LA RAMS LEGENDS BRING ELITE FOOTBALL TO RHINOS ACADEMY

We develop young people into leaders with outstanding character.

Training Calendar

FOOTBALL SKILLS, EXPLOSIVE POWER, SPEED AND ACADEMICS

Complete Pathway To College with academics program and elite training focused on position-specific skills, explosive power, strength & conditioning and speed & agility.

Training Calendar

JUNIOR
FOOTBALL

U8 – U14 Boys

HIGH-SCHOOL
FOOTBALL

U16 – U18 Boys

U20
FOOTBALL

Boys

PRO
FOOTBALL

Men

UPCOMING EVENTS

(CLICK ON EACH EVENT FOR DETAILS)

16mar10:00 am12:30 pmSaturday Series (March 16): Devin Quinn and NFL LegendsU8 - U18 Boys Irvine, CA

23mar10:00 am12:30 pmSaturday Series (March 23): Devin Quinn and NFL LegendsU8 - U18 Boys Irvine, CA

30mar10:00 am12:30 pmSaturday Series (March 30): Devin Quinn and NFL LegendsU8 - U18 Boys Irvine, CA

06apr10:00 am12:30 pmSaturday Series (April 6): Devin Quinn and NFL LegendsU8 - U18 Boys Irvine, CA

ACADEMY SERVICES

Our programs focus on goal-oriented training with constant progress tracking and adjustment. They are centered around strong core values that build confidence and self-assuredness. The Academy also places great emphasis on the academic success of its student-athletes, with the goal of getting to college and through college on athletic scholarships.

Our California state-of-the-art facilities and equipment are located in :

 

Irvine: 60 Post 92618

WHO IS
RHINOS ACADEMY

Derek Nellmapius

Derek Nellmapius

President

Founder and co-owner of Rhinos Academy, Derek was born in South Africa and played rugby for Wanderers 1st Division Club in Johannesburg.

Andreea Trufasu

Andreea Trufasu

Head of Technology, Marketing & Operations

Andreea was born in Romania and is the co-owner of Rhinos Academy, running the technology, operations, and marketing departments.

Mike Lansford

Mike Lansford

General Management & Kicking Coach

"The Barefoot Kicker" and LA Rams Legend

Ivory Sully

Ivory Sully

General Management & DB Coach

LA Rams Legend

Lucious “Lou” Smith

Lucious “Lou” Smith

Strength & Conditioning Coach

LA Rams Legend

Marshel Gleason

Marshel Gleason

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Ahmad Sunda

Ahmad Sunda

Academics Specialist and WR Coach
Hendrik “Hein” Kriek

Hendrik “Hein” Kriek

Head of Rugby and S&C

South-African born, Hein is the Academy's Head of Rugby and S&C, bringing his impressive coaching experience to our high-performance program