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Mariners name Velocity Sports and Performance speed and agility trainer

October 31, 2005 - USL First Division (USL-1) - Virginia Beach Mariners News Release

Virginia Beach, VA- In their continued pursuit of having a consistently competitive squad, the Virginia Beach Mariners have announced the addition of Velocity Sports and Performance to the Mariners organization as the teams "Official Speed and Agility Trainer."

"Our partnership with Velocity Sports Performance is one more example of the Virginia Beach Mariners commitment to professional sports. It has been, and will continue to be our goal to move this team forward, meeting all expectations to take the Mariners to the next level," stated Mike McCann, Managing Team Director.

Velocity Sports Performance has established itself as Hampton Roads' leading sports training company concentrating on developing speed, power, and agility of both youth and elite soccer athletes. Featuring a 3- lane indoor sprint track, a 30-yard indoor turf area, and an Olympic quality weight area, Velocity Sports Performance has a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility located in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake. Velocity Sports Performance utilizes a scientific-based method led by degree and certified coaches to develop a players full athletic ability with guaranteed results.

"We are very pleased to form this partnership with Velocity Sports Performance to increase our team's endurance and maintain skill levels in a consistent training atmosphere" said Jay Hoffman of the Virginia Beach Mariners.

The Virginia Beach Mariners will begin both off-season and in-season training for speed and agility with Velocity Sports Performance starting in 2006.

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