Meet the staff at Parisi Rockaway.
Steve grew up in Hawthorne NJ, where he was a 3-sport varsity athlete (Football, Baseball, and Wrestling). His athletic career was successful being named Captain of his Wrestling team and received all-league honors for both Baseball and Wrestling.
Steve realized sports was his real passion and decided to major in Exercise Science at Northeastern University and concluded his studies with a degree in Sports Management from Centenary College.
Steve is the former Director of Training for Parisi Speed School Morris Plains and Fair Lawn NJ.
He has been training athletes for 20+ years on all levels including: High school, College, NFL, MLB, US Olympic, WNBA, MLL.
Steve was hired in 2011 to train the New York Jets during the NFL lockout.
Currently, Steve is the also the Head of Strength and Conditioning at Gill St. Bernard’s School in Gladstone NJ
- Parisi Speed School Master Trainer/Advisory Committee Chairperson
- National Academy of Sports Medicine CPT
- USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach
- National Strength and Conditioning Association
- USA Track and Field Level 1 Coach
- Vertimax Master Trainer
- GAIN Network Member
- FMS Functional Movement Screen Expert Level 2, FCS
- TRX Suspension Trainer
- Dynamax Trainer
- Training for Warriors Level 1
- Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y Clinician
- NJ State Recreation Supervisor
- Hawthorne Little League wrestling , Assistant Wrestling Hawthorne and Bergen Catholic HS, Head Wrestling Coach Saddle River Recreation
- Rockaway Township Track and Field Head Coach (2x League Champions)
Currently lives in Rockaway Township NJ with his wife Michelle and their daughters Samantha, 12, and Maggie, 8
Vicky is a 2011 graduate from Bloomsburg University with a B.A. in Exercise Science and a concentration in coaching as well as Strength & Conditioning. She was a three year member of the Division II Women’s Soccer team as a goal keeper and served one year as a Student Coach. During her four years at Bloomsburg. She volunteered at Bloomsburg high school to enhance their gym classes and after school fitness programs for athletes and faculty. During high school, Vicky obtained the first team all county and all state awards. After graduating Vicky was the Operations Manager and Strength Coach at Williams Sport Training for three and a half years. In 2001 Vicky was the Assistant Coach for the Women’s Soccer team at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has also worked with college athletes, players from the U.S. Women’s National team, and professionals.
Vicky is currently the PD at Parisi Speed School and the head of the Parisi Soccer Academy.
Parisi Speed School Level 1 and 2
National Council for Certified Trainers (NCCPT)
National Academy Sports Medicine (PES)
Coaching F License
Goalkeeper level 1 License
Director of Training
John is a 2013 graduate of William and Paterson University where he earned a B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. He also hold a B.A. in History from Montclair State along with his 10 years experience in retail before changing career paths.
Prior to college, he attended Chatham High School where he was a varsity athlete in both Track and Field and Football. He hopes to pass along his passion for strength and speed training to young athletes whom he trains.
John currently resides in Rockaway, N.J. with his wife Michelle.
Parisi Speed School Level 1 and 2
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
Assistant Program Director/ Performance Coach
Claire is a 2019 graduate from Rowan University with a B.A. in Health and Exercise Science as well as a minor in Business Marketing. She competed for four years on the Rowan University Women’s Track and Field team as a 400/800m runner and was a two-time national competitor. She attended Sparta High School where she was a varsity Track & Field athlete for all four years and was a three-time national competitor. She earned All-Conference 1st Team honors at both the high school and collegiate level. In the Spring of 2019, she had the opportunity to student coach with the Head Track & Field Coach at Rowan University.
Sparta High School 2014 Female Athlete of the Year
Sparta High School 2014 U.S. Army Reserves Scholar-Athlete
Sparta High School Track & Field 2013-2014 Most Valuable Runner
Sparta High School Track & Field 2013 Coaches Award
2012 All-American @ New Balance Nationals in the Sprint Medley Relay
2019: All-Conference 1st Team 4x400m
2019 (Indoor) – All-Conference 1st team NJAC 500m Champion / Meet Record holder, All-Region honors in Distance Medley Relay, All-Conference 1st Team 4x400m
2017 (Outdoor): All-Region honors as a member of the 4×400 meter relay from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), All-Conference first team honors 4x400m, NCAA DIII Championship Qualifier 4x400m Relay
2016-2017 (Indoor): All-Region honors as part of the 4×400 meter relay from the USTFCCCA, All-Conference 1st Team – 4×400 and 4x800m, Earned NJAC Track Athlete of the Week
2016: NCAA DIII Championship Qualifier in 4x400m relay, USTFCCCA All-Region honors in the 4×400 meter relay, All-Conference 1st Team – 4x400m Relay, Honorable Mention 400m Hurdles
2014-2015: All-Conference 1st Team – Distance Medley Relay