Clark's Crusader Athletic Leadership Council Welcomes Author as Guest Speaker

Members of the Crusader Athletic Leadership Council with speaker Ed Agresta. Credits: Courtesy of ALJ Athletics
Members of the Crusader Athletic Leadership Council listening to guest speaker Ed Agresta. Credits: Courtesy of ALJ Athletics

CLARK, NJ – On Wednesday, Feb 28, members of the Arthur L. Johnson Crusader Athletic Leadership Council gathered to welcome Ed Agresta as a guest speaker to discuss various topics related to leadership and high school athletics.

Agresta is the author of numerous books. Don't Count the Days… Make the Days Count!,  Power Statements, 101 Radical and Tremendous Teaching Tools, Tips, Techniques, For Transformational Thinking in the Classroom and in Life and the soon to be released, WOW-Watch Out World and I Dare You

According to schools officials, Agresta is an award-winning educator, presenter and coach who has been presenting his special insights into the most powerful techniques available for developing peak performance for over 20 years.

Sign Up for E-News

“The C.A.L.C. was thrilled to have Ed Agresta come and speak to us on multiple topics relevant to high school athletics today, including leadership. Ed reached all of our students and left them with great strategies that will not only help on the fields, courts, and mats, but also in the game of life. He was a true professional and inspires while delivering a wonderful message,” said Gus Kalikas, Athletic Director at Arthur L. Johnson High School.

The Crusader Athletic Leadership Council is in its seventh year and was founded to help educate student athletes about expectations as they compete interscholastically in a variety of athletics.

According to school officials, the vision for this council includes helping members to understand expectations, fostering an open and healthy relationship amongst student athletes, the school culture and the community of Clark.

The members of the 2017-2018 Crusader Athletic Leadership Council include:

Mike Adamowitz, Jason Applin, Andrew Beach, Dylan Bohm, Tyler Bohm, Kellie Bonaccorso, Thomas Bowen, Eric Bretz, Hannah Brogan, Michael Bruno, Anthony Caldeiro, Nicole Cassano, Alyssa Colicchio, Joe DiProfio, Ty Dobbins, Jeffrey Drajin, Joshue Fabrizzio, Emma Francisco, Christopher Fuschetto, Logan Guarino, Victoria Gulbin, Danielle Hartzler, Joshua Hill, Chloe Hessler, Lindsey Hofschneider, Brandon Hund, Samantha Ianco, Mahmoud Ibrahim, Tara Jacobsen, Andrew Kehrle, Brandon Laraway, Jessica Lopez, Kristina Palella, Marissa Petronella, Angela Pieros, Mackenzie Purcell, Brandon Rapp, Bailey Rosenmeier, Ryan Spallone, Morgan Thomas, Zach Thornton, Joe Turek, Matthew Vigliotti, George Visconti, Amy Wysocki, Sydney Zamboni, Amanda Zambrana, and Greg Zukowski.

---------------  is Clark’s official electronic news source and the only free daily paper.  Sign up for our free daily enewsReach our local readers, advertise your business here, email


TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Union County's March For Our Lives - County Wide March Planned

March 18, 2018

On March 24 at 10 a.m. Students of Union County will march to make sure that our schools are safe. The march will start at Burnet Middle School (1000 Caldwell Avenue, Union). It will end at the Union Township City Council Offices (1976 Morris Avenue, Union). All looking to protect American children by strengthening our laws and standing with the victims of all shootings inside places of ...

Springfield Fire Department Delivers Baby on West I-78

March 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On March 20, 2018 at 8:14 a.m. the Springfield Fire Department was dispatched to Route 78 Westbound near milepost 50.2 for a report of a woman in labor on the side of the road.  

Captain Mastroeni (Unit 2) & Chief Palumbo (Unit 1) were the first units to arrive on scene, and quickly recognized that the woman would be unable to make it to the hospital in time for ...

Do You Know How Colleges Calculate How Much You Should Pay?

In his last few videos Chris Curran has talked about college financial aid.    In today's Takeaway Tuesday Chris talks about Expected Family Contribution (EFC), Cost of Attendance(COA) and the amount of need an individual family may have based on those components.   

If you want to know how these things are calculated and what they mean to your child-bound child ...

Proud to support Tom Malinowski for Congress

March 8, 2018

Every single day, whether I want to be or not, I am reminded how important it is that Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives in November and check Donald Trump. Fortunately, there is a terrific candidate in New Jersey's 7th Congressional District who can beat incumbent Leonard Lance. That candidate is Tom Malinowski.

I'm a lifelong New Jersey resident -- including ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Clark's Cornerstone PT Offers Amazing New Therapy for Pain Relief Without Drugs or Surgery


CLARK, NJ – Are you living with chronic pain and inflammation caused by a musculoskeletal condition?   Do you think your only option is pain-killing drugs or surgery?  There is a highly effective treatment close to home.

Cornerstone Physical Therapy Health and Wellness Center is now officering the latest technology in therapeutic pain relief with the introduction ...