Master Instructor / Math & Social Studies
Jeff Morris is a highly-respected certified teacher with more than 20 years experience in education as a teacher and coach. He has worked to shape a multitude of curriculums for both high school and middle school and his hands-on work with children ranges from k-12.
He holds Masters in Teaching and Educational Leadership and is certified as a principal/supervisor. Jeff has always believed in educating the whole child, as evident in his roles creating a character education program while teaching mathematics at Fair Lawn High School and serving as advisor to the National Honor Society, which recognizes both high academic achievement and active involvement in community.
As a certified personal trainer, Jeff started a fitness company that offers both personal and corporate wellness programs. In addition, he has shaped a variety of employee community initiatives and human resource programs as a consulting advisor to small businesses focused on creating more productive and retention-centric cultures.
Jeff is a passionate reader and a recreational endurance athlete enjoying events from adventure racing to Ironman. Jeff is an avid supporter of several causes including Alzheimer’s Disease and Epilepsy and has organized several long distance events to support each. He currently lives in Mahwah with his wife and four children.
Bill Parisi is a 1990 graduate of Iona College with a degree in Business Administration. He was selected as a two time NCAA Division 1 Track & Field All American and 1988 United States Olympic Trials Qualifier in the Javelin Throw. Saddled with $50,000 dollars in student loan debt, Bill founded the Parisi Speed School in 1992 out of a $500 van.
He has grown the Parisi Program to over 100 locations across the globe by helping club owners tap into the 7 billion dollar sports performance training market. His locations have collectively trained over 650,000 youth athletes that continue to spread the company mission of developing a positive character in youth regardless of their athletic ability or economic status.
Karen McGuire received her BS in Mathematics with a minor in Business from the University of Scranton and has her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Montclair State University. She taught at Hanover Park High School for ten years.
In addition, Mrs. McGuire is the Director of Mahwah Summer Recreation. She is married, lives in Mahwah, and has three children, two in High School (Senior and Sophomore) and one in Third Grade. While being a mom, Mrs. McGuire volunteers at her children’s schools and tutors. She is very excited to be a member of the Parisi Prep Academy Community.
Courtney has her BS from Trinity College and her M Ed from Bank Street College. She has taught everything from preschool to college during her career. She is also a published author of two children’s books.
Courtney has been home raising her two girls and has been active in the community by volunteering for the PTA and coaching youth girls’ lacrosse. She has stayed current professionally by tutoring, working on college essays and doing free-lance editing work.
In her spare time, Courtney enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, hiking with her dog, playing paddle tennis and spending time with her family.
Heather Campanile, MS, RD
With a diverse client list that includes Adults, Children and Athletes, Heather’s nutrition practice is dedicated to helping clients reach their health and nutrition goals.
Heather has been a practicing dietitian since 2005, after studying at Hunter College in NYC and completing a Master of Science degree in Nutrition Education and Food Science from Montclair State University where she is currently an Adjunct Nutrition Professor.
Dr. Robert Gilbert
Dr. Rob Gilbert, a professor of applied sport psychology at Montclair State University (NJ), has devoted the last 40 years to researching the mental skills of the world’s greatest athletes and coaches. A sought-after expert in the field of sport psychology, peak performance and motivation, Dr. Gilbert has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs and has delivered speeches to major academic institutions and corporations. Dr. Gilbert is also an accomplished writer who has published multiple titles.
Anyone needing an instant dose of inspiration can get it any time of the day or night by calling Dr. Gilbert’s Success Hotline at (973) 743-4690. Since January 22, 1992, he’s recorded over 8,500 of these daily three-minute motivational messages.