Press Releases

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Velocity Sports Performance Expands Presence in Southeast

By Keith Walker
September 10, 2013
New multi-use facility in Madison, MS becomes regional flagship. Please click on the red headline above to read the entire news release ...

Velocity Sports Performance Expands In Texas By Opening New Center In Spring, TX

By Velocity Sports Performance
September 03, 2013

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Velocity Sports Performance - Spring TX

State-of-the-art Training Facilities and Professional Coaches Offer Local Athletes of All Ages A Competitive Edge.

2013 NFL Draft Decisions Include Dozens of Velocity-Supported Athletes

By Keith Walker
May 01, 2013

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Kenny Vaccaro

 High Performance Program helps 17 players get drafted and others signed as free agents. Please click on red headline above to read the entire news release.

SAE Advisory Group Announces Engagement with Velocity Sports Performance

By SAE Advisory Group
April 18, 2013

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 Please click on the red headline above to read the entire news release.

Velocity and Athlos Academies Expand Partnership, Bringing Innovative Charter School Model to Texas and Minnesota

By Keith Walker
April 10, 2013

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 Velocity Sports Performance is excited to announce its continuing partnership with Athlos Academies in bringing new charter schools to communities in Texas and Minnesota. Please click on the red headline above to read the entire news release.

Velocity Adds Zamst as Official Sports Bracing and Support Partner

By Keith Walker
April 03, 2013
 National strategic alliance underscores Velocity's increased focus on providing "high performance" solutions to athletes. Please click on the red headline above to view the entire news release ...

Velocity Sponsors USA Bobsled and Skeleton Athlete Jake Peterson

By Keith Walker
March 05, 2013
Developing star debuts Velocity-branded bobsled this week at North American Cup international competition in Lake Placid. Please click the red headline above to read the entire news release.

Velocity Prepares 30+ Elite Athletes for 2013 NFL Combine and Draft

By Keith Walker
February 05, 2013

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 Group is led by potential first-round selections Damontre Moore (Texas A&M, DE), Mike Glennon (NC State, QB), Kenny Vaccaro (Texas, S), Cordarrelle Patterson (Tennessee, WR), and Alex Okafor (Texas, DE). 

Velocity Welcomes Back Industry Veteran Ned Simerlein as Sports Performance Director

By Keith Walker
December 07, 2012

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Velocity Sports Performance of Westchester (Elmsford, NY) has hired Ned Simerlein as its new Sports Performance Director. Simerlein, an experienced sports performance coach, has worked with numerous professional and elite athletes during his career, including many NFL, NBA, and MLB players. 

Team Velocity Wins Gold at USA Cycling Elite Track Nationals

By Keith Walker
September 28, 2012

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 The Velocity-trained team of Giddeon Massie, TJ Mathieson and Andy Lakatosh take top spot in Team Sprint event. Please click red headline above to read more ...

Velocity-Trained NFL Rookies Make Impressive Debut In Week 1

By Keith Walker
September 13, 2012
Four 2012 NFL first-round draft selections who trained at Velocity Sports Performance got their pro football careers off to an impressive start in Week 1 of the NFL regular season. Please click red headline above to read more ...

Velocity Athlete Allyson Felix Wins Second Gold Medal in London

By Keith Walker
August 10, 2012
Felix is part of world-record 4 x 100m relay team. In late May, she took a few minutes to describe how Velocity Sports Performance has something for everyone, from elite athletes like herself to kids who are just trying to get faster. Listen to her brief testimonial.

Velocity-trained USA Track Star Allyson Felix Captures Gold in 200m

By Keith Walker
August 09, 2012
Hear why Felix loves to train at Velocity.

Velocity Sports Performance YouTube Channel Surpasses 1 Million Views

By Keith Walker
May 30, 2012
The YouTube video channel for Velocity Sports Performance recently passed the 1 million views milestone. Velocity has been active on YouTube since uploading its first video in March 2008 and has consistently published helpful content as a reliable source for the performance training and fitness communities. Velocity's most recent set of five videos features testimonials from elite college football athletes who trained with Velocity in preparation for this spring's NFL Combine. Visit the YouTube channel today.

Velocity Sports Performance Hosts Olympic Combine

By Keith Walker
May 25, 2012
Velocity Sports Performance in Champlin, Minnesota is hosting the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Combine Test on July 14. The event, which includes 15- and 30-meter sprints, broad jump, power clean, and squat, will help the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sports of bobsled and skeleton identify its next great Olympians.

NFL First-Round Draft Selections Train At Velocity Sports Performance

By Velocity Sports Performance
April 30, 2012
2012 Group Joins Growing List of Athletes Who Prepared for NFL Combine with Velocity. 

Velocity Sports Performance Opens in Bloomington, MN

By Christina Gilbert, Velocity Sports Performance
November 30, 2011
Champlin, MN - November 23, 2011 - Velocity Sports Performance, specializing in advanced sports performance training for athletes of all ages and skill levels, today announced the grand opening of its newest location in partnership with M1 Volleyball in Bloomington, MN.  

Charles Dimry Inducted into Oceanside High Alumni Hall of Fame

By Nathan Scharn, San Diego Union Tribune
October 19, 2011
Charles Dimry, Velocity Sports Performance franchisee in San Diego, CA will be inducted into the 2011 Oceanside High Hall of Fame.

CLINIC OFFERS OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY, SPORTS REHABILITATION AND PERFORMANCE TRAINING

By Physiotherapy Associates
August 17, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Physiotherapy Associates, the nation's foremost provider of outpatient rehabilitation services, recently opened a new physical therapy clinic within the Velocity Sports Performance facility in San Diego, CA. The clinic offers a comprehensive range of physical therapy services, including: sports medicine/injury rehabilitation, industrial rehabilitation, pre-op rehabilitation, manual therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, pediatric and geriatric programs, injury prevention, and women's health.  

Basketball: Former hoops star expands program

By Paul Putignano
July 08, 2011
The former Los Angeles Lakers guard and star at The Master's College has joined forces with Velocity Sports Performance in Valencia to expand his Program.

Velocity Trains First Round NFL Draft Athletes

By Velocity Sports Performance
April 29, 2011
Velocity Sports Performance is excited to have trained four of the top athletes selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28th. 

Velocity Trained Athletes Shine at NFL Scouting Combine

By Velocity Sports Performance
March 04, 2011
The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine just concluded in Indianapolis, IN. Prospective NFL athletes that trained at Velocity Sports Performance centers had another banner year.   Von Miller, linebacker from Texas A&M, has been training at Velocity Sports Performance since he was in the seventh grade and conducted his pre-Combine training at Velocity in Irvine, CA. Miller’s outstanding performance at the Combine has vaulted him to number five on Mel Kiper’s Big Board on ESPN. John Clayton of ESPN said “Miller will be targeted in the top five of the draft and is the best linebacker and pass rusher.” 

The Velocity Network of Training Facilities Grows in 2010-2011

By Velocity Sports Performance
March 04, 2011
Velocity Sports Performance is the premiere athletic training organization in North America. Eleven new Velocity locations have joined, or will soon join, the existing network of over 40 locations across the country. Velocity is excited to introduce new locations in the following territories: 

Velocity Sports Performance Enhances Training with Combine360, IMG Academies, and Under Armour

By Under Armour
February 03, 2011
BALTIMORE, MD (February 3, 2011) – Velocity Sports Performance, the California-based franchisor of sports performance training centers throughout the U.S., has teamed up with Combine360, Inc. for the Combine360TM platform developed by IMG Academies in conjunction with Under Armour. Velocity will integrate the Combine360 training and evaluation platform, designed to enhance overall athletic ability by incorporating the three main components of athleticism, movement, and character, into its current training program in all facilities nationwide.

Velocity Sports Performance Owner Retires from NFL

By Jordan Godwin
July 29, 2010
Three-time Pro Bowler and former Texan cornerback Aaron Glenn retired as a Texan on Wednesday.

Gatorade REPLAY Returns for Season Three to Feature Controversial Chicago High School Basketball Game

By Gatorade, Gatorade Sports Science Institute
June 30, 2010
To prepare for Gatorade Replay 3, the athletes participating in the rematch will take part in a customized, 8-week training and nutrition program developed with the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) and the Gatorade Training Council, and implemented with the help of professionals from Velocity Sports Performance.

Velocity Sports Performance Named Official Performance Training Partner of USA Football

By Steve Alic, USA Football, USA Football
June 18, 2010
USA Football, the sport's national governing body on youth and amateur levels, announced today that Velocity Sports Performance is its official performance training partner. Velocity Sports Performance ("Velocity") is the leading athletic performance training organization in the United States.

Trenton Beats Detroit Catholic Central Eleven Years After Original Game to Settle the Score as Part of Gatorade REPLAY

By Gatorade Sports Science Institute
May 11, 2010
Detroit Hockey Legends Gordie Howe, Scotty Bowman and Brendan Shanahan Participate in Long-Awaited Game.

NFL Star Aaron Glenn Joins Velocity Sports Performance in Houston Market

By Velocity Sports Performance
May 03, 2010
Houston native and retired NFL stand-out Aaron Glenn is now the proud owner of Velocity Sports Performance Houston, with 2 locations in Missouri City and Cy-Fair.

Velocity Executive Competing As Professional Beach Volleyball Player

By Velocity Sports Performance
May 03, 2010
Saralyn Smith took a 9th place finish in the 2010 AVP season opener in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is set on attaining more top ten finishes throughout the year.

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