The SAI Academy Difference

Our Methods

SAI Academy takes a modern approach to learning. Our student-athletes receive daily instruction through a hybrid learning model that mixes virtual learning with face to face instruction. With this unique approach to learning, our student-athletes are able to balance the demands in the classroom with their athletic training, without fear of compromising excellence in either.

SAI Academy graduates will be prepared for college and beyond. Sport specific development will be methodical, rigorous, and focused on developing creative, technically superior, and smarter players. We ensure to identify, implement and monitor each student’s progress regarding character formation to help out graduates evolve into exemplary members of their community. 

Our Vision

The vision of SAI Academy is to provide a leading academic alternative for elite athletes. SAI Academy has a modern academic curriculum, a world-class athletic development program, and a strong foundation of core values resulting in the successful development of exceptional student-athletes.

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Our Mission

The mission is to provide each student-athlete with a solid foundation for future success.

SAI Academy prepares our student-athletes for the rigors of a professional career and/or college curriculum by providing experienced teachers and coaches, low student-to-teacher ratios, and maintaining a wholesome approach for academic and athletic growth.

Our expert level coaching and mentoring creates an environment where success is inevitable. We believe in the personal development of our students and work hard to instill our core values as they embark on their future journey.

Meet Our Directors

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Shamini Ghay

CEO / Academy Director

Shamini Ghay is the founder and CEO of SAI Academy. Her mission is to create an elite sports academy environment.

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Milan Maini

COO / Director of Business Development

Milan is the founder and COO of SAI Academy. She brings over ten years of operations experience as the Director of Business Development.

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Sarah Chadwick

Education Director

Sarah Chadwick has 10 years of teaching experience. Her teaching philosophy centers around the idea of fostering growth for the whole child.

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Herve Diese

Soccer Director

Coach H is in charge of implementing our soccer development program, focused on providing an individualized approach to training.

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John Evans

Performance Director

John Evans is a sports performance coach with a wide array of experience working with athletes across various levels of competition.

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Roberto Sibaja

Curriculum Director

Roberto Sibaja is in charge of integrating and planning our athletic curriculum. He is also currently an Orlando City Academy coach.

Enroll At SAI Academy

Schedule a tryout with SAI Academy and get started on the path to academic and athletic excellence. We are currently enrolling for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

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SAI Academy is the premier soccer academy in Orlando, FL. We strive to combine a modern blended learning environment with elite level soccer development for student-athletes.

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