Experienced educator and athlete Peter Merrill, who was determined to produce a catalyst for change and growth in the Canadian academic and athletic system, founded the Hill Academy in 2006. The Hill Academy believes that the unique academic and athletic programs provide a distinctive learning platform for academic excellence, high performance athletics, and personal growth.
A Unique School – The Hill Academy provides a uniquely balanced academic and athletic platform designed to enable dedicated student-athletes to achieve the next level. From the athletic program to the academic program to the guidance department to the strength and conditioning program, everything is fully integrated.
Individual Attention – The Hill Academy provides academic and athletic programs tailored to each individual based on assessments and goals of the student-athlete.
Disciplined Environment – The Hill Academy provides disciplined, challenging programming, and complementary training, in a positive, respectful and healthy environment.
Life Long Learning – The Hill Academy provides educational and athletic situations that will form the bases for life long learning.
Leadership – The Hill Academy provides opportunities for student-athletes to learn leadership skills, teamwork and personal responsibility.
The Meaning of H I L L
H Highest Level of Achievement
The academic and athletic programs are established to encourage, challenge, and motivate student athletes to achieve their own highest level.
I Independent thought
The Hill student athlete is taught to make decisions and to work through his/her academics and athletics independently. Support will be provided on an ongoing basis with the goal of preparation for “the next level”.
The Hill student athlete will be given the opportunity to develop and improve leadership skills. These skills can be applied throughout the student athlete’s life.
The Hill student athlete will be shown the value and given many opportunities to leave every point of contact “a better place”.