Greg Cosentino

Masters Exercise Physiology, BS Exercise Science, Minor Athletic Training, AA, CSCS.

ACE, AFAA ADV Trainer, IFPA, CPT

USAW Olympic Lifting Level 1 Coach

Strength & Conditioning Coach

In addition to pioneering the Training Studio industry, 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. This also ensures that legitimate Strength and Conditioning modalities are implemented and adhered to.
You will also find Greg passionately instructing teenage & collegeathletes on weight room form and Olympic lifting, both in season and maintaining. 

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. 

For more information on our Youth Athletic programs or Sport Specific Training Programs,  please click  Young Athlete Program or DIESEL Weightlifting Club.

There is a well laid out plan to our workouts. If you're interested in knowing why and how our workouts come together the way they do, please click on OUR TRAINING PHILOSOPHY

Ali Cosentino

USAW Olympic Lifting Level 1 Coach

USAW Ethics Committee Member

GRID Referee

CrossFit Level 1 Coach

Founder Strength Nation - a 501c3

USAW National Referee

USAW International Team Leader

Ali has a passion for coaching young athletes in weightlifting, CrossFit and sport specific athletic conditioning. She emphasizes the importance of mental capacity when working with young athletes.

While a strong advocate for youth in sports, she is also an active CrossFit Coach, Regional CrossFit Competition Judge, a USAW National Official and an Official Referee for the GRID.

Case Cosentino - DIESEL Coach & Strength Nation Leadership Coach


Case has been immersed in the family gym business since birth. At DIESEL, he has gained knowledge of the industry, experience in a hand's on facility and both professional & interpersonal skills with all levels of athletes. Having worked with Strength Nation's youth since the inception of the non profit, Case has earned the trust of the local community both as a coach, a leader and a mentor. 

Case competes yearly in the CrossFit opens (placing in the top 20 teens in the nation in 2016) and throughout the year at local, national and international weightlifting meets. Case was a silver medalist in his class as a Youth at the 2016 Junior Nationals and is working toward earning a place on the World Team.

You can find Case coaching evening classes and training daily.


Alec Cosentino - Guest Coach

Now attending the prestigious Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago, DIESEL'S own "world famous" athlete, Alec, is a nationally & internationally ranked Olympic Weightlifter and a member of the US Youth Olympic World Team. While he personally specializes in weightlifting, he is also an accomplished crossfit athlete and an amazing mentor in our young athlete program. 

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. 

Between auditions and a stringent conservatory life, Alec returns home to visit and guest coach our DIESEL community when time permits.