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The Sports Training Academy Presented to Student-Athletes, Parents, Coaches, Athletic Directors, & Guidance Counselors By Maine Prince, BA, CSCS, USAW.

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1 The Sports Training Academy Presented to Student-Athletes, Parents, Coaches, Athletic Directors, & Guidance Counselors By Maine Prince, BA, CSCS, USAW Philadelphia Sports Training Center

2 Sports Training Academy Overview Student-Athlete enrichment program 24/7 life coaching and mentor support Learn the College Recruiting Process Prepare for life before, during, after college Academic & Athletic training program Weekly themes based on popular college majors

3 Issues Addressed No education or sports program for student-athletes Graduation rate at 34% - Goal is 75% in 4 years Traditional sports camps have 50 ppl per group Sports injuries from lack of proper sports training Demands of applying to college takes weeks/months Preparing for SAT/ACT should lead up to test Stay off the streets – Positive, friendly environment

4 Academy Benefits 8-week program to improve your quality of life Strengthen opportunities to graduate high school Prepare for upcoming College Admission Test Get valuable exposure to college curriculum Learn about various careers in the sports industry Look forward to learning without boundaries Focused on help student-athletes get better academically

5 Sports Training Academy Principles Educate –Learn about a variety of career fields and popular college majors –Assignments given will prepare you for imposed demands of college life Enlighten –Learn what college coaches are looking for when recruiting for scholarships –There are more ways to become a pro in the sports industry with various careers Encourage –Positive words from instructors, counselors, and coaches at all times –Obtain knowledge about colleges to make a well-informed decision Empower –Take control of your own destiny without fear of failure –Sustain “Academic Integrity” to improve your opportunities for scholarships

6 Prospective Student-Athletes Must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average In good standing in grades 7 – 12, boys / girls Currently on any sports team roster Parental Information must be completed Complete the 8-week enrichment program Attend all academic and athletic training sessions

7 Student-Athlete Expectations Be prepared to work on and off the field Complete daily reports and weekly assignments Actively participate in group sessions and events Attend community service events and projects Include parents in all daily activities Graduate from high school and goto and college

8 Parental Expectations Be involved in all of your children’s activities Make sure that your child has transportation Plan, prepare, & cook meals at home 5 days/week Attend your child’s presentation day on career day Actively participate in college recruiting process Volunteer at community service projects

9 Academic Performance Weekly enrichment themes from college majors No unexcused absences from any sessions Complete daily/weekly assignments given Take College Admission Testing in Fall – junior year Certificate of Completion and graduation College letters of recommendation sent

10 Athletic Performance Be on time to all training sessions and dressed In uniform at all times in class and on the field Daily training on Speed – Agility – Quickness All Strength & Conditioning rules obeyed Bio feedback given to all trainers/coaches Must give 150% in all training drills & exercises

11 Academy Program Dates Winter Sports Student-Athletes July 6 th – August 28 th Sports such as: Basketball Wrestling Lacrosse Field Hockey Fall Sports Student-Athletes June 22 nd – August 14 th Sports such as: Football Tennis Soccer Golf Important Dates to Remember May 11 th Application Deadline May 16 th Group Interview May 25 th Personal Interview June 1 st Welcome Kits mailed

12 Typical Daily Schedule Half Day Schedule 8am – 9amLife Skills 9am – 10amSAT/ACT Prep 10am – 11amS-A-Q Training 11am – 12pmWeight Lifting 12pm – 1pmLunch Full Day Schedule 8am – 9amLife Skills 9am – 10amSAT/ACT Prep 10am – 11amS-A-Q Training 11am – 12pmWeight Lifting 12pm – 1pmLunch 1pm – 2pmLeadership Skills 2pm – 3pmCompetitions 3pm – 4pmGuest Speaker

13 Application Process Referred by a sports team coach via /phone Complete a prospective student-athlete application Submit application prior to the May deadline Attend a group interview with other applicants If eligible, schedule a one-on-one interview When selected, receive a welcome packet of info.

14 Academy Highlights Similar ambitions, goals, and setting with peers Instructed by former collegiate student-athletes Weekly guest speakers from professional fields Skills on career, leadership, character, and life Research self-selected Top 75 colleges to attend “Importance of Education & Impact of Sports”

15 College Recruiting Process The earliest NCAA recruiting process begins Improving your sports skills and academics Progressing year after year on & off the field Being A Prospective Student-Athlete Recruiting Periods & NCAA Calendar Collegiate Athletic Associations in the U.S.

16 Academy Locations Temple University Geasey Field - 15 th & Norris Features Four-lane 400-meter track Football Field – Outdoor Turf Field 3,000 square foot weight room State of the art strength equipment Tri-State Sports 63 Concord Road - Aston, PA Features 80,000 square foot indoor facility 5,000 square foot weight room Two Indoor SprinTurf Fields Indoor Court Roller In-Line Rink Outdoor football field & pool

17 Probability of Life after high school Student AthletesMen's BasketballFootball High School Student Athletes546,3351,071,775 High School Senior Student Athletes156,096306,221 NCAA Student Athletes16,57161,252 NCAA Freshman Roster Positions4,73517,501 NCAA Senior Student Athletes3,68213,612 NCAA Student Athletes Drafted44250 Percent High School to NCAA3.00%5.70% Percent NCAA to Professional1.20%1.80% Percent High School to Professional0.03%0.08%

18 Economic Impact of a College Degree Average Salaries in a lifetime High School Diploma = $500K Associates Degree = $1 Million Bachelor’s Degree = $3 Million Graduate Degree = $5 Million Based on working life span up to age 65

19 Open Enrollment Colleges in PA PACollegeville Ursinus College PASelinsgrove Susquehanna University PAGreensburg Seton Hill University PAAllentown Muhlenberg College PAAnnville Lebanon Valley College PAWilkes-Barre King's College PAHuntington Juniata College PAGettysburg Gettysburg College PALancaster Franklin and Marshall College PACarlisle Dickinson College PAReadingAlbright College STCityCollege

20 Yes, We Can…Graduate Goal is to Graduate “On Time” Making a Change to Move Forward Be realistic about your opportunities Participation in sports is a privilege Collegiate playing days is limited Taking your Athletic Career to the Next Level

21 Questions

22 Questions / Feedback Appreciated Questions about the content of the program Want to know how to get nominated We want to make sure you get what you want How can we make sure that you graduate When do you prepare for college life What types of careers are you interested in

23 Contact PSTC PSTC Temple Office 1510 Cecil B. Moore Philadelphia, PA Center City Location 640 North Broad St Philadelphia, PA Training Facility Location 63 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014


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