Interested in a career in sports communications, sports medicine, or sports management? Want to achieve academic success here at Jackson-Reed?

  • The Academic Athletic Achievement Academy (AAA) began in 2004 and is designed for students who are interested in careers within health, fitness, sports management and marketing, nutrition, coaching, broadcasting, and athletic training.
  • AAA students manage game-day operations at home athletic events and facilitate intramural tournaments.
  • In recent years, AAA students have traveled to Rome, Italy, to assist in implementing sports programming in Italian schools; visited Yankee Stadium in New York City; and spent the day at the Sports Management Department of Towson University.
  • Related Jackson-Reed clubs and activities include sports teams; the Tiger Sports Network; athletic-related internships (such as being an athletic trainer or working for the Wizards); writing for the Jackson-ReedBeacon, athletic game day operations, and event planning.

Course List

Sports Communications Pathway
Grade 10 - Creative Writing, E11, 0.5 credit OR Public Speaking, E35, 0.5 credit
Grade 11 - Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, QM1, 1.0 credit
Grade 12 - Audio/Video Production I, QM2, 1.0 credit


Sports Management Pathway
Grade 10 - Public Speaking, E35, 0.5 credit OR Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, QM1, 1.0 credit
Grade 11 - Accounting, BF3, 1.0 credit
Grade 12 - Entrepreneurship, BA3, 0.5 credit AND Careers in Health/Sports Management, P19, 1.0 credit


Sports Medicine Pathway
Grade 10 - Body Conditioning and Fitness, P51, 0.5 credit
Grade 11 - Honors Principles of Biomedical Sciences, OH3, 1.0 credit
​​​​​​​Grade 12 - Intro to Sports Medicine, P22, 0.5 credit



Tia Clemmons

Health & Physical Education Teacher