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    Athletic Staff

    Mitch Gore - Athletic Director

    Nadira Ricks - Athletic Coordinator 

    Patrice Arrington - Female Sports Liaison

    Jamila Watson - Lead Athletic Trainer

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    Fall Sports Start August 1st - student athlete eligibility guidelines, dates, times and contact information

    Student / Athlete Eligibility guidelines: Each prospective student athlete must

    1. be an enrolled and residency verified student at Wilson or a DCPS school that does not offer the sport.

    2. have at least a 2.0 GPA or better in the most recent advisory.

    (Yearend GPA can be used for eligibility in a fall sport. Incoming new freshman are eligible for fall sports.)

    3. not have turned 19 before July 1st of the current school year.

    4. turn in the following forms before trying out: Forms are online at

    • Universal Health Certificate – Good for 1 calendar year from date of exam.

    • Parent Consent Form – needed for each sport

    • Emergency treatment Form – needed for each sport

    • Signed Impact testing & Head Up Concussion forms

    • Action plans for Asthma and Anaphylaxis as necessary

    Completed Athletic Forms are required before trying out!

    The forms are located below

    Transfer students are ineligible for one year unless they meet one of the exceptions as outlined in the DCIAA handbook, page 36, to be eligible:


    Fall Sports Start Dates & Coaches Emails

    Varsity and JV Football – Tryouts began on Monday, August 1st at 4pm on the turf.

                      Head Coach – Mark Martin                                                                       

                      JV Head Coach – Seneca Surles                                                                 

    Girls Volleyball – Tryouts began on Monday, August 6th from 4:30pm in the aux gym. JV August 13th.

                      Head Coach – Dr. Perette Arrington                                                     

                      Assistant Coach – Patrice Arrington                                                      

    Boys Varsity and JV Soccer – Tryouts begin on Monday, August 13th from 6am – 9am on the turf.

                      Head Coach – Jean-Claude Nkongolo                                                    

                      JV Head Coach – Michael Kulpa                                                               

    Girls Varsity and JV Soccer – Tryouts begin Monday, August 13th from 9-11am on the turf.

                      Head Coach – Kate Murphy                                                                                 

                      JV Head Coach – Open

    Boys and Girls Boys Cross Country – Tryouts begin on August 13th at 3:30pm – 5:30pm

                      Boys Head Coach – Nora Swift                                                                    

                      Girls Head Coach – Emily Farrar                                                                

    Program Coach – Tia Clemmons                                             

    Cheerleading – Tryouts begin August 8th & 9th @ 5pm in the Aux Gym

                      Head Coach – Taylor Hodge                                                                         

    Girls Field Hockey – Tryouts begin on August 20th at Deal MS at 3:45pm

                      Head Coach – Sarah Whitener                                                                     

    Fall Ultimate Contacts – David Ohls                                                                         

                                                        Aaron Besser                                                                                             

    Fall Crew Contact – Chris Rickard                                                                              


    If you have questions please contact our Athletic Department Personnel

    Athletic Director                                 Mitch Gore                            202.579.5335

    Athletic Coordinator                        Nadira Ricks                           202-320-7090

    Athletic Trainer                                                      Jamila Watson                     202-439-6437

    Female Sports Liaison                       Patrice Arrington              202-288-3374

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