Coaching Staff

Fred Mills

South Plainfield NJ - Wrestler Coach Danbury Youth Wrestling 1998 - 2013 (Danbury CT) Founder and Coach Beast Training Wrestling Academy 2013-2018 (Danbury, CT) Head High School Wrestling Coach for The Woodhall School 2014-2018 (Bethlehem, CT)

Alex Kappel

Jonathan Law High School wrestler @ 171 & 189 Lbs Won over 100 matches Placed top-3 SCC’s Placed top-5 at Class M’s Finished top-8 at Open’s. Started on the Cadet Freestyle National Team for Connecticut. Attended college at Western Connecticut State University - played competitive club rugby for 4 years and was captain for 3 years. Volunteer rugby coach at Jonathan Law High School. contact via kappel002@gmail.com

Paulo Freitas

3 time FCIAC Champion, LL Starr Championship (2 time placer), Open Champion (2 time Finalist), New England Finalist and Eastern States Placer.

Chris Cornell

Chris was a four-year Division 1 wrestler and a two-year starter at Sacred Heart University, and remains an active Alum within several of its programs. He wrestled Varsity at Mahopac High School, named 3 time All-County and to All-Section, while compiling a record of 91-29. Chris has extensive coaching experience with the West Point Wrestling Camp and the Mahopac Youth Wrestling Association

Gaetana Deiso

“G” is certified with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and is licensed through the state of Connecticut. She graduated from Springfield College in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a minor in Nutrition. She begins her 13th year as Head Athletic Trainer at Staples. Prior to Staples, she worked 5 years as Head Athletic Trainer at Greens Farms Academy and at Moore Center for Rehabilitation. She also worked with Fairfield University’s football and rugby teams from 1999 to 2002. In the summer of 2002, she worked at Boyle’s Strength and Conditioning in Boston, where she trained many professional athletes and Olympic athletes. She was also on the CATA Secondary School Committee from 2007-2012. "G" is a Certified Functional Strength Coach and a TFW (Training For Warriors) Certified Coach. She is the owner of Body Blast Sports Performance. She lives in Trumbull with her husband, Doug, and daughters, Michaela and Gabriella.