Swim & Dive
Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland has a swimming and diving program for high school students during each winter sports season. Approximately 1500 students take part in the program from 25 high schools. The schools are divided into 4 divisions, and all of the swim meets take place on Saturdays. MCPS uses the Montgomery County aquatic centers around the county, and Montgomery College pools, for team competitions and many practices.
Montgomery County Public Schools alum Helen Maroulis was a gold medal winner in last summers Olympics. She stopped by for a chat on Sports Insight.
In this episode of Sports Insight we visit the MCPS cheerleading championships event and see the competitors from 8 schools in action. We also discuss the safety program that is in place and used by coaches and competitors during the cheer seasons.
Middle School Athletics
Montgomery County Public Schools curriculum includes a team sport program for 7th and 8th grade students in its 39 middle schools. Over 5000 student athletes participate each school year in 7 sports. Learn more about the program and hear from students who participate in this edition of Sports Insight.
The Sports Community
Go behind the scenes at a Montgomery County, Maryland high school football game in Burtonsville, Maryland. The Paint Branch Panthers host the Gaithersburg Trojans in a Friday night varsity game. We'll show you the school staff and community groups who work to make these games a memorable experience for students.
Summer Athletics Workshop
When school is on summer break, MCPS staff from every area of the school system work to prepare for the next year educating students. This includes the athletics department staff, who hold a month long summer athletics workshop to create new event schedules and update the athletics handbook that all athletic directors use during the school year.
Certified Athletic Trainer in MCPS sports
In this episode of Sports Insight we look at the role of the Certified Athletic Trainer in MCPS sports.
In this episode of Sports Insight we look at two spring sports, gymnastics and volleyball.
The role of the team captain is the topic discussed on this edition of Sports Insight.
Episode 2 examines the topic of Sports Scholarships and features athletes planning on taking their athletic careers to college. Hear their stories.
Episode 1: Sportsmanship
Episode 1 discusses the importance of Sportsmanship. Hear students and athletes discuss how they ensure high level of sportsmanship is embedded in all aspects of practice and play.