SW ADVANTAGE

  • Synchronized Athletic and Academic Daily Schedule (SAT, College and University Preparatory Programs)
  • facilitated by Regina Mundi Catholic High School and supported by the London District Catholic School Board
  • Professional Coaching with 22 Years combined coaching experience ; Train to Compete NCCP and NCAA Certified
  • A competitive schedule that includes Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association league play and exhibition play as well as participation in several sanctioned NCAA USA scholastic events against the best North American prep schools
  • Strength and conditioning 3-5 times per week. Use of facilities with the latest in training technology
  • Individual and team skills development 6-8 times per week , following the Canada Basketball Targeted student-athlete Strategy model
  • Transportation and accommodations for all games
  • Exposure to college/university coaches across North America
  • Individual Player Development Plans (IPP’s) periodized daily training environment integration of/for the holistic student student-athlete.
  • Personalized academic support and guidance counsellors
  • Professional, University, and College player mentors
CAMPUS The Academy is situated on a 2 acre campus with woodlands, landscaped areas, playing fields, outdoor basketball, regulation track, football field and scenic pond. ENROLLMENT SW and RMC enroll 749 students per year. CLASS SIZE Average 15 – 25 students per class. DIVERSITY SW Academy believes everyone needs to have a sense of belonging and connection with others. This helps provide a positive school climate where students, parents, staff and community members feel they belong and are valued. ACADEMICS SW Academy offers a university and SAT preparatory curriculum with classes in Math, English, Science, History, French, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Computer, Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Study Skills. POST-SECONDARY PLACEMENT Our program adheres to the Long Term Athletic Development Model (LTAD) and ensures that our season uses effective periodization. This allows us to properly integrate all areas of athletic development, and provides opportunities for individualization and puts a plan in place to achieve peak performance. The SW LTAD and international schedule allows our basketball program to best prepare our student-athletes for the next level while providing them with NCAA, NAIA and CIS USports exposure opportunities in a safe learning environment. ACCOMMODATIONS Southwest Academy has boasts two separate boys and girls dorm properties and operates an amazing billet network within our basketball community.

OUR PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

1. On Court Skill Work

2. Athletic Performance/Sports Science

3. Video Analysis

4. Analytics and Statistics

5. Mental Fitness

INDIVIDUAL GUIDANCE ATTENTION

At SW the student-athletes receive individual attention from our Guidance Department . Through individual attention, the Guidance Department forms a personal relationship in order to both ensure the student-athlete is on the right track towards graduating and meeting the requirements of their desired school, but also in assisting in the process and finding an institution that is the perfect fit for the student-student-athlete.

COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF CONTACTS

With the success of our athletic programs, and reputation of our athletic coaches and directors, SW has established relationships with coaches from athletic programs across the NCAA and USports .

EXTENSIVE NCAA AND USports KNOWLEDGE

SW offers Academic Level classes to ensure that the student-athlete meets their core course requirements. Our guidance counselors have expertise in both Canadian and American universities, in order to make certain the student-athletes meet the eligibility requirements of their desired school.