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Calistoga has openings for coaches

Calistoga Junior/Senior High School has openings for varsity football head coach and assistant head coach, junior varsity football head coach, varsity girls soccer head coach and assistant head coach, and two junior high girls basketball coaches.

There are also a variety of other coaching positions available for many sports.

Contact one of the co-athletic directors, Eric Heitz or Louise Owens, at or 707-942-6278 for more information.

Justin-Siena sports camps under way

Justin-Siena High School will host its annual sports camps this summer. Visit to sign up. For more information, contact Andy Bettencourt at or 255-0950 ext. 645.

* Football: June 25-26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $50, which includes lunch. Camp director Brandon LaRocco and the Braves’ staff will focus on technique and fundamentals. Skills worked on will include base tackling, catching, route running, throwing, and speed/agility drills. Pads will not be worn and the focus will be on correct technique to help players when they do play with pads.

* Cheerleading: July 9-13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $175. The camp will be directed by Maci Jerry and be broken up by age and skill level. Participants will have the opportunity to learn fundamentals of basic cheerleading such as tumbling, basic stunting, arm drills and jumping technique. They will also have the opportunity to learn and perform a choreographed dance routine.

* Wrestling, Session II: July 10-12, 6-8 p.m. The cost is $25. Led by Justin-Siena coaches Jason A. Guiducci and Jesse Ward, this camp introduce children to the sport of wrestling and helps each child gain confidence and knowledge, while establishing a healthy group spirit through challenging activities.

* Boys Basketball: July 16-20, 2-5 p.m. The cost is $175. The Braves’ coaching staff and players will direct the camp, which puts an emphasis on proper technique and fundamental skill development and provides an educational, competitive, and fun environment through various individual and team drills and games.

* Boys Lacrosse: July 16-20, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $175. John Murray will direct the camp, which is for boys of all ages and skill levels. Players will learn the fundamentals of the game along with position-specific technique.

* Girls Volleyball: July 23-27, 2-5 p.m. The cost is $175. The camp, led by Chelsea Reilley, will provide instruction for players looking to learn the sport as well as develop their current skill set. The camp will focus on fundamentals and introduce advanced techniques to players needing a challenge. Training will include serving, passing, hitting and setting.

* Girls Basketball, July 23-27, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $175. Led by Andrew Bettencourt and the Braves’ coaching staff, the camp will focus on skill development, team building, and competition using fundamentals. Instruction will also come from former and current Braves players. Skills being taught will include shooting, ball handling, footwork and defensive techniques. The camp will finish with age-appropriate championship games coached by Braves alumni.

PUC women’s volleyball camp June 18-22

Pacific Union College women’s volleyball is hosting a week-long summer camp, which puts an emphasis on developing the fundamental skills of volleyball for beginning to advanced levels.

The camp is from June 18-22. It’s for youths ages 8 to 18 and will be held at Pacific Union College’s Pacific Auditorium in Angwin. The hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Friday.

Players will receive an advanced workout and participate in drills and games that will be directed by Brittany Brown, PUC’s Athletic Director, and PUC volleyball players.

Water and a camp T-shirt will be provided. Athletes will need to bring their own lunch.

The registration fee is $190. The registration deadline is June 15. Checks are to be made payable to Brittany Norman Brown. To sign up, or for more information, contact Brown at 965-6349 or

11U baseball umpires needed

Baseball umpires are needed for an 11-and-under league in Napa. The umpires must be able to work Saturdays and have an understanding of the game of baseball. These are paid positions and training is provided. Contact Steve Meyer at or 707-312-0188 for more information.