Sidwell Friends School is located in Washington DC.
Sidwell Friends School Washington, D.C.
The Quakers are coached by Eric Singletary ’93. This is his 10th season heading up the program, located in Northwest Washington, DC. The program has enjoyed much success during Singletary’s tenure, including 3 consecutive MAC championships ’10-’12. The Quakers have also earned 3 trips to the newly found DCSAA state tournament. This year’s squad boasts 6 seniors and 5 returning starters from last year’s MAC runner up. The Quakers finished 19-10 in the 2015-16 campaign. The team is led by captains, Jelani Williams, Abass Sallah and Zach Mazlish. Williams, a 6’5” senior PG has committed to the University of Pennsylvania and averaged 17.8ppg, 7.4rpg, 5.8apg. Sallah, Ross Young, Ace Stallings, and Jason Gibson round out the returning starters. 6’6” JR G, Saddiq Bey will provide a huge punch for this year’s team. The Quakers look to have success in their fourth appearance in the Gonzaga/DC Classic.
- Head of School: Bryan Garman
- Athletic Director: Anne Renninger
- Trainer: Shannon Fooks
- Head Coach: Eric Singletary
- Associate Head Coach: Michael Powell
- Assistant Coaches: Charles Rodgers, Anthony Greene, Bryan Trueblood
- Head Manager: Samantha Gamble
- Assistant Managers: Imani Pugh, Jenna Jubeir, Yalemwork Teferra, Sarah Baldino
- Team Mascot: Fighting Quakers
- Colors: Maroon and Grey
- Nickname: SFS
- School website: www.sidwell.edu
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
Sidwell Friends School is committed as an institution to the ideal of diversity with regard to age, economic background, ethnicity, gender, physical disability, political affiliation, race and sexual orientation in its student body, faculty and staff. The School does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or loan practices; curricular offerings, including inter-scholastic athletics and physical education; other School-sponsored programs and activities; or in the hiring and terms of employment of administrators, faculty and staff. Except for special considerations that may be given to members of the Religious Society of Friends because of the School’s Quaker affiliation, the School does not discriminate on the basis of religion.
Facilities on the 15-acre Wisconsin Avenue campus in the Tenleytown section of Northwest Washington include the Earl G. Harrison Jr. Upper School Building; Bruce Stewart and Andra Jurist Middle School Building; Meeting House; The Robert and Arlene Kogod Center for the Arts; Richard Walter Goldman Memorial Library; Zartman House (Administration); Campus Services (Security, Information Technology, and Buildings and Grounds); Sensner Building (Fox Den Cafe and School Store); bi-level underground parking lot; a semi-underground bi-level Athletic Center with indoor and outdoor tracks; Wannan Gymnasium; three athletic fields, including two with all-weather turf surfaces; and five tennis courts.
For the 2016/17 school year, 1,142 students (578 boys, 564 girls) are enrolled. Forty-eight percent of the student body are students of color. Twenty-three percent of the student body receive need-based financial assistance. The School employs 153 teachers and 104 administrative and support staff.