The Coaches

 

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DANTE

Founder / Head Coach 

​With a lifelong tennis career, Dante was awarded the 2X All-American High School Player of the Year, 2X State Champion, 3X Singles 2X doubles USTA National Champion. 

Dante played tennis as a scholarship athlete for two Division 1 college programs: University of Louisville and Old Dominion University. Winning a championship title for the University of Louisville's Big East Tournament in 2011. Dante graduated with a B.A. in the sciences from Old Dominion University with a strength and conditioning focus. Later on, getting Certified at The American Council of Exercise and enrolled as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). In 2014 & 2015 he Interned with Men’s Tennis, Basketball, and Wrestling in Old Dominion University's Performance Center,  under  Head of Strength and Conditioning Alex Parr. Alex Parr is currently Director of Sports Performance at the University of Central Florida. 

 

His athletes went on to play at the professional level or programs including, Duke, UNC, NC State, Butler, Elon, Havard, Yale and many more.

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Make the journey your happiness

DANIEL

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Asst. Coach 

For more than a decade, full-time fitness professional Dan Kraft has helped clients gain strength, increase aerobic capacity, and enjoy activities without pain. Certified as a Functional Strength Coach, Power Athlete, Level 1 TPI golf trainer (Titleist Performance Institute), Dan has worked at a number of studios, including his own NYC-based fitness studio and the Olympic training provider MDUSA in North Carolina. 

 

At MDUSA, Dan was a permanent coach, working with the country’s premier weight-lifting athletes as they trained for National Championships, the Pan American Games, and the Olympics. 

Dan applies his skills to a wide array of clients: professional athletes, adults, children, those at the top of their game and those recovering from injury. Dan has studied training from every facet and at the highest levels—from gymnastics and endurance to power and programming. For the past two years, Dan has worked with specialized sectors, including older adults suffering from chronic joint pain and top colligate tennis players. 

 

Always keep the dream alive

BRANDON

Asst. Coach 

Brandon Docimo, former Division II student athlete, has experience both as a player and a coach. Brandon a 3 year starter and captain of the Southern Connecticut Baseball team, and apart of the 2008 Stamford High basketball team.   

 

After graduating college, Brandon has worked with middle and high school athletes that aspire to play in college, and individuals looking to get into shape. As a memeber with the NSCA, wich includes strength and conditioning, Personal Training, and specific sports training. Brandon will be continuing his education in program design,  Alongside head coach Dante Terenzio 

 

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