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Inspiration Academy Appoints Evelyn Long as Head Volleyball Coach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020  Bradenton, Florida   Inspiration Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Evelyn Long as its new head coach and director of volleyball operations. Long holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Clearwater...

Inspiration Academy Tennis UTR Money Tournaments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Inspiration Academy as hosted two UTR tournaments since the turn of the new year. The first tournament held January on 25th-26th had a fantastic turnout bringing about 40 good players into the area. The...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Dominates at IMG

  February 19, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Over the weekend a group of Inspiration Academy tennis players competed in a UTR tournament at IMG Academy.  It was a great weekend for the IA athletes who played hard and came out with some outstanding results winning a...

IA Tennis player Cracks Top 100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2020  Bradenton, Florida After spending two outstanding weeks battling in South America, Sofia Rojas has broken into the top 100 juniors in the world, jumping almost 100 spots in the process. Beginning the year at 188 in the ITF...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Student Brooklyn Olson Takes Doubles Title In Biggest Tournament in the World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Brooklyn Olson Wins doubles title in Les Petits As. The 13 year old Inspiration Academy student was chosen as one of four players to represent Team USA in France after qualifying in the USA Team playoffs...

Mary Brumfield Wins National Level 3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Over the past weekend the USTA held a National Level 3 in Florida. Inspiration Academy Tennis player, Mary Brumfield, competed in the Girls under 18 division in Lakeland Florida. Mary who is coached by Ashley...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Student Brooklyn Olson Wins Two ITFs In A Row

  November 20, 2019 Bradenton, Florida The 13 year old Inspiration Academy student and tennis phenom has won two ITFs junior tournaments in a row. Brooklyn Olson who is in her first year of playing in the ITF under 18 division has now competed in just 5 ITFs...

Sofia Rojas Makes ITF Grade 3 Finals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2019  Bradenton, Florida Inspiration Academy Tennis student Sofia Rojas travelled from the Bradenton, Florida academy with head coach Ashley Hobson to compete in The Anguilla Cup down in Caribbean from November 4-9, 2019. The...

Inspiration Academy Appoints Ryan Maples as Director of Basketball Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2019  Bradenton, Florida   Inspiration Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ryan Maples as its new Director of Basketball Operations. Coach Maples brings to IA many years of experience in coaching both recreational and...

IA names Lake Erie College coach Allyson Hajnosz head coach of FGCL team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2019  Bradenton, Florida  With the Florida Gulf Coast League (FGCL) set to begin its inaugural season for softball in the summer of 2020, Inspiration Academy has named Lake Eric College assistant coach Allyson Hajnosz as its head...

IA Athletics Partners With Power Meals By Dawn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2019  Bradenton, Florida  In an effort to provide the highest quality in nutrition to our students, Inspiration Academy has partnered with Power Meals by Dawn. “We see how hard our kids are working in the weight room and on the...

Camp Anderson, Here We Come!

Being flown in the air after being bounced off The Blob, diving into the cold springs and dodging paintballs: these are just a few of the amazing things we get to enjoy every year at Retreat! Activities like archery, kayaking, cupcake decorating, and tubing are a few...

Retreat is right around the corner!

My first retreat was when I was in 8th grade. At first I was very nervous because it was my first year at Inspiration and I didn't know anyone. I had never been to a camp like this and I was about to go with a bunch of kids I didn't know. The bus ride over to Camp...

IA Names Kendra Scharite As Head Volleyball Coach

Welcome to Inspiration Academy our new Volleyball Head Coach, Kendra Scharite. Kendra Scharite is a 27 year old wife and mother of two who loves the Lord. Coach Scharite recently relocated back to Florida from the treasure state of Montana. She has spent the last five...

IA Launches Softball Academy And Names Jim Kull Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2019  Bradenton, Florida  Inspiration Academy will begin a softball academy during the 2019-20 school year and has named local travel ball coach Jim Kull as its softball director, the school announced today. Kull, 47, who has spent four...

Inspiration Academy Baseball Wins State Championship

Lake City, FL – The Inspiration Academy varsity team completed its record-breaking season with a state championship in the Florida Independent Christian Athletic Association defeating First Christian Academy 9-0 in the championship game. The win was Inspiration’s 26th...

Curt Wilson Joins IA Baseball Coaching Staff

Curt Wilson returns to Inspiration Academy to begin his 5th year with the program.  Wilson, whose first stint (2013 – 2017) with the organization began during its inaugural year in 2013, has helped to shape the academy into the regional powerhouse it is today. “I’m so...

Inspiration Baseball JV Season Preview: Hard work pays off

JV 2019 Schedule 2/15 at IMG  2/21 vs Bradenton Christian  2/22 at IMG 2/25 at Sebring 2/27 vs Palmetto  3/1   vs Charlotte  3/5   vs Avant Garde 3/6   at Carrollwood Day  3/8   at Riverview (Sarasota)  3/11 vs Carrollwood Day  3/14 vs Seffner Christian 3/15 at...

Despite pro ball lure, Inspiration Academy is Troy Mattes’ home

Troy Mattes knows what it’s like at the highest levels of professional baseball and the benefits that come alongside that lifestyle.  As a former major league pitcher for the Montreal Expos and a coach in the Baltimore Orioles organization, you may wonder… what’s he...

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