- Published on Monday, 09 May 2011 19:49
Former professional slalom skier Jennifer Leachman LaPoint is currently working on developing inter-high school water skiing competition in central Florida and spearheading the development of the first “water ski academy”. Leachman LaPoint was recently was named the director of water skiing at the Montverde Academy near Orlando, Fla., where she will developing the water ski and wakeboard program beginning in the spring of 2011.
The Montverde Academy is a premier co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school. Its unique educational program aims to balance a college preparatory curriculum with an equally rigorous athletic program. Gifted athletes that have shown special dedication to their sport are allowed to fulfill their academic requirements during the morning hours and train for competitive athletics during the afternoon hours. MVA known for its nationally ranked boy’s basketball team has recently teamed up with the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, National Training Center for swim training and Tennis academy.