2018

  • May

    2018 Summer Weight Room Schedule

    Summer Weight Room Schedule for June 4- August 8
     
    *Closed July 4th*
      
    Monday – Thursday Schedule

    • 9:00–11:00 a.m.      Boys Only
    • 10:30 a.m.–12:.00 p.m.      Girls Only
    • 12:30--2:00 p.m.     Girls Only
    • 2:00–3:00 p.m.       Middle School
    • 3:00–4:00 p.m.     Alumni
    • 4:00–6:00 p.m.      Boys Only
     
    Friday Schedule

    • 9:00–11:00 a.m.      Boys Only
    • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.     Girls Only
     
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  • Field Hockey Accolades for 16 Students

    Sixteen FWCD students were named to the 2017 Keith Waldman – Optimal Performance Associates/National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad. They are (back row) Margeaux Mallick ’18, Helen Holloway ’18, Grace Goldman ’18, Molly Cassady ’18, Savana Blahitka ’18, Sidney Diamond ’18, Katia Khammar ’18, Megan Park ’18 (front row) Nadeen Malik ’18, Christina Kelly ’18, Lydia Barron ’19, Carlotta Murrin ’19, Elena Casement ’19, Jordan Klein ’19 and Farris Chisholm ’19. (Virginia Sanders ’19 is not pictured.) The National Academic Squad program recognizes high school varsity junior and senior field hockey players who maintain an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or better.
     
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  • Spring Postseason Athletic Awards

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    On Tuesday, May 15, during an Upper School assembly, students were recognized for their performances on their Spring athletic teams. Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Frank Gendusa was also recognized for his 13 years at FWCD. Gendusa was surprised with a party and farewell. We will miss him dearly as he returns to his native New Orleans where he will be coaching his grandson in football.

    Congratulations to all the Spring athletes and teams for a wonderful season.
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  • The Peginator Honored

    Assistant Head of Upper School Peggy Wakeland, affectionately known as The Peginator, was honored at the Spring Sports Awards on May 15 with the Old Sport Award. Established in 1989, this award is presented to an individual in the FWCD community who has continued to be a big booster, faithful fan and super supporter of Falcon athletics year in year out.
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  • Athletic Director Frank Gendusa, Shirley Gendusa, Former Head of School Evan D. Peterson and Head of School Eric Lombardi

    Honoring Athletic Director Frank Gendusa

    Last May, Athletic Director and Varsity Head Football Coach Frank Gendusa shared that he and his wife, Shirley, would be returning to their longtime home of New Orleans when the 2017-18 academic year ended. On May 15, the Fort Worth Country Day community honored Frank at the Upper School Spring Sports Awards.
     
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  • Kat Clum Recognized as Dale Hansen Scholar Athlete

    DVR alert! Tune in to WFAA Channel 8 on Sunday, June 3, at 10:30 p.m. as Kathleen Clum ’18 is recognized as a Dale Hansen Scholar Athlete. Kat has been a member of the volleyball, basketball and softball teams at FWCD. Next year, she will be playing softball at Brown University.
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  • Rosalyn Thorpe, Head Girls Volleyball Coach

    Positive Changes Served Up in Volleyball Program

    2018-19 Athletic Director Brian Phelps announced that Rosalyn Thorpe will serve as Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach. Patrick Powers ’05 will take on the Boys Varsity Volleyball Head Coach position, and Missi Olson Kovachev ’89 will serve as Volleyball Program Director. All FWCD parents and volleyball players are invited to a Meet and Greet during volleyball open gym on Wednesday, May 30, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Sid W. Richardson Round Gym.
     
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  • Middle School Lacrosse Team Excels

    Congratulations to the Middle School Boys’ Lacrosse Team, coached by Clint Hagen and Chris Giblin. The team advanced further in the DFW Lacrosse Tournament than any FWCD team has ever advanced, making it to the championship game in its division this past weekend.
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  • March

    Brian Farda Named FWCD Varsity Head Football Coach


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    , FWCD’s new Athletic Director (starting in 2018-19), announced on March 2that Brian Farda will be Fort Worth Country Day’s next Varsity Head Football Coach. Farda’s appointment follows an extensive search. He succeeds FWCD Athletic Director Frank Gendusa, who has served as Head Football Coach since 2005.
     
    The search committee (listed below) reviewed more than 100 resumes and conducted 40 initial interviews. Nine semifinalists were brought to campus for more in-depth interviews with the search committee and with several players. Four finalists were brought back to campus to meet with the full team and to get to know FWCD better.
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  • Varsity Athletic Awards for the Winter Season

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    Several athletes were recognized with postseason honors at the Athletic Awards held on Friday, March 2. Congratulations to all the teams for their season.
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  • February

    Senior Signs with Brown University

    Kathleen Clum ’18 signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball at Brown University on February 7. Clum embodies the true spirit of FWCD by embracing the 3’As. Her acceptance to Brown speaks to her academic success. An FWCD athlete, she has been a member of the varsity volleyball, basketball and softball teams. She also can be found on the theater stage, at vocal competitions or singing for various gatherings. Clum's hard work, dedication and positive spirit have been an inspiration.
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  • Coach Randy Gonzales, Jack Fishman ’23, Rogan Crumley ’22, Jackson Grace ’23, Rylee Leo ’22 and Head Coach Hugo Munoz

    Middle School Wrestlers Compete at State

    Congratulations to the Middle School wrestlers who competed at the State Meet in Southlake on Friday, January 23. Jack Fishman ’23Rogan Crumley ’22Jackson Grace ’23 and Rylee Leo ’22, advanced to the final rounds on SaturdayPictured are Coach Randy Gonzales, Jack Fishman ’23, Rogan Crumley ’22, Jackson Grace ’23, Rylee Leo ’22 and Head Coach Hugo Munoz.
     
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  • January

    FWCD Baseball Earns No. 11 Statewide Ranking

    With seven returning starters – Brayden Bescher ’18 (OF/P), Turner Symonds ’18 (SS), Sam Elkind ’19 (C), Clark Sheats ’18 (1B), Ozzie Fleischer ’20 (3B), Jackson Norman ’19 (OF), Drew Chilcoat ’19 (OF/P) – and a roster that includes seven seniors – Symonds, Bescher, Lance Mayhue, Sheats, Wyatt Allsup,  Robert McBroom and Ethan Davenport – Fort Worth Country Day’s baseball team is ranked 11 in the Private School Preseason Top 20.
     
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  • Senior Football Player Honored by Brandon Burlsworth Foundation

    Fort Worth Country Day senior Case Quattro received the Burlsworth Character Award. Coach Frank Gendusa shared that Quattro was a team player willing to play where the team needed him most. He was at practice every day working hard and always striving to get better and stronger. Coaches said his positive attitude and consistent work ethic will be greatly missed.
     
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  • Wrestler Earns Fourth Place

    Rogan Crumley ’22 placed fourth overall at the St. Mark’s School of Texas wrestling tournament on January 13. Onward to State!
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4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a K-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.