A Ball of Fun for Everyone

Start Planning This Summer--the more weeks of camp you book, the greater the savings.

New for Summer 2020

Interactive Football launches at every Kids Elite location in summer 2020!  Interactive Football brings the joy of football to kids while ensuring the safest conditions.

Kids Elite was featured on WUSA9 to share the innovative sports technology that enhances the traditional game.

 

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Kids Elite Programs - Something for Everyone!

Summer Sports Camp

Come enjoy our weekly sports camps throughout the summer at our 2 locations: Wilson High School and Murch Elementary School.

Wilson High School

Weekly camps from June 22nd through August 17th.

Murch

Weekly camps from June 29th through August 3rd.

Premier Training

Get in your best shape with our Premier Training Programs.

UA Girls' Running & Leadership Institute

 Discover Your Strength

For rising 6th-9th grade girls who participate in any sport - learn to run faster and more efficiently while engage in leadership activities.

Running Has No Off Season!

Join Kids Elite Premier: Summer Distance Training

For serious cross-country runners and youth athletes who wish to build a strong aerobic and endurance base for fall sports seasons

Advanced Speed Camp

Focusing on developing the proper technique for the athlete to access maximum speed, strength and power at St. John's College High School.
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Our Mission

To provide high quality developmental sports, fitness, and enrichment programs which empower children to live healthy and active lifestyles

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Learn More About Kids Elite Sports

Our Founder

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Desmond Dunham is a nationally acclaimed track and field and cross-country coach and local youth sports expert. He has been a teacher, coach, and community leader in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area for the past two decades.

LATE SPECIALIZATION IS RECOMMENDED FOR MOST SPORTS

November 21, 2018

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT BY ISTVAN BALYI,RICHARD WAY & COLIN HIGGS. Specialization Defined Hill (as cited in Hill & Simons, 1989) described specialization as athletes limiting participation to a single sport, which they train for and compete in on a year-round basis. Baker, Cobley, and Fraser-Thomas (2009) used four para­meters to define early…

LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWS SEVEN STAGES

November 21, 2018

THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT BY ISTVAN BALYI,RICHARD WAY & COLIN HIGGS. To implement the LTAD model, people must fully understand the seven stages. Administrators, coaches, and parents should also remember that moving from one stage to another is based on the athlete’s development and not just chronological age; however, chronological age can be…

Early and Late Bloomers in Youth Sports: Lessons for Parents

November 21, 2018

Some children are early bloomers who enjoy success in sports because they develop faster, not because they have more raw athletic talent.  Some children – even if they appear to only be average athletes or lag behind his peers – may be late bloomers whose athletic talent will only become apparent later when they are…

Science Shows That Dominating Fourth-Grade Sports Doesn’t Mean A Future Pro Career

November 21, 2018

Bob CookContributor Sports & LeisureI write about youth sports under the title: Your Kid’s Not Going Pro. In the United States — well, in most countries, really — the sports system is dedicated to finding talented athletes at the earliest ages possible, and focusing on them as the pool of future professional standouts. That mindset…

First ever girls track & field WCAC Championship title at SJC!

November 21, 2018

Coach Dunham – SJC Track & Field‏ @SjcTrack May 20 Yesterday our girls made history! Our first ever girls track & field WCAC Championship title at SJC!

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A Special Thanks to All Our Sponsors

Special Thanks to All Our College Counselors this year!

Alexis Coates

Alexis Coates

School: George Mason University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Senior
Sport: Volleyball

Aaron Coates

Aaron Coates

School: Howard University
Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Junior
Sport: Track & Field, Cross Country

Laurence Carter

Laurence Carter

School: Fullsail University
Major: Recording Arts
Year: Freshman
Sport: Track & Field

J’niya Butler

J'niya Butler

School: George Washington University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Senior
Sport: Track & Field

Marilyn Fossberg

Marylin Fossberg

School: UC Davis
Major: Biology
Year: Freshman
Sport: Cross Country

Natalia Facchinato-sitja

Natalia Facchinato-sitja

School: Marietta College
Major: Biology
Year: Freshman
Sport: Rowing (Coxswain)

Ciaratli (Cici) Frias

Ciaratli (Cici) Frias

School: Trinity Washington University
Major: Nursing
Year: Freshman
Sport: Reading

Alison (Ali) Gavigan

Alison (Ali) Gavigan

School: George Washington University
Major: Exercise Science
Year: Junior
Sport: Running

Dominick Hogans

Dominick Hogans

School: Penn State University
Major: Finance
Year: Sophmore
Sport: Track & Field/Trainer

Khyla Link

Khyla Link

School: Montgomery Community
Major: Undecided
Year: Sophmore
Sport: Track & Field

Contessa (Tessa) Martin

Contessa (Tessa) Martin

School: Brooklyn University
Major: Undecided
Year: Freshman
Sport: Dance

Amalia Marmolejos

Amalia Marmolejos

School: UNC Chapel Hill
Major: Global Studies
Year: Freshman
Sport: Swimming

Jacquees Nissen

Jacquees Nissen

School: Brown University
Major: Undecided
Year: Freshman
Sport: Ultimate Frisbee

Juna Park-Rogers

Juna Park-Rogers

School: Spelman College
Major: Undecided
Year: Freshman
Hobby: Writing

Kiana Santana

Kiana Santana

School: Oregon University
Major: Biology
Year: Freshman
Sport: Volleyball

Danyl Smith

Darryl Smith

School: Morgan State University
Major: Architecture
Year: Junior
Sport: Track & Field

Jason Tyner

Jason Tyner

School: Clark Atlanta University
Major: Computer Science
Year: Sophmore
Sport: Running (Track)

Yannick Twumasi

Yannick Twumasi

School: Elon University
Major: Political Science
Year: Junior
Sport: Tennis

Marcel Virachittevin

Marcel Virachittevin

School: Marshall University
Major: Criminal Justice
Year: Sophmore
Hobby: ROTC

Allee Williams

Allee Williams

School: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Energy Engineering
Year: Junior
Sport: Soccer