The Holderness baseball team plays a 16-game schedule as a member of the competitive Lakes Region League. We prepare for our season by assembling in Vero Beach, FL for high school spring training at Historic Dodgertown. Our time there is spent honing individual and team skills while playing games against other high schools training at the baseball complex. Regular season opponents include Exeter, New Hampton, Tilton, KUA, Proctor, Brewster, Vermont, and Bridgton. Over the past four years the Bulls have compiled a .672 winning percentage during the season and been a playoff force each year during that stretch of time. Recent Holderness players have gone on to play for Brown, UVM, Middlebury, Amherst, Wesleyan, Bates, Colby, Wheaton, Dennison, Willamette, and Hamilton.
Joseph Gaudet comes to Holderness with nearly a decade of teaching experience at both the secondary and university levels. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Michigan with a dissertation on the literature and history surrounding energy excavation in Montana and Wyoming. Prior to that, he earned his B.A. from Dartmouth College where he was also a member of the men’s hockey team, helping the school earn its first Ivy League Championship in nearly three decades. He has published work on the topics of environmental literature, postmodernism, Native American literature, and the American West, and he continues to serve as a manuscript reviewer for scholarly journals. At Holderness, he teaches English, helps coach the boys’ hockey and baseball teams, and serves as a dorm affiliate for Webster. He lives in Plymouth with his wife, Jenn, who is a Holderness graduate, Class of 2005.