RARE Academy Idaho


RARE Academy is for athletes looking to enhance their skills in sports as well as provide an outlook on recruitment. Our goal is to help kids before, during and after season. We also want to mentor kids before they leave home for college and prepare them for the adjustment of a new environment. RARE wants to impact kids all over to provide mentorship and coaching that will be there if they need ANYTHING. RARE's goal to help EVERY athlete reach their goals in the athletic world. Our 4 core Values, Respect, Ambition, Responsibility and Effort.


Gem State Showcase 2024

Gem State Showcase is an open event aimed at helping young players in Idaho get exposure. Players get to showcase their talent with help of local coaches, current and retired NFL players, and college alumni football players.

Our Staff

Director/Head Coach
Justin Jackson
Wide Receiver Coach
Shane Williams Rhodes
Quarterback President
Kyle Kron
Defensive Back Coach
Kekoa Nawahine
Kicking Coach
Tyler Rausa
Running Back Coach
Ralph Lambert
Quarterback Coach
Jaylon Henderson
Defensive Line Coach
Armand Nance
Offensive Line Coach
Coach Hayes


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