Global Prospects Academy

The Global Prospects Academy (GPA) is an elite development academy featuring the highest levels of training in the sport of Hockey, Ice Skating, and Sports Performance/Recovery, accompanied by an Educational curriculum partnership for the student of the future. The Global Prospects Academy encompasses training platforms for ages 8 – 17, not only attracting athletes from the local/regional community, but from international destinations. The access to educational freedom allows flexibility to the student and family and the ability to excel in both sport and academics.

MISSION STATEMENT

Global Prospects Academy is dedicated to establishing self-motivated members of the hockey community, locally and internationally.  GPA is determined to create a solid foundation, balancing both a strong academic focus and a dynamic sports program, that sets our well-rounded student-athletes up for radiant success both on and off the ice.

ACADEMICS

North Tampa Christian Academy is the official educational partner of Global Prospects Academy.  Fully Accredited, North Tampa Christian Academy provides an immersive on-campus experience that encourages innovation through project-based learning and an engaging thematic structure.  With its comprehensive off-campus options, there is sure to be a suitable fit for any athlete that still emphasizes academics.

MISSION STATEMENT

Fully accredited, North Tampa Christian Academy provides an immersive on-campus experience and encourages innovation through project-based learning and an engaging thematic structure.  When life demands flexibility for an off-campus option, NTCA provides the Titan Teacher Network, which in a “teacher-centric” virtual learning experience.  Students of Global Prospects Academy always have freedom to flex from the on-campus experience to accessing instruction through the Titan Teacher Network to ensure top-tier education every day.  Innovation combined with enhanced teacher access provides unprecedented educational flexibility for elite athletes.

SAFETY

Your child’s health and safety are of paramount importance to us – it is our priority.  Each age group has a dedicated assistant coach and academic supervisor who stays with them all day.  Social distancing will be enforced whenever possible.  Our students are held to a higher standard while enrolled in the academy, so their dedication to remaining safe, respectful, and polite will also be expected.

COACHES

Nick Lindberg

Mark Gochenour

Mark Gochenour

Sports Performance and Recovery
Luke Zimmermann

Luke Zimmermann

Assistant Coach
Zach Remers

Zach Remers

Assistant Coach
Angelo Pata

Angelo Pata

Assistant Coach

DAILY SCHEDULE

U10 Group

Birth years 2010 – 2012

  • 60-minute on-ice training
  • 15-minute hockey classroom
  • 45-minute off-ice conditioning
  • 60-minute lunch (available for purchase)
  • 4-hour academic classroom
U13 Group

Birth years 2007 – 2009

  • 45-minute on-ice training
  • 15-minute hockey classroom
  • 60-minute on-ice training
  • 60-minute lunch (available for purchase)
  • 4-hour academic classroom
U17 Group

Birth years 2003 – 2006

  • 4-hour academic classroom
  • 60-minute lunch (available for purchase)
  • 45-minute off-ice conditioning
  • 15-minute hockey classroom
  • 90-minute on-ice training

COST

Participation for U10 & U13 groups is $10,000, while U17 will cost $11,000 for the hockey season/academic school year.  Included in the cost is the following:

  • Daily ice time
  • 45 minutes of off-ice conditioning, focusing on physical strength, cardiovascular endurance, agility and flexibility with a complete recovery platform, strength and conditioning, and mobility.
  • 15 minutes of classroom time to focus on strategies and tactics of the game, nutrition, general well-being, and character development.
  • Academics provided from North Tampa Christian Academy.

Additional Costs/Packages:

  • Clothing: practice jerseys and school uniform will be required for daily use.  Additional clothing options will be made available
  • Meal package: Students will be able to purchase breakfast and lunch daily, snacks to be provided by the academy.
  • Recovery treatment

Why Global Prospects Academy?

Our goal at Global Prospects Academy is to provide the best possible experience for our student-athletes, both in the classroom and on the ice.  Participants will build a strong educational foundation while sharpening their hockey skills, knowledge, and overall well-being, in a safe and healthy environment.  GPA is the place to be if you are looking for your child to take their first step in their hockey journey, becoming the player they are destined to be.

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