Welcome to SPIRE Institute!

An Official USOC Olympic and Paralympic Training Site

An Official FINA Swimming Training Site



Official Medical Provider



SPIRE Academy is a national & international academy for high school and postgraduate athletes. Academy is focused on performance training for all athletes & sports-specific training in swimming, track and field, & basketball.


Here at SPIRE Academy we believe that when creating the complete athlete talent alone is not enough. SPIRE Training was introduced to push athletes to the limit in all areas of performance, mentally, physically and nutritionally.


SPIRE Institute has the ability to host everything from small functions to major events. SPIRE's state-of-the-art sports complex is able to accommodate all regulation-sized sports in an Olympic-grade facility. 

SPIRE Institute Facilities


Cristal Courts

A one-of-a-kind, multipurpose court surface that delivers enhanced training and a competitive advantage on up to ten volleyball courts, six basketball courts and for a variety of gymnastics and mat sports.

Indoor Fields

One synthetic turf field (Astroturf Game Day) that can be used as a full-size soccer, lacrosse, football, baseball, softball, field hockey, and rugby field or be divided into smaller training areas.


10-lane, 50-meter Olympic size pool, with two moveable bulkheads for subdivision of the pool. A one-meter and a three-meter diving area with four springboards. Additional 25-yard pool to support training and various therapy activities.

Outdoor Stadium

Synthetic multi-sport, lighted field with a 9-lane, 400-meter polyurethane international track with a spectator capacity of 10,000, including 5,000 bleacher seats; 1,200 captain’s chairs, press boxes, coaches boxes, luxury suites; a 2,500 seat amphitheater; and seating for 2,000 on catered patios.

Banquet Center

A glass-encased 30,000 sq. ft. banquet, hospitality, and meeting space overlooks the indoor track facility. Features include tiered dining/viewing areas, expansive banquet hall, private conference room and custom designed kitchen.

Indoor Track & Field

8-lane, 300-meter Beynon track, with radius used on outdoor tracks. Separate field event area with two high jump, two long jump, two pole vault pits, two shot put circles, and portable weight throw cages that does not interfere with track events.


We are dedicated to unlocking the full potential of our athletes.

Justin Brantley

Associate Academy Director

Justin, wants to assist Student Athletes from all over the world in their goals & dreams to play collegiately, and use that athletic drive as an avenue to earn their college education.

Charlie Powell

SPIRE Track & Field Director

Powell has coached Olympians, two NCAA individual champions, 18 NCAA All-Americans, one Pan Am Champion, and 60 individual NCAA Championship Qualifiers.

Thad Schultz

SPIRE Swimming Director

Thad Schultz has previously coached at Ohio State University, Penn State University and Clemson University. 

John Wallace

SPIRE Performance Director

John Wallace is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and is Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).

Joshua Ptak

Aquatics Facility Director

Josh brings over 10 years of experience in aquatics managment, event coordination, and facility maintenance to the SPIRE Institute team.

Dave Briski

Head Basketball Coach

 2017-18 team made the National Prep Championships Elite Eight, won the Power 5 Conference regular season championship, and finished 8th ranked team in the country.