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 pathway to enable junior skateboarders to train, travel and compete while receiving a high-quality online education.
"USPA's values and flexible, high-level education align perfectly with the needs of our athletes who are traveling globally to compete," said Johnny Schillereff, CEO of USA Skateboarding. "Our team riders are constantly on the move, and with USPA's ability to adapt to their schedules, they can continue to grow their education with flexible schedules and lead successful lives both on and off their skateboards."
USPA will attend select USA Skateboard Events events to provide in-person expert guidance from Family Advisors and support skateboarders on their journey to college and elite competition.
“Similar to our partnership with USASA in the snowboard and freeski world, skateboarding is the kind of progressive, boundary-stretching sport that features student-athletes who are ready to take it to the next level, athletically and academically ,” said Pete Smith, Founder and President of USPA. “With USA Skateboarding’s leadership, we at USPA can provide driven athletes the kind of academic flexibility that results in a distinct advantage over the competition.”
USPA's unique online learning model empowers motivated student-athletes to train, travel, and compete at the highest levels in their chosen sport. Unlike other online schools, USPA is fully accredited and NCAA approved. It offers flexible school schedules, academic calendars, and a comprehensive support system for students in grades 6-12. Through this partnership, young athletes can pursue their goals in sports without compromising their education.
About US Performance Academy:
US Performance Academy is an online school for high-performance athletes in grades 6-12, providing the flexibility to achieve both athletic and academic success. Through a comprehensive educational support program, USPA's teachers, learning coaches, counselors, and coaches create a community where online education and performance intersect with a human connection.