Michael received his Bachelors degree in Management from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as well as a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the same organization (NASM).
Prior to his role as Director of the Parisi Speed School, Michael was a Personal Trainer who worked with a wide array of athletes, from the younger child working on the basics of proper technique, coordination & strength and confidence building – to high level athletes looking to take their strength, technique and conditioning to an elite level.
Michael played and excelled at wide array of sports growing up, from team sports, like football, basketball and baseball, to individual sports like ski racing and golf. He contiues to be very active today, as he is an avid skier in the winter and plays golf, soccer and basketball throughout the summer. He also weight trains consistently throughout the year and considers himself a basic nutritionist, as healthy cooking is one of his passions.
He loves to train athletes from any sport and is passionate about teaching kids to establish healthy habits early, which will lead to both short term success in sports as well as long term health and overall well being after their playing careers are over.
Joe was born in Colchester, Vermont and graduated from High Point University with a BA in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and a Minor in Entrepreneurship. He became a performance coach at Parisi because he has been active all his life, and loves sports and the outdoors and he wants both kids and adults to feel the amazing sensation when completing an intense workout or crossing the finish line of a race just as he does.
His goal is to make a positive impact in each and every kid and adult that he trains by directing them on the path to smart and healthy choices that develop into lifestyles.
Training others combines his two main passions of helping people and athletics. He is currently certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America along with being Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certified. He takes particular interest in training distance runners, golfers, and hockey players as he participated in both throughout high school and college. In his free time he likes to play hockey, go to the gym, go golfing, play pool, and spend time with friends and family.
Lauren believes that great things are achieved when our mind, body, and actions are in harmony. Coaching people in making positive, sustainable lifestyle choices is just as important to her as teaching someone how to properly deadlift or change direction efficiently on the playing field.
Lauren graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She then pursued a Master of Social Work degree. While working for a non-profit organization as a Child and Family Therapist, Lauren realized that she was skilled in working with people. Soon she came to understand that she would be far more effective and motivating if she merged her love of helping people with her long time passion for health and fitness. Lauren returned to school; achieved her personal training certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and used her knowledge and talents as a fitness coach in Manhattan for several years. She brings to Parisi powered by The Edge invaluable experience and a passion for helping our youth and their families lead healthy, happy, active lifestyles.
Kyle graduated from Castleton University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. While at school, Kyle worked in a wide range of classes during his studies at Castleton; everything from anatomy and physiology to nutrition and strength training. He was also a member of the Varsity Cross Country team and continues to include distance running with his strength and sprint workouts. Kyle completed a marathon recently, and is thinking about competing in another soon! Along with his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kyle is a certified Personal Trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). He is now a Personal Trainer at The Edge in Williston as well as a Performance Coach for the Parisi Speed School.
Kyle loves to work with individuals of all ages, creating healthy habits and accomplishing goals with children and adults alike. His specialties include strength and form training for runners, working with seniors, strength and movement mechanics for children, and overall fitness & lifestyle changes for individuals of all ages!
Greg holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Movement Science from the University of Vermont. He is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National strength and Conditioning Association.
A skilled strength coach, Greg works with people of all ages and abilities to assess their goals and provide a balanced plan based on abilities and weaknesses.