Christian DeVries

September 18, 2017

YOUR PLAYERS ARE TALKING TO YOU…ARE YOU LISTENING?

“No one ever listens to me!” Have you ever heard someone say that? Have you ever said it? Typically, a person who says they’re listening is […]
September 15, 2017

ARE YOU A FULL SERVICE COACH?

John Maxwell and Jim Dornan said it well in the book, “Becoming A Person Of Influence”, when they wrote, “The breadth of your influence on others […]
VOLTA is a clumination of over 50 years of athletic coaching in youth sports, high school and college athletics, youth and young adult programming, and leadership development for individuals and organizations.

VOLTA Sports and Leadership Development Group seeks to, “Connect, inspire, equip and propel individuals and teams towards peak performance in today’s competitive environment.” We believe that sports is a universal language we can all understand.  As a society, we are impacted by sports every day, even when we are not looking for it. The lessons, values, and insights we are exposed to through sports provide us the tools we need to lead those we encounter every day. As an athlete, a coach, a parent, a student, a business owner, a teacher, these are lessons that everyone can embrace.

With the VOLTA PLAYBOOK,  you will be inspired to lead yourself, your relationships, your team, and communities into the world and leave a lasting legacy. The VOLTA PLAYBOOK is your virtual playbook with access to, our blog and vlog, eBooks, Peak Performance Mentor Podcast and other resources to move you toward Peak Performance on the field, in your personal life, and in your professional endeavors.

March 27, 2017

NEVER GIVE UP

Boyd shares with us the story of the Coffeyville Red Ravens basketball team. As kids, we would get to practice with the team every once in […]
March 20, 2017

EVERYTHING RISES AND FALLS ON LEADERSHIP

  Our mentor and business partner John Maxell says, “Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.” Some great questions to ask yourself before stepping out the […]
March 13, 2017

WHAT IS A COACH?

I got a question for you, what do you think a coach is? Christian and Boyd lay out a simple but powerful definition for a coach. […]
December 30, 2016

CHAMP OR CHUMP

Have you ever failed to see the potential in someone? I have! When I was a boy, my mom and dad were booster parents for the […]
March 10, 2016

INTENTIONAL COACHING, LEADING YOUR TEAM TO SUCCESS—Part 5

In this five-part series, I will share with you some helpful tips moving from a life of success to  a life of significance, as described in […]