About the Football Program

The First Academy football program has won nine district championships, three in the last five years. The program continues to strive for excellence in all aspects of the game. Many Royals have gone on to play at the next level for Division 1 schools such as University of Florida, Clemson University, Florida State University, Auburn University, South Carolina University, The University of Miami and many more.

Warden Stadium & Kroy Crofoot Field

The First Academy hosts games at our own Payne Stewart Athletic Complex inside the Warden Stadium. League play is within the FHSAA Class 3A District 3.

Royal Tradition

State Final Four – 2012
Region Champion – 2012
District Champion – 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016

Royals Varsity football players

Varsity Football Roster

Football Coaching Staff

Varsity Head Coach – Leroy Kinard
Defensive Coordinator – TBD
Offensive Coordinator – Tom Laegeler
Varsity Assistant – Curt Cramer
Varsity Assistant – Tim Mara
Varsity Assistant – Freddie Bush
Varsity Assistant – Jamar Williams
Varsity Assistant / Junior Varsity Head Coach – Mike Plante
Junior Varsity Assistant – Roger MacClellan
Middle School Head Coach
Steve Schultz
Middle School Assistant – 
Roger Harvey
Middle School Assistant
Sean Johnson
Middle School Assistant – 
Chris Spurlin
Middle School Assistant – Tim Hoffman

Upper School Football Schedule

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