A Multi-sport Academy High School Grades 9 - 12

The Academy Athletics is designed to meet the needs of athletes looking to develop their physical skills through a variety of sport experiences and an individualized approach to training.

Grade 9 Learn to Train: Students will be able to select Academy Athletics as an Elective. In the introductory component to the program, students are provided opportunities and instruction on learning how to build knowledge and physical literacy involved in training and fitness as an athlete.

Tuition for the Grade 9 Academy Athletics program will be determined shortly. Fees will cover the cost of specialist training and transportation to offsite facilities.

Grade 10-12: (Train to Train, Train to Compete) Athletes will engage in a yearlong program (1 block each semester) that focuses on a personal training program tailored to the specific needs of the student athlete. As a foundation to support their growth and development, the following fundamentals will be utilized for Academy Athletics 10-20-30 (Canadian Sport for Life- Long Term Athlete Development):

  1. Stamina
  2. Strength
  3. Speed
  4. Skill
  5. Flexibility
  6. Structure/Stature
  7. Schooling
  8. Psychology
  9. Healthy Eating
  10. Socio-Culture/Leadership

Students will receive a minimum of 10 credits per year, some of which will include Physical Education and CALM 20.

Tuition for Grade 10-12 program will be determined. Fees will cover the cost of specialist training and transportation to offsite facilities. 

Program offerings are dependent on meeting minimum enrollment numbers. Final Tuition fees will be determined and communicated prior to registration. 

Grande Prairie Composite High School
Justin Rushton

For more Academy Programming in GPPSD see The Academy

General inquiries can be made to our Athletic Director, Troy Sandboe


Team Staff Member
X Country Amber Anderson
Sr. Boys V-ball Sydney Hassanali
Sr. Girls V-ball Justin Rushton
Jr. Girls V-ball Chris Wudarck
Jr. Boys V-ball Chris Wudarck
JV Girls V-ball Ky Hagen
JV Boys V-ball Sydney Hassanali
Football Symon Pfau
Sr. Boys B-ball Tyler Przybylski
Sr. Girls B-ball  Kaithlyn Frost
Jr. Boys B-ball Neil Ashworth
JV Boys B-ball Todd Schweitzer
Jr. Girls B-ball Erin McNamar
Badminton Blain Moskalyk
Track and Field Troy Sandboe
Boys Rugby Sydney Hassanali
Girls Rugby Sydney Hassanali
Soccer Liana Hall