TONY JOHNSON

LEADERSHIP COACH

Tony Johnson
Brendan P. Keegan

SUMMARY
Tony Johnson is a Victory Academy Leadership Coach at Velocity Performance. Tony is a native of Manchester, NH and received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island (1982). Starting his 27th year of coaching, Johnson is currently a Head Varsity Football Coach & Post – Graduate Program Coordinator at Worcester Academy, a prestigious prep school located in Worcester, MA. He was previously the athletic director at his alma mater, Bishop Guertin High School, where he was the Head Varsity Football Coach for 18 years. He has also coached at St. Anselm College, the University of New Hampshire, and Plymouth State College. His team at BG was crowned “State Champion” 7 times during his coaching tenure and Johnson has been honored with “Coach of the Year” titles 5 times. As Head Coach of Girls Track & Field, his teams won 11 straight indoor / outdoor state titles and he was named “Coach of the Year” 6 times. He has also helped thousands of athletes fulfill their dreams of participating in college athletics.

Johnson spent over 25 years in the business world, where he was owned and operated hotels and real estate in Plymouth, NH and Glens Falls, NY and was previously an Assistant VP at State Street Bank Trust.

FAVORITE QUOTE
“A path with no obstacles probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”

BEST LEADERSHIP MOMENT
“When I was the Athletic Director at Bishop Guertin, I convinced a girl to come out for indoor track after being cut from basketball. She became a State Champion in the high jump and went on to jump for  Yale University.”

FUN COLLEGE FACT
“Dual sport athlete in Track & Field and Football. ‘Football Scholar–Athlete’ in 1981.”

Tony can be reached at tony@victory.academy

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