Academy to Host Annual Homecoming Tailgate Event Sept. 30

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 30 at the Land O’Lakes Recreation Center beginning at 5pm. The fun-filled, family-friendly event will include food trucks (pay as you go); a giant inflatable obstacle course; face painting; music by the AATL pep band and the boys’ chorus; performances by our […]

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Academy at the Lakes Welcomes New Cheerleading Coach

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has hired Amy Guzzo as its Varsity Cheerleading Coach. Guzzo is an experienced cheerleading coach who has been credentialed at Level 1 and 2. She is a professional member of the United States All-Star Federation (USASF), a governing body for all-star cheerleading and dance, and she also serves as a cheerleading […]

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Academy Football Team Learns About Social Media from Industry Expert

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, the Academy at the Lakes Varsity Football team participated in a web conference with an industry expert to learn how to build a personal social media brand. Kevin King, a senior lecturer in sports management at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, hosted an open discussion with student-athletes and coaches […]

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Wildcat Athletics Finishes 8th in Statewide Sunshine Cup Standings

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has finished eighth overall in the 2015-16 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award 2A private school standings. This is the fifth consecutive year the Wildcats have finished among the top 8 in the final standings, and AATL was the highest-ranked 2A private school in […]

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Todd Huffman Named Academy at the Lakes Girls Basketball Coach

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has hired Todd Huffman as its Varsity Girls Basketball Head Coach. Huffman has an extensive background as a head women’s basketball coach at the collegiate level, having served in that role at Northern New Mexico College; University of Dubuque (Iowa); and Eastern University – St. David’s (Pennsylvania). Most recently, Huffman was […]

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Academy at the Lakes Welcomes New Softball Coach

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has hired Diane Stephenson, former Indiana University Head Coach, as the new leader of its Varsity Softball team. Stephenson brings to the Wildcats 20 years NCAA Big Ten coaching experience, including 15 years at the helm of the Hoosiers (1987-2002). In 1996, she was named both Big Ten Coach of the […]

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Academy Softball Coach Jerry English Announces Retirement

Posted on: July 18th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes Varsity Softball Coach Jerry English, who has been a fixture in Tampa-area athletics for more than 40 years, has announced his retirement. English, who led the Wildcats’ softball team for five years, compiled a 64-25 record in his time at the school. His Academy at the Lakes teams won four district […]

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Karim Nohra Steps Down as Academy at the Lakes Girls Basketball Coach

Posted on: July 14th, 2016

Land O’Lakes, FL – Academy at the Lakes Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Karim Nohra, who led the Wildcats to five State Final Four appearances in his six years at the school, has stepped down from the position. “For 25 years, I’ve concentrated on coaching, teaching, and guiding other people’s children. Now it’s time that I […]

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Varsity Athletics Highlights 2015-16

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

Academy at the Lakes’ 2015-16 athletic campaign included a wide range of achievements – both team and individual – boasting championships, record-setting performances, and several “firsts.” Below are some of the Varsity sports highlights from the year.   Varsity Baseball On the heels of a no-hitter, pitcher Darin Kilfoyl ’17 was named Tampa Tribune’s Athlete […]

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Middle Division Softball Team Caps Perfect Season with Championship

Posted on: May 9th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes’ Middle Division Softball team completed an undefeated 10-0 season with a 6-3 West Coast League Championship game victory over Berkeley Prep on Thursday, May 5 at the Land O’ Lakes Recreation Center. The team, led by Head Coach Marla Oliver, reached the championship game with a 5-2 semifinal win earlier in […]

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