Masters Exercise Physiology
BS Exercise Science, Athletic Training Minor
ACE, AFAA ADV Trainer, IFPA, CPT
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach
Strength & Conditioning Coach, CSCS
Greg is a Professor in Exercise Science & Ex Physiology at the University of North Florida.
Additionally, Greg has managed successful training departments for large corporate gyms in South Florida . He also led a training department at the celebrity vacation destination: Canyon Ranch Resort & Spa Miami where he trained elite clients.
Greg's clinical approach, excellent understanding of biomechanics and experience with post rehab patients provide him the ability to work with clients of virtually every physical fitness level.
His professional experience ensures that legitimate Strength and Conditioning modalities are implemented and adhered to.
You will also find Greg passionately instructing youth, school-age, college & professional athletes on the DIESEL training grounds.
MEET THE OWNERS &COACHES
Greg and Ali Cosentino opened one of the first evolutionary Personal Training Studios in North Florida in 2000. They built an indoor obstacle course that pioneered a path of cross training fitness. They have managed and consulted for large corporate gyms and revived small struggling neighborhood fitness centers.
Both have competed Nationally in Bodybuilding and they understand the intricacies of working with advanced athletes, clients with injuries, children, and those with healthy, lifestyle goals.
Together, Coach Ali and Coach Greg have developed a competitive, nationally ranked weightlifting team. Their sons, Alec (age 19) and Case (age 16) and daughter, Kiley (age 15) are nationally ranked, competitive weightlifters. Alec is also internationally ranked and an International Youth World and Pan American Weightlifter for TEAM USA.
Coach Greg & Alec trained at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO preparing to compete on Team USA in Lima, Peru. Alec and 7 other team members competed against 28 other countries to bring home a 4th place ranking in the World Youth Championships.
Coach Greg & Case have recently returned from the Olympic Training Center where Case was invited to join the final Weightlifting Camp to beheld at the Olympic Training Center prior to it's close.
Their daughter, Kiley, started competitive Weightlifting in 2013, and continually places in the top of her class, while maintaining a focus on competitive soccer. During the competitive soccer season, Coach Ali emphasizes sport conditioning and specificity.
Founder Strength Nation - a 501c3
Currently attending University for ASL/English Interpreter Degree
USA Weightlifting Level 2 Coach
USA Weightlifting National Level Coach
USA Weightlifting National Referee
USAW International Team Leader - Taipei 2017
CrossFit Level 1 Coach
Ali is a strong advocate for youth in sports, and runs an organization that removes socioeconomic barriers for any youth with an interest in learning and advancing athletically. She provides sport performance coaching with a staff of professional, volunteer coaches who donate their time to helping youth athletes prepare for college sport recruitment.
Her pursuit to raise awareness of the benefits of weightlifting and gain more youth involvement has brought her in to the local high schools. In Florida, Girls Weightlifting is a varsity sport and Ali volunteers her time at the schools working with the girls and their coaches.
While attending University, Ali started the UNF Weightlifting Club. Now, DIESEL is also the official home of UNF Weightlifting Club. Growing the college club from 6 to 30+ in one semester, her goal is to house the club on campus, evolve it in to an official University sport and one day host a sanctioned University meet.