We seek to build a community of physically strong, mentally tough, resilient student-athletes. The 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
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 coach(es) who are tremendous, positive influences on our lives and have had coach(es) who were instrumental in our success. Now, we want to be that positive influence for future generations to come.
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.
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.
``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 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.
His favorite quote is from Walt Disney: ``If you can dream it, you can do it.``