Kostas is a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Iron Lion Performance. He returned to ILP after being part of the fall 2017 internship.He graduated from Queens College with a B.S. in Nutrition and Exercise Science in 2018. He has internship experience at Cressey Sports Performance, where he worked with baseball players ranging from youth to the professional level.
Growing up, Kostas participated in most sports competitively, but was focused on basketball. He wasan AAU basketball player from 12-17, competing in many national tournaments. He also competed in high school basketball, track and field, and soccer at St. John’s Prep and St. Demetrios. During those years he became passionate about strength and skills training, doing as much research and application as he could, which is what eventually led him to study exercise science.
Over the past few years, Kostas has been involved in youth athletics working as a high school basketball coach.Currently, he is a high school sports official for basketball, soccer and softball.