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Grande Sports World revolutionizes academy soccer training with the newest, most complete campus-style setting in the nation. Grande Sports Academy students have full access to this spectacular soccer facility.

Grande Sports World’s state-of-the-art facilities foster excellence in individual and team development. Grande Sports World provides an all-inclusive sports training environment where athletes can polish their strengths and perfect their individual playing skills while bonding into championship teams.

Campus Features

Academy students have access to the brand new, state-of-the-art training facilities spread over our 40-acre campus adjacent to the Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort. These include:

  • a 58,000 square foot performance facility dedicated to academy players
  • 8 professional soccer/sports fields (6 fields with Musco lighting)
  • 16 Portable European style full size goals
  • 16 mini goals 4 x 6
  • technical area 240’ X 150’
  • 3  tennis courts
  • mannequins, coaching sticks, cones available
  • 16 classroom/meeting rooms with multimedia capability
  • a 10,000 square foot performance training space used for anaerobic and aerobic exercise

An Athlete’s Dream Facility

Athletes will benefit from Grande Sports World’s brand new 58,000 square foot performance center. It includes 10,000 square feet of performance training space complete with the most advanced and specialized weight, cardio, agility, andplyometric equipment.

Equipment Includes:

  • the best of Keiser, Keiser Strength, Hammer Strength and Cybex Equipment
  • Keiser Strength boxes, triple trainers and bikes
  • Healthrider treadmills
  • free weights
  • Plyo boxes
  • ladders, balls, medicine balls, jump ropes

Stadium Quality Locker Rooms

The performance center has four spacious locker rooms featuring 71 stadium quality lockers each and beautifully appointed marble showers. Our professional equipment rooms are equipped with industrial washers and dryers and “open offices”that can accommodate up to 8 coaches per locker room. Academy students have professional stadium quality locker rooms that surpass virtually every other professional soccer facility in the nation.

Professional Fields

Grande Sports World takes pride in offering players professional grade pitches that have been praised by World Cup coaches and players as the finest in the country. They are just one of the reasons that Major League Soccer teams, Canada’s Olympic teams, and even teams from as far away as New Zealand all come to train at Grande Sports World.

Features include:

  • 8 professional soccer/sports fields (6 fields with Musco lighting)
  • 16 Portable European style full size goals
  • 16 mini goals 4 x 6
  • technical area 240’ X 150’
  • 3 soccer tennis courts
  • mannequins, coaching sticks, cones available for use

Classrooms For Tactical Reinforcement

The classroom sessions are a key attraction at Grande Sports Academy. Staff educate players and help them develop and improve their soccer “IQ” by showing game film, evaluating team/self performance through video analysis, and formulating team tactical strategies. Major League Soccer coaches, US Soccer coaches and FIFA Futuro coaches have held classroom educational sessions at Grande Sports World.

Therapy Pools

Hot and cold water plunges are available at Grande Sports World. Visitors and students alike can use alternating hot and cold water treatment in an effort to accelerate recovery.


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