Private Training

The highest level of personalization comes through our One-on-One coaching. Work one-on-one with any of our coaches at JDI, who specialize not only in weightlifting and powerlifting, but strength and conditioning, sport-specific training, and physique. 

Session Rates Vary check out our coaches below, talk with them, and decide who would be best suited to work with you toward your goals.

Contact us to check the availability of our coaches and schedule a call!

Our Team

Jesse Irizarry 

 Founder & Head Coach - CSCS, USAW Level 1 Coach,

Jesse is a former D1 Strength and Conditioning Coach and was mentored by Bill Gillespie and Dave Williams, two of the few CSCCa master strength coaches. He has close to ten years experience coaching and has competed in both Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting.

Coaching Rate:  $150 per session 

Kenny Bretania


Kenny is a competitive Olympic weightlifter and a certified USAW Instructor. He has over a decade of athletic experience including 5 years of competitive Olympic weightlifting, 4 years as a competitive athlete in Taekwando, and 1 year of Crossfit. Kenny coaches the Weightlifting Foundations Beginner Session.

Coaching Rate:  $100 per session 

Jean Laguerre Jr.


Jean is a competitive Olympic weightlifter. He is a certified Eleiko Strength Coach and USAW Instructor. He has over 10 years of weight training experience ranging from bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, and Crossfit. Jean coaches the Weightlifting Foundations Intermediate Session at JDI.

Coaching Rate:  $100 per session 

Alex Hall

Coach, CSCS, SFN

Alex is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition. He has over a decade of experience in various strength disciplines, including bodybuilding, powerlifting, cross training, and weightlifting. He coaches the Strength Groundwork and Powerlifting Club programs as well as our Strong and Fit Conditioning Classes at JDI Barbell.

Coaching Rate:  $100 per session

TJ Leong


TJ is a competitive Powerlifter. He is a recent graduate of Temple University (B.S. Kinesiology) . He has over 4 years of weight training experience including powerlifting, bodybuilding, and general Strength & Conditioning- in addition to his experience with the sport of wrestling and TaeKwonDo . TJ coaches the Strength Groundwork classes, as well as some of the Powerlifting Team classes on the weekend at JDI.

Coaching Rate:  $100 per session

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