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Dunwoody Speed Camps
Dunwoody Speed Camps

ABOUT US

Mission Statement: "The Dunwoody Speed training program is dedicated to building student athletes on and off the field by improving their overall athleticism and specific athletic needs, while also stressing the importance of nutrition, academics, and character."

          Beginning in January 2012, Jake Hudgins and Chris Varalla established Dunwoody Speed as a small training program for the 12u Dunwoody Destroyers youth travel baseball team. With continued interest in their training, Jake and Chris decided to expand and build the program into what it is today. 
 
          Since then, we have coached and educated over 500 young athletes. Through daily workouts, 1-Day camps, training clinics, and remote coaching the program continues to help athletes improve athletically year after year. In addition to the common aspects of most major sports performance training programs, Dunwoody Speed emphasizes a long-term athlete development approach especially for their youth athletes. Even with a holistic athletic focus, athletes' specific goals of making a team, improving specific weaknesses, or learning new skills are still addressed and incorporated. Furthermore, understanding that education and academics should be a top priority, Jake and Chris decided to also implement a facet of their program that emphasizes the importance of being a healthy, STUDENT-athlete with great character.

    Director Jake and assistant coaches bring a wealth of knowledge including university level education in exercise and sport science in addition to coaching or playing experience at the collegiate D1 level, professional sports, and from working with other elite level performance coaches in the state and country. Playing and or coaching experience includes - 
  • Florida State University - Football Strength & Conditioning
  • Florida State Football NFL Pro-Day Prep - Strength & Conditioning
  • MLS' Real Salt Lake Soccer Club -  Strength & Conditioning
  • University of Georgia - Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning
  • Davidson College - Football
  • Georgia Southern University - Baseball
  • University of South Carolina - Baseball
  • Georgia College & State University - Baseball
  • Reinhardt University - Football
  • Centre College - Baseball
  • Georgia Tech - Football
  • Dickinson College - Football
  • Dunwoody High School Football / Strength & Conditioning
Today, Jake has also revamped training and coaching through Dunwoody Speed to help general population clients as well. Newly started, 'Vero Training & Nutrition' is Jake's nutrition, training, and general wellness guidance resource for anyone looking to improve body composition, health, strength, etc. You can learn more about Vero here