Admiral Farragut Academy Gap Year Sports Program

A Gap Year Sports program for a successful university athletics experience.

Gap Year Sports Program Overview

This Gap Year Sports program is designed to prepare high school graduates for the academic, athletic and social demands of college athletics. It is a residential program, open to domestic and international student athletes.

Admiral Farragut Academy’s Post Grad Soccer, Tennis, and Golf Program curricula were developed by several college coaches with over 50 years of combined successful coaching experience. The program mirrors the NCAA two semester model.

The program is one year of college soccer, college tennis or college golf experience, the ability to live in dorms with dining services, take in person university courses, play against college teams, and retain 4 years of eligibility to compete at the university level. It also includes the ability to take full-time college courses that are transferable to a majority of 4 year universities around the United States.

THE PROGRAM ALLOWS STUDENTS TO EARN UP TO 24 UNIVERSITY CREDITS!

Admiral Farragut Academy is excited to partner with some of the best universities in the state of Florida, Saint Leo University and University of South Florida (USF) to offer in person college credit earning classes taught by AFA professors on AFA’s campus.

THE PROGRAM WILL FOCUS ON:
DEVELOPMENT- Academic, Athletics and Social
EDUCATION – College Recruiting Process
EXPOSURE – College Placement

Gap Year Sports

Location – St. Petersburg Florida

Program Highlights

FALL SEMESTER Begins August 15, 2022 – SPRING SEMESTER Begins January 9, 2023
Two semesters – 16 weeks each. Training – 5 sessions a week
Strength and conditioning program. Player evaluations.
15 games per semester, one game per week model.
Competition vs college teams and professional academies.
College recruiting process – education program. Two classes per week.
College campus visits. Attend college athletics games
Video analysis & GPS tracking monitors, College Showcase Events
Nutrition education & sports medicine assistance available.
Campus Safety – Farragut is partnered with Critical Intervention Services (CIS), to provide comprehensive school safety, security, and 24/7 protection program.
***All participants will be evaluated prior to being accepted into the program.
Qualified candidates will be evaluated on Academics Athletics and Character.

Soccer, Tennis, Golf

  • Student athletes will grow through the intensity, expectations and demands of our university athletics curriculum without losing a year of eligibility.
  • Develop players technical, tactical, physical, and psychological areas of the game.
  • Working with a coaching staff who has experience at a variety levels of college soccer, tennis, and golf.
  • Video analysis of training/games to help improve players development.
  • Strength and Conditioning training involve a wide range of exercises developed to build a variety of skills with a focus on mind, mobility, stability, strength, endurance, power, speed, agility, and performance.
  • We will play to win but above that is development so playing time is critical. Players accepted into the program will receive ample playing time to ensure development and exposure.
  • Sports Nutrition Education
Gap Year Soccer

College Placement

  • Farragut’s Gap Year Sports program will 100% help increase student athletes’ exposure to play in college.
  • Experienced college coaching staff at a variety of skill levels to develop players during their gap year.
  • It’s not just about playing in college, it’s about finding the right fit to have an enjoyable experience and be successful.
  • Our college recruiting class will educate players on the recruiting process and increase the chances of finding the right fit.
  • We will arrange in person campus visits throughout the year.
  • Playing against university level opposition will help student athletes develop a better understanding of university level athletics.
  • We host and attend college showcase events in addition to regular season matches!

Academics

  • The Post Graduate Gap Year Sports program at Admiral Farragut Academy will consist of a full year of college level academic courses.
  • The students will take 2 college courses per 8 weeks for a total of 24 college credits. Additional courses will be offered, and students may complete up to 28 credits hours during the Post Graduate year.
  • An ACT/SAT prep course is available and both tests are administered on campus.
  • We also offer an ESOL course if needed. We have a full-time College Counselor on staff to assist with the College Admissions Process.
  • The Advisor will monitor your student’s progress throughout the year, and act as your primary liaison to the Academy should you have any questions, concerns or information about him that you want someone on campus to know.

Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule

  • MONDAY
  • 7am-8am – Breakfast
  • 9am-11am Training
  • 12pm-1pm – Lunch
  • 1pm-3pm College Recruiting
    3pm-7pm Academic Classes
  • 7pm-8pm – Dinner
    8pm -10pm Study Hours
  • TUESDAY
  • 7am-8am – Breakfast
  • 9am-11am Training
  • 12pm-1pm – Lunch
  • 2pm-3pm Strength workout
    3pm-7pm Academic Classes
  • 7pm-8pm – Dinner
    8pm -10pm Study Hours
  • WEDNESDAY
  • 7am-8am – Breakfast
  • 9am-11am Training
  • 12pm-1pm – Lunch
  • 1pm-3pm College Recruiting
    3pm-7pm Academic Classes
  • 7pm-8pm – Dinner
    8pm -10pm Study Hours
Admiral Farragut Academy welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability or genetics and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.
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