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CP Varsity Training


This class is taught by:

Desmond Hinds

Desmond has been training professional, collegiate, high school, and youth athletes for the past 7 years with BlueStreak. He graduated from Pace University with a B.S. in Business Management and an M.S. in Sports Management from Manhattanville College. Desmond was a 3-year starter on the football team at Iona College before finishing his career at Pace University.  Desmond also received invitations to several NFL and CFL tryouts after his collegiate career.


Desmond specializes in speed development, agility, footwork, change of direction, first step quickness, strength training, hand-eye coordination and plyometrics for all sports. He also works with football players on skill development.


Some notable athletes Desmond has trained include Jamie Loeb (Tennis Pro: world ranking 132), Jordan Lucas (Miami Dolphins), John Seter (University of Georgia), the National Chinese Women’s Hockey team, the CT Whale (WNHL), and Jhonny Arteaga (NY Redbulls).

Alex Joseph

Alex has been training professional, collegiate, high school, and youth athletes for the past 5 years at BlueStreak. He graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. While at Temple, Alex competed on the football team for 4 years. As one of the captains his senior year, Alex led Temple to their first bowl game in 25 years and 9-3 record. After college, Alex signed a free agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. His NFL career ended in 2012 with the San Francisco 49ers. He also played in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger Cats.

Alex is now the Football Manager at BlueStreak working with local greats such as Vladamir Ducasse (Buffalo Bills), Tyler Matakevich (Pittsburgh Steelers), and Zach Allen (Boston College). He also works with notable athletes in other sports, including Tim Edmonds (Harvard lacrosse), Andrew Hatton (Michigan lacrosse), Olivia Jensen (Cornell lacrosse), Kate Fiore (Bucknell lacrosse), Christine Fiore (Navy lacrosse), Julia Cornacchia (Stanford rowing) and many more.


Alex specializes in sport specific plyometric, speed and strength training, general adult fitness and works with return to sport athletes. He is Level 2 certified through Athletic Republic.  Fun fact: Alex started playing football by an accident as a child, his favorite sport is soccer!

Jenna Gentile

Jenna joined the BlueStreak team in June 2018 after spending the first half of the year with BlueStreak as a college intern. She graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelors degree in Health Promotion Studies. While at Western Connecticut, Jenna was a 4-year letter winner on the Varsity Soccer team and won three Little East Conference Championships.

Jenna is Level 1 certified through Athletic Republic and is pursuing her CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification.

Jenna specializes in speed development, strength training, and soccer skills coaching.


Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Dec 10 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Tue Dec 11 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Jonathan Grzeszczyk
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Wed Dec 12 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Alex Joseph
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Thu Dec 13 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Mon Dec 17 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Jenna Gentile
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Tue Dec 18 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Wed Dec 19 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Alex Joseph
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Thu Dec 20 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Wed Jan 02 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Alex Joseph
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Thu Jan 03 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Mon Jan 07 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Tue Jan 08 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Alex Joseph
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Wed Jan 09 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm with Alex Joseph
    at At Chelsea Piers
  • Thu Jan 10 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm with Desmond Hinds
    at At Chelsea Piers