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Goal Line Performance - Southbay - Powered By Velocity

Goal Line Performance - Southbay - Powered by Velocity

Velocity has been serving athletes in the Southbay since 2005.  Over that time we’ve served thousands of athletes from youth through pros and Olympians, families and teams.   

The Velocity staff of hand-selected men and women have worked tirelessly to fulfill our mission, by guiding and teaching each athlete, helping them embrace the physical and character development they need to succeed in sport and in life.

Velocity continues providing you with unique opportunities to push your body and mind to new levels and remove the limits that hold you back. We continue our mission in the Southbay with Goal-Line Performance, bringing you advantages from the world of elite sport;

World Class Expertise 

Elite Facilities  

Innovative Technology

Velocity has helped athletes and teams from these elite sport organizations:​

Over 1 million athletes trained

In 1999 Velocity created the category of Young Athlete Development because you deserve access to the best programs and coaches.

  • 1 Million+ Athletes training from youth through Pros
  • Expertise in Young Athlete Development
  • Programs targeted by age and level
  • Testing & Assessment for measured results

VELOCITY BY THE NUMBERS

10

OLYMPIC GAMES 

where Velocity support athletes and teams

17

COUNTRIES

 where Velocity supported National Teams / Athletes

54

OLYMPIC MEDALISTS

 Velocity has helped across 27 different sports

10,000+

COACHES EDUCATED 

1,000,000+

ATHLETES TRAINED GLOBALLY

THE VELOCITY STORY - FOUNDED 1999

Bringing Elite Training to Every Athlete

Every athletes wants to be their best and don’t want to miss out an opportunities to improve. When world-class track coach Loren Seagrave founded Velocity, we broke open the doors to elite sport. We shared our experience working with world-class athletes with everyone.
 
Velocity gave athletes of all levels entry into elite training facilities. Staffed by professional coaches. Using advanced speed training and coaching techniques. Any athlete willing to put in the work, could benefit and improve their speed.
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Global Performance Innovation

We continue to follow our passion in elite sport. Today Velocity supports the world’s best around the globe. We provide staff, programs and systems for; training, rehab, injury prevention, regeneration, nutrition, mindset and sports science.
 
Under the guidance of Velocity’s High Performance Team, professional athletes from every major sport have all been supported by Velocity, including;
 
  • 10 Olympic Games
  • 17 Countries National Teams & Athletes
  • 20 1st Round NFL Draft Picks
  • 54 Olympic Medalists
  • 500+ NFL Players
  • 10,000+ Coaches Educated
  • 1,000,000+ Millions Athletes Trained

Beyond Just Sports

In the last 2 decades we’ve witnessed that what we do goes beyond sports. Performance training builds not only physical strength, but mental and emotional as well. The training process supports all aspects of human performance.
 
The pursuit of your best performance isn’t limited to elite athletes. Military and law enforcement, as well as any individuals engaged in their fitness want to get the most out of their training.
 
Our approach to human performance helps build stronger people, stronger organizations, and stronger communities. We strive to positively impact thousands of lives everyday.

The Mission

Our mission is to inspire, coach and create innovative human performance solutions that achieve results for you. 
We help you find individual solutions that let you push your body, mind and spirit to new levels and remove the limits holding you back.

POWERED BY VELOCITY TEAM

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Derek Johnston

Owner

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Ken Vick

Velocity CEO & Interim Sports Performance Director

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Mike Zoetewey

Velocity Operations Director

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Brandon Talsma

Sports Performance Coach

Brandon has been coaching professional athletes for the last 4 years here in Los Angeles.
He has worked with athletes from the MLS, MLB, NBA, NHL, USTA, Motocross, BMX, Professional Rugby, waterpolo, skateboarders, surfers, swimmers, skiers and Snowboarders. 
He also recently has traveled the world and lived in China as the strength and conditioning coach for the Chinese Olympic Slopestyle Ski team and most recently he was the strength coach for medalists on the Chinese Olympic swim team.
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Brain Gibes

Sports Performance Coach

Brian played D1 hockey for Lake Superior State University before receiving a Master of Science in Sports Administration, a Bachelor’s of science in business administration and further building his career as a sports performance coach by getting his NASM Certified Personal Trainer Certificate, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and becoming a Certified Nutrition Coach. 

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Stacy Gluck

Sports Performance Coach

Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Nutritionist and ISSA Certified.
First Aid, CPR and AED Certified.
Olympic Development Program (ODP).
Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS).
Women’s Professional Soccer League (WPSL, USA).
W league (USA).
Women’s European Professional Soccer League.
USA LSO Women’s Soccer League (USA).
USA national Roller Women’s Hockey Team.
Women’s Collegiate club hockey (WLC).

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Tim Herkenhoff

Sports Performance Coach

Tim is originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota went on to play College Football for S.C.S.U. and later received his National Federation Personal Trainer Certificate and works with all athletes on becoming better athletes. 

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Aaron Sawelson

Sports Performance Coach

Aaron received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University and is also credited with the completion of numerous continuing education certification from nationally recognized institutions including NSCA-CSCS, ACSM-CPT, FMS, USAW-Sports Performance Coach, CFSC-Levels 1 & 2 and AHA Basic Life Support.

Aaron has amassed a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance working with athletes such as US Olympians, Professional athletes, competitive youth and for anyone looking to just live an overall healthier life. In addition to working with all fitness levels and ages, he is also experienced in sports rehabilitation from injuries and surgeries.

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Liam Cassidy

Sports Performance Coach

Liam, an Irish native earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is also an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CPR & AED certified and a recognised Precision Nutrition Level 1 coach.

Liam recently moved from Ireland with a keen interest in biomechanics and injury rehabilitation. He has a range of experience in elite performance, working with professional rugby, tennis, cricket, soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball and his native Irish sports Gaelic football and Hurling.

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Edthel Lugo

Sports Performance Coach

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Karla Silva

Athlete Experience Specialist

ATHLETE SUCCESS

"My son is in Middle School, getting ready for transition to High School. He was looking for something to challenge him and work on his fitness level. He has really loved the staff and the improvements he has seen in his strength and conditioning."
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Dean Richmond
Parent, Youth Football Player

GLP SOUTHBAY FACILITY

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PERFORMANCE. RECOVERY. FITNESS.

WHATEVER YOUR AGE OR ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE, GET GAME-CHANGING RESULTS WITH VELOCITY.