What You'll Learn

  • Student First

    We prepare our athletes to be students first and athletes second! We give you an intensive act prep section to help boost your scores and give you study and time management skills to help you balance your academics.

  • Are You Eligible?

    Do you know the NCAA Eligibility Requirements? We give you all the necessary information to help you be prepared academically and eligible to play at the collegiate level.

  • Life After Sports

    Have you thought about what your path will be once sports is over? We have a career development curriculum dedicated to preparing you for life after sports!

About Our Instructors

Celia Newman

Celia Newman

Founder of Elite Level Prep

Celia Newman is the proud native of Dyersburg, TN and has a strong background in athletics from being a high school standout with the 2005 State Runner-Up Dyersburg Lady Trojans and former college student athlete at Bethel University. Celia was also an Athletic Trainer and has over 10 years of experience working with athletes both academically and athletically. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from University of Tennessee at Martin and a Master's Degree in Sports and Wellness Leadership from Austin Peay State University. Ms. Newman worked at University of Memphis for 2 years as a Student Athlete Development Mentor for at-risk student athletes, and soon after founded Elite Level Prep in April 2015. She has mentored and assisted over 100 athletes and currently has a 100% success rate with ELP participants. She is very passionate about helping student athletes succeed not just in athletics, but more importantly life!
Tricia Ange

Tricia Ange

ACT Specialist

Tricia Ange is originally from the Midwest and moved to Memphis, TN. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from University of Memphis and her Master of Arts in Management from Webster University. She has been teaching for 10 years but exclusively doing ACT Prep for the past 5 years. She has taught at Booker T. Washington, Fairley High, Memphis Academy of Health Sciences, and currently Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering. The students in her classes see average gains of 3-5 points on their overall composite score. Last year, 75% of athletes at MASE were NCAA eligible. She is passionate about helping student athletes succeed academically and increase their ACT scores and help them meet their full potential.

What People Are Saying:

“My son's grades and outlook on life changed dramatically since working with Elite Level Prep. He is currently enrolled in a Post Graduate institution and doing well.”

Ornella Munn- ELP ParentOrnella Munn- ELP Parent

“This curriculum has worked well for our players at RPA College. We have seen a substantial improvement in our players grades and ACT scores since working with Elite Level Prep program.”

Reggie Calhoun Jr.- Founder of RPA CollegeReggie Calhoun Jr.- Founder of RPA College

“My ACT score jumped from a 16 to a 23 after going thru Elevate Your Game curriculum. The ACT component is very intensive and informative and really gave me some key pointers to help increase my score and help me be eligible to play basketball at the collegiate level.”

Brian Price- ELP AlumniBrian Price- ELP Alumni

Our Results

We have successfully helped over 300 student athletes improve their ACT score by 3-5 points as well as increase their GPA. Our success rate has been at 100% each year for our student athletes enrolling in Post Graduate Institutions. Our student athletes have been awarded over 5.5 million dollars in athletic and academic scholarships!