Justine Henin Academy partnership
Partnership will help students achieve excellence in academics and tennis
Waterloo, 18 April 2016 - St. John’s International School and the Justine Henin Academy are proud to announce a partnership to provide a new Tennis & Academics Program.
The Tennis & Academics program is designed for players who want to benefit from a complete tennis and physical training, combined with a strong academics program. Players take part in 15 hours of weekly tennis and fitness sessions while attending the academic program at St. John’s International School. The Tennis & Academics program will launch September 1.
“St. John’s and our Academy share a reputation for helping individual students achieve personal excellence,” says Justine Henin, founder of the Justine Henin Academy. “This partnership brings the Justine Henin Academy to the next level in terms of the academic part of our program through the very strong reputation St. John’s has in delivering the International Baccalaureate and its personal approach to learning.”
“We are delighted to team up with the Justine Henin Academy“, comments Raymond Holliday-Bersegeay, Head of School at St. John’s International School. “We both share a philosophy of personal excellence and providing a caring atmosphere to guide students to be the best they can be.”
For more than 50 years, St. John’s has been serving the expatriate and local communities of the greater Brussels area. Throughout the years, the school has built its reputation for excellence on a foundation of exceptional academic programs specifically catering to the needs of individual students, as well as impressive athletics /arts programs and facilities. The school achieves consistently outstanding results in the International Baccalaureate and has been a highly regarded IB school since 1978.
The Justine Henin Academy welcomes students who have a serious project for personal development and sports. Most of the Justine Henin Academy players are aged 12 to 18. A team of consisting of a fitness coach, trainer and tennis coaches are working together, with individualized programs. The Academy also organizes travel tours with chaperoning coaches around the world to play international tournaments (Tennis Europe 14, Tennis Europe 16, ITF Juniors). Since 2009, players from the Justine Henin Academy have won 4 Single Junior Grand Slam titles, reached 3 finales Single Junior Grand Slam, won 6 Double Junior titles, reached the place of No. 1 junior in the world and World Junior Champion.