Charleston, SC – nation.academy today announced it has entered into several strategic partnerships with clubs through its nation.academy clubSM solution. The new partners are Rio Volleyball Club (Atlanta, GA) and High Voltage Volleyball Club (Miami, FL).
Rio Volleyball Club has built a great regional brand since its inception in 2017. It currently has its own four court facility and typically fields up to 20 teams per season with over 200 players.
“Rio is excited to strategically partner with nation.academy to provide additional opportunities for our players. The on court training we provide, coupled with the additional offerings nation.academy will provide ensure the Rio players will have a world class experience with their youth volleyball training on and off the court, “ noted Rafael “Rafa” Silva, Rio Volleyball Club Director.
High Voltage Volleyball Academy has won multiple USA Volleyball and AAU national championships since its inception in 2016 and typically fields 4-5 academy level teams that compete on a national schedule with up to 100 players. In just 5 seasons, High Voltage has grown tremendously not only as a business but also finally seeing the results of endless hours of training through the exceptional accomplishment of its athletes.
“Our training, passion and commitment to our athletes together with the unparalleled vision and strategy from national.academy will be the difference and ultimate driving force to build the next generation of world class athletes,” noted Roberto “Rocco” Vargas.
“We are happy to announce these strategic partnerships and look forward to assisting these clubs to provide even better on and off the court experiences for their members. From my twenty plus years at Disney I know experience is everything and we look forward to the opportunity to provide that for our strategic partners and their members. We have assembled a great compilation of solutions with our partners such as adidas, Drivn, Vert, Hudl, Play in College in addition to our inhouse solutions to help these clubs differentiate themselves in the market,” said nation.academy Interim CEO Anthony Gebbia.
nation.academy announced its nation.academy club SM solution in February which provides a facility development platform, back office support (online registration, payment processing, app, etc.), partnership access (equipment, training systems, recruiting tools, etc.) and more. The nation.academy club solution is available to clubs nation.academy organically launches, acquires or to clubs that affiliate with nation.academy exclusively.
nation.academy also announced new facility concepts in June to fill various market needs for its acquired and affiliated club including nation.academy beachSM, nation.academy labSM, nation.academy satelliteSM, nation.academy campusSM, and nation.academy mallSM.
nation.academy inc was founded by Sport Venture Group. Its mission is to become a national academy brand by developing 50 multisport facilities around the country over the next 10 years whose players, parents and staff are always committed to training and competing at the highest level possible. The club started with volleyball as charleston.academy in 2019 season, is adding eSports in 2020 and expects to add Basketball, Soccer (futsal) and Sport Performance in 2021.
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