Meet Our Sports Coaches!

Benny Becovic, Soccer
 Coach Benny Becovic | Soccer | Club Fit Jefferson Valley Coach Benny is US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer registered soccer coach. Prior to working at Club Fit, Coach Benny spent 5 years coaching youth soccer at European Soccer Academy. Coach Benny has coached recreation, travel, and high school & college soccer to children of all ages and abilities. He is a regular on the field himself playing recreational soccer year round at Germania Blue & White Soccer Club.
Cathy Cousin, Hockey, Basketball, and General Sports
Coach Cathy Cousin | Hockey, Basketball, Sports | Club Fit Jefferson Valley Cathy, a wife and mother of 5, has been involved with sports her entire life; playing Field Hockey and Lacrosse throughout High School and College. Cathy was a Physical Ed Major at SUNY Cortland and taught Physical Ed for 11 years at Marymount College. She has also coached Girls Varsity Lacrosse at John Jay Katonah and Field Hockey at Ossining HS. Her experience and teaching ability make her an excellent instructor for your child.
Gigi Kemp, Girls' Volleyball
  • Head Varsity Coach, Ursuline HS 
• Former Athletic Director/Teacher, Gorton HS
• Former Varsity Volleyball Coach, White Plains HS (12 years)
• Physical Education Teacher, Yonkers Public Schools
Kirsten Paddock, Gymnastics
Gymnastics Coach Kirsten Paddock  Kirsten has over 10 years of tumbling and cheerleading experience. She was a cheerleader at the collegiate level for Eastern Kentucky University, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Parks Administration. She has taught tumbling for children for over four years.
Jimmy Ready, Flag Football
Basketball Coach Aldo Redendo A Club Fit Personal Trainer and avid sports enthusiast, Jimmy Ready will engage your children as he teaches them how to play flag football. Jimmy played defensive end at Putnam Valley High School where he received Team Defensive MVP his senior year. Along with teaching the fundamentals of flag football, he will also place added emphasis on team building and good sportsmanship.
Aldo Redendo, Basketball
Basketball Coach Aldo Redendo  Since 2000, Aldo Redendo has headed up the NY Pride AAU Basketball Program, and has been running his Club FIt basketball program since then as well. His AAU basketball program consists of 24 teams of boys and girls, ages 13-17. They have successfully won 10 NY State Regional titles and have been to eight Nationals in the program's 15 year history. Aldo has coached at the Heschel School in Manhattan, as well as at Putnam Valley HS. Aldo's reputation as a basketball coach and his ability to train these athletes has been noted as one of the best in New York. He has helped send over 250 local athletes to play at the collegiate level, to include schools such as Duke, Stanford, Holy Cross, Clemson, NYU, Syracuse, Dartmouth, Brown, Iona and UCONN, just to name a few.
Jen Ritz, Basketball
Basketball Coach Jen Ritz 

Jen Ritz is a 2004 graduate of Lakeland High School. A four year starter on the girls’ basketball team, she graduated the school’s all-time leading scorer (for both boys and girls) with 1,297 points and is the career three-point field goal leader with 216 made. She was nominated to the 2004 McDonald’s High School All American basketball team, was an All Section one player for four consecutive years and was an All New York State selection her senior season. She became the first women’s Division I college basketball player ever from Lakeland High School, playing four years at Iona College in New Rochelle.

Following graduation from Iona, Jen served as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Dominican College (2009) and Concordia College (2010). She continues to work with young athletes as a basketball trainer and Parisi Speed Coach.

Kaitlyn Schmier, Sports Instructor

Kaitlyn, a sports enthusiast, has been working at Club Fit for almost 10 years; working in the Energy Center & Nursery, leading birthday parties and running the Kinder Camp during the summer. She has a background that consists of over 20 years of playing sports. Kaitlyn started her sports career when she was just 5 years old; playing soccer, softball and basketball. Her love of sports continued well into her adolescent years while she played on the towns travel softball league. While attending college at Westchester Community College, she starred as a valuable asset on the school’s softball and volleyball teams. Kaitlyn recently graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. She also played competitive rugby on Salisbury’s Women’s Rugby team. She is currently working at Scarsdale Middle School, helping to run their after-school fitness activities. Her love, enthusiasm, and appreciation for sports make her a key instructor for your child.



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