Steve grew up in Hawthorne, NJ where he was a 3-sport varsity athlete (football, baseball, and wrestling). His athletic career was very successful—being named the captain of his wrestling team and receiving all-league honors for both baseball and wrestling.
Steve holds a degree in Sports Management from Centenary College.
He has been training athletes for 20+ years on all levels including high school, college, NFL, MLB, US Olympic, WNBA, and MLL.
Steve was hired in 2011 to train the New York Jets during the NFL lockout.
Currently the Head of Strength and Conditioning at Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone, NJ
Parisi Speed School Master Trainer/Advisory Committee Chairperson
National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach
National Strength and Conditioning Association
USA Track and Field Level 2 Coach
Vertimax Master Trainer
GAIN Network Member
FMS Functional Movement Screen Expert Level 2, FCS
TRX Suspension Trainer
Training for Warriors Level 1
Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y Clinician
NJ State Recreation Supervisor
Gill St Bernards Sprints/Jumps Coach
Rockaway Township Track and Field Head Coach (2x League Champions)
Assistant Wrestling Hawthorne and Bergen Catholic HS,
Head Wrestling Coach Saddle River Recreation
Currently lives in Rockaway Township, NJ with his wife Michelle and their daughters Samantha, 13, and Maggie, 9
Steve Leo Wall of Fame
Greg Olsen Miami/Bears/Panthers
Chris Simms Tennessee /Bucs
Matt Simms Louisville/Falcons
CJ Johnson Kentucky/CFL
Chase Blackburn NY Giants
Brad Smith Jets/Eagles
Mark Brunell NY Jets
Mark Sanchez NY Jets
Justin Reimer Umass/Eagles
John Ciurciu RutgersAFL
Mike Carti Bryant
Justin Trattou Miami/Vikings
Scott Gragg 49ers
Chris Olsen UVA
Corey Bell Edinboro
Connor Lutz Delaware U
John Pickens Northwestern
Lance ball Maryland/Broncos
Anthony Smith Penn St
Jimmy Braun Marist
Joe Sandberg Upenn
Jeff West Rhode Island
Gary Webb Montclair State
Joe Martinek Rutgers/NY Giants
Brain Saxton NY Giants/Falcons
Howard Cross NY Giants
Jesse Chatman NY Jets
Eric Smith NY Jets
Kerry Collins NY Giants
Rob Tardio BC/Patriots
Andrew Molitoris FDU
Kyle Molitoris FDU
Greg Depugh Monmouth
Matt Hills Kean
Nick Rafferty Rutgers
Matt Musselli Bloomsburg
Nico is a 2013 Graduate of Fordham University where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Business Administration. Prior to College, he attended Morris Catholic High School. As a student athlete he played Football, Basketball, Lacrosse, and Golf. He has worked as a personal trainer, both for Retro Fitness and as a Freelance Agent for over 8 years. He hopes to give back to the youth in the local community by training our Parisi athletes, helping them accomplish their goals not only on the field or court but in life in general. He works a few other jobs outside of Parisi, enjoys playing pickup basketball with his friends, and traveling.
Greg grew up in Parsippany, where he attended Parsippany Hills High school earning a total of 9 varsity letters in football, baseball and basketball. He was a captain his junior year in basketball, and captain his senior year in all 3 sports. He received all county and all conference honors in basketball, as well as all conference, county, and 1st team all state group 3 for football. He continued his football career playing Division I quarterback at Monmouth University. While at Monmouth, Greg received a B.S in Health Studies and a Master’s degree in Health and Physical Education grades K-12. Sports, training, and helping others is what Greg is most passionate about and he is committed and excited to be passing down his knowledge to younger athletes in order to help each one reach their goals.
John is a 2013 graduate of William and Paterson University where he earned a B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. He also hold a B.A. in History from Montclair State along with his 10 years experience in retail before changing career paths.
Prior to college, he attended Chatham High School where he was a varsity athlete in both Track and Field and Football. He hopes to pass along his passion for strength and speed training to young athletes whom he trains.
John currently resides in Rockaway, N.J. with his wife Michelle.
Parisi Speed School Level 1 and 2
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer