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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  • Senior Honored as FWCD Heisman High School Scholar

    Senior Sawyer Parker was honored by the Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance as a 2021 School Winner in the Heisman High School Scholarship Competition. From an application pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating in 2022, Parker was one of 5,700 students across the country named a School Winner. To be considered for the competition, students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better, be proven leaders and role models within their school and community, and participate or have participated in at least one high school sport recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games, or the National Federation of State High School Associations. 
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  • Freshman Heading to Pan American Games

    Jayda Fulp '25 to Represent USA and FWCD at 2021 Infantil Pan American Games
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  • Varsity Head Soccer Coach and Soccer Program Director Mike Vincent authored an article titled “Goals, goals, goals” in the September 10-16 issue of Soccer Coach Weekly.

    Varsity Head Soccer Coach Publishes Article

    Varsity Head Soccer Coach and Soccer Program Director Mike Vincent authored an article titled “Goals, goals, goals” in the September 10-16 issue of Soccer Coach Weekly. The article (on page 8) provides coaches with tips that give players an opportunity to score from varying distances and using different kinds of shots. Soccer Coach Weekly is one of the most disseminated soccer publications in the world.
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Administrative Team

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    Leigh Block 

    Athletic Director
    University of Florida - Masters
    Clemson University - Bachelor's
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    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
    UTA - Bachelor of Arts
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    Shane Jenke 

    Assistant Athletic Director, Director of Strength & Conditioning
    817.302.3200 ext.3355
    Sam Houston State University - Bachelor of Science
    Texas Christian University - Master of Science
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    Lisa Parker 

    Athletics Administrative Assistant
    University of Texas - 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.