Competitive athletics are an important part of a complete school experience. Our coaches teach the importance of both healthy competition and good sportsmanship.
JOLEE TIDWELL, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Volleyball / Softball / Physical Education
B.S., Exercise and Sports Studies, Tarleton State University
Coach Tidwell loves to see students take the lessons of strength, responsibility, teamwork, and sportsmanship they learn on the court and field and apply them to experiences in the classroom and beyond. She grew up in Peaster, Texas, where she played club softball and competed at the varsity level in basketball, volleyball and track during her high school years. She continued to play volleyball in college while working toward her bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports studies from Tarleton State University. Coach Tidwell has been an educator and coach at Fort Worth Academy for more than 15 years. In her spare time, she continues to play softball and volleyball in area leagues.
B.S., Liberty University
Coach Lewis grew up in Joshua, Texas, and was a three-sport letterman at Southwest Christian High School. He received a scholarship to play baseball at Weatherford College, and eventually went on to get a degree from Liberty University. In his spare time, he loves to hike, golf, and play sports as he can. Coach Lewis has been an educator and coach at Fort Worth Academy for three years, and loves the family that our school community has become. "We are all working together to send our kids off better than they were when they got here." he says.