Academy Support Staff:
ASA is committed to supporting the whole kid, mind and body. The Academy has invested in support staff to help keep kids mentally and physically strong. Throughout the season teams work with the mental training consultant and director of injury and fitness prevention to stay healthy and maintain peak performance.
Director of Injury Prevention & Fitness | Jenn Schwartz is a nationally-recognized injury prevention expert in youth soccer and owner of Impact Sports Science Group where she consults many types of athletes on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and sports performance optimization. Her clients vary from Alexandria Soccer players, NFL players to Olympians. She holds a Master's in Muscle Activation Techniques, Fitness, and Health Management, a BS in Pre-Physical Therapy, and is a certified Exercise Physiologist.
Mental Training Consultant | Robyn Kenney is a peak performance expert. She is also a former international athlete for Team USA (2002-2006) and a Boston University Athletic Hall of Fame recipient (2017). As the Director of Mind Body Athletics, she teaches mental skills to a variety of athletic teams to improve focus, resiliency, and confidence. Robyn has 14 years experience coaching at The Ohio State University, Virginia Wesleyan College, and TC Williams High School. She holds a MA in Energy & Environmental Analysis from Boston University and a certification as a Mindfulness Instructor from the Center of Koru Mindfulness.