Go Prairie Hawks!
MCDS Athletics offers students the opportunity to develop teamwork, self-confidence,
perseverance, sportsmanship, and a lifelong love of physical endeavor. Our no-cut policy allows all students to explore fresh opportunities and discover new strengths.
MCDS student-athletes benefit from our carefully maintained facilities, including
our collegiate-level track and gymnasium, as well as our dedicated coaches and supportive school spirit. Our Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) cooperative partnerships with other local high schools provide a range of additional varsity sport challenges to our high school student-athletes.
The MCDS Athletic Tradition is Strong and Growing
• Each year MCDS evaluates new sports, programs, and ideas to expand opportunities for our students. Join in on the fun!
• The MCDS student-athlete also participates in sports outside of the school including Swimming, Baseball, Tennis, Karate, Judo, Taekwondo, Dance, Ice Skating, Cheer, Horseback Riding, Fencing, and Aikido.
Athletics Volunteer Opportunities
It takes a great deal of effort to help run successful athletic events at MCDS, and we have so many dedicated volunteers to thank for their commitment. If you would like to volunteer for MCDS Athletics, please sign up here, or contact your specific sport coach or Athletic Director Jeremy Clements at firstname.lastname@example.org
MCDS Spring Athletics
HS Track and Field
The HS boys and girls track and field team participates within the WIAA via a tri-op with Abundant Life and St. Ambrose Academy. All practices and home meets are held at MCDS. The HS track and field team competes against schools within the Trailways Conference as well as larger schools during invitationals. HS track and field is coached by Head Coach Kari Olson and Assistant Coaches T.J. Helgeren and Shaun Byrd.
The HS golf team participates within the WIAA via a co-op with Abundant Life. The HS golf team competes against other schools within the Trailways Conference. All of the team practices and home meets are held at Cherokee Country Club. HS golf is coached by Rick Zierath.
HS Girls Soccer
The HS girls soccer team participates within the WIAA via a tri-op with Abundant Life and St. Ambrose Academy. All practices are held at Abundant Life. The HS girls soccer team competes against other schools of a similar size within the greater Madison area. HS girls soccer is coached by Anthony Suy.
MS Track and Field
The MS co-ed track and field team competes against other local schools of a similar size. All practices and home meets are held at MCDS. MS track and field is coached by Pat Acker and Sarah Kendrick.
The MCDS crew club is a co-ed learn-to-row opportunity for our MS student-athletes. The crew club trains at MCDS on the Cherokee Marsh. The crew club is coached by Head Coach Chris Dry and Assistant Coach Jeremy Clements.
The MCDS ultimate club participates games against area schools of a similar size. All of the team practices and home games occur at MCDS. The ultimate club team is coached by Head Coach Shae Darvin and Assistant Coaches Alex Yee and Noah Sauer.
MCDS student-athletes have the opportunity to participate in the sport of lacrosse through our partnership with the Westside Lacrosse Club. Westside teams competes against schools from around the state as part of the Madison Area Lacrosse Association and Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation. MCDS has student-athletes that participate at the middle school and high school level of boys and girls lacrosse. Lacrosse is a varsity sport at the high school level. Practices and home games occur at various parks on Madison’s west side. More information and schedules can be found on the Westside Lacrosse website.
The MS co-ed U12 soccer team competes against other local teams within the Madison Area Youth Soccer Association. All practices and home games are held at MCDS. MS U12 soccer is coached by Stacy Bolwerk.