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The mission at LPA is to build men through community, education and the game of football. Your Legacy is Our Goal.


Justin Cessante

Founder | LEAD Prep Academy
  • Legacy Football (Asst. National Director)

  • Lead Foundation (Executive Director) 

  • Grand Valley

    • Graduated in 2004

    • 2002 National Championship Team

  • Detroit Catholic Central High School (15 Year HS Football Coach)

    • 5 State Championship Games

    • Graduate 1999

    • Back 2 Back State Champions MHSAA Div. 1

    • Defensive MVP & Captain

  • Accomplishments

    • Twilight Foundation Civic Award Recipient

    • 40 Under 40 Detroit Catholic Central


Ian Day

President | Madonna University
  • Acting President of Madonna University

  • Led the enrollment division at Canisius College, a Catholic Jesuit institution in Buffalo, NY

  • During his 10 years at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD) he served as chief enrollment officer and as director of athletics

  • Spent time at Tiffin University, in Ohio, in a variety of roles including, vice president for campus services, director of athletics, and director of admissions

  • Holds a bachelor's degree in education from Alderson Broaddus University and a Master of Science in Management from Purdue University

  • Grew up in Aldridge, England


Rodney Goble

Owner | Legacy Center
  • 2012-Present: Legacy Center, LLC (LC)

    • Founder & Managing Partner

  • 2012-Present: Legacy Park Properties, LLC (LPP)

    • Founder & Managing Partner

  • 2008-Present: LEAD Foundation

    • Founder

  • 1999-2012: Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists (MRS)

    • Founder & President

  • 1992-1995: University of Michigan Baseball (Ann Arbor, MI)

    • Team Captain

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