Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503
434.385.3600
Dates: Monday, August 5, 2024 - Friday, August 9, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
Cost: $125
Where: VES
Open to: Rising 4th - 8th graders. No experience necessary.
Contact: Coach Darko Sedlar, 434-385-3666 or dsedlar@ves.org
 

Come spend a week learning and playing basketball at VES! Over the course of this 5-day camp, participants will learn the fundamental skills of basketball and be able to apply this knowledge in game situations. Campers are grouped depending on age and skill level to ensure the best experience for participation and learning. 

CAMP INSTRUCTORS

Coach Darko Sedlar has 20 years of coaching experience at the high school and junior high levels. The 2024-2025 school year will be his thirteenth academic year at VES and sixth as Head Coach of the Boys Varsity Basketball team. Prior to VES, Sedlar served as Director for the Colonie Youth Development Program in Albany, NY, as well as founded an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) program, where he oversaw seven teams, managed 14 coaches, and mentored over 120 student-athletes. With his commitment to nurturing young talent, dynamic leadership, and tireless dedication, Sedlar continues to shape the basketball program at VES, empowering student-athletes to excel both on and off the court.

Coach Matt Foy also brings a wealth of experience to the VES community, having coached a variety of basketball programs, ages, and genders throughout his career.  A native of Lynchburg, Virginia, and an EC Glass High School alum, Coach Foy led the girls basketball team at EC Glass High School to their first winning season in eight years during the 2018-19 season and served in 2019-20 at VES as an assistant coach of the boys basketball program. In addition, he has coached at Blacksburg High School, Galax High School and at Virginia Tech with the men's club basketball team while managing the men's varsity basketball team. The 2024-2025 academic year will be Foy's fifth as Head Coach for the Girls Varsity Basketball team at VES.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Campers need only bring sneakers and a water bottle for camp. Basketball shoes are optional.