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  1. DME Hires Former Pro Soccer Player, Paul Crichton as Director of Soccer
  2. DME Hires Former Olympic Coach Luis Enrique Briceño Herrera as 18 Elite Head Volleyball Coach

DME News

July 26, 2018
DME Hires Former Pro Soccer Player, Paul Crichton as Director of Soccer

DME Sports Academy has officially hired Paul Crichton as its next Director of Soccer, with hopes of turning the Academy soccer program into the next big thing in Volusia County! Paul brings a wealth of experience and has played at a professional level for 22 years, starting out at the age of 17 at Nottingham…

July 23, 2018
DME Hires Former Olympic Coach Luis Enrique Briceño Herrera as 18 Elite Head Volleyball Coach

DME Sports Academy Volleyball is turning to former Olympic coach, Luis Enrique Briceño Herrera, to take DME Volleyball program through the roof for next season! With DME Volleyball already showered with achievements, as all seniors receiving scholarships last AAU season, and 13 Elite attending the USAV GJNC Nationals in Detroit MI, Coach Luis is coming…

July 6, 2018

DME Sports Academy held a press conference Tuesday for the announcement of DME becoming the new managing partner of the Daytona Stadium, formerly known as the Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium. DME, which signed a 30-year lease for the 10,000-seat stadium in February, announced the name change of the complex at the conference. Owner, Mike Panaggio,…

June 25, 2018

We are proud to announce that our strength and conditioning coach of two years, Rashad Roberts will be moving on to become Embry Riddle’s Director of Sports Performance for men’s basketball.  Roberts announced his transfer from DME on June 15th. “The past two years have been very rewarding, specifically with many of the relationships I have made….

June 13, 2018
DME Basketball Intern Position Open

DME Sports Academy in Daytona Beach, FL is accepting applications for a Basketball Intern. This position will work directly with Boys and Girls High School and Post-grad basketball teams. This is an entry-level position that will allow interns to grow, learn, and develop while being exposed to athletics at the highest level. Interns will be…

May 24, 2018
Florida’s DME Program on the Rise

DME Academy is the brainchild of Mike and Dan Panaggio, former upstate NY basketball players who started a very successful direct marketing business. Dan Panaggio was a coach in the NBA and professionally overseas and the time had come for the family to make their mark in basketball at their Daytona Beach home.  They built…

May 3, 2018

DME is offering an exciting and unique soccer program in a state-of-the-art setting, where children can express themselves and develop through play. Sport has a positive impact on learning, boosts the metabolism and inspires kids to lead a healthier lifestyle. This elite soccer program gives players all the benefits of home schooling but with the…

March 27, 2018
DME Post Grad Wins Double Header Against Florida Elite

DME Sports Academy Post Grad Blue and Prep Orange defended their home court last Friday evening against Florida Elite, from Miami, Florida. PG Blue started rocky with Florida Elite coming out on a 6-2 run in the first five minutes of the game. Still trailing behind, DME Blue finished the first half under double digits,…

March 7, 2018
Prep Orange Falls To Montverde

DME Prep Orange lost to Montverde 78-72 Tuesday afternoon. Prep Orange suited up for the first in two weeks to play Montverde for the second time this season. Orange trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half, and despite missing three of their players, including two starters from injury, they managed to…

March 7, 2018
DME PG White Brings Home Win From Montverde

DME Post Grad White won against Montverde Academy 93-53 Tuesday afternoon. DME White suited up at Montverde home court from a two-week break of games. Despite the break, DME came out strong with a 13-2 run in the first ten minutes. DME White led the whole game, finishing 54-24 at the half. Franck Kamgain led…