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Lala Wilcox Joins TPH-Atlanta as Director of Academics

Total Package Hockey is pleased to announce that Lala Wilcox will serve as the Director of Academics for the Center of Excellence in Atlanta, Ga. for the 2019-2020 school year.

Lala brings thirteen years of experience serving as a teacher leader, new teacher mentor and student mentor to the TPH team. Lala will be replacing Kris Jennings, who will be transitioning to Nashville and will join the Center of Excellence in Nashville, Tenn.

Lala graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s in Biology Education. Since graduation Lala has taught all grade levels of high school science teaching students ranging from at ‘risk/struggling’ students to ‘gifted/accelerated’.

“In Lala, we feel we have found an Academic Director who will continue the standard of Academic Excellence in the Atlanta CoE” said Steve Jennings, Director at the Center of Excellence-Nashville. “I am certain we have found the absolute right person to join our team and look forward to seeing the continued academic growth of the Center under Lala’s Leadership.”

“We are very excited to add Lala to our team here in Atlanta. She has the necessary structure, discipline, and work ethic to keep the Atlanta center of excellence growing.” said Brad Schell, the Director of operations in Atlanta.

On behalf of the everyone in the TPH family, welcome to the TPH-Atlanta team.

To apply to the TPH Center of Excellence – Atlanta for the 2019-2020 school year, please click here. 


About Total Package Hockey: Founded in 2001, it is TPH’s vision to become the world leader in positively impacting the lives of student-athletes through the game of hockey. Through academics, mentorship and athletics, TPH prides itself on operating at a standard that exceeds expectations of student-athletes, families, coaches, advisors and all other entities of the hockey world. With platforms that include association management, elite prospects programs, tournaments and showcases, camps and clinics and its hallmark Center of Excellence academy model, Total Package Hockey has assisted in the academic, athletic and hockey development of over 600 players who have advanced to junior, collegiate and professional hockey. Since inception, 45 #TPHTrained student-athletes have been selected in the NHL Draft, while 280 have committed to the NCAA level – 189 of which are Division I. In addition, 99 players have been selected in the OHL Priority Selection and 353 have signed tenders or been drafted in the USHL and NAHL. While TPH is proud of its student-athletes who have achieved success on-the ice, it is the process of developing young men and women as people, first and foremost, that our world-class team of coaches and mentors take the most amount of pride in. While it is our responsibility to prepare each individual for success on the ice, it is our mission to prepare each and every individual for success in the ultimate game – the game of life! To learn more about TPH, visit





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