Sports Science and Management Academy

Weber’s Sports Science and Management Academy (SSMA) offers hands-on learning in various career fields related to health and wellness, sports medicine, sport nutrition, physical training and fitness, sport management, and sport policy and law. More than class lectures and typical homework assignments, Weber's SSMA program offers exclusive opportunities for Weber students to gain practical, first-hand knowledge with internships under experienced, professional mentors. Students earn honors distinction from the SSMA by producing a personal portfolio demonstrating mastery of program outcomes. 
  • Athletics and Sports Science and Management Academy


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  • Melissa Drish 

    Dean of Sport Science Academy & Associate Athletic Director
  • Riley Clark 

    Dean of Athletic Education and Programming/Math Teacher


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  • Athletics

    The Sports Science Academy is the academic component of the Weber Athletics program. Weber Athletics offers 14 varsity and eight junior varsity sports and is a member of the Georgia High School Association. More than 70% of our student body participates in athletics.

    Weber Athletics offers a year-round strength and conditioning program -- available to all students -- that utilizes a traditional weight room as well as our state-of-the-art Athletic Annex.  We also have a full-time Athletic Trainer to meet the sports medicine needs of our athletes.

    Click here for more information on Weber's Athletic Program.

Athletics Annex

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  • Athletics Annex

    Students have access to added resources for hands-on learning in Weber’s athletics annex -- an indoor facility for sport-specific training and strength and conditioning. Equipped with batting cages with retractable nets, free weights, racks, TRX suspension trainers, weighted sleds, exercise balls, and myofascial release tools, the facility is staffed by experienced professional trainers and coaches. The athletics annex serves Sports Science Academy students as well as athletes in every season under all weather conditions.

Honors Diploma Exposition

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  • Honors Diploma Exposition

    The Sports Science and Management Academy features an Honors Diploma program with customizable academic tracks as students work with SSMA teachers to develop advanced knowledge and skills in their discipline of interest. This approach to academic learning and access to professional experiences is typically only available at the college level and is unmatched at other Atlanta area high schools.
The Weber School, a Jewish Community high school serving students from all Jewish backgrounds, prepares students for success in college and in life with comprehensive academic and co-curricular programs that inspire student exploration, leadership, and Jewish social consciousness. Many of our programs and academies are unique to Weber and can't be found at any other Atlanta-area high schools.

The Felicia Penzell Weber Jewish Community High School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.