Anthony has coached different levels of lacrosse since 1995 at different schools like Fay School (Southborough, MA), Ashland High School, Medway High School (TVL Coach of the Year 2007), Holliston High School, Stonehill College, Easton, MA (Pioneer Collegiate Lacrosse League Coach of the Year 2003) and Regis College, Weston, MA. For the past 11 years he was the owner/director of The Little Gym of Westboro and taught gymnastics and sports to children from ages 10 months to 12 years old. The Little Gym of Westboro received the President’s Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement & Exemplary Performance from The Little Gym International from 2007- 2013 and the Reader’s Choice Awards for the #1 Dance/Gymnastics School in Westboro from 2009-2012, 2014 & 2016.
A former defenseman and captain at Western New England University (College), he earned a degree in business administration and accounting while he was member of the Golden Bears.
SCCC, CSCS, USAW1, FMS
Richard Meldrum joins the Zelos Athletics staff after spending a year down in New York with the Army West Point strength and conditioning staff where he was responsible for all aspects of training for Army Baseball, Softball, and Women’s Soccer teams.
Richard was serving in a similar capacity at the University of Massachusetts Lowell from 2015 to 2017. Meldrum was responsible for training UMass Lowell’s Track & Field teams, as well as their Women’s Soccer and Lacrosse teams. During his tenure at UMass Lowell Meldrum was the recipient of the CSCCa Lance Vermeil award in 2017.
Prior to UMass Lowell, Richard worked as a professional intern at the University of Hawaii Manoa, where he was responsible for training their Sailing and Cheer teams and assisted with Warrior Football, Baseball, Women’s Basketball, Water Polo, Track & Field, and Swim teams. Richard also received his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from UH Manoa.
Additionally, he is also the President of Oahu Barbell Club, where he has coached multiple weightlifters to numerous state records, the American Open and National Championships. Richard also competed at University National Weightlifting Championships in 2014.
Before graduating from University of Hawaii in 2015, Richard spent 2 years in the Hawaii National Guard & 5 years in the US Army as a Paratrooper Infantryman and deployed twice to Iraq with the 82nd Airborne Division.
Richard is certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditional Coaches Association certified as Strength and Conditioning Coach (SCCC) as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He also holds USAW, BOLC, FMS, and Precision Nutrition certifications. Richard is currently finishing his graduate degree in Sports Performance & Conditioning from Southern Utah University.
Richard met and later married his wife Liana in Hawaii, they have two dogs Kallie & Kona.
B.S. Exercise Science
Kevin has been coaching in the fitness community for four years. His career in athletics began at 4 years old when he began playing soccer. Since that day, his passion for sports and fitness has grown, leading him to study Exercise Science at Castleton University. During his time at Castleton, Kevin had the opportunity to intern with the Castleton Strength and Conditioning staff which allowed him to work with a broad array of athletes and gain valuable experience that has helped him develop as a coach. His passion for helping people develop their health and performance is what drives him to continue learning and evolving. During his coaching career, Kevin has been focused on CrossFit, earning his Level 2 in September of 2017. With his spectrum of experience with various sports and methodologies, he can provide a wealth of knowledge to his athletes to better help them develop.
Certified USA Boxing Level II Coach
Douglas Glazier, a resident of Hopkinton, MA is a Network Television Cameraman and longtime Boxing Coach and Coordinator of the Ashland PAL Youth Boxing Program. He has had many amateur, exhibition, and pro/am boxing matches and was a finalist for the Boston area auditions of the very first season of “The Contender” reality TV show on NBC, with Frank Stallone (Sly’s brother), Sugar Ray Leonard and Emanuel Steward from Detroit’s famous Kronk Boxing Gym. Mr. Glazier still competes regularly and has a record of 28-and-3 and is a member of the Mass. State Police Boxing Team. He is currently teaching Boxing classes at several Metrowest area gyms. He has worked as one of the Boxing Coach/Trainers at the Natick Boxing Club, the Framingham Boxing Club, the Hudson PAL Boxing Club, and the Ashland PAL Boxing Club, where he has worked with several top amateur and professional boxers, including Danny O’Connor, the 3-time National Champion who boxed for the USA at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and is now a Professional Boxer. Mr. Glazier worked as Coach/Trainer for the Demogenes Boxing Team in Haverhill and still currently teaches group boxing classes at several local facilities. He has been a longtime supporter of amateur youth Boxing Programs and is a Deputy Boxing Commissioner for the Mass. State Boxing Commission, as well as a USA Boxing Judge / Referee / Official.