Joe grew up in Manalapan nj and was apart of the high school football program. He went on to be fortunate enough to have the Opportunity to play football and club soccer at Castleton University where he graduated with a degree in Exercise Science. Along with interning at one of the top powerlifting gyms in the country. He worked for Castleton University’s strength and conditioning department, directly supporting the school’s athletes. Shortly after graduating he acquired his USA Weightlifting level 1 sports performance coach certification as well as Bulgarian Bag Instructor (Lvl Suples Fit) through Suples Training Systems.
One of Joe’s many hobbies is running Spartan races where he has done 10 including two Beasts throughout the United States and two in Sydney, Australia. Another one of his not as well known hobbies is that he enjoys to dj in his spare time and is working towards to be able to play at the iconic bars and clubs in the jersey shore. While in still in school he was the resident dj at the local bar and played for some school events.