CCI at GRA
Grand River Academy (GRA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with College Connect International (CCI), an Atlanta-based sports and education recruiting company that identifies then matches gifted and aspiring students and student-athletes with world-class opportunities in the USA and Canada. Starting in the 2021-2022 Academic Year, GRA will offer a 9-month residential soccer programs for student-athletes who aspire to compete in college and the highest levels of soccer.
Grand River Academy, a well-appointed boys college preparatory school with a proven track record of setting its students up for success in college and life beyond, has opened its doors to domestic and international students since 1831.
The CCI Soccer Residential Academy (SRA) at GRA is a truly synergetic partnership that will provide a holistic approach to soccer training – offering technical, tactical, mental development - and college guidance. The SRA student-athletes will be in a year-round (August-May) program, allowing them to participate in daily soccer-related activities. Exposure is the primary focus for residential student-athletes, with the Fall seasons affording them a traditional high-level prep, high school competitive schedule. The winter and spring seasons will feature a regional club (UPSL) competition schedule, as well as college and international scrimmages. Residential academy student-athletes will also benefit from traveling to showcases, college recruiting events across the country, as well as tournaments.