Athletics Information

 Don Baker, Director

Don Baker

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2019-2020 Athletic Director of the Year

Matt Williams, North Cobb High School

Congratulations to Matt Williams, North Cobb High School for being named Cobb County School District Athletic Director of the Year for 2019-2020. 

Matthew Williams

2019-20 GADA Region AD of the Year Award

Amie Howard, Allatoona High School -

Region 6AAAAAA


Jeff Hutson, Campbell High School -

Region 2AAAAAAA 


Matt Williams, North Cobb High School -

Region 3AAAAAAA                                 


GHSA - Eligibility

In order for a student to participate in high school athletics with Cobb County School District, the student will need to meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the GHSA Constitution.  Eligibility requirements are listed under By-Law 1.0 - Student.  Please note some local schools require annual physical to be dated after April 1st as mentioned in By-Law 1.41 (a). CCSD Board Policy IDE-R (Rule A.1.) does not allow 8th graders to participate in high school athletics.  GHSA Constitution


CCSD Board Policies affecting student athletes

IDE-R Co-Curricular Activities Board Policy IDE-R

IDFA Gender Equity in Sports Board Policy IDFA

IDFB-R Sportsmanship Board Policy IDFB-R

IDF-R Interscholastic Activities (Code of Conduct) Board Policy IDF-R

JGFGB Concussion Management Board Policy JGFGB



Online Athletic Registration

The 2021 (2020-21 school year) Online Athletic Registration is now open. Students who wish to participate in athletics should complete the registration which can be accessed through Parent Vue.


Positive Athlete Program

Cobb County is participating in the Positive Athlete Program which recognizes athletes for being a positive influence. Please take a moment to visit their website and nominate a positive athlete you know!  There is a link at the bottom of the page for nominations.

What Is Positive Athlete Georgia?

Positive Athlete Georgia is a movement by high-character professional athletes tied to Georgia professional and collegiate sports teams to promote the benefits of “positivity” to young athletes. These athletes believe it is crucial to begin shaping the futures of young athletes for life skills beyond athletic competition and to learn how to give back to their community. Current and former professional athletes are members of this organization, and high school athletes will be invited to join based on being nominated by a coach, school administrator, parent or fan for the annual Georgia Positive High School Athlete Awards.

Other Important Links
"NCAA Clearinghouse Online Information about initial-eligibility at NCAA Division I and II member colleges and universities..."
"The GHSA is a voluntary organization composed of 385 public and private high schools. It strives to promote good sportsmanship and a cooperative spirit among its member schools. It endeavors to maintain high standards so that each pupil competing in each school is on the same basis. In the field of athletics its interest is the safety of the participants; it is on this principle that its athletic rules are based."
"The mission of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is to serve its members and its related professional groups by providing leadership and national coordination for the administration of interscholastic activities which will enhance the educational experiences of high school students and reduce risks of their participation."

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