Empowering Students and or Athletes

We offer specialized training and support to empower student-athletes with the skills, knowledge, and character they need to excel in academics, athletics, and community engagement. Our programs focus on enhancing personal growth and leadership development.

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The LEAD Academy Experience

Within the L.E.A.D. umbrella, The LEAD. Academy stands as an initiative committed to the holistic development of students and athletes. Our mission is to guide each individual towards unlocking their ultimate athletic capabilities. The LEAD. Academy places a significant emphasis on personal growth, college and career readiness, and the cultivation of leadership skills in the face of adversity. Through our dynamic curriculum and unwavering support, we endeavor to shape students and athletes into well-rounded, empowered leaders who not only thrive in their chosen sport but also navigate life’s challenges with confidence and resilience.

School Partnerships

As a certified NYC Department of Education vendor, The L.E.A.D. Academy, an initiative under the L.E.A.D. umbrella, collaborates with schools nationwide to make a profound impact on students and athletes. Our mission centers on unlocking athletic potential while fostering personal growth, college and career readiness, and resilient leadership. Through innovative resources like the “Lead like a champion” playbook, 10-month curriculum, and SEL-focused planner, we empower individuals to thrive academically, athletically, and as future leaders.

How We Do It: Curriculum Breakdown

At The L.E.A.D. Academy, our approach to empowering student-athletes through Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and College and Career Readiness involves a comprehensive range of strategies and resources:

Lead Like a Champion Book

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We offer a groundbreaking social-emotional leadership playbook that equips students and athletes with the skills and mindset needed for success. This resource serves as a guide for building leadership qualities that extend beyond sports.


Our program is designed to prepare students for the next phase of their lives. We provide guidance on college and career choices, helping them make informed decisions about their future pathways.


Our 10-month curriculum takes a holistic approach, merging leadership development with academic excellence. Students are guided through a journey that integrates leadership principles into their scholarly pursuits, fostering growth both on and off the field.


Our SEL planner and journal facilitate meaningful advisory sessions and team-building activities. These resources encourage reflection, self-awareness, and effective communication, nurturing strong bonds among students and athletes.

The LEAD organization is responsible for equipping my student-athletes with the tools to handle academics and athletics. We are champions both on and off the field because of LEAD.

Head Coach Moore Catholic
Through these meticulously designed components, The L.E.A.D. Academy ensures that student-athletes are equipped with the tools and skills needed to excel in their athletic pursuits, academics, and personal growth.

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