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Hamden Hall Country Day School
Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12


List of 3 news stories.

  • Coming Soon - Fall Skills & Drills for Boys and Girls

  • Summer 2024 - Basketball Camp June 17-21 $250; July 29-August 2 $300

    • HAMDEN HALL BASKETBALL CAMP June 17-21 $250; July 29-August 2 $300

      The Hamden Hall Basketball Camps, for campers entering 2nd through 10th grade, is under the direction of varsity coach Sean Doherty.  The camp allows each camper to develop and strengthen their skill set by working directly with our staff of knowledgeable and experienced coaches.  Through contests, games, drills, and guest lecturers, we strive to make the camp experience fun, while still allowing for development and instruction.  (The first session of Basketball Camp will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th)

      Summer Programs - Sports Camp Page

      Summer Camp Online Registration
  • Spring 2024 Boy's Travel Basketball Tryouts

    HHBC SPRING 2024

    For Grade Based Spring Hoop Travel Teams:
    (4th) (5th) (6th) (7th) (8th)

    FREE Tryout Dates Announced
    (Players can attend all but must attend one tryout date)

    • Tryout 1 = Sunday February 25, 2024 @ 3pm
      • Location = Beckerman Complex, 225 Skiff Street Hamden, CT
    • Tryout 2 = Tuesday March 5, 2024 @ 6pm
      • Location = Beckerman Complex, 225 Skiff Street Hamden, CT
    • Tryout 3 = Sunday March 17, 2024 @ 2pm
      • Location = Beckerman Complex, 225 Skiff Street Hamden, CT
    • Tryout 4 = Tuesday March 19, 2024 @ 6pm
      • Location = Beckerman Complex, 225 Skiff Street Hamden, CT
    INFORMATION: HHBC Spring Travel Basketball Teams are designed for kids that love to play the sport of basketball and enjoy overall competition. The different aged/grade Teams will be picked (from an extensive try-out process) Once teams have been set-up they will have up to two practices a week and play a competitive Spring season in local regional (CT area mostly, but could be MA, NY & RI) weekend type tournaments. Will have an outstanding coaching staff working with all age groups with mostly all College and HS Head Coaching experience!

    Program Cost: $800.00 per player! Some payment plans and options are available upon request. This cost includes : Team uniform, Practice Top, Tournament entry costs, Insurance Coverages, HHBC Coaching staff, over 20 practice dates, includes all Beckerman Complex rental fees.

    For more information, please contact HHBC Director Sean Doherty

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    Please make the payment only if you have been selected for the team. Click here to pay.

About Coach Sean Doherty:

Sean Doherty is the current Head Coach of the Hamden Hall Varsity Boys’ Basketball team and brings over 20 years of collegiate coaching experience to Hamden Hall. In his first two seasons as Head Coach of the Hornets they won the Fairchester League Regular Season & Playoff Championships (2017-18 & 2018-19 seasons) and qualified for the Class B NEPSAC Tourney in each of those years. The 2017-18 squad ended the season with a 20-5 overall record and had multiple FAA & NEPSAC All-League players. The 2018-19 team had a truly amazing year ended with a  25-2 overall record winning the entire NEPSAC Class B Championship.

Prior to Hamden Hall, Doherty was at Quinnipiac University as an Assistant Basketball Coach for the 9 seasons at the Division 1 level. He worked mostly with the guards during those years and was in charge of the MD & PA recruiting areas bringing many All League players to the Bobcats that went on to play professional careers overseas. From 2003-2007 the Worcester, Mass., native was the Head Coach at Division III Salem State College and took them to new heights over the course of his four seasons at the school. The Vikings posted a 91-20 mark (.820) during his tenure and reached the NCAA D3 tournament three times. In 2006-07, Doherty led Salem State to a 24-3 mark and the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Regular Season & Tournament Championships.

He was named the MASCAC Coach of the Year in the 2003-04 & 2006-07 seasons. Prior to Salem State College, Doherty was the Associate Head Coach at Division 1 The College of Holy Cross helping guide them to 3 consecutive Patriot League Championships and 3 NCAA appearances in his four year stint with the Crusaders (1999-2003). He started his coaching career at D2 Assumption College as a top assistant coach from 1994-98 after concluding a solid four-year playing career at Worcester State College graduating in 1992 with a teaching degree. He also received a Master’s Degree in Education from Assumption College in 1998. A 1987 graduate of Burncoat High School, Doherty was inducted into the Burncoat Hall of Fame in 2003 as an outstanding Three Sport Athlete at the school. He is currently married with three children all whom have attended Hamden Hall.

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