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Peter Alfano, Levittown, NY Track & Field Coach

Peter Alfano

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I am a certified USATF Level II coach and believe that if you put your mind and heart into it, you will accomplish anything. View all coaching experience

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Light Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Peter. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$100 1 session + one-time fee

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Standard Package
Recommended
In-Person Training for a single athlete

3 session package with Coach Peter. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$300 3 sessions ($100/ea) + one-time fee

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In-Person Training for a single athlete

5 session package with Coach Peter. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$500 5 sessions ($100/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

10 session package with Coach Peter. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$1000 10 sessions ($100/ea) + one-time fee

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  • St. John's University (NY)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Middle Distance, Marathon, Long Distance, Cross Country

  • Running the Curve, Passing, Pacing, Form, Baton Handoffs

Credentials

  • St. John's University (NY)

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

Services

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Middle Distance, Marathon, Long Distance, Cross Country

  • Running the Curve, Passing, Pacing, Form, Baton Handoffs

More About Coach Peter

Coached at Hofstra University (2004-2013)
- Head Men’s and Women’s Coach (2008-2013)
- Recruited student-athletes from around the world (As far as Kenya and Australia)
- Coached the men’s school record 8k performance of 25:01
- Coached the women’s school record holder in the 5k to sub 18:00
- Assisted athletes to earn All-ICAAAA, All- CAA and All-Metropolitan honors

Coached at Wellington C. Mepham High School (2014-2018)
- Head Boys and Girls Cross Country/Track and Field Coach
- Coached 10 Nassau County Champions (100-meters, 400-meters, 800-meters, 1-mile, 2-mile and in the Steeplechase)
- Coached 3 NY State Track and Field Championship qualifiers in the 100, 1,000, and 1-mile (in a 4-year span)
- Coached 7 NY State Cross Country Championship qualifiers (Assisted someone to qualify in every cross country season that I coached)
- Coached 2 NY Federation Championship Cross country qualifiers

Competed at St. John’s University (1999-2003)
- All-Metropolitan in the 10k
- Metropolitan bronze medalist on the anchor leg of the Distance Medley Relay
- Anchored the 4x8 at the Millrose Games in Madison Square Garden
- 2003 Metropolitan Team Champions

Competed at Hofstra University (2003-2004)
- All-CTC honors in Cross Country
- CTC Team Champions
- Established a new school record in the 800 (1:58.1)

Amateur Career
- Ran a 4:19 mile
- Ran a 1:56.01 800
- Became the first male under the age of 21 to win the Staten Island Triple Crown series (19-years old/2001)

The first time I meet a client, I want to learn about them. I want to understand their athletic experience and goals. From there, I will help develop a training plan to help achieve their goal. My specialty is in middle and long distance running, though I have had success with the short sprint events. I am a firm believer in that any goal can be achieved if you put your mind and heart into it.

Workouts will depend on what the event and goals are. A typical session will include a discussion to teach what the goal of the training session is so that the client is learning what and why they are doing this specific training. I share my advice and experiences and make it a goal to coach your confidence and self-esteem because with that, you will accomplish anything.

With my previous teams, I created monthly training calendars for them to have and refer to so that they can see how their training will unfold.

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Client Reviews

Coach Peter is a very knowledgeable coach, which is a true testament to his impressive background. My daughter's first session with Peter was fantastic. He not only addressed our concerns with regards to easing back into running after an injury, but he also gave helpful information on injury prevention. My daughter runs for her high school cross country and track team, and Peter is not looking to work against but rather work with her current coach's training plan, which I find to be very helpful for her training. We are looking forward to future sessions with Peter!

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Thank you for a great 1st session.

We booked Coach Peter for my 11 yr old daughter and he was great. She really had a great session and we are looking forward for the next session and in the mean time we will follow the plan Coach sent for her. Thank you again.

Coach Alfano is intuitive, and observant, yet balances with a relaxed approach. He simplified mechanics and related concepts in a manner respective to the individual, and quickly adjusts based on the athlete’s performance. Looking forward to continual work and progress.

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Coach Pete showed me more in one session than any other coach I have trained with in regards to running. The techniques we worked on gave me immediate results.

Coach Pete was awesome. Really think I’m guna be able to hit my goal working with him

Excellent experience with a true professional . My son bonded immediately and did not hesitate to follow any of the instructions . Very intense and efficient practice !

Thank you Coach Peter! It was great meeting you. My son really enjoyed training with you today. Thank you also for the training plan you designed for him in preparation of the upcoming spring season. Looking forward to continuing to work with you!

Coach did a great job! The kids had fun and really learned from Coach Peter!

I he is great!
He have pation
And he knows to give a good plane
To each person based of his running form

I had the pleasure of training with Coach Peter and I have seen immediate progress. He listened well to my questions and concerns and offered helpful advise!

Working with Coach Pete virtually and he is very helpful! He came up with a tailored workout plan for my goals that included different options and strategies. He also offered support and advice on form and breathing. I’m looking forward to continue working with him!

well spoken clear directions
i was impressed with the plan and the time spent was well worth it

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Coach Peter was very responsive and adaptive to my requirements/goals. He set a reasonable schedule and did not set false expectations. I've always struggled improving my times and distances but within a short period of time I saw significant improvements in my timings without resulting in injuries or fatigue. I highly recommend Coach Peter!

My 13 year old has worked with Coach Peter since March 2019. This XC season, the impact of consistent training is evident. She is much more confident about herself as an athlete. When she first started working with him, I stated that she was, “excited and motivated to work with him. He’s encouraging and breaks goals into achievable steps. We are happy clients”. Het enthusiasm has not changed, but he has steadily increased the intensity of the goals. Thank you Coach Peter!

Had to pass on session to son's baseball coach due to flu but he had a great session. Two pros working well together!

He was great! Was on time, flexible to change places when it was too hot to run outside, and most important of all my son loved him! Very encouraging and worked with him well.

Helpful and helped my form

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