Christian DeVries

August 13, 2017

I CRASHED AND BURNED WHILE SURFING

Ah, Minnesota summer days! I recently spent time with a former player from my University of Minnesota, Morris coaching days.  We took part in a Minnesota […]
August 7, 2017

THE REAL KEY COACHING THE MILLENNIALS

The internet has become the go to resource for information.  Go to google and type in the search box “How to {________} millennials” and you will […]
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.

February 25, 2016

INTENTIONAL COACHING, LEADING YOUR TEAM TO SUCCESS—Part 3

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 […]
February 18, 2016

INTENTIONAL COACHING, LEADING YOUR TEAM TO SUCCESS—Part 2

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 […]
February 11, 2016

INTENTIONAL COACHING, LEADING YOUR TEAM TO SUCCESS—Part 1

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 […]
January 11, 2016

WHAT LEVEL LEADER ARE YOU?

I recently shared five different quotes from leadership guru John Maxwell with you.  In his book, “The Five Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your […]
January 4, 2016

VOLTA PLAYBOOK

VOLTA is a culmination of over 50 years of athletic coaching in youth sports and college athletics, youth and young adult programming, and leadership development for individuals […]