LA Galaxy Academy - Education
The LA Galaxy Academy is committed to developing Academy student-athletes as players, students, and people. The Academy administrators work in collaboration to ensure Academy student-athletes meet academic and behavioral standards. It is the expectation that student-athletes value their education and put best effort into academic endeavors.
The Education Staff is committed to supporting future soccer professionals and NCAA eligible student-athletes, both in academic preparation and character development. The Education department consists of an Education Staff, a progressive learning environment, and an online, accredited high school curriculum provided by Connections Academy. Connections Academy delivers teacher-credentialed online instruction and college preparatory curriculum, including required A-G courses for entry into UC/CSU schools, Honors, and Advanced Placement courses.
The LA Galaxy Academy learning model combines the benefits of face-to-face instruction with the flexibility and efficiency of online learning. By partnering with Connections Academy, the LA Galaxy Academy has created a unique education model to fit the needs of its student-athletes. Student-athletes receive continuity in their education without impeding on the demands of developing elite, aspiring professional soccer players.
Social Welfare and Enrichment Programming
The social welfare and enrichment programming provides life skills training and character development for the LA Galaxy Academy players. The programming consists of workshops, guest speakers, online modules, field trips, etc. The goal of the social welfare and enrichment programming is to cultivate the LA Galaxy Academy core values and produce players who are well-rounded individuals with strong skills for navigating collegiate and professional life successfully.