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About Us

In May of 2022, SPIRE Academy acquired Pennine United Soccer Club/FC Evolution, a club program based in Cleveland that offers players a chance to compete on a national stage. In just one short year, the club, rebranded as SPIRE FC Cleveland, has proven to be a strong competitor within the northeast elite soccer landscape. This competitive soccer program is growing to develop the next generation of players not just for their athletic development, but to reach their full potential in life as well. SPIRE FC provides players with a supportive, rewarding, and challenging environment that emphasizes the development of skill, character, and a love of the sport for each athlete.

SPIRE Academy is a quickly growing elite international boarding Academy, Performance Camp, and multi-sport Event Center, located in Geneva, Ohio, just east of the greater Cleveland area. Constructed atop an 800-acre assemblage, the campus hosts over 820,000 s.f. of interior climate-controlled space and is a one-of-a-kind, world-class facility. It is the largest and most comprehensive indoor sports facility in North America.  SPIRE encompasses four divisions: SPIRE Academy, an accredited college preparatory international boarding school and multi-sport/specialty training and development academy for 9-12 graders and a post-grad program; SPIRE Institute, the research and development arm studying performance improvement across multiple disciplines; SPIRE Events, a facility and team that hosts local, national and international tournaments and events with the NCAA, the Big East, Big Ten and Atlantic 10 conferences, Olympic trials and world championship qualifiers; and SPIRE Fit, a community membership-based fitness, swim and health center open to the public. Sports currently featured on campus include soccer, swimming, track and field, basketball, esports, drone racing, wrestling, and lacrosse.