Overview

  • The DPSCD Office of Athletics is the administration for K-12 athletic competition within the Detroit Public School League (DPSL). The Office of Athletics oversees budgeting, scheduling, athletic coordinators, coaches, officials, and professional development for twenty (20) high schools and newly expanded K-8 sports programs for seventy-two (72) elementary/middle schools.  A major role of the Office of Athletics is to ensure that all DPSL schools, coaches, and teams adhere to the policies and procedures of the district and the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA).

    Aug. 28, 2020 -- Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti wrote a letter to MHSAA Executive Director Uly on behalf of the District, coaches, students, and parents across metro Detroit and the state of Michigan urging to stop punting the decision to shift the high school football season to the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Vitti is asking MHSAA, "Why are you blaming or asking the Governor to make decisions that she has given to the MHSAA to make?" Letter to Reinstate Football in the Fall

    High School Athletics

    K-8 Athletics


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Contact Information

  • James Alexander
    Executive Director 
    9th Floor Fisher Building
    3011 West Grand Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Phone: 313-870-3782
    Fax Server: 313-873-5134


    Anika McEvans
    Program Supervisor, K-8 Athletics 
    Phone: (313) 873-8585
    Fax Server: (313) 873-5134

    Erika Bray
    Business Services Specialist-Technical Level III
    Phone: (313) 873-7910
    Fax Server: (313) 873-5134