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Name: Joshua Steele    

Job Title: Football and Speed, Agility, and Fitness (SAQ) Coach

Asphalt Green Department: Sports     

Asphalt Green Campus: Upper East Side


Q: How long have you been working at Asphalt Green?

A: I’ve been working at Asphalt Green for two years.


Q: What do you do at Asphalt Green? 

A: I work with young athletes to develop their talents and help them build a strong base from which to further their athletic endeavors.


Q: What is your favorite aspect of working at Asphalt Green?

A: I enjoy seeing the happiness on an athlete’s face when they accomplish something they have not been able to do before.


Q: What is one of your fondest memories of working at Asphalt Green so far?

A: I vividly remember watching my players pour everything they had onto the field during a freezing cold championship game.


Q: How did you get into the sports industry?

A: I played football in high school and college, basketball in high school, and track in college. I began coaching right out of college. I jumped right into football and track and field, eventually expanding my scope to include speed, agility, and strength training.


Q: What is your favorite sport to watch?

A: I enjoy watching basketball.


Q: Who is your favorite sports team? Why?

A: The Los Angeles Lakers are my favorite sports team because they have established a gold standard in professional sports, winning 16 championships. The players and staff are treated well, and they adopt the mindset to always compete at the highest level.


Q: What is the best sports tip you’ve received or favorite tip to share with players?

A: It’s all about the footwork and the core. If you can stay balanced, you will always find yourself with a chance to make a play.


Q: Please provide a fun fact about yourself?

A: I have two daughters, ages 3 years and 5 months.