Basketball - Varsity
2018-2019 Varsity Basketball
Coach Gray was the former Washington Christian Academy Varsity Boys Head resigning in 2016 and then called back to coaching in the same year by Head JV Coach Mark Anthony Jackson.
Coach Gray brings years of experience in play and coaching basketball. Having played in Europe and the United Stated allows Coach Gray the ability to teach the game at all levels. His ability to get the most out of a student-athletes’ playing the sport while providing valuable life lessons that student-athletes can have for a lifetime.
Mark Anthony Jackson is in his third year with AHC as the Head Junior Varsity Basketball coach, as well as, Associate Head Coach for Varsity. Coach “Jax” is a native of the Montgomery County where he attended Paint Branch High School. While at PB, he was a three-year varsity student-athlete in basketball. Played collegiately at Coastal Carolina University and Bowie State University.
Coach Jax currently works at the Federal Aviation Administration. In addition, Jax serves as the Associate Executive Director of Premier Athletic Performance Association (PAPA); there Jax works with student-athlete in human development to improve their mental and physical aspect of sport for life-long skills.
Holy Cross welcomes Lance Van Winter as our Head Soccer Coach. Coach Van Winter is a Montgomery County native, who played and more recently coached at Walt Whitman High School. He has been involved in coaching recreational soccer for over 30 years, with MSI Classic and Maryland Rush Montgomery. Currently he is the Director of Operations for Arrington Training and Development.
We are also pleased to welcome back Jasmine Newman '14 as our JV Soccer Head Coach. She is a recent graduate from Methodist University, where she played soccer and earned several accolades, including leading her team to the USA South Conference Championship. Coach Newman has spent many of her recent summers gaining coaching experience with various club programs.
Welcome to Youri St. Jean as our Freshman Soccer Head Coach. A native of Haiti, Coach St. Jean played local high school soccer at Clarksburg High School and attended Salisbury University where he played on the club team. While at Salisbury he completed a one-year volunteer program with the Strength and Conditioning department, in pursuit of his degree in Exercise Science. He began his coaching career while in college, working with High Score Soccer, various club teams and most recently with Arrington Training and Development.