Val is a graduate of Queens College with BA in History. He is currently studying to be a child psychologist. His background includes over 15 years experience in coaching, after school programming and youth and family program development. His favorite sport is basketball and his favorite healthy snacks are oranges and almonds. He positions as a basketball coach, Afterschool coordinator and youth and family program director believes in the mission of Fit 4 Life NYC. He feels that they are on the right side of the fight to end childhood obesity. It's through Fit 4 Life NYC that he is able to continue his passion and love of youth programming.