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US Performance Academy Becomes Official Online Academic Partner of USA Skateboarding

USA Skateboarding and USPA offer Flexible Education to Junior Skateboarders Worldwide Elkins, N.H. – US Performance Academy (USPA) is excited to announce that it has become the Official Online Academic Partner of USA Skateboarding. USA Skateboarding, based in California, is a World Skate recognized Member Federation for skateboarding. This collaboration establishes an academic and athletic

US Performance Academy Becomes Official Online Academic Partner of USA Cycling 

USPA will offer a flexible education to American  junior cyclists competing around the world. Elkins, N.H. – US Performance Academy (USPA) is thrilled to announce that it has become the Official Online Academic Partner of USA Cycling. USA Cycling is the national governing body for bicycle racing in the United States covering the disciplines of

USPA Launches Postgraduate Program 

Enhancing  College-Bound Success  US Performance Academy (USPA), is pleased to announce The PG@USPA postgraduate program.  Offering a flexible online education for recent high school graduates, PG@USPA is designed to enhance elite student-athletes’ academic profiles, allow them to earn college credit without impacting NCAA eligibility, as well as improve study skills and executive functioning performance. Elite

USPA announces partnership with NAHL

NAHL, NA3HL, NAPHL to offer Student Athletes Top-Tier, Flexible Education ELKINS, NH – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce that the US Performance Academy (USPA) has been named the Official Online Academic Partner of the NAHL, the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), and North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL). This

Olympian, Tricia Byrnes Joins USPA

Snowboard Icon becomes Family Advisor for Olympic Sports at USPA. When the families of USASA athletes and other Winter Olympic hopefuls want advice on how to manage high-level academics while pursuing elite levels of sport, they can turn to Olympic snowboarder Tricia Byrnes at USPA.  “We’re thrilled to have Tricia join us,” said USPA Chief

At USPA, Flexibility is Strength, Diversity is the Norm

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Pete Smith first conceived of US Performance Academy in response to this question from a frustrated parent: Why does the traditional academic model make you choose between achieving your athletic dreams and getting a good education? That was in 2013, when remote learning and quality education did not coexist in most people’s minds. Smith, an

Our Core Values in Action

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One aspect I love most about US Performance Academy is how our Core Values inform our daily lives, in sport, school and social arenas, day in and day out. We are guided collectively and individually by our strong principles of Accountability, Excellence, Flexibility, and Human Connection. We are grateful for our faculty and learning coach

Human Connection at an Online School

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“Good Morning, Mr. Lavery,” the students chant in chorus as I enter the classroom, elongating the phrase into a song in the way that children do. Crisp shirt, tight tie, and stiff shoes, I lay a stack of files on the oversized desk and take my place. A student calls out a question from one