Hall of Fame Game

Please join us at 7:00pm on Friday, September 23rd out at Warden Stadium for our annual Hall of Fame Game. The Royals Football team will take on Palm Glades Preparatory Academy, and the Hall of Fame ceremony will take place during halftime. Introducing the Hall of Fame Class of 2016:

Jennifer Lutrell Scott – A 1997 Graduate of The First Academy

  • First Division 1 athlete (Samford University Girls Basketball)
  • Member of the 2000 point club
  • 4 year Varsity Basketball Starter

Ed and Wanda Gamble – Friends of the Program

  • Second Head of School at The First Academy (1992-2003)
  • All 3 of Ed’s children graduated from The First Academy.
  • Ed’s leadership saw The First Academy’s inaugural graduating class in 1994, it’s first merit scholar in 1996, the first Division 1 athlete to sign a scholarship in 1997, the opening of The Classical School in 2000, and the construction and opening of The Payne Stewart Athletic Complex in 2000.

Chair Back Seating Opportunities

New this year at the Payne Stewart Athletic Complex is chair-back seating at Warden Stadium. For the first time, you have an opportunity to purchase stadium chair seats to enjoy while watching our amazing sporting events. For more information please visit https://thefirstacademy.org/athletics/booster-club/ or contact Alvin Alexander at alvinalexander@thefirstacademy.org or 407.206.8733.


September 22:
Varsity Volleyball vs. Lake Nona (Royals TV)
JV Volleyball vs. Lake Nona
Freshman Volleyball vs. Lake Nona
Varsity Boys Golf vs. CFCA (@ Forrest Lake Golf Club)
JV Football @ Lake Highland
MS Football vs. Lake Highland

September 23:
Varsity Football vs. Palm Glades Prep – Hall of Fame Game (Royals TV)

September 24:
Varsity Volleyball vs. Gulf Coast (@ Cardinal Mooney)
Varsity Volleyball vs. Sarasota HS (@ Cardinal Mooney)
Varsity Volleyball vs. Northport HS (@ Cardinal Mooney)
Varsity Cross Country @ Mountain Dew Invitational (@ University of Florida Golf Course)

September 26:
Varsity Volleyball vs. Cornerstone Charter
Varsity Girls Golf vs. Lake Mary Prep (@ Timacuan Golf Club)
Varsity Boys Golf vs. Montverde Academy (@ MetroWest Golf Club)
JV Boys Golf vs. Lake Mary HS (@ Mayfair Country Club)
MS Cross Country @ GOAC Meet (@ Trinity Prep)

September 27:
Varsity Volleyball @ Lakeland Christian
JV Volleyball @ Lakeland Christian
Varsity Girls Golf vs. Lake Highland (@ Heathrow Golf Course)
Varsity Swimming & Diving @ Melbourne Central Catholic

September 28:
Varsity Girls Golf vs. Montverde Academy (@ MetroWest Golf Club)
Varsity Boys Golf vs. Trinity Prep (@ Tuscawilla Country Club)
JV Boys Golf vs. Lake Highland (@ Bay Hill Club)
Varsity Swimming & Diving @ Lake Nona

Royals TV Subscription

The First Academy is in its sixth year streaming live athletic events via Royals TV. TFA continues to partner with NFHS Network to broadcast regular season and post-season games for multiple sports. Check out http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/support/the-first-academy-orlando-fl to view upcoming events and catch the live action. For more information or questions, contact Doug Cohen at DougCohen@thefirstacademy.org. Any TFA students interested in helping out with Royals TV are encouraged to contact Doug Cohen.

The Royal Booster Association

We strongly encourage you to become part of our Royal Booster Association today! By becoming a booster, you will receive membership passes to all regular season home athletic contests. In addition to free admission to regular season events on campus, there are certain perks available at different memberships levels. Check out http://thefirstacademy.org/athletics/booster-club/ to view the Athletic Booster Association’s Mission, inquire about membership details and/or sign-up as a Booster or Sponsor.

Clinics/Skills Sessions

Fastpitch Softball Clinic: This clinic will take place on four dates (September 27, October 4, October 11, and October 18). It is open to 3rd-6th-grade girls. This clinic runs from 3:30-4:30 each day, and will be held at the softball field located within the Payne Stewart Athletic Complex. Cost is $80. Please register online at https://thefirstacademy.org/athletics/lower/

LS Cheer Clinic: This clinic will take place the week of October 17th (Monday-Thursday). It is open to K-5th grade girls. This clinic runs from 3:30-5:30 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and from 3:00-5:00 on Wednesday. The clinic will he held outside behind the gym. Cost is $140. Please register online at https://thefirstacademy.org/athletics/lower/