RTG Academy is a goalkeeper training academy owned & directed by Jamaican International Goalkeeper, Gold Cup Silver Medalist, University of Tampa alumni, and current University of South Florida Goalkeeper Coach – Ryan “Godda” Thompson. This specialized Goalkeeper development program is taught through a series of clinics & camps throughout the year in the Tampa Bay area. At RTG Academy, your Goalkeeper’s future as a player and a person is our utmost focus!

Our Mission is to INSPIRE, PUSH and MOTIVATE those with a dream. Preparing rising stars to believe that anything in this life is possible.

~ Ryan “Godda” Thompson


Kick Shots is a fun, active and innovative daycare-soccer program designed for kids of ages 2 through 10. This in-school program introduces kids to soccer using fun games and group activities. Besides the physical benefits like coordination and balance, Kick Shots also helps your child to develop valuable social traits like self-esteem, respect, confidence, empathy, teamwork and character.

This program is currently available in (2) locations, with more to come! 

  • Childcare of Brandon (Brandon Town Center Location)
  • Childcare of Brandon (Bloomingdale Location)

Ryan Thompson – In the News

Harbour View Footbal Club News

“Jamaican international and former Harbour
View Football Club (HVFC) custodian….”

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Ryan's Official Announcement

The former national Jamaican Goalie announces his retirement…

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Extratime Online

“The Kingston native has decided to hang up his boots as he pursues a new career as a goalkeeper coach with the University of South Florida.”

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