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Velocity Sports Performance - SPARTANBURG

Velocity at SMI

We never quit, because you never quit.
It doesn’t matter what type of athlete you are, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s Sports Medicine Institute is here to push you to the next level. Our clinics, physicians, rehab services and sports performance coaches are ready to keep you at the top of your game.

Now with two locations at the Upward Star Center and North Grove Medical Park, the Sports Medicine Institute is staffed with board-certified doctors who specialize in sports medicine and orthopedic care – including spine injuries and joint replacement.


Our physicians work closely with our physical therapists and sports performance coaches to create individualized sports medicine and rehabilitation care for athletes of any level.

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.
elite training

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.

SPARTANBURG TEAM

Matt Lyden, MS, ATC, USAW-1, PES, CES, CEAS

sports medicine Institute manager

Gary Hazelwood, M.Ed.

sports performance director

Megan Rollins, CWP, USAW-1

Sports Performance Coach

Stefanie M. Cox, MS, ATC

sports performance coach - athletic trainer

Tyronn Hall, USAW-1

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Jana Gentry, USAW, ACSM

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH

Blake Scribner, SSC-II, ACSM, USAW, FMS

SPORTS PERFORMANCE COACH, INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR

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

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PERFORMANCE. RECOVERY. FITNESS.

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