NASHUA, NH, February 27, 2014 – velocityHUB recently signed with the Lowell Spinners—the Class A Boston Red Sox Affiliate—to provide a Victory Academy for the highly successful Spinners Internship Program.
As a Boston Red Sox affiliate, the Lowell Spinners Internship Program has assisted many college students in pursuing successful careers in leadership positions across professional sports and related business. The Spinners Internship Program is widely considered one of the most successful internship programs in professional sports. Successful alumni have held or currently hold leadership positions with the Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner, Boston Red Sox, Boston University, Harvard University, San Diego Padres, Boston Celtics, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Kings, New York Mets, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among others.
Jon Goode, Executive Vice President for the Class A Boston Red Sox Lowell Spinners and an active leader in the community stated, “Over the last 19 years, we have worked diligently at building one of the best college intern programs in the industry. After seeing Brendan speak first-hand to the students at Merrimack College, we felt that by drafting him and Velocity Performance to build a Victory Academy for us, we are staying on the edge of positively impacting our staff.”
“Growing up a die-hard Red Sox fan, it is equally humbling and exciting to have the opportunity to work with such a world class organization. The Lowell Spinners have set the leadership bar very high for others across sports and business to follow. We are dedicated to making an impact on all the staff through building the Victory Academy and providing valuable leadership training,” said Brendan P. Keegan, Managing Partner at velocityHUB.
About Brendan P. Keegan
Brendan P. Keegan is a 4-time President & CEO. He has raised nearly a billion dollars of capital and maintained an internal rate of return 2x the industry average through execution of successful exit strategies. Through his leadership, Brendan has inspired extraordinary performance for over 25,000 people including 5,000 sales professionals. His experience spans Fortune 100, mid-market & entrepreneurial start-up ventures. Brendan and his wife Dana also founded the Keegan Family COURAGE & FAITH Foundation focused on supporting youth academics, education, leadership and athletics.
velocityHUB is a leading provider of business consulting & professional training services to high-performing sales forces, leaders, individuals and organizations around the globe. velocityHUB professionals specialize in strategic & business planning, sales & marketing optimization, and leadership transformation. Training services include sales & leadership training and business coaching. About The Lowell Spinners Internship Program The Lowell Spinners, short-season Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, typically hire up to 20 interns for each season, giving real world experience in a fast-paced environment. The Spinners internship program has been successful throughout its history in providing interns with industry experience in a fast-paced environment. The program has an exceptional track record as a launching pad for other jobs within the industry, with former interns having held or currently holding leadership positions with the Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner, Boston Red Sox, Boston University, Harvard University, San Diego Padres, Boston Celtics, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Kings, New York Mets, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among others.
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