You are your child’s best advocate – why not educate yourself on the process that will allow you to proactively direct it rather than sitting on the sidelines waiting for it to happen!
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She has hosted international events for domestic and foreign media, managed executive media interface; and worked with celebrity endorsements; She is adept at creating solutions for brand integration, global marketing partnerships, sponsorship marketing, new business development and promotion strategies.
She owns a well-honed toolbox that has afforded her a vast track record of personal achievement, all of which she uses daily in the management of VMedia. VMedia is an event and brand management company committed to recognizing opportunities and implementing solutions for an array of clientele through various mediums.
In 2009 VMedia launched The North Atlantic Volleyball Showcase. With it, VMedia has taken on the mission to provide high school athletes with the opportunity to exhibit their skills in front of college coaches in the hopes of offsetting their educational costs.
“It is our aim to connect players with coaches who otherwise would not have the chance to see them play and coaches with recruits who will fit beautifully into their programs,” says Vanessa.
Having guided her own 2 daughters through the training and recruiting tracks she is quite comfortable in her new adventure.
Christopher Feliciano – North Atlantic Volleyball Showcase, Technical Director is the Head Volleyball Coach at Rider University. Prior to taking the helm at Rider, Feliciano served as an Assistant Coach for the Fordham Rams. He is a 2003 graduate of New Jersey City University where he served as the men’s and women’s program’s Head Coach until 2007.
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Among his many accolades Feliciano was named the winningest coach in NJCU history with a 117-28 record in 145 matches for a .807 winning percentage and was the 2007 New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Coach of the Year. Feliciano also served as head men’s volleyball coach at NJCU for four years from 2004-07, finishing with a mark of 72-54 (.571) and was named the 2005 North East Collegiate Volleyball Association Metro Division Coach of the Year.
Feliciano worked in the Newark Public Schools as a seventh grade Language Arts Instructor, technical director for the YMCA of Greater New York and spent three years as a 16s National Head Coach and mentor at the Atlantic Valley Volleyball Club in Westfield, New Jersey and also serves as Head Select Coach/ Assistant to the Director The World Volleyball Training Center.
Feliciano was a recipient of the 2009 American Volleyball Coaches Association ’30 under 30′ award.
Vanessa Abukusumo-Whitney, President VMedia – North Atlantic Volleyball Showcase, Known for creative flair, artistic expression and a hard-to-forget name, Vanessa is perhaps best celebrated for her innovative imaginative brand solutions. Her hand in hand relationships with journalists, stylists, producers, prop masters and writers allows her to create specific points of penetration to reach targeted demographics.