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Leadership Offerings

Jim Stagnitta

Partner, MVP Development Group

Jim Stagnitta is a consultant who specializes in leadership development, creating deliberate cultures and effective communication as well as operationalizing and implementing strategies for teams, organizations, corporations and individuals. He has a proven background in developing teams, cultures and leaders to function at their highest capacity and navigate the challenges all leaders and teams face.

Jim founded the MVP Development Group with partner JC Glick following a 30-year career as a college and professional coach. 27 of those years as the Head Coach. Jim continues to coach professionally in the Premier Lacrosse League with the Whipsnakes Lacrosse Club. He started his college coaching career in 1988 as the assistant coach at his alma mater the University of Pennsylvania. Following back to back NCAA tournament appearances that included a trip to the Final 4 in 1988 Jim was named the head lacrosse coach at Washington and Lee University. At the time he was the youngest head coach in the country. In his 12 seasons at the helm the Generals won 6 Old Dominion Athletic Conference titles and participated in 5 NCAA tournaments advancing to the quarterfinals twice and the semi-finals in 2000. Jim was named the ODAC coach of the year 4 times and left Washington and Lee in 2002 for Rutgers University as the winningest coach in Washington and Lee lacrosse history. During his time at W&L he served as the President of the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Coaches Association and launched his first business the MVP Lacrosse Camps.

Jim took over the Rutgers University lacrosse program late in 2001. Following a season of rebuilding he led the biggest turnaround in NCAA lacrosse taking a 2-12 team from 2002 to 10-4 with a top 10 ranking and an NCAA tournament bid. For his efforts he was named the Division 1 coach of the year in 2003. Rutgers made back to back NCAA tournament appearances (2003-2004) for the first time in well over a decade. In 2004 he was named the Intercollegiate Lacrosse Man of the Year for his leadership contributions to collegiate lacrosse. During his 10-year run at Rutgers University MVP Lacrosse Camps evolved from teaching camps to team exposure events offering the first high end recruiting events in the lacrosse arena showcasing over 4000 players over 3 annual events. In 2012 Jim jumped into the professional coaching ranks as the Head Coach of the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse and immediately led them to back to back final 4 weekend and championship game appearances in 2012 and 2013. Following the 2013 season Jim was named the MLL Coach of the Year. In the same year he launched his second business PreGame Lacrosse which was a national evaluation and education program for high school lacrosse players and parents. Jim directed Pregame Lacrosse for 1 year before selling and integrating PreGame into an established lacrosse organization.

In 2014 he returned to his alma mater the University of Pennsylvania as an assistant coach and sold the MVP Lacrosse Events to NXT Lacrosse a major tournament and events company. In 2016 Jim returned to Major League Lacrosse as the coach of the Charlotte Hounds and again led a major turnaround taking the Hounds to the MLL semi-finals in his first season with the club and again being named the MLL Coach of the year. He left the Charlotte Hounds after the 2018 season as the winningest coach in franchise history. His hiatus from professional lacrosse was short lived as in late 2018 he was named one of the six head coaches to lead the inaugural season of the Premier Lacrosse League. In September 2019 on NBC in front of the largest TV audience to view a Professional Lacrosse game he led the Whipsnakes to the first ever PLL championship.

Jim’s client list includes athletic teams, coaches and athletic departments from the professional and college ranks through the high school level. He is experienced in working with corporations, leaders and employees across a variety of trades and industries. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania

JC Glick

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret), Partner MVP Development Group

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) JC Glick is a leadership consultant who advises at the strategic, operational, team and individual levels. He has a strong background in leadership development, executive personnel assessment and selection, strategy, coaching, counseling and developing innovative solutions to complex problems.

J.C. is currently a partner with MVP Development Group and a Partner Emeritus with Kenning Associates, after transitioning from the Army after 20 years of service. His last assignment was the Director of Victory College at Fort Jackson, leading the Army’s Leadership Development School, Resiliency School and the military’s only Physical Fitness School. In his tenure as the Director, LTC Glick was responsible for the drafting and implementation of the Army’s Fitness Strategy through 2025, as well as the transformation of the Leadership Development School’s curriculum and the complete transformation of Basic Combat Training for every new Soldier entering the force. Previously JC commanded the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Before command JC served as the Deputy Commander of the 193rd Infantry Brigade. He assumed those duties after having been a Senior Service Chief’s Fellow at Defense Research Projects Agency located outside of Washington DC, as well as serving as the Chief of Future Operations at the Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) at Fort Meade, MD.

Prior to being selected to oversee targeting and future operations for the AWG, an Army Special Missions Unit, LTC Glick served as a team member, Team Leader, Squadron Operations Officer and Troop Commander in the AWG. Throughout his time with the unit he has multiple deployments in support of operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other areas, to include the Pacific and Africa Commands. He has acted as an advisor at the tactical, operational and strategic level, and directly supported the major Combatant Commands.

Before his assignment to the AWG, LTC Glick attended the Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, RI, where he earned his Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies. He came to the NWC from 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Savannah, GA where he had commanded a Ranger Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. LTC Glick served in two Ranger Battalions as well as Regimental Headquarters and has over 7 years in the Ranger Regiment and over 7 and a half years (90 months) of command time with operational and combat deployments to Haiti, Bangladesh, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

In addition to his Masters from NWC, LTC Glick holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island and is a Liberty Fellow, part of the Aspen Institute. He has earned 3 Bronze Stars, 3 Meritorious Service Medals, a Joint Commendation Medal, and the Order of Saint Maurice. JC is also the author of the books A Light in the Darkness: Leadership Development for the Unknown, and Meditations of an Army Ranger: A Warrior Philosophy for Everyone.

JC is considered a thought leader in adaptive and proactive programs of instruction centered on the development of leadership behaviors and values suited to dynamic environments and situations of ambiguity and adversity. JC recently developed the "Prodromos Developmental Model", a capacity-building system designed to develop people and leaders for the future, which is outlined in his first book. His methods have been featured in Forbes Magazine and the Huffington Post and his work is regularly referenced in Forbes, Inc., and Entrepreneur.

JC’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, international non-profit organizations, government agencies, the NFL, numerous NFL and NBA teams, and multiple NCAA programs.

"A holistic approach to developing the individual, the team and the culture."

All teams will attend one evening

The presentation will include focused discussion on:

  • Resiliency
  • Accountability vs Responsibility
  • Discipline vs Obedience
  • Capacity vs Capability
  • Communication
  • How do I make my team better? (good teammate)
  • Leading vs Leading by Example

Team Menu for add-on programming

Teams can choose, if they wish, to participate in any of the below opportunities

There is a fee involved for these

Whiteboard Session -(Team/Staff or Both)

90 minutes

$600

In this session we present dozens of topics to choose from leading to developmental conversation. these conversations address culture, leadership, team dynamics, personal development and resiliency.

Team Resiliency Exercise- (Team)

90 minutes

$600

On field exercise that combines team building exercises with leadership and communication challenges. The outcome of the session is to build resiliency by introducing and employing skills necessary to overcome the unknown.

Leading vs Coaching- (Staff)

60 minutes

$400

There is a difference between coaching and leading! There is a time for each, and simply being a coach is no longer enough. It's the difference in building capacity vs capability. Do you want an obedient or disciplined team? This session will provide a different perspective as to your responsibilities as a coach.

The Myth of Culture (Team/Staff of Both)

60 minutes

$400

How a deliberate culture impacts teams and organizations. Teams often have mission and vision statements which define what you want to accomplish and how you will get there. Shouldn’t you know who you are first? Culture is who you are as a team and puts values into context. Good Culture propels average teams awhile bad culture will take down the most talented of teams.

Addressing and developing skills to overcome your team challenges (Staff)

90 minutes

$600

We will reach out to you prior to your arrival in Fl. to gain insight into the percieved challenges your team presents and faces this year. Each season presents new and unique challenges, we can help you to develop a plan and the tools to address and overcome these hurdles.