DYNAMIC 2017 BIG EVENTS & PAST HIGHLIGHTS
2017 DYNAMIC Biggest Events
*Sun. May 7 - Spring Regional Leadership Summit @ UNC-Charlotte (Complete)
*Mon. May 15 - DYNAMIC - Project 658 Golf Tournament 2017 @ Pine Lake Country Club (Complete)
*July 18 - 23 - DYNAMIC SuperTrip to West Point US Military Academy & New York City (Complete)
*Sat. Oct. 14 - Fall Regional Leadership Summit @ UNC-Charlotte
*Sun. Dec. 10 - DYNAMIC Scholarship & Awards Banquet @ Project 658 Banquet Center
Our DYNAMIC Team has been impacting student-athletes in the Carolinas since 2003. Here are just a of the few highlights:
*Lead U. directs Regional Leadership Summits in Charlotte for student-athletes selected by their Principals (10 students per school). The Summits are held at UNC-Charlotte campus and have been attended by over 600 new student-athletes in the last 3 years.
*Lead U. takes SuperTrips to The US Air Force Academy in Colorado, The US Military Academy in West Point, NY - New York City, and The US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD - Washington DC. Are you ready to visit the best leadership training academies in the world?
*Lead U. takes college trips to some of the best colleges in the country (Including Ohio State, Georgia, Auburn, Clemson, East Carolina, Virginia, NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, Elon, Charlotte, Davidson, Coastal Carolina, Citadel, Georgia Tech, Appalachian State, James Madison, Maryland, Tennessee and more. Will you be on the next trip?
*Lead U. hosts over 350 student-athletes and their families at our Greater Charlotte Football Awards & Scholarship Banquet each year in December.
*Lead U. hosts over 250 students (and their families) every year at our annual basketball outreach event at Hornets Arena.
*Lead U. plans and leads student-athletes on service projects with Project 658 in East Charlotte and Levine Children’s Hospital each season of the year
*Lead U. partnered with Proverbs 226 ministry to host children of prison inmates at our annual DYNAMIC MLK Outreach Day at Hornets Arena.
*Lead U. road-tripped with 10 of our Interns on an inspiring college trip to Athens, GA to be challenged to grow/lead by the U. of Georgia Football team. Starting Tight End, Jeb Blazevich (from Charlotte Christian) was our main host and Jeb made the Georgia weekend extra memorable.
*Lead U. raised thousands of dollars to build fresh-water wells to save lives in Liberia Africa in 2014, (since one of our Lead U. students was adopted as a youth from Liberia).
*Lead U. student-athletes and leasers road-tripped to Washington DC and then up to State College, PA for the Ohio State at Penn State Football Game (with over 110,000 fans for white-out game). The Buckeyes won in double OT on the way to winning the 2014 National Championship!
*Lead U. student-athletes road-tripped to Atlanta to meet with the Georgia Tech Football Captains (Quarterback and Strong Safety) at Bobby Dodd Stadium after the Spring Football Scrimmage. We also spent an incredible afternoon at the Martin Luther King Jr. Museum in Atlanta.
*In 2013, Lead U. had one of our most memorable trips ever to Ohio State. Our student-athletes had the opportunity to meet with Ohio State Head Football Head Coach, Urban Meyer and various team captains each year (including 2013 Team Captain, John Simon) inside the Ohio State Football facility.
*Lead U. student-athletes & leaders planned and led the Marvin Ridge Leadership Symposium. Turner Schwartz and Daniel Smith spoke on stage with Coach Stricker in front of all their peers to engage the student body in leadership and making a difference.
*Lead U. student-athletes have been taking visits to Coastal Carolina Univ. and Myrtle Beach each year. The Lakewood Beach Resort at Myrtle has been incredible during Spring Break and Summer trips.
*25 Lead U. student-athletes served alongside the Hebert family in a revitalization construction project at the Hebert Karate Dojo Ministry Center in High Point, NC.
*Brandon Strupp, Charlotte 49ers starting punter, hosted 6 Lead U. guys on campus for the weekend of UNC-Charlotte’s 1st Spring Football game. The UNC-Charlotte recruiting visit was awesome and Brandon had a great game in Charlotte’s first football game in 2013.
*Lead U. takes 3 day campus trips to visit UNC, Duke, and NC State (including memorable experiences in Coach K’s office in Cameron Indoor Stadium, NC State’s Weight Room during a football workout, UNC’s Dean Dome and Keenan stadium.)
*Lead U. student-athletes have been fortunate to go behind the scenes at UNC-Charlotte with the Football, Basketball, Track, Soccer, and Tennis teams to learn and be inspired on campus!
*Lead U's first overnight campus trips in 2011, were to Ohio State U, Liberty U, Clemson U, and Appalachian State to impact and inspire our Lead U. students.
*Each year Lead U starts with an awesome night in January gathering student-athletes, parents, and speaker Jeremy Boone to get aligned for an awesome year of Leadership U. Skills Training, Mentoring, and experiences with our friends that challenge us to grow as leaders.