FWCD’s athletic tradition is renowned. Dynamic Physical Education, which includes lessons focused on fitness development, coordination, body management and game-playing, starts immediately in kindergarten. In Middle School, students pursue a sampling of athletic endeavors in a physical education developmental program that introduces them to the sports offered in the FWCD athletic program, and competitive, interscholastic sports begin in seventh grade. Upper School students may choose from 23 varsity sports. Athletics not only promotes healthy bodies, it teaches perseverance, sacrifice, discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork—valuable tools to take into adulthood.

FWCD varsity sports include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, field hockey, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball and wrestling, divided into three sports seasons: fall, winter and spring. Fourth-grade, Middle School and Upper School students may also participate in ballet to fulfill their athletics requirement.

Varsity teams compete in the Southwest Preparatory Conference, which comprises 16 schools, 15 from Texas and one from Oklahoma.

Athletics News

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  • Texas High School Baseball (THSB) recently selected FWCD’s varsity baseball team as its team of the week.

    Falcon Baseball Named Team of the Week

    Texas High School Baseball (THSB) recently selected FWCD’s varsity baseball team as its team of the week. THSB chooses a team each Monday of the baseball season for the previous week. The selections are based on opponents’ results and strength, specific to UIL 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A and Private School. 
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  • Guhl Earns Drew Medford Memorial Tournament Scholarship

    Josh Guhl ’21 earned a $1,000 Drew Medford Memorial Tournament (DMMT) Scholarship over spring break. The DMMT, a three-day scholarship baseball tournament,  was established in honor of the former Paschal High School pitcher and TCU signee who was tragically killed in a car accident following his senior year of high school.
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  • FWCD named Keith Burns as its new varsity head football coach and program director, effective May 1, 2021.

    FWCD Names Keith Burns New Head Football Coach/Program Director

    FWCD named Keith Burns as its new varsity head football coach and program director, effective May 1, 2021. Following a nationwide search, Burns was one of three semifinalists chosen to be interviewed on campus. His impressive resume –– consisting of more than 30 years of experience coaching at esteemed colleges and universities, in the NFL, and at the high school level –– led to Burns’ selection. He comes to FWCD from the University of Texas at El Paso, where he has been serving as Senior Director of Recruiting and Player Personnel and Secondary/Safeties Coach.
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Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.

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