Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Athlete Spotlighting #15) Vinny Pugliese

Hello Everyone!

Our 15th Athlete Spotlight is one of the original Akron General Sports Performance athletes and he exemplifies what AGSP is all about...becoming the best athlete you can be. This athlete has gone from a young and hungry high school football player to recruited, soon to play Division One football player. And all the way, he has kept the same quiet, hardworking, consistent work ethic. We can't wait to see him play at the next level and are honored to be a part of his athletic journey, it is time for you to meet...

Athlete Name: Vinny Pugliese
Sport(s): Football
Position(s): Linebacker/Fullback

School: Walsh Jesuit High School

Graduation Year: 2011

AGSP Athlete Since: 2007

PLAYING D1 FOOTBALL AT: Columbia University

Favorite Professional Sports Team: Cleveland Browns
Favorite Professional Athlete: Peyton Hillis

Favorite Lift: Overhead Squat

Favorite Movement Skill: Multi-Direction

When I am not training at AGSP, I am: playing basketball with friends.

What are your short-term goals? Get playing time as a college freshman.

What are your long-term goals? Become a captain.

How has AGSP impacted you performance as an athlete? I'm quicker, more explosive and stronger.


Keep Training!
Coach Amanda Kephart & Coach Nathan Burandt

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