Thomas Jefferson is a member of the Virginia High School League (VHSL) and participates in the Colonial District during regular season, and Region 3A East/Conference 26 during the post season playoffs. Our sports offerings include the following: varsity and junior varsity football, girls and boys varsity volleyball, girls and boys cross country, girls and boys varsity and junior varsity basketball, boys varsity soccer, varsity and junior varsity baseball, varsity softball, girls and boys varsity tennis, girls and boys indoor track, girls and boys outdoor track, and varsity and junior varsity cheerleading.
Students interested in participating in these extracurricular activities must meet VHSL and school eligibility requirements. VHSL requirements include but is not limited to: Taking 5 classes and passing 5 classes each semester. Living in the school's zone or being eligible under the transfer rules, and having a current completed physical form. Additionally, Richmond Public Schools requires that students participating in athletics have a 2.0 or better GPA.
All students interested in participating in athletics (even just to tryout for a team) must have a current VHSL physical on file with the school's athletic trainer. The dates for eligible physicals as well as other requirements are written on the physical form. Print a blank physical form for parents and doctors to complete.
The most up to date sports schedules are available at the Colonial District website
The 2014-2015 school year looks to be a great year for Thomas Jefferson Athletics. GO VIKINGS!
Scholar Athlete of the Week
Name: Christian Lawrence
Athletic Achievements: 3 Years on TJ Varsity Basketball, Scored a season high of 12 points against Douglas Freeman, TJ's coach says she is our best defensive player on the team.
Academic Achievements: 4 Years in the IB Program, Vice President of the Senior Class, In National Honor Society, and Spanish National Honor Society, Volunteers at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Grade Level: 12
Team Information and Schedules
Thomas Jefferson's Student Activities Director is Bill Holt
Thomas Jefferson's Athletic Trainer is Paula Moore