Warrior Football Hero


One of the many California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) sports offered at Army and Navy Academy, football is among the most popular athletic opportunities on campus. We offer middle school, junior varsity, and varsity teams. Teamwork and a strong sense of brotherhood take the team to new heights as we practice and play on our state-of-the art Maffucci Field. We focus on participation and motivating every team member to push their athletic potential. 


Friday, 23 August 2024 Rock AcademyArmy Navy – Maffucci Field7:00 pm
Friday, 6 September 2024 Escondido Charter SchoolT.B.D.7:00 pm
Friday, 13 September 2024 Canyon HillsCanyon Hills High School7:00 pm
Friday, 20 September 2024 Calipatria High SchoolCalipatria High School7:00 pm
Friday, 27 September 2024 The Bishop's SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field7:00 pm
Friday, 4 October 2024 Classical Academy High SchoolT.B.D.7:00 pm
Friday, 11 October 2024 Santa Fe ChristianSanta Fe ChristianTBA
Friday, 18 October 2024 Francis Parker SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field7:00 pm
Friday, 25 October 2024 La Jolla Country DayArmy Navy – Maffucci Field7:00 pm
Friday, 1 November 2024 Orange Glen HSOrange Glen HS7:00 pm


Nehemiah Brunson


Thursday, 17 August 2023 Orange Glen HSOrange Glen HS1 - 0 (FF)
Thursday, 24 August 2023 Rancho Buena Vista High SchoolRancho Buena Vista High School28 - 25 W
Thursday, 7 September 2023 Castle Park High SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field36 - 0 W
Thursday, 14 September 2023 Lincoln High SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field0 - 42 L
Friday, 22 September 2023 La Jolla Country DayLa Jolla Country Day0 - 22 L
Saturday, 30 September 2023 Classical Academy High SchoolDel Norte High School6 - 8 L
Friday, 6 October 2023 Santa Fe ChristianArmy Navy – Maffucci Field4:00 pm
Saturday, 14 October 2023 The Bishop's SchoolLa Jolla High School4:00 pm
Friday, 20 October 2023 Escondido Charter SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field4:00 pm

Head Coach

Steve Thomas


Wednesday, 27 September 2023 Horizon PrepArmy Navy – Maffucci Field3:30 pm
Thursday, 28 September 2023 Rancho Santa Fe Middle SchoolRancho Santa Fe3:00 pm
Friday, 6 October 2023 Santa Fe ChristianSanta Fe Christian2:30 pm
Monday, 9 October 2023 Santa Fe ChristianArmy Navy – Maffucci Field3:30 pm
Tuesday, 10 October 2023 Tri City Christian High SchoolArmy Navy – Maffucci Field3:30 pm
Monday, 16 October 2023 San Diego Jewish AcademyArmy Navy – Maffucci Field3:00 pm
Thursday, 19 October 2023 Horizon PrepHorizon Prep3:30 pm
Thursday, 26 October 2023 Pacific Ridge AcademyArmy Navy – Maffucci Field3:00 pm

Head Coach

Nehemiah Brunson

Best Boarding School for Football  

Want to play football at a private high school with CIF sanctioned sports? Football is one the most popular sports at Army and Navy Academy. You may not think that football prep schools can develop star athletes, but Army & Navy Academy is ranked as a top boarding school for football. As a college prep private school for grades 7-12, the Academy is home to many football athlete-scholars and notable alumni in various sports.

California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) – Army and Navy Academy is a member of CIF Coastal Conference. We participate in CIF sanctioned sports and have been CIF champions in a number of sports over the years.

Athletic Facilities: Playing sports at the only Military Academy in San Diego has a number of benefits. First, we have a state-of-the art athletic facilities. Duffield Athletic Center, Maffucci Field, and Bliss Stadium are well-known throughout San Diego County. By comparison to other private schools in Southern California, our facilities are stellar. We have even been used by professional football teams for practices. It is that good! Through generous donations from parents like Mr. Duffield, alongside our Board of Trustees, and fundraising efforts, the Academy was able to fund the first phase of our Master Plan several years ago and build the Duffield Athletic Center, Bliss Stadium, and Maffucci Fields.

Teams: We offer Junior Varsity (JV) and Varsity Football for 9th through 12th graders. We also have a middle school flag football team.

Our Coaching Staff & Team

The coaching staff and the team will support and mentor you and take your game to new heights. The varsity football team at Army & Navy Academy will help you develop grit, tenacity, and perseverance, as well as build your confidence.  We also offer a middle school football team as well as Junior Varsity (JV) football. We keep it fun, fast, and safe at Army & Navy Academy.

Get Fit Physically and Mentally: Beyond physical fitness, we emphasize mental fitness and help athletes learn how to be more strategic in sports.

Gain an Edge for Athletic Scholarships: In addition, our stellar counseling staff will help you apply to colleges and universities, where you can continue to play the sport and apply for college scholarships.

Enjoy Teamwork and Make Friends for Life: It is all about teamwork at the Academy. Build a brotherhood for life, get ready for college through college prep classes, and enjoy life on our beachfront campus in San Diego county.

Follow ANA Football: Follow us in the news via the San Diego Union Tribune and stay on top of the school through the MAXPREPs app! We also livestream games on our YouTube Channel and welcome the public to our home games!  Warrior Strong! Warrior Proud!