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Customized Coaching

Accelerating academic, athletic, and personal development

Plus One Training offers personalized academic, athletic, and college coaching for student-athletes in New York City. Every successful person has a great coach and every aspiring person needs one.

Athlete Bootcamps

A springboard for success as they transition

Graduates from our Athlete Bootcamp will be physically stronger, mentally tougher, more disciplined, and less prone to injury as they face the increased rigors of high school and college athletics

Coaching Staff

Supplementary athletic training is essential for a young player’s athletic growth. With customized coaching sessions based on ability, position, and goals, we accelerate our students’ academic, athletic, and personal development.

Brian Kuritzky


Previously played professionally with Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C (Israel) and The New York Cosmos after graduating with honors from Cornell University. There, he earned Academic All-American Distinction and Ivy-League Team of the Year and was a member of the U-18 US National Team Pool in 2004.

A tireless worker, Ironman, and Marathoner, Brian also speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Mandarin while working over 90 hours a week. He also holds a Masters in Educational Leadership as well as a specialization in Performance Enhancement for Athletes from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He taught himself piano and guitar.

Brian is a big believer in hard work achieving results. His favorite quote is from Thomas Jefferson: "I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more luck I have."

Sean Mooney


Sean was born in Canada. Growing up, he captained his high school, select club, and provincial teams before attending Cornell University to play for The Big Red. While at Cornell, Sean was named to the list of Cornell’s fittest varsity athletes across all sports each year. He made ‘The 400 Club’ for varsity athletes with 4.0 semester GPAs. After graduating, Sean returned to his hometown to play professionally with the Winnipeg Alliance in the Canadian Major Indoor League.

Outside of his career, Sean is an adventurer and endurance athlete. He has climbed Mt Everest, completed Ironmans and ultramarathons, and is a world champion Chessboxer. He holds a national coaching level 1 license and personal trainer certification.

"Everything you do in life, I don't care, good or bad -- don't blame God, don't blame the devil, don't blame me, blame you. You control everything! The thoughts you think, the words you utter, the foods you eat, the exercise you do. Everything is controlled by you." -Jack LaLanne

Alex Deckert


Alex was born and raised in Westchester, NY where he grew up playing for the prestigious FC Westchester academy program.

Alex was a four year starter at center back at SUNY Plattsburgh, leading the team to its best four year record in school history, including an undefeated league season in 2003 which finished in the NCAA Final Four. Along the way, Alex accumulated numerous accolades including NCAA player of the year and all-league honors each of his four years.

Alex's favorite quote is from Kevin Durant"Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."

Alex Kuritzky


A lifelong teacher and coach, Alex teaches high school at KIPP NYC College Prep - a school serving underprivileged teenagers located in the South Bronx.

Growing up, he trained with former Portuguese National Team Goalkeeper Coach and legendary goalkeeper Dan Gaspar. He credits Gaspar for laying the foundations for his goalkeeping career, playing Division 1 at the University of Albany. There, he earned regional Academic Honors while starring as a goalkeeper for the university's Division 1 soccer team. After graduating, he continued his education earning master degrees in educational leadership and educational teaching.

His favorite quote is from Walt Disney: "If you can dream it, you can do it."

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Who we are

Academic, athletic and college coaching

Plus One is an academic, athletic, and college coaching firm based in New York City. We provide primary, secondary, and college students with customized academic, athletic, and college coaching services that accelerate their development. By forging hardworking, gritty, and resilient growth-mindsets, we provide our student-athletes with a spring-board for success to reach their academic, athletic, and college goals.

Why do we do this

Positive influence for future generations

Every successful person has a coach. A coach is a teacher, trainer, mentor, adviser, and role model. Each of us have coaches who are tremendous, positive influences on our lives and have had coaches who were instrumental in our success. Now, we want to be that positive influence for future generations to come.

Athletic Programs

Challenging but rewarding athletic strength and conditioning program for young athletes.

Small Group Soccer Training

Small Group soccer training sessions are held multiple times each week in different locations across NYC. Registration is available on a package or individual session basis.

Individual Private Training

Private training sessions are available upon request and cost $125 and $200 total for one and two players respectively.

College Admissions as an Athlete

Our holistic approach to college admissions involves creating a diversified student-athlete portfolio which includes, but is not limited to, athletics. Once created, we chart the path to top universities, guiding student-athletes and parents every step of the way.

Learn More: Athlete Bootcamp

Individual and Group sessions

Ten Pack Private Training Package


Ten private trainings to PUSH your physical, mental, and technical abilities to new HIGHS!

Ten Pack Group Training Package


BUILD speed, strength, skill, and CHARACTER in a small group setting!

Single Private Training Session


TRAIN WITH US! Define GOALS, develop a program, deliberately practice, and GET GOING!

Single Group Training Session


Drop in on any group session to test your mettle and WORK HARD!

What they are saying

Aura BrooksNYC

Not only are they great coaches, but they are great mentors and role models. I'm thrilled my son is involved in the program and would highly recommend others to join.

Eve CrawfordNYC

If you have a teenager that wants to get a little better or a lot better, wants to play in HS, or club, or college, this is a great option. And Brian is a phenomenal guy too, he has raised hundreds of thousands for cancer research through various athletic feats.

Jack GrahamNYC

My daughter starting training last fall and has seen a tremendous improvement in such a short time period. She is quicker, more confident, more aggressive, and technically sharper than I've ever seen her before. It seems like she has really hit new levels with Plus One Training.

Zak ReidNYC

My son had unsuccessfully tried out for a few travel teams and was feeling down on his luck. One of the coaches referred us to Brian and we are so lucky he did.

Jake SmithNYC

We met Brian five years ago through a friend and over the years he has become not only a mentor to my son and daughter, but a great family friend. He has had such a wonderful and positive influence on their lives and helped them reach levels in soccer.


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