Upper School Teams

Skill, commitment, and maturity are the basis for our Upper School athletics program. Each girl’s skill level is re-evaluated at the beginning of the season to determine team membership. In Upper School, athletics are intended to be the culminating experience for the highly committed and skilled athlete.

Athletic forms are required once a year for students who plan to participate.

Fall Sports

Soccer
Tryouts for the Upper School girls soccer teams will be held in late May with preseason starting in June. The season runs August through mid-October.

Volleyball
Tryouts for our girls' volleyball teams will be held May 25. The season runs from August through early October.

Golf
Season begins the first week of school. No experience is required. Girls must have their own set of clubs.

Cross Country
Cross Country practices three to four times per week and the season concludes in mid-October.

Winter Sports

Basketball
Tryouts will be held October 29-31. The season runs October through late February.

Bowling
The season runs October through late January. Practice and matches at Billy Hardwick's All Star Lanes.

Fencing
Our Fencing Team participates as part of the MUS Fencing Club. Please contact St. Mary's Fencing Head Coach, Brad Kroeker, for more information.

Swimming
Swim team practices at the Racquet Club of Memphis. The season extends from early November through early February.

Spring Sports

Lacrosse
Preseason starts mid-January with tryouts in late February. The season runs mid-February to mid-May.

Track and Field
Pre-season training begins in January and the season runs from March through May.

Tennis
Season begins January and runs through May. Practices are held at the Racquet Club of Memphis three to four times per week.

Trap
Practices begin in January and are held on Saturdays and Mondays after school. The season runs February through June. Practices and matches will take place at Memphis Sport Shooting Association (MSSA).

Summer Camps & Clinics

Carl Schmitt Soccer Camp
AGES 5 – 18
At this camp, players will be taught the game of soccer in a nurturing and fun, yet challenging, environment. Players will experience components from the four pillars of the game of soccer (technical, tactical, physical, and psychological) with the main emphasis on developing the individual player. The last part of each day, players will participate in small sided games. Prizes will be awarded for campers of the week. Bring a soccer ball, shin guards, water, light snack, towel, outdoor soccer shoes, and indoor/flat shoes. All campers will receive a camp t-shirt and mini soccer ball.
Instructor: Carl Schmitt, Youth Director of Coaching for
Mid-South FC, & staff
Schedule: June 4-8 | Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – noon
Cost: $130 Min/Max: 10/40

Upper School Basketball Camp
9th – 12th
Designed to challenge and prepare high school players for the upcoming basketball season. Each player will develop individual skills with a focus on the fundamentals of the game through position work taught by college players and coaches. Team concepts will be taught and stressed throughout the camp.
Instructor: Casey Crenny
Schedule: June 11-14 | Monday – Thursday | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $100 Min/Max: 10/24

Lacrosse Camp
6th – 9th
This camp will be a fun-filled introduction to the game of girls lacrosse. We will cover all of the basic skills of the game by using specific drills and small – sided games. A strong foundation in the basics will be emphasized. Campers will receive a mouth guard. Please bring a stick, certified eye goggles, cleats and sneakers, and a filled water bottle each day.
Instructor: John Bartholomew
Schedule: June 18-21 | Monday – Thursday | 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $135 Min/Max: 10/36

Golf Camp
5th – 9th
Golf is a sport that lasts a lifetime! Join Coach Bartholomew to work on the fundamentals of the game. Girls will need their own golf clubs, a golf glove, golf spikes (or tennis shoes), and a refillable water bottle. All other equipment (tees and balls) will be provided. Campers will arrive at St. Mary’s each day and then transported in the school bus to different golf courses and/or driving ranges.
Instructor: John Bartholomew
Schedule: June 25-27 | Monday – Wednesday | 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 Min/Max: 6/12

Mike Miller’s M33M Basketball Camp at St. Mary’s
AGES 5 – 16
Girls and boys are invited to learn from the pros at the Mike Miller M33M Basketball Camp! 32 hours of expert instruction will include drills, skill development, contests, and games. Each camper will receive a reversible M33M jersey and a Certificate of Appreciation during the end of camp awards ceremony. This camp will sell out! Registration is open through the M33M website at www.m33mbasketball.com
Instructors : M3MM Coaching staff
Schedule: July 23-26 | Monday - Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $245 Min/Max: 10/50

Bowling “FUN-damentals”
7TH–9TH
Learn basic bowling skills such as approach, delivery, and follow-through from the head coach of St. Mary’s Bowling team. Topics will include choosing the right weight ball, coordinating hand and foot motion, aim, and scoring. This camp will be held at Billy Hardwick’s All Star Lanes. Transportation to and from this camp will not be provided by St. Mary’s staff.
Instructor: Crystal Hogan
Schedule: July 30-Aug 3| Monday – Friday | 10:00 a.m. – noon
Cost: $175 Min/Max: 5/8

REGISTER


John Bartholomew

Lacrosse I Basketball


Kate Fairless
Soccer Coordinator


Holly Hensarling

Cross Country


Jeff McCalla
Golf Coach


Chrystal Hogan

Bowling Coach


Mickey Pitts

Track & Field


Collin Dowling
Swim Coach


LaToya Brown-Hamilton
Volleyball Coach


Dan Singer

Tennis Coach


Bill Quinlen
Trap Coach