2018-2019 Pom and Cheer
Co-Head CoachCoach Rachel Mullervy started ballet, jazz and tap at the age of 3 at the Scilla Dance School in New York City. In addition to dancing, she also cheered for her school’s championship basketball team, serving as captain for one year. In college, Rachel continued to tap for Mount Holyoke College, taking advanced classes and performing in the annual dance concerts. While there, she also had the opportunity to assist in choreographing routines. She graduated from Mount Holyoke with a degree in Classics and Art History and later from the University of Maryland – College Park with a Masters in Classics. She is now in her third year at Holy Cross teaching Latin and is thrilled to return for her second year as coach.
Co-Head CoachCoach Kelly Fitzpatrick is thrilled to be entering her first year as the AHC POM coach. Kelly started dancing at the age of three at a small dance studio in her hometown. Throughout her dance career, Kelly took classes in many types of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, modern, pointe, hip-hop and kickline (her favorite!). She was a member of the competition dance team and taught classes and choreographed for the Pre-K dance program in ballet and tap. In college, Kelly continued take advanced classes through the Loyola College Dance Company through her four undergraduate years. While at Loyola, she took classes in kickline, modern dance, lyrical and ballet. She graduated from Loyola University Maryland with both her B.A. in Psychology and Communications (Advertising/PR) and her M.Ed in School Counseling. She is now in her second year at Holy Cross as the Assistant Director of College Counseling and is excited for a great year with the POM team!
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.