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RICC Canada Prep Academy

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About the Football Program

Boys | Day & Boarding Students | Gr. 9-12


Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada’s prep football academy, in partnership with Canada Prep Academy, integrates university-preparation academics with high-performance football training. The program aims to prepare student-athletes for the rigors of being a football player at the next level.


  • Year-round Personalized Elite Football Skills Training

  • Full American Football Schedule

  • Recruitment Seminars

  • Leadership & Character Development

  • Guidance for University Placement

  • High-Performance Training & Conditioning


The goal of RICC & Canada Prep is to provide young players with the physical and mental skills to maximize their athletic potential in the sport of football. Canada Prep’s goal is to help guide and shape each individual by developing the complete athlete.


Fees: $17,750 (all-inclusive for a year, schooling/football/meals/boarding - please inquire for one semester or alternate options)

Andre Clarke, Football Director/Head Coach

Andre Clarke has been proving himself as a coach (in the coaching game) for the last 16 seasons. He has been coaching teams and training student-athletes at various levels of their development both in Canada and abroad. His career has included stops at Division II, Division III, CEGEP, volunteer and prep school football programs around the Northeast and Western Canada as well as in the USA. As a coach and off-season trainer, he has aided in the development of 2 NFL and 6 CFL players, over two dozen NCAA players in the last 5 seasons, and countless student-athletes playing at the USport level across Canada




Canada Prep

Canada Prep is the longest-running program in Canada that has provided opportunities for student-athletes to compete in American football against highly-ranked high schools in the USA. The athletic program originated at the former Merritton High School building that it is now returning to years later.

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Football Academy:

Weekday mornings

at RICC 

September to June


RICC Canada Prep

Program Guide 2019-20

Canada is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world. Its culture draws influences from its broad range of constituent nationalities, and policies that promote multiculturalism are constitutionally protected. Therefore, students from different countries have equal rights and with the government funding, no wonder Canada ranks among the highest in international measurements of Education.


Our food services staff follows the government guideline and offers a variety of healthy, balanced meals using International food menu to meet the needs of our students.


For good Health, other than clean and fresh air, students’ activities will include downhill ski, skates, hockey, soccer, basketball and baseball games and festivals.


Our admissions team will guide you through the application process, on a one to one basis, answer your questions and assist you in making the transition to RICC an easy one.

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