Victory Academy Returns to the Northstar Invitational to Build Leadership Skills For Top Athletes

2018-07-26T10:40:33+00:00July 26th, 2018|News|

NASHUA, NH– On July 24th, Victory Academy continued its partnership with the highly regarded Northstar Invitational, one of the nation’s premier lacrosse recruiting and development experiences. The event took place at the Northwood School in historic Lake Placid, NY. The Northstar Invitational combines concentrated talent, carefully engineered on-field sessions, college recruiting exposure, and high quality lacrosse competition. Attendees are offered nearly as much experience off the field, with extensive focus on sports performance, leadership, inspiration, mental fitness, recruiting perspective, and a holistic approach to supporting student-athletes in the endeavor to be their best.

The Victory Academy returned to the event this year to support their holistic approach by delivering a formal leadership-training component for the 180 selected student-athletes. In the Northstar Victory Academy, student-athletes were challenged to build a foundation for leadership. The program offered captivating lessons and thoughtful exercises around the Victory Academy’s Mental Toughness program – focusing significantly on self-leadership. […]

Providence College & velocityHUB Partner to Launch the Mandell-Boisclair Leadership Academy

2019-03-11T19:08:48+00:00November 16th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is looking forward to starting a partnership with Providence College this January, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. In 2018, the Victory team will work closely with coaches, SAAC leaders, team captains and the entire sophomore class of emerging leaders. The newly established Mandell-Boisclair Leadership Academy will offer leadership development opportunities to student-athletes across all of the 19 Division I Sports.

PC is proud of its athletic success. In recent years, the Friars have had teams ranked among the top 20 nationwide in several sports, including men’s basketball, men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s soccer, field hockey and men’s & women’s cross country. Academically, Providence College has a graduation rate of 94-percent for its student athletes, one of the highest in the nation for Division I schools.

The Friars Athletic Department strives to fulfill student-athlete needs […]

Siena College Partners with Victory Academy to Drive Leadership for Student-Athletes

2017-10-24T09:20:35+00:00October 24th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is excited to begin a partnership with Siena College next month, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. Over the course of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Victory team will work closely with coaches, the Saints Leadership Academy, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) leaders, Student Athlete Mentors (SAM) team captains and select groups of sophomores, juniors and seniors. The student-athlete participants will represent all of the 18 division I sports.

Siena is proud of its athletic success. The Saints have won 41 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championships since joining the MAAC in 1989. One of the Saints Athletic Department values is Student Centered. They are focused on assisting their student athletes in reaching their full academic, athletic and social potential. Student athletes are given opportunities to develop skills such as leadership, teamwork, decision-making and organization.

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Victory Academy Developing Leaders & Making an Impact on the Emerging Generation

2017-10-24T09:29:57+00:00September 27th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has been busy this fall making an impact on the emerging generation, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. Victory Academy has had a tremendous kick off to the 2017-2018 academic year. Over the course of the past month, the Victory team has partnered with nine prestigious institutions and has worked with over 1,200 students, coaches and administrators. Each partnership is unique and the design of each academy varies by school. The Victory team has worked with student leaders, emerging leader student-athletes, athletic captains and coaches.

While various workshops have been conducted, one theme is constant: All students are challenged to build a foundation for leadership. Each program exposes students to leadership traits of business, athletic, and community leaders. Students work with, and learn from, experienced professionals and former collegiate athletes. With this foundation, participants learn […]

Harvard Athletics Department Pilots Student Marketing Program

2017-09-21T11:01:37+00:00September 21st, 2017|News|

velocityHUB was proud to partner with Harvard Athletics to help develop this CMO initiative.

As athletes return to the courts and fields, some will be stepping into a new role—“chief marketing officer”—as part of a new initiative within the Athletics Department aimed at boosting game attendance and team awareness.

As “CMOs” for their teams, student athletes will work with Athletics marketing and communications staff to promote important games and publicize team events and games in the Houses. The new program seeks to increase communication and support between the College’s 42 varsity teams and Athletics marketing department, according to Associate Director of Athletics Susan Byrne.

The head coaches from each team have recommended student athletes to serve as the chief marketing officers for their teams for this year. The position is not paid.

“We hope that they can serve as a liaison to the marketing department,” Byrne said. “We’ll be here as a resource […]

Salem State University & velocityHUB Partner to Develop Student Leaders

2017-09-12T15:58:26+00:00September 12th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, continued its partnership last week Salem State University. The professional development workshop was conducted via velocityHUB’s student leadership program, the Victory Academy. The Victory team worked closely with 170 student leaders, who all serve leadership positions on campus. 

The student leaders were taken through a two-hour highly tangible professional branding workshop. Students developed their personal & professional brands, built a Victory Brand Plan and learned keys to living and driving the mission of the organization they serve on campus.

Kristen Kjellman Marshall, Partner at velocityHUB and Executive Director of the Victory Academy, was excited to lead the program. “Our team was very impressed with the energy and drive of the Salem State student leaders. We were honored to play a role in their personal and professional development – and help them develop ways to become more effective leaders […]

Worcester Polytechnic Institute & velocityHUB Continue Partnership to Develop Business Leaders

2017-08-31T15:00:58+00:00September 5th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, continued its partnership last week with the WPI Foisie School of Business. The workshops were conducted via velocityHUB’s student leadership program, the Victory Academy. The Victory team worked closely with over 75 incoming MBA candidates.

Norm Wilkinson, Director of Programs at the Foise School of Business, has been thrilled with the ongoing partnership and impact of the programs. “At WPI, we constantly strive to provide maximum value to our students both inside and outside of the classroom to give them every competitive advantage.  We are always excited to bring Victory Academy to campus to help our students build and manage their personal and professional portfolios. Victory Academy has a long record of success delivering meaningful programs to current and aspiring business leaders and we value our engagements with them.”

The MBA candidates were taken through two highly tangible […]

Middlebury College & Victory Academy Partner to Drive Leadership

2017-08-14T11:05:09+00:00August 14th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is looking forward to continuing its partnership with Middlebury College this September, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. Over the course of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Victory team will work closely with a select group of student-athlete emerging leaders across all 31 of the Division III NESCAC Sports.

Middlebury College is well known for their combined academic excellence and highly touted athletic prowess in the NESCAC and across Division III. They have won 33 National Championships and almost 200 of their athletes compete in more than one varsity sport.

Middlebury sophomore student-athletes will gather for five unique leadership workshops across the course of the upcoming academic year. The academy will cover a range of impactful individual and team leadership topics. Specific areas of focus will include leadership styles, productivity, goal setting, communication, teamwork, mental toughness, […]

Victory Academy Returns to the BRINE Northstar Invitational to Build Leadership Skills for Top Athletes

2017-08-11T14:49:13+00:00July 26th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – On July 25th, Victory Academy continued its partnership with the highly regarded BRINE Northstar Invitational (http://www.northstar-lacrosse.com/invitational), one of the nation’s premier lacrosse recruiting and development experiences. The event took place at the Northwood School in historic Lake Placid, NY. The Northstar Invitational combines concentrated talent, carefully engineered on-field sessions, college recruiting exposure, and high quality lacrosse competition. Attendees are offered nearly as much experience off the field, with extensive focus on sports performance, leadership, inspiration, mental fitness, recruiting perspective, and a holistic approach to supporting student-athletes in the endeavor to be their best.

The Victory Academy returned to the event this year to support their holistic approach by delivering a formal leadership-training component for the 175 selected student-athletes. In the Northstar Victory Academy, student-athletes were challenged to build a foundation for leadership. The program offered captivating lessons and thoughtful exercises around the Victory Academy’s 9 Attributes of Winners […]

College of Holy Cross Turns to velocityHUB for Leadership

2017-08-11T14:50:15+00:00July 20th, 2017|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, is eager to begin work with the College of Holy Cross this September, via velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. Over the course of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Victory team will collaborate with coaches from all 25 Division 1 teams and work with all 730 student-athletes.

Holy Cross Athletics strives for individual and team success in intercollegiate athletics. They are guided by the core values of PASSION, ACHIEVEMENT, INTEGRITY and RESPECT – with confidence that these promote the intellectual, physical, spiritual and moral development of their student-athletes. Through this partnership with Victory Academy, the Holy Cross Athletic Department is showing commitment to their core values of providing student-athletes with development opportunities to succeed in all aspects of life.

Holy Cross student-athletes will gather for fourteen unique leadership workshops across the course of the upcoming academic year. […]