HISTORY

THE MISSION

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ACHIEVING PEAK PERFORMANCE

VOLTA was founded in 2015 by Christian DeVries after a twenty-year career in collegiate athletics. VOLTA’s mission is to empower teams and individuals to achieve SIGNIFICANCE and PEAK PERFORMANCE on and off the field though Recruiting Education, Coaching Education, Sports Camps, and Mission Trips.

“There is no passion to be found in playing small- in settling for a life that is less than on you a capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

THE VOLTA STORY

VOLTA was started by Christian DeVries after a very successful career as college soccer coach and professor for 20 years.  “Coach” DeVries has a passion for helping individuals and team in reaching their potential on and off the field.  In the world of literature, VOLTA is defined as “a turn in thought.”  Ones true potential in archived through a mindset shift from “success orientated” to “Significance.”

VOLTA is focused on connecting, inspiring, equipping and propelling individuals and teams to take action TODAY to live a life of Significance and achieve Peak Performance in today’s competitive environment.

HISTORY

1990-2015 – Christian DeVries prepared for VOLTA as family man, college soccer coach, college professor, mentor, athletic administrator, and friend.

April 2015 – Founder Christian DeVries steps away from coaching college soccer after 20 years to focus on coaching coaches beyond the Xs and Os.

May 2015 – VOLTA Sports LLC is registered with State of Alabama and www.voltacoach.com  goes live.

August 2015 – Christian DeVries is certified as John Maxwell Team Leadership coach, trainer, and speaker.

March 2016 – Rollie Bullock and Brian Wagner join the VOLTA Team.

August 2016 – Matt DeVries joins the VOLTA Team.

September 2016 – VOLTA Sports becomes VOLTA Sports and Leadership Development Group with offices in AL, AZ, ND, and TN.

May 2017 – VOLTA relocates the headquarters to Peoria, AZ from Mobile, AL.

June 2017  – VOLTA becomes a Founding Member of the Solving Soccer Alliance 

July 2017 – Christian DeVries and Boyd Hamlin release THE MIGHTY series. A devotional uniting scripture and sports to bring out the mighty in you.

January 2018 – VOLTA releases the Recruiting Education platform in the ATHETLES OF SIGNIFICANCE.

February 2018 – VOLTA brands  AOS – ATHLETES OF SIGNIFICANCE, and in addition the AOS – Recruiting Education, they release AOS – Coaching Education, AOS- Sports Leadership Camps, and AOS – Mission trip.