TRIDENT FITNESS & PERFORMANCE

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Paul Hafner

Owner & Head Coach

Favorite Quote

“A life without strength is a sorry proposition at best,” – Bernard McFadden.

Coaching Aspirations

I am always looking to acquire knowledge that I can pass on to my fellow instructors and students. It is my goal to make training with us an enjoyable, rewarding and challenging experience.

Best Advice to Members

“Consistency is the key to success. There will always be peaks and valleys in your training. Stay consistent and you won’t have to struggle to find your way back.”

Experience

Physical Training Instructor for over 20 years (Police Recruits)
Mixed Martial Arts training over 12 years
Kettlebell Instructor over 7 years
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt

  • StrongFirst II
  • Certified Functional Strength Coach
  • Underground Strength Coach
  • FMS (Functional Movement Screening)
  • PT Instructor, Personal Trainer
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach
  • IYCA Youth Nutrition Level 1
  • High School Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Staten Island, NY

A place where I can be successful achieving my goals

Single Leg Dead Lift

Educating myself for the next adventure in life, spending time with family and friends and traveling.

My father. He never quit under any circumstances and taught me I can achieve anything I put my mind to.

Pizza.. Pizza.. Pizza and maybe some more PIZZA

Ironman (woman), love the shield of armor and the technology behind the suit. I would also like to fly and to be known as one of the smartest people on the planet.

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Owner

Favorite Quote

“Excuses don’t explain and explaining doesn’t excuse.”
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Frank Kellogg

Coach

Credentials

  • AAAI-ISMA Level 2 Certified Personal Trainer

Favorite Quote

“Don’t think, feel.” – Bruce Lee
Plainfield, NJ
I appreciate being able to learn about everyones unique walk of life. Everyone is at a different level with their fitness, but we always encourage progress. Love seeing progress in the transitional fitness program.
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo
  • 6 years of yoga experience
  • Other martial arts & self-defense including: Krav Maga, Brazilian Jujitsu, Kickboxing, and others.
  • Obstacle Course Racer
Roundhouse Kicks & Rotational Split Presses
Anything that doesn’t get me swole.

I run self-defense seminars at colleges, fitness studios, and yoga studios on occasion. I speak occasionally to high school and college students about the “real world” and business. I like to hike through the pinelands and north jersey whenever possible. I workout frequently and research new training methods. Enjoy life with family and friends as well!

My martial arts instructors because they have been dedicated to their craft for a long-time. They’ve chosen their path and stayed with it, through good times and tough times.

Cereal, lots of cereal!

Goku… He can fly, shoot fireballs out his hands, and is super strong. But is super open-minded and will meet any challenge no matter what. Also eats like a beast.

Lakewood NJ

Rotational Split Press

Spend time with my daughters and granddaughter

My parents, they are both hard working, honest, supportive people, who have always given and guided all their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Wonder Woman

She is an Amazon princess, she has superhuman strength, speed, stamina, reflexes and agility. And she has amazing accessories like her truth lasso, indestructible bracelets, tiara and cant forget about her awesome boots!

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Lori Ann Pascarella

Coach

Credentials

  • NASM Personal Trainer Certification

Brock Anderson

Coach

Credentials

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) – Certified Personal Trainer
  • Unites States Marine Corps Martial Arts – Green Belt
  • High Intensity Tactical Training
  • TRX Trainer
Gettysburg, PA currently reside in Manahawkin, NJ
A place where people can come into a welcoming environment and get the best coaching in the area to reach their fitness goals.
Medicine ball slams (any variation)
TRX pendulum swings

Spend times with my two kids Blake and Brantley and girlfriend Kerry, coach youth sports, train for the next adventure I have planned.

My mother and father, they have taught me to pursue any dream that I want to accomplish. Also all the men and women of the Armed Forces for their selfless service.
Snickers and maybe some Pretzel M&M’s
Captain America – He is a leader and cares about the team around him. He is always thinking ahead and trying to be one step ahead. He is a man with a big heart and wants the best for people.

Marlton, raised in Brick

A fun, supportive environment where I can form positive relationships with others and with myself.
Coaching youth soccer, pursuing my Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Stockton University, spending time with family & friends.
My mom and dad for devoting themselves to and caring so deeply for the kids they instruct in the classroom and on the soccer field, respectively.
Mint chip ice cream and good beer
Deadpool, because instead of becoming hardened by the challenges he has faced, he strives to help others while maintaining a sense of humor and playfulness. He’s not perfect but he tries his best and he is resilient.
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Nicole Pallante

Coach

Favorite Quote

“Love your body for what it can do, not for what it looks like.”

Credentials

  • NASM CPT
  • 4 year NCAA DIII soccer player at Stockton University
  • 11 years of youth soccer coaching experience

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