Our Mission

We seek to build a community of physically strong, mentally tough, resilient student-athletes.  Character traits forged in our Athlete Bootcamps will help our student-athletes excel on the sports field, in the classroom, and in the future workplace.

Who we are

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.

Academic, athletic and college coaching

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 a coach who are tremendous, positive influences on our lives and have had ones who were instrumental in our success. Now, we want to be that positive influence for future generations to come.

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’ athletic, personal, and academic 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.

Sean's favorite quote is from Jack LaLanne: ''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.''

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.

Alex's favorite quote is from Walt Disney: ''If you can dream it, you can do it.''

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