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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.
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.
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.
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.''
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 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.''
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 educational leadership and educational teaching.
Alex's favorite quote is from Walt Disney: ''If you can dream it, you can do it.''
Approach to Training
Training hours each month
Athlete mentalities forged
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 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 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.
Challenging but rewarding athletic strength and conditioning programs 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. Registration is available on a package or individual session basis.
College Admissions as an Athlete
Our holistic approach to college admission and athletic recruiting 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.
What they are saying
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”