TPH Academy Expands to Kansas City Region by Partnering with AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk

TPH Academy is thrilled to announce that it will be expanding its reach to the Kansas City Region for the 2024-2025 Academy Year. Partnering with AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk in Overland Park, Kan., TPH Academy Kansas City will be housed in Bluhawk Development’s all-new, state-of-the-art, 420,000-square-foot sports facility. 

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming academic year. TPH Academy and AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk invite you to join them on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:00 PM CT via a Virtual Info Session to learn more about TPH Academy Kansas City. This event is free to attend and open to the public; registration is required here.

 “We greatly look forward to welcoming TPH Academy Kansas City to the AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk community. We believe in creating experiences that leave a lasting impact, a principle that TPH Academy also embodies. Working together, we aim to make a positive difference in the lives of many young athletes,” shared Greg Jackson, General Manager of AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk.

Open to student-athletes in grades 6-12, TPH Academy Kansas City will offer its Study-Train-Play program to student-athletes of every athletic interest. From Ice Hockey, Volleyball, Soccer, and Diamond Sports, to E-Sports, Pickleball, Golf, Equestrian, Water Polo, and more, the AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk will have a training space to accommodate any student-athlete looking to level up their game.

Located within the Bluhawk development, AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk will open in the Fall of 2024 and will include an NHL-sized ice rink, 8 basketball courts (convertible to 16 volleyball/pickleball courts), a 40,000-square-foot turf field, locker rooms, a training area, café, a sports medicine center, and more. For families, there will be an entertainment center that will be home to arcade games, bowling, laser tag, an e-sports center, golf simulators, and a roll glider.

“We are thrilled to introduce the TPH Academy experience to the Kansas City Region, offering student-athletes a unique opportunity to excel in their sport, academics, and life goals,” shared Alan Keeso, TPH Academy CEO. “By combining our proven Study, Train, Play model with the expertise of our partners at AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk, we are excited to elevate both programs to new heights. Together, with the dedicated families and passionate coaches in the region, we aim to supercharge the development of student-athletes in the community and beyond.”

TPH Academy’s blended learning environment is built for the aspiring elite student-athletes of today. Students study on an academic platform that is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from any location. TPH Academy student-athletes interact with their course instructors virtually, are assigned appropriate core courses, and have a wide range of elective, AP, Honors, and foreign language courses. Each day, TPH Academy student-athletes study under the direction of an on-site academic leadership team that ensures they are on pace or ahead in their courses.

Additionally, the TPH Academy experience is uniquely tailored to each individual student-athlete. The volume and type of training they receive, the pace at which they study, and their physical environment are customized to the individual.

According to Bart Lowen, Vice President of Development at Price Brothers, TPH Academy Kansas City at AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk is at the forefront of youth and amateur competitive and recreational sports not only in Kansas City but also nationwide. “This partnership will propel many student-athletes to their next level of competition, and we look forward to building a community that empowers those student-athletes, their families, coaches, and supporters.”

At TPH Academy, student-athletes are empowered to pursue their academic, athletic, and personal goals simultaneously, without fear of missing school days or falling behind in their studies. Regarding training, the average TPH Academy week includes over eight hours of athletic and sports training and multi-sport training one day a week to develop the total athlete.

Coaching and individualized training will be delivered to student-athletes through partnerships with AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk. Both organizations’ groups of quality coaches and instructors will facilitate the “train” and “play” pieces of TPH Academy’s Study, Train, and Play experience, one that is open to all student-athletes, regardless of what local or club team they play for. Along with the likes of Coach Simon Watson, Director of Ice Operations at AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk, Danielle Stowell, Club Director of KC Power Volleyball, and Robbie Million, President of Kansas City Surf Soccer, student-athletes attending TPH Academy Kansas City are set up for serious athletic and academic successes with top-tier coaching across the board.

“This partnership brings together the best of both worlds for elite athletes in the Kansas City area,” shared Danielle Stowell, Club Director of KC Power Volleyball. “As coaches, we’re always looking to give our athletes the best possible opportunities for success. TPH Academy allows for more training time and academics that are catered to each student-athlete’s busy schedule. I look forward to working with the driven and excited Volleyball student-athletes who attend TPH KC this year. Together, we can bring their game to new heights.”

To learn more about why TPH and the AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk believe the TPH Academy experience is a win for the Kansas City Region, interested families and student-athletes are invited to join the team for a Virtual Info Session on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00 PM CT conducted by both organizations. TPH Chief Operating Officer Francis Anzalone will be on hand to present to interested families about the TPH Academy experience and answer any questions families may have. Registration is required. To RSVP for the event, please visit the event page here.

About TPH Academy:

TPH Academy is an academy-style, focused environment where dedicated student-athletes study, train, and play at their highest potential. TPH Academy’s core purpose is to lead the world in the holistic development of student-athletes, advancing – in and beyond the game – the next generation of impact players. For more information about TPH Academy, please visit and check out the 2022-2023 TPH Academy Impact Report.

About AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk
AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk, in Overland Park, Kansas, is a 420,000-square-foot indoor sports park, the first phase of which is 260,000 square feet and set to open in the fall with eight basketball or 16 volleyball/pickleball hardwood courts, an indoor turf field, an NHL regulation ice rink, a sports performance training center, flexible meeting and event spaces, plus a restaurant and grab-n-go café that promises guests an immersive experience. This facility will live at the heart of Bluhawk, a 277-acre mixed-use development including Office, Retail, Healthcare and Multi-family. AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk is projected to attract 3.8 million annual visitors ready to sport and spend. For more information on AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk, please visit our website.

About Bluhawk

Located in Overland Park, Kansas and created by Kansas City’s century-old, family-owned company, Price Brothers, Bluhawk is 277 acres of mixed-use development including Office, Retail, Healthcare and Multi-family. Joining the Bluhawk Marketplace (now open), Phase II of Bluhawk, The Boundary, will be anchored by our top-of-the-line AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk and our worth-standing-in-line-for shopping, dining, entertainment, and hospitality, there’s not much we won’t offer. Start the day with a volleyball game, top the evening off with a cocktail. Come for the two-hour basketball game and stay for the timeless moments afterwards; plan a trip to watch some hockey, enjoy the unplanned delights that follow. No need to leave, but all the reason in the world to come back once you do, Bluhawk gives Overland Park everything it’s long asked for (and a little extra). One of the country’s premier places deserves a prime community; Bluhawk will ensure this superb suburb and its people get everything, and then some. The Boundary is now leasing with anticipated completion in the Spring of 2026.

About Us

The AdventHealth Sports Park at Bluhawk is the future of sports. Opening Fall of 2024, this massive multisport complex will be the expansion of AdventHealth South Overland Park.

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