An Independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, D.C.

This spring, all six of Potomac's varsity teams—baseball, boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, boys tennis, softball, and track & field—qualified for the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) state playoffs. Potomac is one of only three independent schools in the state to accomplish this feat.

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The Washington Post profiled senior Ricardo Facey, a member of the varsity football team, in an article published on October 13. Facey enrolled at Potomac as a sophomore and has played on the varsity team each season. He has helped lead the Panthers with 17 touchdowns this fall. Click here to read the entire Post article.

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The piece outlined the team's return to the ISL AA division and the Panthers' new outlook as they battle this year's opponents in the upper division. The next game, versus Holy Child, will take place on Friday, September 9, at 5:30 pm on the Gumtree Field. To read the entire Post article, click here.

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Boys Basketball: It is More Than Just Teamwork

Take a look inside the boys basketball program at Potomac School. Coach Franklin teaches more than basketball to his team; he teaches life lessons to all his players.

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Potomac Squash: A Strong Tradition

Potomac's squash program has been one of the best in the area for the past decade. Watch this video to see what our coaches and players are saying about Panther Squash!

Girls Basketball: Driving Towards Success

On the court and off the court, the girls basketball team works together and lifts each other up. "Everyone does their part and we rely on each other's support," captain Alex Moran says. It's this unconditional support that helps the Panthers achieve success on the hardwood, in the classroom, and around campus.

Leaving It All on the Ice

Potomac's ice hockey team knows what it takes to win: an entire team. In such a physically and mentally demanding sport like hockey, players need to know exactly what is expected of them. "Each individual needs to know how they fit into the team and be willing to make sacrifices," Ryan Kelly says. When everyone on the team works together, the Panthers get results on the ice.

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Potomac is looking for the following coaches for the 2016-17 season. See our employment page for more information.
Coed Coaching Positions
  • Intermediate School squash
  • Intermediate School wrestling

Girls Coaching Positions

  • Varsity field hockey assistant
  • Intermediate School field hockey
  • Intermediate School girls soccer assistant

Boys Coaching Positions

  • Varsity boys squash
  • JV boys squash

    For girls coaching positions, please contact Cas Blanchard, girls athletic director, at or 703-749-6345.

    For boys coaching positions, please contact Rob Lee, boys athletic director, at or (703) 749-6372.