Nashua PAL Victory Academy Inspires Youth Through Lessons in Leadership

2016-11-29T14:44:57-04:00November 21st, 2016|News|

NASHUA, NH – This past Saturday, November 19th, at Saint Patrick’s gym, young students from the Greater Nashua area participated in the 3rd annual Nashua PAL Victory Academy. The students were challenged by the velocityHUB team and passionate volunteers to build a foundation for leadership. This highly interactive program was specifically designed to inspire young students to embrace leadership, by breaking it down into nine foundational elements and delivering the program in a fun and energetic environment. The Victory Academy student programs mirror the training programs of velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services.

The goal of the Victory Academy is to propel the emerging generation to their maximum potential and make those around them better. Saturday’s program provided captivating lessons and thoughtful exercises around the Victory Academy’s 9 ATTRIBUTES of WINNERS—9 identified leadership traits of business, athletic and community leaders. The workshop provided students with tools and […]

Victory Academy Partners with The Governor’s Academy to Introduce Lessons in Leadership

2016-11-15T22:35:52-04:00November 15th, 2016|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has recently commenced a partnership with The Governor’s Academy to deliver velocityHUB’s student leadership program, the Victory Academy. On November 14th, the Victory team delivered an introductory leadership workshop to the entire senior class of over 100 students.

The program provided students with tools and strategies to become strong self-leaders, overcome challenges and build confidence. They were given tips to become great communicators and to increase their leadership knowledge, in an effort to succeed in the classroom, on the playing field and in the community. The Academy also incorporated specific training from the velocityHUB offering built for executives, professionals and emerging leaders in companies large and small, from Fortune 100 to Inc. 500 businesses.

Michael Delay, Assistant Dean of Students, expressed his enthusiasm for the program. “We are excited to begin our partnership with the Victory Academy. I am […]

Victory Academy & Brown University Continue Strong Partnership

2016-10-16T16:08:01-04:00October 16th, 2016|News|

NASHUA, NH – velocityHUB, a leading provider of business consulting and professional training services, has recently completed their 3rd consecutive year partnering with Brown University to deliver velocityHUB’s collegiate leadership program, the Victory Academy. This fall, the Victory team worked with over 300 rising student-athlete leaders and team captains.

Brown University, well known for their academic prowess, boasts the 2nd largest athletic department in the country with 38 varsity sports and the largest women’s athletic program nationally with 21 varsity sports. Through the Victory Academy partnership, the Brown Athletic Department has shown their continued commitment to their vision of building “whole” student-athletes.

Select Brown student-athletes gathered for workshops and captains’ councils on leadership in sports and business. They were given tools and strategies to overcome challenges, improve team productivity and become confident leaders. The Academy also incorporated specific training from the velocityHUB offering built for executives, professionals and emerging leaders in companies […]

Victory Academy & Berwick Academy Begin Partnership

2016-08-30T17:37:00-04:00August 30th, 2016|News|

(NASHUA, NH) – Victory Academy has developed a partnership with the highly regarded independent day school, Berwick Academy. Over the past week, the Victory team held two highly engaging sessions at the South Berwick, Maine campus. The first session was conducted with a group of distinguished student leaders from across upper school grades. The second program was a collaboration session held with 50 school coaches and administrators. Two more programs are scheduled with athletic upper school captains this fall.

In the Berwick Victory Academy, student-athletes will be challenged to build a foundation for leadership. The programs will offer captivating lessons and thoughtful exercises about the Victory Academy’s 9 Actions To Becoming a Leader– 9 identified leadership traits of business, athletic, and community leaders. Students will work with, and learn from, experienced professionals and former collegiate athletes. With this foundation, athletes will learn to maximize their potential and have a responsibility to […]

3 Leadership Lessons Learned From Watching the 2016 Olympics

2016-08-18T08:59:58-04:00August 18th, 2016|Blog|

Every four years we are given the opportunity to watch the summer Olympics unfold. The games are a powerful reminder of what makes this world great and show us true examples of what it means to make sacrifices, trust in teammates, push the limits and show pride for one’s nation. The 2016 Summer Games have provided many wonderful examples of what it means to be a great athlete, in and out of competition. From watching the Olympics thus far, there are 3 lessons that have made an impact on me.

  1. EVERY SECOND COUNTS

For some sports, I should say “every tenth of a second counts.” It amazes me how in several events, the difference between a gold medal and 4th place can be less than a second or less than a point. It makes me realize that every moment and every move truly matters. I draw a parallel to my business […]

Victory Academy & Brine Northstar Invitational Partner To Build Leadership Skills For Top Athletes

2016-08-03T08:46:29-04:00August 3rd, 2016|News|

(NASHUA, NH) – On July 26th, Victory Academy launched a 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.

This year, the Victory Academy made an impact on the event, by adding a formal leadership-training component for the 165 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 ACTIONS to BECOMING a LEADER – […]

Velocity Performance & Pingree School Partner To Advance Leadership And Build Culture

2016-07-27T14:54:56-04:00July 27th, 2016|News|

(NASHUA, NH) – On Monday, July 25th, Velocity Performance, a leading provider of business consulting & professional training services, partnered the prestigious Pingree School to bring leadership strategies to twelve of its top administrators.

Tim Johnson, Head of School, stated, “Kristen and Brendan recently presented their leadership framework to Pingree’s administrative team during our annual summer retreat. With a few new members joining our group this year, it was the perfect time to revisit a shared definition of leadership. Kristen and Brendan did not disappoint. They led a well-prepared, productive, and engaging two-hour interactive session. Because of our positive experience, we will likely be asking them to present to our students in the fall.”

Kristen Kjellman Marshall, Associate Partner at Velocity Performance and Executive Director for the Victory Academy, said, “It was a privilege to work with the Pingree School Leadership Team. They are thoughtful, driven, dynamic leaders who are evolving in […]

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