CHAMPAIGN- PROJECT ATHLETES partners with the Stephens Family YMCA to launch Summer Speed School 2017. This 8-Week Summer Speed School will focus on speed, agility, flexibility, and conditioning. Participants will learn the correct mechanics of Acceleration, Top Speed Running, and Change of Direction; along with the improvements to the body’s total conditioning, this training will increase the athlete’s performance on the field of play. YMCA Wellness Director and Project Athletes Director Mark Germano will lead training. Summer Speed School is a collaborative effort between the Stephens Family YMCA, PROJECT ATHLETES, and local schools. It will bring together athletes from more than eight schools across Champaign County.