Commander Athletics


JFK Commander (noun):

A student who leads by the principles of Professionalism, Respect, Inclusion, Dedication and Excellence. A friend to the community and those they care about. An advocate for passion and curiosity. A champion of change. 


Athletics Announcements:


Spring Sports

We are excited to inform you about the Spring 2024 CHSAA High School Season!

Tryouts and official practices will begin on February 19, 2024 for Boys Volleyball and February 26, 2024 for Girls Soccer, Girls Tennis, Boys Baseball and Track & Field. The 23-24 CHSAA Calendar and Spring Sports can be found through this link

In order for your student to participate in tryouts and official practices, your student must have:

You can walk in and register for spring sports if you need support or access to technology at any time at Kennedy.

Be a part of the team at Kennedy!


Commander Team Pages:


Tickets

Get your tickets here.

Bag Policies

Bag Policies

All City Bag Policy:

  • Bags are discouraged. 
  • Bags are subject to search and metal detection devices. 

Home Game Bag Policy:

  • Bags are subject to a security search 
Athletic Participation Check List

Athletic Participation Checklist:

  • Valid Physical (Physicals are good for 365 days and must be on file at school) upload into FamilyID registration
  • Online Registration through FamilyID
  • $60 DPS Athletic Online Fee (must be paid online during FamilyID registration)
  • $10 for free/reduced lunch qualifying families

All these requirements must be met before an athlete can practice OR play.  

Students with Free or Reduced Lunch Benefits:

  • Signed Parent Agreement for the DPS Athletic Scholarship Program
  • $10 Online AND Proof of Free/Reduced Lunch Status (One of the Following):
  • Copy of Free/Reduced Lunch Approval Letter from DPS OR Signed Authorization form

Eligibility – Grades 

In order for an athlete to be marked as initially eligible to begin competition for the season, they must have no more than 1 F on the certification (or recertification) date for their selected sport.

  • Every athlete’s grades will be checked each Thursday. To maintain weekly grade eligibility, an athlete must have no more than 2 F’s recorded as progress grades. 

SWOP STUDENTS ONLY (If you attend a school that does not offer a sport you must complete the SWOP form): 

Please contact JFK Athletics Secretary to have this link emailed to you.

TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY (Does NOT Apply to Incoming 9th Graders):

If you have transferred to JFK from another school (other than 9th graders that have come here from area middle schools at the start of the school year) and this is your first season to participate in a sport at JFK- You MUST complete the transfer process.  Please contact the Athletic Director, Jennifer Montoya, jennifer_montoya@dpsk12.net  for more information on this process.


Max Preps

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Practice Overview:

Fall Sports (1st Practice- 8/7/23):  

Cross Country-Coed, Football, Soccer-Boys, Softball, Volleyball, Cheer, & Dance, eSports

Winter Sports (1st Practice-11/13/23):  

Basketball-Boys, Basketball-Girls, Swim-Girls, eSports, Cheer & Dance

Spring Sports (1st  Practice-2/26/24):

Baseball, Soccer-Girls, Tennis-Girls, Track-Boys/Girls, Boys Volleyball, eSports


See the Full Athletic Calendar Below


Athletics & Activities Contact List 2023-2024

Athletic/ School Staff

Position/SportNameEmail
Athletic DirectorJennifer Montoyajennifer_montoya@dpsk12.net
Assistant ADMatt Phillipsmatthew_phillips@dpsk12.net
Athletics SecretaryKrystyna Cisneroskrystyna_cisneros@dpsk12.net
Student CouncilMike Studer & Sarah Walters michael_studer@dpsk12.net
sarah_walters@dpsk12.net
School ClinicMelissa Paniaguamelissa_paniagua@dpsk12.net
Athletic TrainerSam McReynolds samantha_mcreynolds@dpsk12.net

Fall Sports

Practice Starts: 8/7/23

SportNameEmail
FootballDemari Reynoldsdemari_reynolds@dpsk12.net
Soccer-BoysGonzalo Godinezgonzalo.godinez@comcast.net
SoftballTony Martineztony_martinez@dpsk12.net
Tennis-BoysCrystal Sarlocrystal_sarlo@dpsk12.net
VolleyballEmily Boothemily_booth1@dpsk12.net
Flag FootballJari Cuellarjarilex_cuellar@dpsk12.net

Winter Sports

Practice Starts: 11/13/23

SportNameEmail
Basketball-BoysMatthew Phillipsmatthew_phillips@dpsk12.net
Basketball-Girls Jamar Bakerjbaker2915@yahoo.com
Girls SwimMackenzie Clarkemclark4@dpsk12.net

Spring Sports

Practice Starts:  2/26/24

2/19/24 (Boys Volleyball Only)

SportNameEmail
BaseballTony Martineztony_martinez@dpsk12.net
Soccer-GirlsJari Cuellar jarilex_cuellar@dpsk12.net
Tennis-GirlsCrystal Sarlocrystal_sarlo@dpsk12.net
TrackJahmari Moorejahmari_moore@dpsk12.net
Boys VolleyballEmily Boothemily_booth1@dpsk12.net

Year Around / 2-Season  Teams

Practice Starts:  8/7/23

SportNameEmail
eSportsSean Micheal Joneszsean-michael_jonesz@dpsk12.net
CheerleadingJocelyne Raygozajocelyne_raygoza@dpsk12.net