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Upcoming Clinics

Germantown Academy clinics and clubs are open to the public and run by GA coaches unless stated otherwise.

FREE Field Hockey Clinics - 4th & 5th Grade GA Girls - Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10

Field Hockey

The GA Varsity Field Hockey program is hosting three FREE Spring Clinics for Germantown Academy girls in 4th and 5th grades. Sign up for any or all of these clinics to learn more about the sport. No experience or equipment necessary!


  • Dates: Fridays, April 26, May 3, May 10
  • Time: 3:15 – 5pm
  • Location: Sisters’ Woods Turf Fields
  • Wear athletic clothes and sneakers
  • Bring a labeled water bottle

Register Online

Any questions can be directed to Varsity Head Coach Jackie Connard ’06

Jackie ConnardAbout Coach Connard:

Jackie Connard is a 2006 graduate of Germantown Academy, where she was a member of the varsity field hockey program.

Following her graduation from GA, Connard played field hockey for four years at Brown University. She earned four varsity letters, was a two-time captain of the Bears and won several team awards during her collegiate career. Connard earned a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience in 2010 and was a D.W. Lyman Scholar all four years.

After completing her first year of a Master of Architecture degree at Boston Architectural College, Connard currently works as a designer at Ellen Happ Architect in Doylestown.

Connard inherited the Patriots’ field hockey program from her former coach, Ginny Hofmann 1760, who retired from coaching following the Fall 2014 season. Under Connard's watch, the 2018 Varisty team went 15-5-1 overall and 8-1-1 in the Inter-Ac League, winning the league title for the first time in 12 years! Coach Connard is also the director of the Field Hockey Vertically Aligned Program, overseeing the entire program for Grades 6-12.

FREE Football Clinic - Sunday, May 5

Football Clinics

Learn football fundamentals from Varsity Head Coach Matt Dence and GA Middle and Upper School Football Coaches and Players at this FREE clinic! In addition to providing drills and conditioning instruction, coaches teach players about offensive and defensive techniques, position responsibilities, and game tactics and strategy.

Clinic Details

  • Sunday, May 5, 10am – 12pm
  • Grades 1-8
  • Cost: FREE
  • Location: Carey Stadium at Germantown Academy
  • Non-contact. Helmet and pads not required.
  • Participants should wear athletic gear and bring cleats/turf shoes/sneakers, football gloves (if they have them) and a labeled water bottle.
  • Parents are invited to stay and watch.

Registration for this clinic is CLOSED. Please contact Coach Kyle Donahue with any questions.

Any participant who is not enrolled at Germantown Academy must sign our Football Clinic Waiver.

Club Teams

In addition to varsity and junior varsity sports, Germantown Academy also provides its student-athletes with a chance to participate in club sports.

  • A Club Sport is an activity supported by Germantown Academy. A club may or may not have financial support from the activities budget of the Upper School. Clubs have no ties with the athletic department.
  • A Trial Sport is a sport that is supported by the athletic department, but does not have varsity status.
  • A Varsity Sport is a sport that is supported by the athletic department, including varsity letters and certificates.

Squash Club

The GA Squash Club is made up of Middle and Upper School student-athletes, and is pay-for-play. The team practices and competes at Gwynedd Valley Squash Club and Philadelphia Country Club. Squash Page »

Sailing Club

GA Sailing competes in the Philadelphia Main Line Interscholastic Sailing Association. Regattas are held at noon on Sundays during the fall and spring seasons. Sailing Page »

Middle School Water Polo Club

This club is an introduction to water polo as student-athletes practice three days a week and watching a varsity home game on the fourth. Equipment: Swimsuit, sneakers, workout clothes for dryland exercises. Water Polo Club Page »

Middle School Ice Hockey Club

The Germantown Academy Middle School Ice Hockey Club program which aims to prepare student athletes in grades 5–8 for varsity level hockey. As a coaching staff, we strive to instill confidence in our players, and inspire a shared vision where respect and love for the game of ice hockey is paramount. Ice Hockey Club Page »

Middle School Running Club

The running club is not a competitive team, but offers the chance for middle schoolers who are not playing a winter sport to get in/stay in shape and learn about healthy training techniques. Running Club Page »

Germantown Academy Aquatic Club

GA Aquatic ClubGAAC is a year-round swimming and diving program, with training and competitions offered 12 months a year. Training opportunities are available six days a week for swimming and five days a week for diving. Our more than 120 GAAC members range from beginners to Olympic hopefuls. There is a place for everyone, so long as they have a love for the water and a passion for the pursuit of excellence. Although attending competitions is not required of our members, it is strongly encouraged, because we know that student-athletes who don’t compete will eventually leave the sport. LEARN MORE»

Germantown Academy Summer Camps


During the summer months, we offer camps for the following sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field