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STRENGTH EXPERTS & SPORTS COACHES

At Stadium Performance, our coaches blend innovative methods with proven techniques to optimize athletic potential and injury prevention. One spearheads New England's athletic elite and has set precedence in the NHL and NCAA landscapes. Another, a Stonehill College standout, is a pillar in the football and hockey strength and speed sector. Our pedigree extends further; we offer exclusive private coaching exposure by Boston College women's lax players, Athlete's Unlimited pro women's lacrosse, PLL, and MLS players. Together, we're shaping the next wave of refined high school, collegiate &, professional athletes.

Joe Caligiuri

A seasoned professional in sports performance, Joe Caligiuri has devoted his career to augmenting athletic potential and prioritizing injury prevention. Serving as the Founder and Director of Stadium Performance in Dedham, MA, he leads a team that emphasizes not only physical prowess but also fosters character and resilience. Stadium Performance has garnered a reputation in New England for its commitment to producing agile, robust athletes, all while upholding values of humility, adaptability, and grace.

 

Joe's extensive expertise extends beyond Stadium Performance. As a contributor to Seamans Media, Inc., he has authored nearly 60 pieces for the 'TRAIN LIKE A CHAMP' column, highlighted in prestigious journals such as the New England Hockey Journal and New England Soccer Journal. His insight also reached millions as the spokesperson for NESN's 'TRAIN LIKE A CHAMP' segment on NEHJ TV, where he produced specialized content for hockey, captivating 4 million monthly viewers.

Before establishing Stadium Performance, Joe made significant strides with the Los Angeles Kings' sports medicine team. Recognized as the youngest Director of Rehabilitation in the NHL at age 26, under his guidance, the Kings witnessed enhanced player durability and a marked reduction in injuries. His innovation continued with Major League Baseball, where he led the initiative and implementation of the league's inaugural electronic injury management software.

Joe's academic credentials mirror his professional achievements. He completed his Master of Science in Administrative Studies at Boston College, concurrently serving as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for both Boston College and the New England Patriots. At Castleton University, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine, shining both academically and athletically – captaining the basketball team and being honored as the "Male Athlete of the Year."

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    Kevin Anderson

    Graduating from Stonehill College in 2013, Kevin Anderson's journey in sports conditioning and performance has been exemplary, with a marked focus on football and hockey. As a record-holding, 4-year football letter winner at Stonehill, Kevin utilized his on-field experience to assist athletes both physically and mentally. 

    Post-graduation, Kevin immersed himself in Mike Boyle's Strength and Conditioning, sharpening his expertise across various sports, but particularly excelling in hockey and football conditioning. His exemplary work led to a valuable internship at Holy Cross under the distinguished Head of Strength and Conditioning, Jeff Oliver. This role proved pivotal, subsequently facilitating Kevin's move to the University of Iowa’s football program's Strength and Conditioning team, further solidifying his stature in the field. 

    In 2018, Kevin transitioned to Stadium Performance, where his extensive experience continues to be a cornerstone in enhancing sports performance for countless athletes. 

    Blending a strong academic foundation from Stonehill College with invaluable real-world experience from respected institutions, Kevin Anderson emerges as a dedicated and skilled strength and conditioning specialist, notably in the hockey sector. 

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      Sammy Jo Tracy

      Originally from Bedford, New York, Sammy Jo Tracy is renowned in the lacrosse world for her commendable skill set and deep passion. A proud alumna of North Carolina, Tracy's illustrious collegiate career spans five years (2013-2017), during which she played in 82 matches, leading UNC to win the National Championship twice. Her exceptional feats include earning the IWLCA All-America selection twice and setting university records in draw controls.

      Transitioning into the professional realm, Tracy played for the Upstate Pride in the Women's Professional Lacrosse League before joining Athletes Unlimited. Her performances with Athletes Unlimited were marked by consistency, recording 1,005 leaderboard points in the 2021 season and 757 in 2022. Additionally, her international foray in 2022 saw her represent Team Israel at The World Games, steering them to a respectable fifth-place finish.

      Beyond her accolades on the field, Tracy's dedication to the sport is evident in her off-field endeavors. She's actively involved with Harlem Lacrosse and has founded the Draw Control Academy to impart the love and knowledge of lacrosse to the younger generation. Tracy's commitment to the community extends further, with her mentoring young girls and teaching yoga in Boston. Her lacrosse lineage is enriched by her father, Dan Tracy, a three-time All-America titleholder. Sammy Jo Tracy's multi-dimensional contributions make her an invaluable asset to the lacrosse community.

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        Jerrod Neumann

        Jerrod Neumann, celebrated for his lacrosse prowess, made headlines with his 2019 PLL breakout season, clinching the Dave Pietramala Defensive Player of the Year title. Leading Chaos LC to an outstanding regular season, Neumann's versatility shone, often scoring critical two-pointers for Andy Towers' team. Hailing from Northampton, Massachusetts, his foundation was laid at Northampton High School and Bridgton Academy.

        Furthering his education, Neumann excelled at Providence College, earning both an MBA in Accounting and Finance and a BS in Finance and Financial Management Services. Concurrently, he scaled heights in lacrosse at the University of Providence, grabbing titles such as the 2017 Big East Defensive Player of the Year, 3x First Team All-Big East, and honors like USILA All-American and USILA Academic All-American.

        Away from the field, Neumann's passions range from golfing and hiking to photography, history, and a particular fondness for hot sauce. His recognition extended to the 2019 PLL All-Star Game, reflecting his top-tier performance. Neumann's intellectual bent is evident in his aspiration to meet luminaries like Tesla and Aristotle.

        In the 2020 PLL Championship Series, despite challenges in group play, Neumann's leadership catalyzed back-to-back playoff victories for the Chaos, leading to the Championship Game. Ending the series with an impressive 16 ground balls and seven turnovers, Neumann's continued excellence solidifies his mark in the world of lacrosse.

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          Ryan Smith

          Ryan Smith has been a dedicated player for the Eagles lacrosse team, consistently showcasing her skills and commitment. This year she will complete her graduate studies while utilizing one remaining year of eligibility. In her senior year (2023), she started in a personal-high of 23 games, was recognized on the ACC All-Academic Team, and ranked second on the team with 90 draw controls. In her junior year (2022), she played in 20 games, scoring against opponents like Yale and Dartmouth. Ryan took a medical redshirt her sophomore year due to a season ending ACL injury, but prior to that, her freshman debut in 2020 had her scoring her first career goal against Hofstra.

           

          Before joining the Eagles, Ryan's excellence was evident with distinctions such as the 2019 team captain, Under Armour High School All-American, and a significant contribution to her high school team. Beyond lacrosse, Ryan's ties to BC run deep, being the daughter of Scott '95 and Maggie Smith '95, with Scott also having played lacrosse at BC. She shares a close bond with her siblings: Morgan, Sean, and Casey.

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            Kareem Smith

            Carl Kareem Smith, often known as Kareem Smith, is an American-born Trinidadian footballer skilled in the defensive center back position. Born on 18 January 1985, he currently plays for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the USL Professional Division and represents the Trinidad and Tobago national football team. Before these endeavors, Kareem played for San Juan Jabloteh F.C., KÍ Klaksvík, and the New England Revolution reserves side. 

            During his youth, Kareem was part of the United States U18 and the Region I Olympic Development Program (ODP) team. With them, he secured a U-15 Region I title and three Massachusetts state championships. His football journey continued at Beaver Country Day school and later at the South Florida Bulls, where he played alongside notable players such as Neven Subotic and Yohance Marshall. By 2006, he had garnered Second Team All-BIG EAST honors and held an impressive record for consecutive starts (75) at USF.

            On the club front, in 2014, Kareem signed a 2-year contract with the Colorado Springs Switchbacks. His international representation began with the United States at the U-17 and U-18 levels. He then transitioned to the Trinidad & Tobago U-20 Men's National Team, making his senior national debut in January 2008 against Guyana. 

            Away from the spotlight, Kareem's connection to Trinidad comes from his father's heritage. He has coached at Beaver Country Day school, where he is also celebrated in the hall of fame due to his impressive soccer tenure there. Kareem Smith's journey in soccer, from his early achievements to his current endeavors, stands as a testament to his dedication and passion for the sport.

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