Velocity Sports Performance Lab Opens in New Washington Township Location
Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Velocity in Washington Township

The Rothman Institute, in conjunction with Kennedy Health System, is pleased to announce the opening of a new, state-of-the-art Velocity Sports Performance location in Washington Township, NJ. The 14,500-square-foot complex will offer advanced training and performance development to athletes of all ages.

Velocity training programs focus on improving the three pillars of athleticism - speed, strength and agility. Athletes are trained in groups of 10 or less by certified sports performance coaches with the goal of producing tangible results as soon as possible.

Programs vary by age, as follows:

  • Youth - Ages 8-11
  • Developmental I - Ages 12-14
  • Developmental II - Ages 15+
  • Adult - Programs Vary
  • Professional Athletes - Customized, maximum performance program including recovery
  • Team Training (Championship Performance) - Organized team-based training

“Our Cherry Hill location has already helped over 13,000 athletes take that next step with more coming through the door everyday,” said Richard Sharpnack, Jr., ATC, Manager of Sports Medicine, Rothman Institute & Partner Velocity - Washington Twp. “Pairing the areas best performance coaches with the best sports medicine doctors provides our athletes with an unparalleled experience, all in an effort to achieve their peak athletic performance.”

“The partnership between the Rothman Institute and Velocity has been nothing but positive from the beginning,” said Mike West, CEO, Rothman Institute. “Our customers continue coming from farther and farther away to receive this high level training so expansion into Washington Township, in effect going to our customers, was a natural step. We are looking forward to serving these customers closer to home and building on the success of our Cherry Hill location.”

Athletes in training will have access to the best equipment and facilities. The Washington Township location features turf athletic fields for multi-directional training, sprint tracks to improve linear performance, and an Olympic-style weight room for strength and core exercises.

Other services include a video analysis system to record and review the athlete in action and make adjustments accordingly, and the Performance Lab which uses in-depth oxygen and lactose testing to further advance peak athletic activity.

Velocity Sports Performance
Echo Plaza
309 Fries Mill Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
856-874-9700