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Thursday, May 31, 2012

New Co-Owner Steve Smith Hosting D1 Experience at D1 Greenville

D1 Greenville is proud to announce its new co-owner Carolina Panthers receiver Steve Smith. He will be hosting a D1 experience event at D1 Greenville. Train and be coached by Smith on June 9th. This event is EXCLUSIVELY for D1 Greenville MEMBERS only. All participants must pre-register.

D1 Boot Camp (Adults): 9:00 AM
D1 Rookie (Ages 7-11): 9:30 AM
D1 Developmental (Ages 12-14): 10:00 AM
D1 Prep (Ages 15-18): 10:30 AM

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

D1 Greenville Welcomes Coach and Recruiter

D1 Greenville has added two new staff. Welcome to Andre Bernardi and Willy Korn.
Andre Bernardi played for North Greenville University where he played defensive end/outside linebacker, and he was a four year NCCAA All American player. D1 Greenville is excited to welcome Andre Bernardi to their team, and they are already receiving many compliments from their members. D1 Prep member Mark James' father stated, "This is the intensity level that I am looking for Mark to train at, he is very knowledgeable and pushes the kids to their max." Welcome to the team, Andre!

D1 Greenville also welcomed Willy Korn as the new D1 recruiter. Willy played three seasons at Clemson University, and then he transfered to North Greenville University where he finished his playing career. Willy Korn finished his career at North Greenville University with 4, 058 passing yards, 45 touchdowns, 11 interceptions and one national championship in two seasons. We are excited to have Willy Korn on the D1 team!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

D1 Co-Owner Heather Mitts Calling it Quits After Olympics

D1 Cincinnati co-owner, Heather Mitts, has officially been named to her third Olympic team as a defender for the U.S. women's soccer team. She has indicated that she will be calling it quits after the the Olympics.

Here is an indication that she represents the D1 brand well, "The soon to be 34-year-old said she is more fit than ever and she has proof: Earlier this month she broke the U.S. women’s soccer team’s fitness record in the beep test (also known as the yo-yo test and dreaded by thousands of players across the country). She got to level 62 in that, breaking Kelly O’Hara’s record, which was previously held by U.S. legend Kristine Lilly."

CLICK HERE to see the story and video from the London Olympics.

Monday, May 28, 2012

D1 Athlete Laura Lowder Wins the Be Healthy Challenge

Congratulations to Laura Lowder, D1 member, who won the Brentwood Home Page Be Healthy Challenge! Laura competed against 28 other participants from different gyms and training facilities over a duration of 12 week. D1 athletes placed first, second and third overall in the Be Healthy Challenge. Keep up the great work!


CLICK HERE for more information!

Friday, May 25, 2012

D1 partner pairs up with Wilmington College

Congratulations Beacon Sports Medicine for joining and providing your medical services to the student-athletes at Wilmington College!

“Being ready to come back from an injury as quickly as possible due to the care you’ve received is important," says Kremchek one of the top Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Surgeons.

D1 Cincinnati is excited to get involved with Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in this new partnership! 

CLICK HERE  to read more about this story.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

D1 Tampa Team Places 2nd in True Grit Tri Fit Competition

After just three months of training at D1 Tampa, eight memebers and two coaches competed in the True Grit fitness obstacle course this past Sunday. D1 Tampa competed against gyms and training facilities from across the state of Florida. D1 Tampa finished second in the competition. Keep up the great work!

For information on D1 Tampa CLICK HERE!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

D1 Holding Five ProWorkouts with ProCamps this Summer

This summer, D1 will be holding five FREE ProWorkouts with Marvin Lewis, Josh Freeman, Ndamukong Suh, Reggie Bush and Jonathan Stewart along with the US Army and ProCamps. Check out the info below.
CLICK HERE to register for the Marvin Lewis ProWorkout at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati on June 4.
CLICK HERE to register for the Ndamukong Suh ProWorkout in Detroit on June 10th.
CLICK HERE to register for the Josh Freeman ProWorkout in Tampa on June 10th.
CLICK HERE to register for the Reggie Bush ProWorkout in San Diego on June 22-23.
CLICK HERE to register for the Jonathan Stewart ProWorkout in Lacey, Washington on July 7-8.

Hero Charity Bike Rides CEO Stops by D1 Savannah

D1 Savannah had a special guest this week. Jeff Master, CEO of Hero Charity Bike Rides, stopped by D1 Savannah today. He’s doing a charity bike ride from NY to Florida for the Wounded Warrior Project. It is a cool thing he is doing! CLICK HERE to check it out!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

D1 Mourns the Loss of Preston Winslow

The D1 family had the honor of hosting Preston Winslow along with Tim Tebow back on March 10 at the D1 Tampa Experience event. Now we all mourn the loss of Preston. To learn more about Preston, CLICK HERE. Below is a clip from his time with Tim at D1.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Brodie Croyle Talks Retirement while at D1 Birmingham

Brodie Croyle plans on attending every Alabama home football game this fall.

"First time ever, except when I was suiting up," the former Crimson Tide quarterback said.

Croyle made that revelation Saturday morning at the D1 Birmingham sports training facility next to Brookwood Medical Center.

CLICK HERE to read more from the Birmingham News.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

D1 Nashville Member Tries D1 Detroit on Third Day Open

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One of the perks of D1 is that you can train at all the different facilities around the country. Shay from D1 Nashville was on business in Detroit and was able to try D1 Detroit on its third day! Very cool.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Philip Rivers and David Thornton Shine at D1 Experience in Raleigh

Great D1 Experience event with Philip Rivers and David Thornton in Raleigh, North Carolina. The facility is not open in Raleigh, but it sure gave a lot of people a glimpse of the great training to come later this summer. CLICK HERE to read a short quote from Philip and stay tuned for more video and photos from the event.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

D1 Experience at D1 Detroit with Co-owners Ndamukong Suh and Tony Scheffler

Look out for the D1 Experience at the new D1 Detroit on Tuesday, May 15 with co-owners Ndamukong Suh and Tony Scheffler. CLICK HERE for more info.

Friday, May 11, 2012

D1 Recruiter Wins Multiple Awards

Congrats to D1 Nashville recruiter Jamie Achten on recieving the  2012 F. J. Lee Award from Lee University, presented to a senior at Lee who has demonstrated high standards of integrity, leadership, service, broad campus involvement, and academic excellence.

Jamie was also recently named Female Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and has received the Capital One Academic All-American College Division Player of the Year for women’s soccer, and also became the first-ever two-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Player of the Year for 2010 and 2011. She holds the Lee and NAIA record for most career assists and was named to the NAIA All-American First Team for four consecutive years. Additionally, she helped lead the Lady Flames soccer team to four consecutive NAIA national titles. Very impressive! Way to go, Jamie!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

D1 Greenville Athletes Working Hard in the Offseason

D1 Greenville has had over 30 prep athletes who have been killing their offseason workouts preparing for spring. The offseason training has them in premier shape to retain and compete for starting positions! We want to wish all of our athletes luck in the upcoming weeks and we will miss seeing everyone in the facility. Can't wait to check out our athletes when the pads come on!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

D1 Raleigh Hosting D1 Experience with Co-Owners Philip Rivers and David Thornton

Chargers QB Philip Rivers and former Colts and Titans LB David Thornton are hosting a D1 Experience in Raleigh on Saturday, May 12. CLICK HERE or go to D1Raleigh.com for more info. Excited to have them as co-owners of a new D1.

Medical Partner Getting Athletes Better

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Here is a cool video highlighting D1 Bowling Green medical partner Western Kentucky Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Associates. D1 is so fortunate to have great medical partners in each city!

Monday, May 7, 2012

D1 Greenville Athletes Excel with Pro Soccer Teams

D1 Greenville athletes Willie Hunt and Wes Knight are having a great start to their season for their respective NASL soccer teams. Willie Hunt is playing again with the Atlanta Silverbacks this season and getting some good playing time so far. Wes Knight signed with the San Antonio Scorpions and they happen to open the season against each other with a 0-0 result. Their training at D1
Greenville in the offseason has really helped them prepare for this season and excel in the NASL. Good work, guys!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Congrats to D1 Athletes in 2012 NFL Draft

2nd Rd - Mitch Schwartz – Cal, OL – Browns (D1 Nashville)
3rd Rd - DeVier Posey – Ohio St., WR – Texans (D1 Columbus)
3rd Rd - Mike Martin – Michigan, DL - Titans (D1 Nashville)
5th Rd - Corey White - Samford, S, - Saints (D1 Birmingham)
6th Rd - BJ Cunningham - Michigan St, WR - Dolphins (D1 Cbus)
6th Rd - Boom Herron – Ohio State, RB - Bengals (D1 C-bus)
6th Rd - Nate Ebner – Ohio State, DB - Patriots (D1 Columbus)
6th Rd - Matt McCants - UAB, OT, Giants (D1 Birmingham)
6th Rd - LaVon Brazill – Ohio U, WR - Colts (D1 Columbus)
7th Rd - Audie Cole – NC State, LB – Vikings (D1 Nashville)
7th Rd - BJ Coleman - UT Chattanooga, QB - Packers (D1 Chatt)

Free Agent Signing
Chaz Powell – Penn State, S - Raiders (D1 Nashville)
Austin Johnson – Tennessee, LB - Ravens (D1 Nashville)
Emanuel Davis – ECU, DB - Browns (D1 Nashville)
Jeremy Stewart – Stanford, RB - Eagles (D1 Nashville)
William Vlachos – Alabama, C – Titans (D1 Birmingham)
Thashaun Gipson – Wyoming, DB - Browns (D1 Columbus)
Adonis Thomas – Toledo, RB - Chargers (D1 Columbus)
Andrew Sweat - Ohio State, LB - Browns (D1 Columbus)
Julian Miller - West Virginia, DE - Bengals (D1 C-bus)
Monte Taylor – Cincinnati, DE - Seahawks (D1 Cincy)
Corey Gatewood – Stanford, DB - Vikings (D1 Nashville)

Minicamp Tryout
Dan Persa – Northwestern, QB - Bucs (D1 Nashville)
Jamar Howard – Central Missouri, WR - Giants (D1 Nashville)
Barrett Trotter – Auburn, QB - Rams (D1 Nashville)
Randy Martinez – Cincinnati, OL - Jets (D1 Cincinnati)
Stan Warrenhuffman – Campbellsville, WR - Saints (D1 BG)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

D1 Hosts Great Arkansas Workout

The Arkansas Governor’s Council on Fitness hosted the Great Arkansas Workout for the state at D1 Little Rock. Schools were randomly selected to participate after filling out an application online. 700 kids engaged in activities such as shuttle runs, broad jumps, yoga and Taekwondo. Great job!