The following information is intended Harvard-Westlake athletic teams only. For the 2022 Summer Wolverine Sports Camps, please click on the following link:
http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps

Updated summer workouts for each program will be updated soon.

If you have questions about an particular sport, please contact the program head (email listed below).

Baseball

The Wolverine Baseball Camp will take place July 25-29  at O'Malley Family Field. Travel baseball opportunities are available throughout the summer for middle school players (Grades 7-8). Anyone interested in playing baseball next year should contact Coach Jared Halpert immediately at jhalpert@hw.com

Basketball (Boys)

Summer Basketball consists of daily practices, summer league games and tournaments . Lower levels will begin once school is complete and any new 9th graders have culminated 8 th grade. Summer High school basketball is a big part of our program and the try out process. Your availability in June and some of July is a big part of our program.

 

For more information contact boys basketball program head David Rebibo at (818) 487-6565 or   drebibo@hw.com

Basketball (Girls)

Harvard-Westlake

Girls Basketball Summer Varsity Schedule

Practices

June 20 – 6-8:30 pm

July 14 – 6-8:30 pm

Boot Camp

June 21 - June 23 6-9 pm

6:00 – 8:00 Taper - Program player development

Games

Burroughs HS – Tues.  June 28, July 5 & 12 times TBD

Redondo HS – Wed. June 29 & July 6  Times TBD

HW – June 30  6pm

Tournaments

Desert Heat Classic – July 15 th -17th

Overnight trip – Cost $ 275.00

Lift Schedule

June 21st – July 28 Tuesday and Thursdays

1:30 – 2:30pm  

Cross Country

Incoming 7th graders and 8th graders are encouraged to participate in the distance, speed and track & field camps. For information on these camps visit: http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps.

Summer practice for new and returning runners in grades 9-12 begins July 5. Fall practice will begin in late August.

If you have any questions, please contact Coach Jonas Koolsbergen at (310) 288-3309 or jkoolsbergen@hw.com.

Cheerleading

Team summer practices begin August 1st. Contact Program Head Amy Egbert at aegbert@hw.com for more information about the program.

Equestrian

Students with a desire to compete in hunter/jumper/equitation and/or dressage at any level are invited to ride for Harvard-Westlake. There are no tryouts for this team. Requirements include access to a horse and a willingness to partake in four IEL shows per year.

For details about the league please go to www.theiel.com. A MANDATORY parent/rider meeting will be held in the September at the upper school. Please register your intent to ride with Ms. Christa Choe at mchoe@mednet.ucla.edu.

Fencing

Summer 2022: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Harvard-Westlake Fencing camps are a unique weeklong experience.  The camps will promote fun, while you learn the fundamental skills of fencing. Learning fencing will help you develop balance, concentration, coordination, tactical skills, teamwork, discipline, and self-esteem. Participants will learn proper footwork, execution of fencing actions, and recreational bouting. All equipment will be provided, including equipment for electronic scoring. A great experience you should not miss this summer!

To receive further information or if you have any questions please contact Coach Erika Velarde at evelarde@hw.com.

 

Fencing Season 2022-2023

First day of practice: August 29 th – Upper School.

First day of practice: August 30 th – Middle School.

 

Fencing Camp Session 1    

·        Starts: 06/13
·        Cost: $450.00
·        Grade: 3 - 11
·        Location: Marshall Center, Middle School Campus
·        Dates: 06/13 – 06/17

         Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
         

Fencing Camp Session 2

·        Starts: 06/21
·        Cost: $360.00
·        Grade: 3 - 11
·        Location: Chalmers East, Upper School Campus
·        Dates: 06/21 – 06/24

         Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
         

Fencing Camp Session 3

·        Starts: 6/27
·        Cost: $450.00
·        Grade: 3 - 11 
·        Location: Chalmers East, Upper School Campus
·        Dates: 06/27 – 07/01

        Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00PM

 

Field Hockey

Incoming and returning field hockey players should take advantage of our summer camp July 25-July 29 at the upper school field. This is a great way to sharpen your skills and prepare for tryouts. Follow the link to register:  https://www.hw.com/summerprograms/Wolverines-Sports-Camps

We will also be holding open practices for HW 9th through 12th graders in the month of June as well as required varsity practice.
“Open Field Practices” (JV/F Players; Required Varsity Practices)
*lifting times for Varsity will also be added

In June and July from 5 pm-7 pm:
               Tuesday, June 28      

Thursday, June 30

Tuesday, July 5

Thursday, July 7

Tuesday, July 12

Thursday, July 14

Tuesday, July 19

Thursday, July 21


Required August practices for Freshmen, JV, and Varsity
Varsity Tryouts-- August 1, 2, and 3 from 5 pm-7 pm

JV and S/F Tryouts—August 3, 4, and 5 from 5 pm-7pm

V/J/S/F will practice every weekday after their tryouts from 5-7 pm at the Upper School Field

 

Middle school practice begins in the spring.  

Football

Summer weight training  and practices for new and returning high school players (grades 9-12) starts June 20 at the Upper School Monday-Friday.  Fall practice will begin with our Team Camp on July 28.

 Middle school players (grades 7-8) are encouraged to attend the Wolverine Football Camp June 21th – 24st at the Upper School campus. Middle school practice will begin in August.  If you have any questions, contact Aaron Huerta at ahuerta@hw.com

Golf (Boys)

Boys interested in playing Varsity golf are expected to work on their game consistently throughout the summer and fall through regular practice, junior tournaments and instruction from golf professionals. JV players are expected to practice and play to gain course experience throughout the summer and begin to work with a golf professional for lessons if they are not already doing so. Varsity golf will begin meeting in the fall semester for practice, conditioning, and mental game work. Tryouts for Varsity and JV will begin toward the end of the fall semester and will finish up into the beginning of the spring semester. If you have any questions please contact Scott Wood at swood@hw.com or 310-430-3034

Golf (Girls)

Girls interested in playing Varsity golf are expected to work on their game during the summer through practice, tournaments and instruction. JV players are expected to practice and gain course experience throughout the Summer. The first Varsity tryout round for the 2022/2023 season will be Monday August 1st.  We will have at least 6 tryout rounds and Varsity selections are made by adding their 3 best rounds. The Varsity program has mandatory strength and conditioning, mindset training and team practices throughout summer. Summer practice and training sessions are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with a few other play dates beginning June 21 st.  The JV program will begin in the end of August. For a detailed schedule, venues, start times and any questions please contact Branden Augustus   baugustus@hw.com   310-999-4999

 

Lacrosse

Harvard-Westlake will be offering a summer camp for 3-12th graders from July 11th-15th. All current lacrosse players should be active in summer recreational lacrosse or other Harvard-Westlake sports. 

HW varsity lacrosse players will be lifting in the weight room on HW upper campus.  The team will be lifting every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30-1:30pm, starting June 21st. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Coach Erik Krum at  ekrum@hw.com

Soccer (Boys)

All Harvard-Westlake prospects, incoming and returning middle school soccer players are encouraged to attend one or more Wolverine Soccer summer camp sessions, June 22-25 and July 5-8 . For more information go to  http://www.hw.com/summerprograms/Wolverines-Sports-Camps. Club soccer opportunities are available throughout the summer for the middle school and high school players (Grades 7-11). Summer training will begin June 28. For more information contact Coach Michael Erush at merush@hw.com

Summer training will begin on June 28 and continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00am-11:30am. 

Soccer (Girls)

Girls soccer players are encouraged to attend the Wolverine Soccer summer camp session. The summer camp will run from July 25-29. For more information go to:http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps. Anyone interested in playing girls' soccer next year should contact Coach Richard Simms at rsimms@hw.com.

Softball

Incoming and returning athletes are welcome to train over summer starting June 28 every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am. The team will lift in the weight room for an hour with Coach Junior.  Please contact Softball Program Head Leesa Harris LHarris@hw.com for more details.

There will be an informational team meeting on September 2, at 6:00pm on zoom. Training class starts on September 21. All softball players are required to attend the softball training class in the fall and winter trimesters.

Swimming & Diving

Swimmers planning to swim on the Middle School, JV or Varsity teams in 2022-2023 are encouraged to swim throughout the summer.  The Wolverine Swim Camp is encouraged for any middle school or JV swimmers. The camps will take place on June 21st through June 24th and June 27th through July 1st at the Copses Family Pool on the HW Upper School campus.  Varsity swimmers should be enrolled with a USA Swimming club program.  LA Swim Club is HW’s home club and you can contact Jason Schwarz at  jschwarz@hw.com.  In addition, there are clubs throughout Southern California that are also good options. Again, contact Coach Jason Schwarz at   jschwarz@hw.com for recommendations.  Fall training classes for high school students begin when school resumes. The middle school swim season will start the first or second week of school.

Jason Schwarz

Swim/Dive Program Head

Harvard-Westlake School

Tennis (Boys)

Student athletes interested in playing team tennis are required to train, develop and compete in various camps, clinics and tournaments over the summer. Coach Bo and his staff offer off season lessons, clinics, and mini camps for players thru The Tennis Club at Weddington. 

 There are 4 sessions of the Wolverine Tennis Camp which will take place at the Weddington courts click on the link for details:  http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps.

We strongly encourage that a mixture of new incoming tennis players and the current middle school and junior varsity tennis players join the last 2 Wolverine tennis camps offered which will be run by Bo Hardt and his coaching staff.  

Our winter training season begins in November on Tuesday’s and Thursdays and is required for all 9th graders hoping to make the roster. Training season runs up until tryouts begin the first week of February. JV and Varsity Boys' seasons begin the week after tryouts in February. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Bo Hardt at Rhardt@hw.com

Tennis (Girls)

Try-outs for ALL the 9th-12th grade players interested in Girls Tennis will start week of Aug. 15th at Weddington Golf & Tennis Club. They will run the entire week before school starts. You must attend ALL try-out days / there will be no make-up tryout days. 

Attending Harvard Westlake summer camps and playing USTA tournaments during the summer is highly encouraged. The first two sessions of the camps will be run by Coach Durisic and her coaching staff.   For further information visit -  http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps

Any other questions regarding High school or Middle school tennis- contact Coach Durisic  -  jdurisic@hw.com

Track & Field

Summer workouts (grades 9-12) will be held throughout the summer. Incoming 7th graders and returning 8th graders are encouraged to attend the Track and Field, Speed  and Distance camps. For more information on these camps http://www.hw.com/summer/Wolverines-Sports-Camps   Athletes are encouraged to participate in club track or all-comers meets. Contact Coach Jonas Koolsbergen with any questions about the track program at (310) 288-3309 or jkoolsbergen@hw.com

Volleyball (Boys)

Incoming and returning 7th, 8th and 9th graders interested in playing volleyball next spring are encouraged to play beach volleyball over the summer and are encouraged to attend college summer camps and/or play club.  There are a number of good clubs in the area. The second half of club season is just starting up soon. Feel free to contact Coach Jon Souisa for more information.  Training for high school students (grades 9-12) begins in late November/early December. The middle school season begins in February. Please check the website for an updated calendar to be posted with upcoming information. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Jon Souisa -  jsouisa@hw.com

Volleyball (Girls)

Incoming 7th, 8th, and 9th graders are encouraged to attend the Wolverine Volleyball camp session to be held July 11-15 9am – 3pm. The team tryouts for rising Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors is July 6th 3:30-7:30pm and 7th from 3:30-5:30pm in Taper gym located on the upper school campus.  Cuts will be made after day one.  If you cannot make it to tryouts, please contact Coach Morgan. All frosh, JV, and varsity players will be expected at mandatory practices beginning Aug 1st  and continuing through the start of school. Please go to the following link to our online calendar for specific details  Girls_Volleyball_Calendar. Middle School 7th and 8th grade tryouts will begin when school resumes in August and info will be sent out then. Anyone interested in playing girls volleyball next year in 9th-12th grade should contact Coach Natalie Morgan at nmorgan@hw.com.

Water Polo(Boys)

Summer practice for incoming and returning water polo players will be held throughout the summer. Practice will be at the Harvard-Westlake Upper School Copses Family Pool from June 18th- July 19th and resume on August 1st through the fall season. Athletes that are trying out for the varsity team are required to attend summer practice.  To receive further information or if you have any questions please contact Coach Jack Grover at 626-242-0201 or  jgrover@hw.com

Water Polo(Girls)

Summer practice for incoming and returning water polo players will be held throughout the summer. Practice will be at the Harvard-Westlake Upper School Copses Family Pool from June 20-July 20 and resume on September 5 through the fall season. Athletes that are trying out for the varsity team are required to attend summer practice.  To receive further information or if you have any questions please contact Coach Jenny Jamison at jjamison@hw.com.


Wrestling

Come join the Harvard Westlake Wrestling Family!

Middle School Summer Wrestling:
7th and 8th graders are welcome to participate in our club wrestling program. Contact Coach Amazan for practice times (jamazan@hw.com).


 5 Points Wrestling Club | Summer Season
(www.5PointsWrestling.com)
(June 21st, 2022 – Aug 18th, 2022)
Harvard Westlake Upper School

Tuesdays
(Club Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Thursdays
(Club Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

High School Wrestling Summer Tryouts: (9th – 12th Graders)
Day 1: Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 (3:15p – 5:30p)
Day 2: Friday, June 3rd, 2022 (3:15p – 5:30p)
Open to all newcomers.

Boy’s + Girls Varsity Summer Wrestling Schedule:
(June 20th, 2022 – August 19th, 2022)
Harvard Westlake Upper School

Mondays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Wednesdays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Fridays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Boy’s + Girls Junior Varsity Summer Wrestling Schedule:
(June 20th, 2022 – August 19th, 2022)
Harvard Westlake Upper School

Mondays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Wednesdays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Fridays
9:00a – 10:00a (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
10:00a – 11:00a (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Boy’s + Girls Frosh Summer Wrestling Schedule:
(June 20th, 2022 – August 19th, 2022)
Harvard Westlake Upper School

Mondays
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Wednesdays
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

Fridays
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Team Lift | Taper Weight Room)
12:00p – 2:00p (Wrestling Practice | Hamilton Wrestling Room)

For more information or to be added to our google team calendar, contact Coach Junior Amazan at (516) 770-4920 or jamazan@hw.com