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BASKETBALL  Varsity Girls Basketball

Currently, we are building an exciting Basketball program at New Hope Academy. Inspired by the vision of Coach Caldwell, we expanded our Basketball programs adding girl’s and boy’s Varsity, Junior Varsity and Middle School teams. In addition, pre-K through elementary students participate in co-ed intramural basketball skills training programs and older Elementary students competing in local basketball leagues.

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Our vision for New Hope athletics is to develop high level student athletes who excel on and off the court.

COACH CALDWELL

New Hope Lady Tigers

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The Lady Tigers girls’ varsity basketball team placed 2nd at Nationals in their very first season in 2017-18. Then, in only their second season, the Lady Tigers made history by becoming the 2019 GEICO High School National Champions! The team’s undisputed victory is recognized by ESPN , MaxPreps , USAToday and Blue Star Media.

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New Hope Lady Tigers Middle school


The New Hope Academy Lady Tigers Middle School team placed 2nd at Nationals in its first season as a program playing against HS teams. In only the 3rd season of basketball for the program, the team of 7th and 8th graders won Nationals during a Pandemic in 2021 against HS teams.
With their victory over defending 4x FCC State Champs Wade Christian Academy (Florida), the Lady Tigers made history as the first school to win a National Championship at Divisions I, II, & III.

LADY TIGER'S COACHES


Coach Sam Caldwell

Sam Caldwell

HEAD COACH

Sam Caldwell brings 20 plus years of coaching experience and surpassed 300 career wins on January 4, 2019. A proven leader and champion multiple times over, Coach Caldwell was selected as the 2014 Coach of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), and a finalist for the prestigious Pat Summit Coach of the Year Award. He has college coaching experience at UMBC and Bowie State University respectively, and is one of the all-time winningest coaches in All-Navy Basketball history.

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William Hall

William Hall

GIRLS FRESHMAN BASKETBALL COACH

William Hall is currently the Head Basketball coach for New Hope Academy’s middle school girls. He has been coaching for over a decade at the grassroots level. He began his coaching career at the recreational league level, then progressed to AAU and then on to elementary school in Prince George’s County Public Schools. (PGCPS). He has coached both boys and girls, and he is a trainer to over 50 athletes (MS/HS/college/pro). Previous to NHA, he coached for Team Takeover, LPMC,(Lady Prime Marissa Coleman) and DMV All Stars. Coach Hall is known for his development of young basketball players and for his ability to recognize talent and potential in young athletes.