Gridiron Academy

Gridiron Academy


What is the Red Penguin Athletics Gridiron Academy?
RPA Gridiron Academy provides student-athletes with an individually structured athletic and academic player development system. RPA's six month club football 7v7 model has provided new opportunities for offseason football development.

What time-frame does the RPA Elite Gridiron Academy operate?
Practice: January – May (1 per week and typically Sundays)
Games: April – May (7 Sunday games, Playoffs and Awards)

How do I register for the Gridiron Academy
Click on your city( Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany) on the menu bar for instructions
What is the cost of the Gridiron Academy
Total Cost (no additional fees) $750 per year ($150 down payment)

Are there restrictions on who can participate?
Open to all Current 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders

How are teams comprised?
Teams will compete in a 7th-8th division & a 9th-12th division

What do the players get who register?
Games, Practices, Certified Coaches, Team Apparel, Evaluations, 2 Tourneys, Educational Services, College Prep Development, Individual Improvement Plans

What NCAAA Educational Services are included within the Academy?

  • National Council of Academic & Athletic Accreditations - “P.A.C.E.” Program
  • Seminars: Financial Aid, Recruiting, NCAA Compliance, Nutrition
  • SAT/ACT Support, Admissions Support, Eligibility Center Assistance
  • Parent Education, HS Course Selection, Resume Development