Physical activity is critical to development and an exciting part of life at Foxcroft. Students may choose to play an interscholastic sport, to participate in a variety of non-competitive sports and P.E. classes, or to ride. Our outstanding Riding Program accommodates all levels of ability and a variety of disciplines and our Exceptional Proficiency Program enables girls to pursue special talents and passions beyond our girls high school.
– Michelle Woodruff, Athletic Director
“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts – these are the enduring qualities that our girls develop through sports.”
mens sana in corpore sano A healthy mind in a healthy body
Our affordable boarding school offers interscholastic teams in 10 sports, including riding, and a variety of non-competitive athletic options based on student interest.
Michelle Woodruff is the Director of Athletics and the Head Field Hockey Coach at Foxcroft School. She is a four-time Conference Coach of the Year and has over 20 years of experience in independent school education and athletics. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. Outside of work she enjoys tennis, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
Bailey Hartzel is a graduate assistant at George Mason University who is pursuing her masters in Kinesiology. She received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Penn State University in 2020. Born and raised in Sterling, VA, she played a variety of sports in high school. She has worked with many D1 collegiate teams at Penn State and is excited for her journey here at Foxcroft!
An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. Our outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative STEM program. Our premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.