Sports Academy is proud to introduce the Personal Development Year (PDY), a program designed to enhance a student-athlete's physical, mental, and academic abilities before entering high school. The first of its kind on the west coast, PDY will utilize Sports Academy’s state-of-the-art 96,000 sq. ft. training campus. With a focus on full-circle development, each student-athlete will have access to sport-specific training, rigorous academics, sports psychology, and integrated sports medicine.
The PDY program is tailored towards those student-athletes who are motivated to enhancing their abilities on the field, in the classroom, and in life. With the mentorship of Sports Academy's elite coaching staff, every student-athlete will be given the best opportunity to succeed.
Be legendary with Sports Academy's Personal Development Year!
PDY Open House
Sports Academy will be hosting an Open House and Roundtable Briefing on its Personal Development Year program for students and their families.
The event will include:
A tour of Sports Academy
Faculty meet and greet
PDY curriculum overview
Program Q & A
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Sports Academy
Sept 2017 – May 2018
Beach Volleyball (Boys/Girls)
Track and Endurance (Boys/Girls)
Age Groups Offered
(Boys and Girls)
8th Graders for the 2017-2018 Academic Year
Hometown: Perth, Australia
University of Maryland, B.S in Family Science
Stevenson University, M.S of Business Management and IT
Four-year member of nationally ranked University of Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Team.
Member of Team Australia – 2010 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships in Manchester, England. Bronze Medal.
Since 2010 Adam has had extensive experience with guiding young athletes both academically and athletically. His experience guiding athletes at the NCAA level is extensive with him holding multiple assistant coaching positions with the Ferrum College (Ferrum, VA) and Stevenson University (Baltimore, MD) Men’s’ Lacrosse teams. During his time at Stevenson their program became the first in school history to participate in and win a NCAA D3 National Championship in 2013.
After his time coaching at the collegiate-level Adam then moved into the profession of youth coaching and advancement, specifically in the sport of lacrosse. During this time, he mentored over 150 youth and high school athletes in all facets of personal growth and advancement as well as guided athletes through college placement situations.
To schedule a private tour or if you have any questions, please contact PDY Director Adam Sear at email@example.com.