basketball

Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast boys basketball

Posted on: May 6th, 2019

Our picks for the top players in Hernando and Pasco counties for the 2018-19 season. Click here to read the full article.


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That’s a Wrap on Athletics for the 2018-2019 School Year

Posted on: May 3rd, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, the Athletics Department held their annual Middle and Upper Division Sports Awards. This school year, our students had exceptional seasons. Students from our Middle and Upper Divisions were honored for amazing accomplishments such as a second run at the State Chapionship title for the football team and other personal bests. In […]


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The AATL Varsity Softball Team is Gearing Up for Another Shout at a State Championship

Posted on: January 30th, 2019

Our Annual Friday Fanfare was a great success.  Each of our four basketball games drew standing room only crowds. Rori Gerstner placed 6th in the District Girls Weightlifting Meet. Varsity Baseball and Softball have begun practicing.  Softball will attempt to defend it State Championship performance from last year. Softball Coach Diane Stephenson was recently awarded […]


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Sports Update: Football State Championship, Basketball wins, Soccer season, and Weightlifting District Meet

Posted on: December 12th, 2018

Our Varsity Football team won their second consecutive State Championship (third in school history) with a 38-18 win over Citi Christian of Miami. Sophomore quarterback Jalen Brown was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Academy has now won 20 consecutive games. Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball teams started their season this week and both posted […]


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Academy Welcomes Back Matt Grossenbach ’10 to the House of Blues

Posted on: November 28th, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 27 the Academy at the Lakes Varsity Boy’s Basketball team played their first home game against Keystone Prep, a team coached by AATL alumni Matt Grossenbach ’10. Grossenbach is a former Academy basketball player from 2005-2010. He was the first Academy player, male or female, to score over 1000 career points (1189). […]


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Coach Shawn Brown Named Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Posted on: April 13th, 2017

Academy at the Lakes it proud to announce the appointment of Coach Shawn Brown as its Varsity Girls Basketball coach. Brown has 23 years of cumulative experience playing and coaching basketball at the college and high school levels. Along with his experience as Head coach for Football, Middle Division Boys Basketball, and Track and Field […]


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HomeTeam 25: Girls basketball players to watch

Posted on: November 17th, 2016

Girls basketball season tipped off on Monday. Once again, the area is filled not only with talented teams, but talented players. Here is a look at some of the top returners in Tampa Bay: C Imani Thomas, Sr., Academy at the Lakes: The Wildcats lost coach Karim Nohra and top scorer Audra Leipold, but Thomas […]


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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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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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Academy Athlete Invited to Compete in International Sports Festival

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

Seth Oliver ’17 has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, July 12-15. Seth was invited to compete in the International Sports Festival based on his outstanding performance in the recent USA Junior Nationals all-state high school basketball competition in Winter Park, Fla. This is a unique […]


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