Warriors News · SHS Welcomes New Athletic Director, Jason Woodward


SHS hires Athletic Director

Sherwood HS is pleased to announce that Mr. Jason Woodward has been hired to replace Ms. Bonnie Gilchrist as the Sherwood High School athletic director.   As reported previously, Ms. Gilchrist will resume her teaching position. Mr. Woodward will officially occupy his new role beginning July 1, 2018.

Mr. Woodward brings with him substantial experiences and qualifications. He has taught both special education and WOC in MCPS for the past 19 years, including the past twelve years as teacher/athletic director at Gaithersburg High School.  Mr. Woodward has coached multiple sports including baseball, football, girls basketball and cheerleading at Gaithersburg High School. In addition, Mr. Woodward  has functioned in numerous leadership capacities, including, MPSSAA State  Baseball Tournament Director and has acted as host supervisor for the Maryland State Basketball Tournament. He has won numerous coaching awards and was awarded the MPSSAA Athletic Director of the year for the State of Maryland.

Mr. Woodward resides in Damascus with his wife who is also a MCPS teacher.  They have 4 children, 18 year old twins, a 6 year old and a 4 year old.  He is looking forward to joining Sherwood High School and the Olney-Sandy Spring Community.

We warmly welcome Mr. Woodward and his family to the Warrior Community!