Roundup: MAUHS to host sports performance seminar

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BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Union High School will host a presentation on Thursday, November 15 on Dr. Matthew Nofziger's keys to avoiding injury this season and expert sport-specific performance tips.

The event will be led by Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT) Mark Epler, PT, DPT, CSCS; Michael Fredette, DPT, CSCS; and Certified Athletic Trainer Sarah Ludwig, DPT, ATC.

You will get the information you need to improve your endurance, speed/agility, and strength.

Athletes, coaches and parents are encouraged to attend. There will be snacks and water provided.

The event is set for Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in the MAUHS auditorium.

MAYAA registration

BENNINGTON — MAYAA Basketball registrations will be tonight at Bennington Elementary School from 6 to 8 p.m.

Registrations are open to any boy or girl in first through sixth grade.

If you prefer to register online you can do that now and up through Friday by going to mayaabasketball.com. Registration is $40 a player or $70 per family. No registrations will be accepted after Nov. 9. Any questions can be directed to mayaabasketball@gmail.com.

VBCA Fall Clinic

COLCHESTER — The Vermont Basketball Coaches' Association's annual coaching clinic will be on November 18 from 7:30-3:30 at the Ross Sports Center at St. Michael's College.

This year's speaker is Pete Gaudet. He will do a clinic with members of the Champlain Valley girls and Boys' teams demonstrating. Pete was head men's coach at the US Military Academy and the assistant coach at Duke, Vanderbilt, and Ohio State. When Coach Krzyzewski went down with back problems, Pete was the head coach for the rest of the season. He has been to Final Fours and NCAA Championships with Duke. His West Point teams and Vanderbilt teams have played at UVM. Pete works with Pete Newell at the highly regarded Big Man's Camp. Hi is a fine clinic speaker and a great teacher.

Included in the clinic package on November 17 is a 1:30 p.m. women's game and a 3:30 p.m. men's game vs Stonehill.

Those who register for the clinic will have tickets to the games.

More information and registration data is at www.vbca.info. Our clinic is open to anyone interested in improving their basketball coaching skills.

MAU coaching opening

BENNINGTON — Mount Anthony Union High School is seeking a Head Varsity Swimming Coach.

The swimming season begins November 26th at 2:30 at the Bennington Rec Center.

The season runs until mid-February and the team competes in 10 regular season meets.

Anyone interested in the position should contact MAU Athletic Director Ashley Hoyt at Ashley.hoyt@svsu.org or 802-447-1899 X5. Interested coaches will need to submit a resume, including swimming coaching experience. The position is open until filled.

BBA coach openings

MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton Academy is looking for coaching candidates for the following positions: Varsity Dance, JV Dance, Boys JV Basketball, Girls JV Basketball and Boys Ice Hockey Assistant.

In addition to being knowledgeable about the sport and having the ability to teach sport-specific skills, candidates should be able to provide vigorous educational experiences, teach respect for individual differences, demand the highest standards of performance and behavior, foster a mindset of perseverance, and establish a supportive and caring community.

The ideal candidate views coaching as an opportunity to help young people develop into healthy adults.Please send letter of interest, a statement of philosophy, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:Dave Miceli, Director of Athletics, P.O. Box 498 Manchester, VT, 05254.

Candidates can also email dmiceli@burrburton.org.


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