Rich is a dedicated sports performance enhancement specialist, holding the industry’s most respected certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and a Level 2 Track & Field Coach certificate with USA Track & Field- USATF. He is also certified as a Youth Fitness Specialist L1, & Youth Nutrition Specialist L1, IYCA- International Youth Conditioning Association.
A lifelong athlete, he enjoyed success as a conference champion and All-East selection while a track team captain at St. Joseph’s University. Post collegiately, Rich has been a nationally ranked age group runner in track & field, and also earned a 3rd degree black belt in the martial arts at Amato’s Karate Academy.
During the past 15 years Rich has worked with youth, high school, collegiate, and post-collegiate professional athletes in a variety of sports to improve their athletic performance and experience. He currently serves as the Head Coach of the Varsity Girls Cross-Country and Track teams at St. John Vianney High School, and was previously Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls sprint coach during which time the program surged to high levels. SJV runners have broken numerous school sprint and distance records, won State Sectional and Group championships, and received All-Shore and All-State honors while following Rich's training plans and direction. In 2012, Rich was invited to join the coaching staff of the NEW JERSEY-NEW YORK TRACK CLUB, an elite club of post-collegiate national and world class runners, where he serves as an assistant track coach, and the team’s strength and conditioning coach. www.njnytc.com
Next Level clients can be assured of receiving expert training and motivation from a coach who cares and shares equally with the client in the desire to reach one’s goals.