Coach Spotlight

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 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.

Bret Hendrickson

MS Football / 7th - 8th grade Basketball / 6th grade World History / 6th grade Science
B.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma

Coach Hendrickson has been active in sports for most of his life. Growing up in Kansas, he played competitive soccer and baseball on traveling teams until he was 18. During Coach Hendrickson’s high school years in Kansas, he started on the varsity football, basketball and track teams for three years. He has coached football, basketball and baseball at Fort Worth Academy for more than eight years. Coach Hendrickson continues to play golf and compete in basketball and baseball leagues in Fort Worth, and, when he has the opportunity, he enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee.

Andrew Wright

Physical Education
B.S., Kinesiology, Texas Christian University
Coach Wright highly values exercise and sport. He believes the two are vital to a well-rounded, healthy life. A native of New Orleans, he has enjoyed many sporting activities at the recreational level and has a strong interest in the fitness aspects of exercise. Coach Wright is a 2013 graduate of Texas Christian University with a degree in kinesiology, and he continues to play recreational sports in the Fort Worth area.

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