FWCD Athletics

Fort Worth Country Day’s athletic department features a comprehensive physical education program, interscholastic athletics in Middle School for students in grades 7-8, and Upper School junior varsity and 23 varsity sports that compete in the Southwest Preparatory Conference
Participation in athletics is integral to the FWCD experience. Our student-athletes learn to win with humility, lose with grace, and compete with honor. While the Athletics Department offers many invaluable lessons, we have two primary aims in our department:

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    To cultivate a team-first mentality

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    To foster a competitive spirit

Sports Offered

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  • Fall Sports

    • Cheerleading
    • Cross Country (girls, boys)
    • Field Hockey
    • Football
    • Volleyball (girls, boys)
  • Winter Sports

    • Basketball (girls, boys)
    • Cheerleading
    • Soccer (girls, boys)
    • Swimming (girls, boys)
    • Wrestling
  • Spring Sports

    • Baseball
    • Golf (girls, boys)
    • Lacrosse (boys)
    • Softball
    • Tennis (girls, boys)
    • Track and Field (girls, boys)

Athletics News

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  • Caroline Grebe Heading to National Tournament

    Congratulations to Caroline Grebe '23 for being selected to compete at the Nexus Field Hockey National Tournament. She will compete at the end of June in Virginia Beach, VA. Good luck Caroline!
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  • FWCD Students Honored in All Divisions

    Throughout the 2021-22 school year, Fort Worth Country Day students have displayed their dedication to learning and their love for the School’s time-honored 3A’s -- academics, the arts and athletics. Congratulations to all our students and faculty for a job well done. Awards assemblies have been taking place in Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School. Click on your division’s link for a list of recognitions.  
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  • Charlie Ozaeta

    Lacrosse Player Named Academic All-American

    Congratulations to senior Charlie Ozaeta for being named a North Texas Lacrosse Academic All-American. He is one of five SPC players in Texas to earn this honor. 
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Administrative Team

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    Leigh Block 

    Athletic Director
    University of Florida - M.A.
    Clemson University - B.A.
  • Photo of Edward Chisholm

    Edward Chisholm 

    Head Athletic Trainer/ Associate Athletic Director
    Ohio University - M.S.
    University of Arizona - B.S.
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    James Rains 

    Director of Middle School Athletics
    817.732.7718 ext. 3377
    The University of Texas at Arlington - B.A.
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    Shane Jenke 

    Assistant Athletic Director/ Director of Sport Performance
    817.302.3200 ext.3355
    Sam Houston State University - B.S.
    Texas Christian University - M.S.
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    Lisa Parker 

    Athletics Administrative Assistant
    The University of Texas at Austin - B.S.

4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
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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  • Website Accessibility Statement

    Fort Worth Country Day is committed to understanding and respecting differences. To further support that initiative, FWCD is focused on making the information on our website accessible to all students, parents, and other members of the community. Achieving our goal of making the FWCD website fully accessible requires auditing numerous sections and correcting elements with minimal disruption for daily users.

    We appreciate your patience as we transition our content to a format that more closely adheres to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Additionally, some pages of the FWCD website may contain links to third-party sites that do not comply with accessibility standards and not within the range of the School’s control.

    For questions about the FWCD website, please contact Digital Media and Content Manager, Reggie Johnson at reggie.johnson@fwcd.com.

    Learn more about Fort Worth Country Day’s Mission, Philosophy, Core Values and Commitment to Inclusivity at fwcd.org/mission.