Athletics

  • Luke Wise

    July 13, 2022
    Position: Physical Education
    Last Name: Wise
    First Name: Luke
    Division: Athletics
    Phone - Work: 901-842-4604
    Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
    Work City: Memphis
    Work State: TN
    Work Zip: 38111
    Physical Education
  • Fall Athletics Sign-Up: Football, Cross-Country, & Tennis

    May 24, 2022

    We are pleased to offer an athletic program that builds throughout your son’s upper school career at PDS. Our program emphasizes safety, sportsmanship, instruction in the fundamentals, teamwork, and participation

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  • 2021 Family Picnic and Jamboree

    November 5, 2021
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    Our annual Family Picnic and Jamboree usually kicks off our football season, but this year it really felt like fall because we held it at the end the season. With food, inflatables, and football, it was a great Saturday morning to celebrate our intramural football team championship games.
  • David Rose

    March 27, 2020
    Position: Physical Education
    Last Name: Rose
    First Name: David
    Division: Early Childhood, Elementary, Athletics
    Phone - Work: 901-842-4624
    Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
    Work City: Memphis
    Work State: TN
    Work Zip: 38111

    Physical Education

  • Paul Warner

    March 27, 2020
    Position: Physical Education
    Last Name: Rose
    First Name: David
    Division: Early Childhood, Elementary, Athletics, Security
    Phone - Work: 901-842-4671
    Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
    Work City: Memphis
    Work State: TN
    Work Zip: 38111

    Physical Education

  • Spencer McLean

    March 27, 2020
    Position: Director of Physical Education and Fitness
    Last Name: McLean
    First Name: Spencer
    Division: Early Childhood, Elementary, Athletics
    Phone - Work: 901-842-4663
    Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
    Work City: Memphis
    Work State: TN
    Work Zip: 38111
    Degrees: B.A., University of Mississippi

    Director of Physical Education and Fitness

  • Dennis Smith

    March 27, 2020

    Dennis Smith serves as Director of Athletics and Operations at Presbyterian Day School (PDS) of Memphis, TN, one of the largest elementary boys’ schools in the country.

    Dennis, born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. He began his career at PDS in 1987, spending the last 29 years teaching, coaching and mentoring students.


    Working with youth from all areas of the mid-south, Coach Smith founded one of the top AAU baskeball programs in the nation, coaching his teams to three Memphis city Championships, 10 Tennessee Regional Championships, 14 Tennessee State Championships, 11 Top Ten Finishes in National Tournaments, and One National Classic Championship.

    Coach Smith has coached over 80 recreation and 40 competitive teams. He has conducted over 150 basketball camps and clinics for players and coaches.

    He was the recipient of the 1999 Youth Leadership Award presented by the University of Memphis and continues to be a leader in the community as the founder and director of Victory Ranch, a non-profit camp and retreat center located in the mid-south. Under Coach Smith’s leadership, Victory Ranch has become one of the best Christian overnight camps, existing to nurture and challenge the body, mind and spirit to the glory of God.

    In his free time, Coach Smith enjoys spending time with his family, riding his horses, and working in the yard. He is married to Anne and they have three children.

    Position: Director of Athletics & Operations
    Last Name: Smith
    First Name: Dennis
    Division: Administration, Athletics, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Security
    Phone - Work: 901-842-4626
    Work Address: 4025 Poplar Avenue
    Work City: Memphis
    Work State: TN
    Work Zip: 38111
    Director of Athletics & Operations
  • P.E. at Home - Week 2

    November 29, -0001

    Keep moving and get outside this week!

    Here's the printable version of this week's P.E. schedule.

    PK, JK, SK

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  • P.E. at Home - Week 3

    November 29, -0001

    Keep moving and get outside this week!

    Here's the printable version of this week's P.E. schedule.

    PK, JK, SK

    • Monday /
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  • P.E. at Home - Week 5

    November 29, -0001

    Keep moving and get outside this week!

    Here's the printable version of this week's P.E. schedule.

    PK, JK, SK

    • Monday / Wednesday /
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Presbyterian Day School
We know boys.

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

901-842-4600

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