About Us
Philadelphia Skateboard Academy

Lifelong Skateboarders
& Professional Educators

All benefiting directly from the teachings skateboarding has taught them!
The Skateboard Academy of Philadelphia also offers skateboard workshops, parties, edutainment, and promotions, to appeal to people of all ages and skill level. Contact us today to learn more about our programs.

Our Instructors


Director / Head of Everything

AJ is a true renaissance man of skateboarding!

Aside from being the founder of The Skateboard Academy of Philadelphia he is a successful event organizer & mc (World Championships / Contest Series /Fundraisers etc.), top skateboard show performer (over 2000+ shows world wide), skateboard activist, product / park designer, former top level amateur and current top level pro freestyle competitor (innovative and creative tricks) and skateboard educator!

In addition to all his skateboarding accomplishments and entrepreneurial spirit, AJ is also a Industrial Design / Applications Engineer and STEAM Edutainment professional who is always on the road or implementing a new initiative somewhere to better serve the skateboarding community!

His experience and skill in developing hands on applicable educational content, building community and design are second to none!

Making the world a better place through skateboarding!


Skateboard Director/Instructor
Meet your skateboard director/instructor, Ronnie Gordon. Ronnie has worked at skateboard camps for 20 plus years. He got his start in the spring of 1995, teaching skateboard lessons at a local skate shop in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. From 1991-1994 he attended Woodward Pennsylvania Skateboard Camp. When he aged out in 1994, he decided to get a job at Woodward Pa in the summer of 1995. One thing is clear Ronnie has a lot of experience through the duration of his career. Some of the other places he has worked are Visalia Skate Camp in California, Eisenburg, in Plano Texas, and The Skateboard Academy of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Mr. Gordon also competed in amateur and professional contests and was very successful in his skating career.

He was also published in Thrasher Magazine, Transworld Magazine, and other skateboard publications.

Your child will not only learn skateboarding techniques they will also learn teamwork and the importance of working together.

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