Barça Residency Academy coaches are nationally and internationally recognized from the collegiate, professional, and international levels of competition.
Our commitment and dedication to the highest level of youth development, training, and coaching are supported and enhanced by the 135 Grande Sports World on-site employees that focus on elevating the student athlete’s physical, mental, nutritional, academic, and personal development.
Barça Residency Academy teams compete in the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Development Academy program with the best youth development academy teams and all MLS academies in the United States.
Grande Sports World – Home of Barça Residency Academy – has a history of hosting the highest quality teams and athletes who compete on the highest level both domestically and internationally. Here are just a few of the accomplishments:
Signed a professional contract or were offered a college scholarship
Member of Stanford University’s three-time NCAA National Championship Team
Players have signed with prestigious clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool & ACF Fiorentina
Players have gone on to play at universities including Stanford, North Carolina, Wake Forest, Akron & Virginia
Graduates participating on their country’s national team.
Players on the U.S. Men’s National Team
One player who has participated and started on a World Cup team
Barça Residency Academy offers a growth mindset fostering an environment and mentality that emphasizes fulfilling an individual’s potential.
Arizona State University’s Preparatory Academy’s innovative teaching system provides a personalized educational experience through:
Personalized attention that empowers students to advance their education, compete globally, and contribute to their communities
Campus learning which enables students to take advantage of additional study hours and continuous support from their teachers
Academic advising, directed study halls, life skills support, college preparation, community service opportunities, and cultural and extracurricular activities
Since 2016, graduates from ASU Preparatory Academy campuses have earned $4.6 million in college scholarships.
**ASU Preparatory Academy recognized as the most innovative school four consecutive years by USA News and World Report
Cambridge International curriculum aligns with international standard of excellence and provides a rigorous, student-centered, and innovative program of study.
ASU Prep teachers utilize personalized online courses in tandem with face-to-face instruction for an individualized pace. Additional tutorial support and advancement to college credit courses are available for students with demonstrated readiness.
ASU Prep teachers are supremely qualified and educated, with 73% currently holding or pursuing a graduate degree. Students have access to the teachers during and outside of school hours for personalized one-on-one attention.
Students at ASU Prep use technology to address problems and challenges and work collaboratively to identify solutions to social issues that affect their communities. They explore college majors and career disciplines through personalized academic apprenticeships with ASU faculty and community organizations.