2017

  • November

    Brian Phelps Named FWCD's Next Athletic Director

    Shannon Rossman Allen
    Head of School Eric Lombardi announced Thursday that Brian Phelps will be Fort Worth Country Day’s next Athletic Director. Phelps’s appointment follows a comprehensive national search for FWCD’s eighth Athletic Director. He succeeds Frank Gendusa, the School’s Athletic Director since 2007.
     
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  • National Signing Day!

    Paige Farris Chisholm '87
    The FWCD Community celebrated two student athletes on National Signing Day, November 8. Samantha Burke signed her National Letter of Intent to play softball at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. Cedrina "CJ" Landrum signed her letter to play softball at The University of Georgia.
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  • October

    Scrambled Legs Compete in Tough Mudder

    Shannon Rossman Allen
    Who are the Scrambled Legs, you ask? They are a team of athletic coaches that competed in a Tough Mudder Competition in Arlington at Veridian Park.  Comprising Jared ConnaughtonDeAnn Hall, Sha’Dare McNeal and Mike Vincent the team worked together to conquer various obstacles such as the “Pyramid Scheme,” where they had to form a human pyramid by standing on top of each other’s shoulders against a muddy, wet 24-foot wall set at an incline. The objective: to climb up each other and over the top of the wall.
     
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  • FWCD Athletics Gives Back

    On October 19, the FWCD softball program, along with current and former softball families, donated equipment, clothing and gift cards to those players and programs affected by Hurricane Harvey. Retired coach, Billy Hicks, put together the cross-country road trip and made more than 50 stops across the state accepting donations from more than 70 Texas schools. 
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  • Christina Kelly '18 Named Dale Hansen Scholar Athlete

    Tune in to WFAA Channel 8 on Sunday, October 22, at 10:35 p.m. to see Christina Kelly '18 as she is recognized as the Dale Hansen Scholar Athlete of the Week.
     
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  • September

    FWCD Golfer Heads to Pebble Beach

    Senior Brendan O'Connell was selected to participate in the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach on September 19-24. This 54-hole golf event is a PGA Champions Tour Pro-Am Tournament that pairs 81 PGA Tour Champions professionals with 81 junior golfers, ages 15-18, from The First Tee Chapters across the country. It will be televised on Golf Channel. O’Connell is the president of the Junior Advisory Committee for First Tee of Fort Worth.
     
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  • August

    Support FWCD Athletics - Join the Falcon Club

    The Fort Worth Country Day Falcon Club is ready for another great athletic season, and we need you! The Falcon Club’s mission is “to create school spirit, support and enthusiasm for FWCD athletics throughout the School community.” The Falcon Club works hard to give back to the FWCD sports program, stretching from Varsity, Junior Varsity and Middle School teams, all the way to Middle School and Lower School Physical Education classes. Last year, through memberships, sports program ad sales and Falcon Nest merchandise, the Falcon Club provided more than $70,000 to enhance FWCD’s athletic program.

    To join Falcon Club, please click here. To purchase an ad in the 2017-18 Sports Program, click here.
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  • Free Physical Event

    Lisa Parker
    All FWCD Athletes (grades 7-12) are invited to attend a free physical event hosted by our team physicians and athletic trainers.
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  • May

    Boys’ Soccer Honored with NSCAA Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award

    The FWCD varsity boys’ soccer team was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with the Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award. Head of School Eric Lombardi and Soccer Program Director/Head Coach Mike Vincent presented the award at Upper School announcements earlier in May. This honor recognizes high school teams that have received zero Red Cards and a minimal number of Yellow Cards over their entire season.
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  • FWCD Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

    FWCD’s athletic program has been named a Safe Sports School 1st Team for the second year in a row by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student-athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment.
     
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  • Spring Postseason Athletic Honors

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    Congratulations to all our teams for a successful Spring Season. On Tuesday, May 9, we celebrated the teams and all their postseason award winners at an Upper School assembly.
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  • April

    Boys Golf Captures Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions at FWCD Invitational

    The FWCD Boys Golf Team captured BOTH the Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions at the FWCD Invitational that was held at Squaw Creek Golf Course in Willow Park, Texas. Two Falcon linksters also claimed the individual medals in the event. Brendan O’Connell fired a 75 to win the 1st place medal in the Varsity Division and Burke McCoy shot an 87 to win the Junior Varsity medal. Seniors Jared Imber and Reilly Clark joined Juniors O’Connell, Robert Park and Lucas Raynor. McCoy was joined on the JV winning squad by Phillip HerdBen Alexander, and Nolan Sanchez. The Varsity team total of 314 bested second place TVS by 9 strokes. The JV team cruised to a 31 stroke victory over ASES. 

    Way to go Falcon Golfers!

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  • March

    Golf Team Brings Home the Leonard Cup

    The FWCD Boys Golf Team captured the Leonard Cup at Starr Hollow Golf Club on Wednesday, March 22.  The match play event takes place annually for the trophy that bears the name of the Leonard family. Fort Worth Country Day captured the event this year with 7 points. The Oakridge School and Nolan Catholic High School had 4 points each, and All Saints’ Episcopal School had a total of 3. It was a dominant performance by the FWCD team because the most points possible for a team to win was 9. FWCD has not won the Leonard Cup since 2012.

    Congratulations to Jared Imber ’17, Reilly Clark ’17, Robert Park ’18, Phillip Herd ’17, Brendan O’Connell ’18 and Ben Alexander ’20, who brought the Leonard Cup home to FWCD.

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  • FWCD Tennis Program Director and Coach Named USPTA Texas College Coach of the Year

    Texas Wesleyan University Head Women's Tennis Coach Angel Martinez, who also serves as FWCD’s Tennis Program Director and Coach, was named the U.S. Professional Tennis Association Texas College Coach of the Year for the 2015-16 season. The award was presented during the USPTA Texas Annual Conference in Horseshoe Bay in February.
     
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  • February

    2017 Varsity Postseason Award Winners

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    On February 23, an awards assembly was held in the round gym to recognize and celebrate the Winter Varsity teams.
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  • FWCD Golf Coach Lindy Miller

    FWCD Golf Coach Honored

    Lindy Miller, FWCD’s Golf Coach, was honored as the 2016 Northern Texas Section PGA Professional of the Year. Click here for a video from the awards dinner. 
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  • Senior Softball Player Signs with Tuft University

    Edie Huling signed her National Letter of Intent on February 1 to play softball for Tufts University. Tufts has won three DIII National Championships in the last four years. FWCD Softball Coach DeAnnHall, said “Aside from her athleticism, one of the best things about Edie is her knowledge of the game, her softball IQ. When asked to play catcher as a freshman, Edie rose to the challenge and is now considered one of the best catchers in our conference."
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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.