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November 2, 2017
Announcement About Recent Developments

Dear DME Family and Friends, We wanted to write to you regarding some of the recent cheer related posts that appeared on social media. While we respect each person’s right to his or her opinion, we strongly disagree with the hurtful and inaccurate comments that were made about our Academy and the DME brand. After…

September 6, 2017
DME Sports Academy POSTPONES Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraiser

Due to Approaching Hurricane Irma DAYTONA, FL: September 5th, 2017 — Due to Florida’s state of emergency because of the approaching Hurricane Irma, DME Sports Academy is postponing its Hurricane Harvey fundraiser until further notice. DME Sports Academy still wishes to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey, but we also need to give our local…

September 4, 2017
Game Night! For Hurricane Harvey Relief⁠⁠⁠⁠
For Hurricane Harvey Response; All Proceeds Directly Donated to Direct Relief Daytona Beach, FL -- Today DME Sports Academy announces they will be hosting a carnival-like family-friendly “GAME NIGHT” next Wednesday evening, September 6, 5PM - 8:30PM, at DME Sports Academy to raise money for Hurricane Harvey response efforts. Hurricane Harvey landed in Texas; recently...
August 30, 2017

We’re happy to see CEO Lance Blanks and his family are reportedly safe and out of harm’s way from the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. In the nick of time, Lance and his older daughter, Riley, were able to evacuate Lance’s parents from the Southeast Region of Houston (in Clear Lake) to Austin, Texas. Younger daughter,…

DME Basketball Supper Session
July 31, 2017
DME Sports Academy to Host Invitational Super Session of Nation’s Top Talent

DAYTONA BEACH, FL. July 31, 2017// – DME Sports Academy, an elite sports training company, is hosting its first Invitational Super Session. Top athletes from across the country and Europe will meet in Florida for next level training and competitive games, August 5th – 6th, 2017. The Super Session acts as a culminating event, of…

DME cheerleading
July 6, 2017
DME All-Star Cheerleading Program

Well-known for its basketball, soccer, volleyball and football training, DME Sports Academy desired to open a new door with the addition of an All-Star Cheerleading program. After ample talks with the owners of Champion Elite, Mike and Dan Panaggio, the co-founders of the academy decided to adopt its All-Star Cheerleading program with its athletes and…

DME Students in Class
June 22, 2017
DME Sports Academy Launches Private School to Kickstart Academic Sports Education

DAYTONA BEACH, FL. June 19, 2017/ DME Sports Academy, a dynamic elite sports training company, announces the expansion of services with the launch of a private school. The school, the first of its kind in Volusia County, will begin August 14, 2017. DME Sports Academy is led by a host of former professional executives and…

May 16, 2017
BB: 5 Post Graduates Commit to Play in College

DAYTONA BEACH – It has been a little over a month since we wrapped up our Post Graduate season, and in that time, we’ve had five of our athletes sign their National Letter of Intent to play at the college level.   This has been a significant accomplishment for athletes like Richard Feagin, who committed…

May 12, 2017
Sarah Luoma and Kamari Potter Verbally Commit to the University of Tampa

DAYTONA BEACH — DME Sports Academy is proud to announce that Junior’s Sarah Luoma and Kamari Potter of our 17 Black team, have both verbally committed to the University of Tampa. If you know these young women, you’d understand that this was no coincidence. Both athletes have demonstrated a high level of maturity, true leadership,…