location: GFS Main Campus @ 31 West Coulter Street, 19144
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Cost: $250 per player
Register online - pay on first day of clinic
Checks payable to “Germantown Friends School.”

Contact: Justin Gilmore

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Baseball Spring Training

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Monday, March 30 - Thursday , April 2, 2015,   9 a.m. - Noon  (Friday raindate)

Led by GFS Varsity Baseball coaches Tim Gunn, Chris Coxe and Randy Mower
Assisted by current GFS Varsity Baseball athletes 

Open to boys in grades 3-8

Tim Gunn is a former coach at Swarthmore College, St. Joseph's University and Arcadia University, Head Coach at the Diamond Sports Academy, and Head Coach of the summer Wood Bat program at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

Chris Coxe has coached in the GFS varsity program for more than 25 years; he scored 1000 points in basketball as a student at GFS, and was the leading scorer for Yale’s first NCAA tournament squad.  He is also the boys JV soccer head coach.

Randy Mower is Four-time Pitcher of the Year and multiple record holder at Division I Program, St. Joseph’s University.  He was signed as free agent to the Washington Nationals (Gulf Coast Rookie League).

Who:          Boys in grades 3-8
Dates:        Monday, March 30 - Thursday, April 2  (Friday raindate)
Times:        9 a.m. - Noon
Contact:     Contact Tim Gunn with questions,, 215-915-3810

Germantown Friends School Playing Fields       Get directions to GFS Playing Fields

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Cost: $160
(Bring check to first day of Training - payable to "Germantown Friends School."

Early Risers

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Early Morning Basketball for 4th & 5th Grades!

Early Risers is a voluntary sports program that provides opportunities for young athletes to have fun while learning fundamental skills and playing basketball in a cooperative environment.

The program is led by Shawn Werdt, Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach. He is in his second year of coaching the Tigers, and he teaches in the GFS PE department.

Early Risers is for boys and girls in grades 4 and 5. It takes place Tuesday mornings from 7:30-8:00 a.m. in the Scattergood and Field House Gyms. The first session is November 11, 18, 25; December 2 and 9. The second session is February 3, 10, 18, 24; March 3, and 10. The cost is $10 a session (+ $10 for an Early Risers t-shirt). The deadline to register for session 1 is November 10.

Early Risers Assembly
Students must participate in Session 2 (at least 3 mornings, including 3/10) to play in the assembly.  They will need an Early Riser t-shirt for the assembly.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
8:30 a.m.
Scattergood Gym

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