Greater St. Albert Sports Academy Introduces Baseball Program for Grade 4-6 Students in Partnership with Absolute Human Performance

[St. Albert], [Jan. 31, 2024] - The Greater St. Albert Sports Academy is thrilled to unveil an exciting addition to its programming by introducing a comprehensive baseball program for grade 4-6 students. In collaboration with AHP (Absolute Human Performance), this initiative promises to provide unparalleled opportunities for skill development, teamwork, and enjoyment for young athletes passionate about baseball or fastball.

Baseball and fastball, recognized for fostering physical fitness and social skills, align seamlessly with the philosophy of the St. Albert Sports Academy, which believes in using sports as a medium for academic enhancement and sports skill improvement.

Geoff Giacobbo, GSACRD Sports Academy Administrator, expressed his enthusiasm for the new program, stating, "We are delighted to expand our offerings with the introduction of the baseball program. This initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing an educational experience for our students, emphasizing academic excellence and developing crucial life skills through sports."

The newly established baseball academy will concentrate on developing a foundation of fundamental skills for success in the sport. The curriculum, adaptable based on age and skill levels, will gradually introduce more advanced techniques and strategies as students progress. Emphasis will be placed on cultivating a positive and enjoyable learning environment to keep young athletes engaged and motivated.

Taylor Burns, Founder, President, and Director of Athletic Development at AHP, shared his excitement about the partnership: "At AHP, we are extremely passionate about nurturing the next generation of athletes. Our collaboration with the Greater St. Albert Sports Academy represents a unique opportunity to help young athletes develop a love for baseball and fastball while fostering essential skills for personal and athletic growth. We are committed to creating a positive and impactful experience for every participant."

Program Details:

The new program will be offered at the following Sports Academy Schools:

  • Albert Lacombe Catholic School - English (grade 4-6)
  • École Sacré Coeur - French Immersion (grade 4)
  • École Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d'Youville - French Immersion (grades 5 and 6)
  • Neil M. Ross Catholic School - English (grade 4-6)


The program fee is $2300.00, covering all non-certified instruction, programming, transportation, and clothing.


Parents can register their children through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. For those new to our division, please email to obtain an ID for registration.

Weekly Schedule:

  • Tuesdays: 8:00 AM - Athletes dropped off at Absolute Human Performance for baseball training from 8:15 am to 9:30 am.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - Drop-offs at various locations in St. Albert for Physical Education, Wellness, and Fitness Training from 8:15 am - 9:30 am.
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - Athletes dropped off at Absolute Human Performance for baseball training from 8:15 am to 9:30 am.

For media inquiries, please contact:

  • Shanlyn Cunningham
  • Manager of Communications, Marketing and Community Engagement
  • 780-868-6318

For program inquiries, please contact:

About Greater St. Albert Sports Academy

The Greater St. Albert Sports Academy is dedicated to providing a dynamic learning environment where students can excel academically while developing essential life skills through sports. For more information, click here.

About Absolute Human Performance

Absolute Human Performance is a high-performance training facility. It was built for serious athletes looking to maximize and reach their potential and those looking to commit seriously to their long-term health. For more information, click here.