TLAP SPORTS

ACADEMY Preparatory

HOME OF THE 2021 POSTGRAD NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Private school in Tallahassee, Florida

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Address: 2532 W Tharpe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303 | Phone: (850) 400-3456 | www.TLAPSportsAcademy.com

TLAP SPORTS

ACADEMY Preparatory

TLAP Sports Academy Preparatoryis a nationally ranked training and educational institution.

Boarding school grades 9th & 12th and postgraduate program in Tallahassee, Florida. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is a year-round Christian school for boys grades 9th & 12th & postgrad.

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Admissions

2022-2023

Thank you for your interest in TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory, a Christian preparatory school made up of a body of believers who are devoted to Christ and dedicated to excellence. We serve families in Florida with students from ninth through the twelfth grade. TLAP is nationally recognized and offers top notch academics and competitive athletics programs.


We would love to share more about TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory and how we can serve your family. Please click below to request more information, register for an open house, or to apply today.

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About Us

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TLAP is nationally recognized and offers top notch academics and competitive athletics programs. Since its founding by Louis C. Graham in 2013, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory has been decidedly mission-driven, firmly committed to Christian scholarship, and keenly focused on kingdom impact for the glory of God. With these combined core convictions as a cornerstone, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory serves Christian families inFlorida by educating and equipping students to be exceptional thinkers, lifelong learners, and influential leaders with a biblical and scholarly perspective for college and beyond.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatoryis a nationally ranked training and educational institution,grossing over 100 million dollars in college scholarships in the last 12 years. Our history of success remains unmatched as TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory continues to develop elite athletes who achieve success at the collegiate levels. In 2020 - 2021 season, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory won its first National Championship solidifying our program as a national powerhouse amongst the nations best. Currently TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory postgrad program is ranked #3 by Hoops Hidden Gems in the southeast region of the top 20 programs.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is located in Tallahassee Florida. Currently located 1 mile from Florida State University campus, 5 miles from Florida A&M University campus and 2 miles from Tallahassee Community College campus. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is operated out of our 7,500 sq. sports training facility.


The trademark of TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is its sports training and education dynamic curriculum, an abundance of learning experiences that require collaborative problem solving, and subject-specific assignments in which learners critically and creatively examine the world around them. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory faculty will form the core of a much greater academic support team, all of whom work tirelessly to positively impact academic, athletic and character growth.

Manatee Freeman Sports Training & Education Learning Complex

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Total Donation Needed: $3,840,000

The Manatee Freeman Sports Training & Education Learning Complex is the future of TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory, and we need your help. Don’t pass up this unique opportunity to be an integral part of TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory tradition of excellence. Leave your lasting legacy on TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory by funding one of the following opportunities in your name or that of someone special with a gift payable over five years.


The Manatee Freeman Sports Training & Education Learning Complex will be one of the premier venues in the entire country, it will be a shared-use facility. Athletic teams, community campus, campus recreation as well as private and public events all vie for access. A dedicated basketball Training & Education Learning Complex facility gives more flexibility to everyone utilizing local facilities, ultimately allowing our student-athletes and the surrounding community to enjoy more consistent schedule both academically, athletically and community wide.


With Tallahassee Florida being 1 of the best sports towns in the country, this will allow our student-athletes significantly more time to dedicate towards athletic improvement, it is important to have space available to them. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory student-athletes will have exclusive access to state-of-the-art, basketball specific equipment and training. They will be able to practice, train and get treatment all in one location dedicated specifically to men's and women's sports.


Such improvements will drive recruiting and retention of both student-athletes and coaches. Building on TLAP Basketball's unparalleled success in the past, the planned construction will raise the caliber of the basketball program's operational structure to match that of the student-athletes and individuals who support, train and lead them.

Manatee Freeman Sports Training & Education Learning Complex

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Donors are eligible to purchase multiple naming opportunities. To be eligible for naming, pledge must be paid IN FULL within four years of initial pledge date.

TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory continues to develop elite athletes who achieve success at the collegiate levels. Being able to keep these former student-athletes connected with their academy and offering a state-of-the-art facility for them to train alongside current blackhawks in the offseason is another way to continue and further grow the legacy of basketball greatness at Train Like A Pro Sports Academy Preparatory.


This project ultimately benefits TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory and the surrounding community to enjoy. With the support of TLAP basketball alumni, fans and friends alike, the future of TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory will be as prominent as its past. To help make this economically feasible for aspiring student athletes, we are asking that you consider supporting this great cause.Any fiscal contribution that you are able to make will go 100% towards the Manatee Freeman Sports Training & Education Learning Complex and would be greatly appreciated. All donations made to TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

The Admissions Process

We're looking for intellectually curious candidates who are as excited about TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory as we are. Stand-out applicants are committed to developing personally and academically, and understand the importance of being a part of a community that will both support and challenge them during their time at TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory.


Step 1: Begin Your TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory Application using the Application Portal


It is the policy ofTLAP Sports Academy Preparatory not to discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, or physical or mental disability which are unrelated to the ability to work or enjoy the benefits of the school's programs, facilities, or services. All persons are encouraged to apply.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory also accepts the Standard Application Online (SAO):

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2021 National Championship

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In 2021 season, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory won its 1st National Championship solidifying our program as a national powerhouse amongst the nation’s best.

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TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory basketball’s model and tradition with challenging academics and on-court expert instruction has led to unparalleled team and individual accolades as well as college placement in some of the nation’s best college and universities. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory has placed over 96% student-athletes across the country. Achieving their greatest potential while emphasizing player development and collegiate preparation. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory provides an all-inclusive connection with our athletes of all levels. Our history of success remains unmatched and TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory continues to develop elite athletes who achieve success at the collegiate levels. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory support team forms the core of a much greater academic support team all of whom work tirelessly to positively impact academic, athletic and character growth and more. Student-athletes experience an atmosphere that closely mirrors the intensity and schedule of a collegiate program.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is one of the most highly respected basketball programs in the country and has gross over 100 million dollars in hard earned college scholarships for our student athletes. TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory has helped over 100+ student athletes achieve their dream of playing at the college level. In 2021 season, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory won its first National Championship solidifying our program as a national powerhouse amongst the nation’s best. Currently TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory prep program is ranked #3 by Hoops Hidden Gems in the southeast region of the top 20 programs.

Course Catalogue

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The years that comprise a student’s academic experience in secondary school, the elementaryschool through high school years, are a unique period in one’s lifetime. This is a time of change, from childhood to young adulthood, and with this change comes challenges, opportunities, and a broad-range of new experiences. During these years, an important aspect of human development that impacts a person’s future is his/her education.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is accredited by the National Accreditation of Christian Private Schools. In partnership with American High School who is a fully accredited K-12 school. With this partnership TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory would be able to reach students from around the world. Students will have access to make-Up/drop recovery courses (including remedial, regular, honors courses. Students can enroll in up to 6 courses at a time and pay month to month with no contract.


​We provide students with the flexibility to learn at their own pace that meets their individual needs and agendas. The contemporary program and individualized plans help students discover their full potential in whatever pathway they choose in the future. Whether your student needs to be academically challenged, needs additional support, desires a more flexible schedule, and prefers to work from the comfort of the home, TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory is a great choice!

The National Accreditation of Christian Private Schools is a Christian organization dedicated to recognizing and improving the spiritual and educational quality of Private and Christian Schools, regardless of size and student body. NACPS accredits public and private schools throughout the Florida. NACPS accreditation is an ongoing five year cycle of quality whereby schools demonstrate the capacity, commitment, and competence to support high-quality student learning and ongoing school improvement. NACPS will not involve itself in the internal affairs, interpersonal conflicts or litigation between parties associated with member or accredited schools. ​

Postgrad Boarding Experience

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TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory boarding students are independent, responsible, intellectually curious young people who want more than traditional schooling has to offer. If that sounds like you, there’s good news—there’s a whole other school experience out there, it’s way beyond what you expect, and you can find it right here at TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory. This is a place where smart is cool, where learning is loved, exploration is mandatory, challenge is welcomed, fun is guaranteed, and opportunities are everywhere.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory are always backed up by faculty who know how to help them be the very best they can be, no matter what they’re working on. The individualized support and opportunities to always seek out new activities will serve them for a lifetime—meaning they're ready for college long before it even begins.

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Postgrad Boarding Experience

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TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory boarding students are independent, responsible, intellectually curious young people who want more than traditional schooling has to offer. If that sounds like you, there’s good news—there’s a whole other school experience out there, it’s way beyond what you expect, and you can find it right here at TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory. This is a place where smart is cool, where learning is loved, exploration is mandatory, challenge is welcomed, fun is guaranteed, and opportunities are everywhere.


TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory are always backed up by faculty who know how to help them be the very best they can be, no matter what they’re working on. The individualized support and opportunities to always seek out new activities will serve them for a lifetime—meaning they're ready for college long before it even begins.

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The daily grind schedule

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Monday - Friday

Showers & Breakfast (4:10 – 4:50 am)

Team Conditioning & Weight Session 1 (5:20 am - 7:10 am)

Team Showers (7:45 am – 8:45 am)

Student’s Academic 10 hours (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Team Lunch (12:40 pm - 1:50 pm)

Player Individuals & Weight Session 2 (2:40 pm - 4:10 pm)

Showers (4:30 pm - 5:50 pm)

Team Practice (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dinner (9:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

11:10 pm (Light Out)

SaturdayMandatory Training

Each player has until 9:00 am - 4:40 pm to make 500 shots each Saturday not including travel days.

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SundayMandatory Training

Each player has until 9:00 am - 4:40 pm to make 500 shots each Sunday not including travel days.

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TLAP Dining Experience

TLAP Sports Academy Preparatory mealtime is sacred. Our students, faculty and staff sit down together every day to connect, debate or to simply enjoy each other’s company. Because we believe so strongly in nourishing the body as well as the mind, we’ve partnered with renowned Chef Sam Burgess, owner of Pineappétit restaurant, catering, and food truck company headquartered in the Tallahassee, Florida, area. Their customized approach to the development of our menu and careful selection of fresh, seasonal ingredients helps to create the ideal environment in which members of our community create lasting memories.

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Reporting Child Abuse

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Reporting Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect. All employees and agents have an affirmative duty to report all actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect. Call 1-800-96-ABUSE or report online at: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report/.