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Athletic Academy

ParishEXTEND Athletic Academy is a partnership between Athletics and ParishEXTEND with a common goal to offer a comprehensive catalog of sports specific program opportunities dedicated to developing Parish's young athletes.

Fall programs are offered in Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse and Soccer. 

Participants of these programs are trained according to Parish’s coaching philosophies and methods which will prepare them for participation in junior varsity and varsity athletics. Opportunities will vary by sport and age group but may include weekly classes, private team coaching, skills and coaching clinics, tournaments and more.

We will continue to expand the Athletic Academy as we work with our coaches and community to identify the needs of our young athletes. Spring programs will include Baseball, Basketball, Cheer, Football, Lacrosse, Speed & Agility, and Soccer.

Should you have any questions or ideas, please let us know by emailing EXTEND@parishepiscopal.org.

Fall 2019 Registration is open! 

Fall Athletic Academy Programs

Classes are displayed by the sport. Please make special note of each programs' grade levels and start and end dates.

Baseball

About
In an effort to create a premium and seamless baseball experience for all students, ParishEXTEND has launched Parish Baseball Training. Our goal is to teach and develop the skills of Parish's young players in order to better prepare them for future play.

Fall 2019

Baseball Skills
  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade

Grades: 3-5
Instructor: Drew Clementz, Parish Episcopal School
Dates: September 3-24, 2019* (session 1)
*Rain makeup date is October 1 if needed
October 8-29, 2019 (session 1)
Times: 4:00-5:00pm

$100/4 classes

Register for session 1

Register for session 2

Additional Offerings

Private Baseball Coaching

One on one coaching and small group coaching will provide players with individualized attention to the basic fundamentals of hitting, pitching, throwing and fielding. Coaches will be able to devote a great deal of time and energy on developing skills of the individuals that are often missed in team coaching. Sessions can also be tailored to improve specific positional skills, team elements and mental skills training.

Pricing (minimum of 4 sessions, includes Extended Care until session time)

  • Private - 1 player - $75/one hour session
  • Semi Private - 2 players - $110/one hour session, 3 players - $136/one hour session,
    4 players - $150/one hour session

To inquire about private coaching, please email extend@parishepiscopal.org

Team Coaches

If your child’s team has far surpassed your baseball knowledge, it may be time to consider hiring a coach. ParishEXTEND can provide coaches for your team’s season or just for a practice or two. Contact extend@parishepiscopal.org to discuss your team’s needs, and we’ll match your team with an appropriate coach. 

Meet the Baseball Coaches
  • Drew Clementz

Rich Austin

Coach Rich Austin was a two-sport athlete, basketball and baseball, in both high school and college. He attended both Lindenwood University (MO) and Minnesota State – Mankato. Upon graduation, Coach Austin started his professional career in the Frontier League. He was the MVP of the league in 2004 and was signed by the Kansas City Royals at the end of the season. Coach Austin played 10 years of professional baseball both stateside and abroad in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Italy. Following his playing career in 2010, Coach Austin accepted a position with the Rockford Aviators as manager. He managed this team for three years. In 2013 he joined the Grand Prairie Airhogs as their hitting and bench coach. In 2016 Coach Austin was inducted into the Frontier League Hall of Fame. 

Coach Austin joined the Parish Episcopal coaching staff in 2017 and serves as an assistant coach for Parish Episcopal Varsity Baseball.

Drew Clementz

Drew Clementz coach pic

Drew Clementz coached Parish Middle School Baseball for 3 seasons and won two TAPS Championships during that time. Those players’ success led to the Varsity run to State Playoffs in 2016. Drew also coaches with D-BAT Elite at the High School level. His teams have featured several Division 1 commitments and tournament championships. Drew has given private instruction since 2009.

Coaching Experience 

Parish Episcopal School 2014 - 2016

•  Head Middle School Baseball Coach
•  Manage practices and games
•  Evaluate players on a weekly basis
•  Encourage classroom-first attitude, leadership skills, and time-management awareness 

D-BAT Mustangs Select Teams 2010 - present
•  Head Coach 12U, 13U, and 14U, 15U, 16U
•  Assistant Coach 15U and 16U teams
•  Manage pitching staff (conditioning and throwing programs)
•  Evaluate players on a weekly basis
•  Manage practices and games
•  Work with pitchers and catchers in bullpens and games
•  Prepare players physically and mentally for fall and spring baseball with their school teams
•  Coordinate team travel, tournaments and pre-game routines 

Panthers Baseball Club Select Team 2011 - 2014
•  Head Coach 9U, 10U, 11U
•  Developed team from recreational league to tournament level competition
•  Coordinated community service projects
•  Skill instruction (pitching, hitting, fielding)
•  Repetition training (ground balls, fly balls, batting practice, pitching, base running) 

Paul Tidmore

Paul Tidmore's coaching experience began when working at summer sports camps while a Division I track athlete at Baylor University. He joined the Parish baseball coaching staff in 2013 and has worked with the Middle School and Upper School programs during that time, most recently as an assistant with the JV and Varsity teams. Other baseball coaching experience includes coaching with the Dallas Mustangs, D-BAT Mustangs, Texas Desperadoes, local youth leagues and multiple independent select teams as both head and assistant coach. Additionally, Paul has worked individually with all ages of players from beginning youth to collegiate athletes on a wide range of baseball skills, fitness conditioning, speed and agility development.

Basketball

About
The Parish Basketball Training Academy (PBTA) is a tailor-made experience for boys and girls in 3rd grade through 8th grade and is comprised of the best teaching and training tactics, along with footwork and agility to build the complete athlete. Through hard work and intense drill settings, we aim to build the physical and mental confidence of each individual athlete so that they may succeed in future basketball endeavors.

Free Training Session - September 8, 2019
Want to meet Coach King and learn more about what the PBTA small group sessions offer? Join us for a free class on Sunday, September 8 and see if the PBTA is right for your child. Please RSVP to the according to your grade level through the links below.

  • 3rd-4th Grade (2:00-2:45pm) RSVP
  • 5th-6th Grade (2:45-3:30pm) RSVP
  • 7th-8th Grade (3:30-4:15pm) RSVP
Basketball Small Group Training (3rd-4th)
  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade

SOLD OUT (all three sessions) - WAITLIST AVAILABLE
Grade: 3-4
Instructor: Ross King, Parish Episcopal School
Dates: 
September 15-October 6 (session 1)
October 20-November 10 (session 2)
November 17-December 15 (session 3)
Times: 2:00-3:00pm
No Class: November 3, November 24, December 1
$200/4 classes (Session 1 ), $150/3 classes (Session 2 & 3) 

Register for session 1

Register for session 2

Register for session 3

Details about Basketball Small Group Training (3rd-4th)

Meet Coach Ross King

Coach Ross King comes to the Parish Basketball Training Academy with a very strong basketball background both as a player and as a coach. From Jacksboro, Texas, Coach King has excelled on the court from the high school level to the professional level. Having a strong career at Jacksboro High School, Ross received the opportunity to play collegiately at Ranger College.  After his time at Ranger, he decided to pursue his dreams of playing basketball professionally. He was fortunate enough to fulfill that dream by playing in the UBA and ABA leagues as well as the VBL and Drew League over a span of seven years. 

Despite having to end his career due to an injury, Coach King took his love for the game and started coaching youth basketball. Over the course of the last four years, he has been instrumental in the Triumph AAU organization and has coached at area independent schools including St. John’s and Parish. This past season he was Parish’s Middle School Girls Head Basketball Coach where he led the team to the TAPS Division 2 Championship. For the 2019-2020 season, Coach King will move over to the boys side and serve as a Varsity Boys Assistant as well as the Head JV Coach.

Coach Anderson, Parish’s Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, is extremely excited to have him be a part of the boys program and lead the Parish Basketball Training Academy. He is confident that Coach King will be a great asset in the development of our future and current Parish basketball players. If you are looking for a quality person and coach to develop your son or daughter, Coach King is the person to do it

Lacrosse

About
In an effort to create a premium and seamless lacrosse experience, ParishEXTEND offers Parish Lacrosse Training. Our goal is to teach and develop the skills of Parish's young players in order to better prepare them for future play. Training is both instructional and informational along with creating a great atmosphere to learn.

Meet the Lacrosse Coaches

Pat DeBolt

Pat DeBolt has five years of Division I coaching experience including a National Championship with the Duke Blue Devils. He has worked with some of the best players in the world and coached alongside the top coaches in the game including Coach Tierney from Hofstra University, Coach Myers from The Ohio State University and Coach Danowski from Duke University. Coach DeBolt has extensive experience working with the top select lacrosse programs around the country and is bringing his knowledge and expertise to Parish. His various awards and achievements include:

  • National Champion with Duke University 
  • 2-time CAA Champion with Hofstra University
  • 5 NCAA Tournament Appearances
  • 2013 State Championship with Flower Mound High School
  • 2013 Texas Assistant Coach of the Year
  • 2014 Bob Patterson Award 
  • 2015 DFW Keeper of the Stick Award
  • First ever 3-time selection for New York Empire State Games

Carly Carey

Coach Carly Carey was a four year member and two year captain of the College of Wooster women's lacrosse team. During that time she was awarded Regional All-American honors, All-Conference awards, the 2009 NCAC Player of the Year, and was a member of the NCAC All-Decade Team. She has 10 years of coaching experience and has started two programs including Parish's. She was named The College of Wooster Paul V Barrett Memorial Coach of the Year for 2018.

Soccer

About
PARISHkicks provides player development opportunities including weekly skills lessons and specialty skills camps, soccer curriculum, coaching education for parents, coaching staff for teams and private lessons. 

Additional Offerings

Private Lessons

PARISHkicks offers private and semi-private lessons for soccer players of all ages. All lessons take place on the Parish Midway campus.

One on one coaching and small group coaching will provide players with individualized attention on fundamentals such as core ball mastery, first touch, turning techniques, ball striking and 1v1 dominance. Trainers will be able to devote a great deal of time and energy on developing skills of the individuals that are often missed in team coaching. Sessions can also be tailored to improve technique, flexibility, speed, agility and power with and without the ball.

Pricing (minimum of 4 sessions, includes Parish Extended Care until session time)

  • Private - 1 player - $75/one hour session
  • Semi Private - 2 players - $110/one hour session, 3 players - $136/one hour session,
    4 players - $150/one hour session

Contact Kevin Rock to discuss options.

Team Coaches

If your child’s team has far surpassed your soccer knowledge, it may be time to consider hiring a coach. PARISHkicks can provide coaches for your team’s season or just for a practice or two. Contact Kevin Rock to discuss your team’s needs, and we’ll match your team with an appropriate coach. PARISHkicks coaches will help your child’s team focus on fundamental skills and footwork, shooting and finishing, and small-sided games to increase soccer IQ.

Coaching Tiers
Levels consist of a combination of playing experience and coaching.

Level* Coaching License Playing Experience Coaching Experience Rate/hr.
I

No

High School
Club

1-2 Years $70
II

Yes / or 3 plus years college playing experience

Club
Collegiate
National Youth
2-5 years $110
III

Yes (national level)

Collegiate
National Youth
National Senior

5+ years $155

 

Meet the Soccer Coaches

Kevin Rock

Kevin Rock is a native of Trinidad and Tobago and played on multiple youth national teams and select travel teams. Before Parish he served as the Middle School Soccer Coach for Alapattah Middle School in Miami and the Middle and Elementary Soccer Coach at Fellowship Christian Academy in Dallas. He is currently the Middle School coach at Parish and teaches 7th grade science and assists with 5th – 6th grade Robotics. Since coming to Parish Coach Rock's Middle School teams have consistently made the playoffs and won their first Championship in 2016.

Edgar Sanchez

Edgar Sanchez is a native of Mexico and grew up playing on multiple select club teams. Before Parish he served as the coach to Irving United U17 girls’ team and Hurst United Select team U11 and U15 boys’ teams. During his time at Parish, Coach Sanchez has worked with both the boys and girls Middle School soccer teams. He has also been heavily involved with the PARISHkicks program in coaching skills classes and clinics for 3rd through 8th grade students.

Craig Savage

Craig Savage is Parish’s head soccer coach and has over 20 years’ experience coaching high school, club and Olympic Development soccer in Atlanta and Dallas. Many of Coach Savage’s former players have gone on to play in college, and a few of his Olympic Development players have advanced to the professional ranks. All of them have improved under his tutelage. After winning state titles and becoming the all-time winningest coach at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal in Atlanta, Coach Savage moved to Dallas, where his Parish Panthers have never failed to make the playoffs.

Pierce Searls

Pierce Searls grew up playing soccer locally in Dallas. He played on the Men’s Varsity team at Frisco Liberty and also played for the USSF Academy U16–U18 teams. During his collegiate career he played for both St. Edwards University and The University of Texas at Dallas. Coach Searls enjoys helping players understand the fundamentals and intricacies of the game. Since joining the Parish coaching staff he has worked with students on all levels from kindergarten to varsity.

Scout Starrett

Scout Starrett has played soccer for 15 years including varsity soccer for four years at Parish. In 2014 he signed to play with Marymount California University where his team finished 3rd in the nation during his first season. Career highlights include two years playing on the USSF U16 and U18 Academy Teams, training in London with the Tottenham Hotspur youth team, and filming commercials for the largest soccer retailer in the United States, soccer.com and Kwikgoal. Scout started coaching in 2015 and is serving as the Parish Varsity and JV goalkeeper coach for boys and girls in addition to coaching the first grade boys' PARISHkicks team.

Cesar Yeso

Cesar Yeso graduated from Parish in 

Contact ParishEXTEND

extend@parishepiscopal.org

Hillcrest - 972.852.8829
Midway - 972.852.8801

Kids who are having fun and success in a sport continue to play. A great way to achieve this is by learning proper fundamentals by experienced coaches. The ParishEXTEND Athletic Academy provides this opportunity.– Brett McCabe, Parish Episcopal School Athletic Director

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I am extremely confident that the PBTA will foster excitement about the game of basketball and will facilitate necessary player development to help achieve my personal goal of making Parish Basketball one of the most competitive basketball programs in the state.– Chris Anderson, Parish Episcopal School Varsity Boys Basketball Coach