Brad Vaccaro: Brad has been training and educating athletes all over the country for almost twenty years about increasing speed and improving strength and power. He has owned has SCI for over 13 years. He specializes is sport specific training with a focus on injury prevention. He has worked with over 30,000 athletes with phenomenal success and NO injuries. He has also been coaching track all over Bergen County NJ for 2 decades.
Vaccaro is owner of the Sports Conditioning Institute in Wyckoff, NJ. They have been the leaders in football position specific and combine prep training, track and field event training and overall athlete and adult personal training since 2004. He has pioneered a new training philosophy that is outlined in his videos and publications known as the "Training Revolution", which details the trademarked training method "Anti Momentum Training." This method gets the most out of athletes while avoiding the DANGEROUS exercises that are done by other supposed "fitness experts". This method eliminates the most injury prone exercises and utilizes revolutionary lifting techniques that reduce stresses on the body.
Education - Associates degree in Exercise Science, NASM Advanced cert 1998, ACSM cert 1997, MES cert 1999, ACE cert 1996
You will not find a SAFER / more effective workout anywhere!
(Hurdles, HJ, LJ, TJ, Pentathlon, Decathlon)
Roland has graduated from Hasbrouck Heights High School in 2013. He holds over 40 major meet championships, including 11 league/ conference titles and 4 state group championships. He holds 9 indoor and 6 outdoor school individual and relay records. Roland was 1st Team All County 6 times in 5 different events in winter and spring track. He also was awarded The Bergen Record's "Athlete of The Week" during his Senior year. He also competed in the New Balance Indoor Nationals 3 times where he placed 8th in the nation in the Pentathlon his senior year.
Roland still competes as an Unattached Athlete for the Decathlon.
HJ- 6'5" (High school) 1.99m (6' 6.25" Post HS)
LJ- 22' 8 3/4"
TJ- 46' 2"
Pentathlon- 3419pts (HS)
Rob Kessler has a total of 9 years of experience in the throws and is USATF Level 2 Certified. He graduated from Montclair State University in May of 2017. Rob was a two time NCAA Division 3 qualifier in the javelin, placing 15th in 2017. In 2016, he qualified for the Penn Relays Men’s Collegiate division. In 2015, he was the NJAC and CTC conference champion. Rob’s collegiate bests are 199.8ft in javelin and 140ft in hammer.
In high school, Rob attended Cranford High School and was a three sport athlete, earning 11 varsity letters combined in track, wrestling, and football. He holds the Cranford High School javelin record with 170ft. He also threw 130ft in disc and 43ft in shot put.
Currently, Rob has just completed his first full year as a coach. He is the winter season throws coach at Cranford High School, and the spring season throws coach at Mount Saint Dominic Academy.
Joe Illenye "Coach Joe":
Joe has six years of track coaching experience at the high school level. Coached multiple state champions in WV and NJ. Specializes in coaching sprints (55, 100, 200, 400) and horizontal jumps (Long Jump and Triple Jump) Has experience in the college recruiting process having had multiple jumpers continue on to all NCAA levels of competition. Passionate coach who prides himself on educating the athletes on proper form, technique, and training programs. Head Boys Track Coach at Kinnelon HS, NJ.
Nick Joannidis has been running for over 35 years, having done practically every possible racing event or distance from the 100 meters through the marathon. He competed in varsity high school cross country and track at Saddle Brook High School in the mid-1980's, varsity cross country and track at Division II Pace University and finished well over 300 road races since then, including 25 marathons with a lifetime best of 3:14:50. He was the president of the Hoffmann LaRoche corporate running team for 7 years, growing the team from 25 to over 90 during his tenure and coaching many of these runners to achieve their goals. In 2011 he was a coach for the Fair Lawn Recreation track team, helping the 10-14 year old group. Over the past few years he helped the Fair Lawn and Manchester Regional high school running programs. He is currently personally coaching dozens of runners, from beginner levels to advanced levels and getting them ready to meet their goals. In addition to running coaching, he helps with athlete nutrition, race directing and getting races more competitors.