Athletics → Contacts
The MCPS interscholastic athletics program is administered by the Director of System-wide Athletics, Dr. Jeffrey K. Sullivan, and the Athletics Specialist, Ms. Kathy Green. The office staff includes athletics secretaries, Robin McCue and Dawn Robinson.
The interscholastic athletics program at each high school is administered by the Principal and Athletic Director.
The interscholastic athletics program at each middle school is administered by the Principal and Athletic Coordinator.
Officials are recruited and assigned by independent Officiating Associations.
Carver Educational Service Center 850 Hungerford Drive Room 174 Rockville, Maryland 20850 (240) 453-2594 (301) 279-3104 Fax
The MCPS Interscholastic Athletics Program includes participation opportunities at 25 high schools and 40 middle schools. Approximately 23,000 student-athletes participate annually on the high school level, 5,000 on the middle school level. The high school program includes competition in 20 sports or activities, with 31 varsity teams and 13 junior varsity teams per high school – over 1,000 teams systemwide. The middle school program includes competition in four sports, seven teams per school, for students in grades seven and eight.
The comprehensive high school program includes approximately 10,000 contests scheduled per year. There were 213 MCPS teams that won team championships at the division, county, region, or state level during the 2017-18 school year, including 149 student-athletes who won individual state championships.
The MCPS High School Interscholastic Athletics Program features one of the most comprehensive sportsmanship award programs in the country, where teams and schools compete for annual sportsmanship awards. The annual Sportsmanship Award is the most coveted of MCPS athletics awards.
Core Values (RAISE)
Respect & Sportsmanship Academic Excellence Integrity & Character Spirited & Safe Competition Equity & Access
Vision We promote academic achievement, athletic excellence, positive sportsmanship, and upstanding citizenship by providing the greatest education-based interscholastic athletics program.
Mission Every student will attain the mental, moral, physical, and social-emotional skills to excel in the classroom, community, and the realm of competition.
Purpose To provide an innovative education-based interscholastic athletics program that maximizes diverse participation through a commitment to equity and access.