Blaze Sports Training is owned and operated by Ron Kraemer, a lifelong Oceanside resident, NYC Fire Department Lieutenant, and father of four. Ron has coached numerous organized sports teams and has over 20 years coaching experience. He’s coached youth lacrosse, football, softball and baseball in Oceanside. He coached Oceanside Stallions Football for many years before he had children and was even the Commissioner of the League. In 2012, Ron joined the Herricks High School lacrosse staff as the boys Junior Varsity head coach – after an impressive first season he was asked to move to the boys Varsity team.
Ron majored in physical education in college and played college lacrosse where he was part of a National Championship team. Ron’s other sports playing experience includes: ice hockey, soccer, volleyball, baseball, softball, football and golf. He is an avid athlete and played lacrosse in the World Police and Fire Olympic games in New York City in August 2011 where his team won the Bronze medal.
Ron plays on the FDNY Lacrosse team and is a certified US Lacrosse coach and Positive Coaching Alliance certified. Ron keeps current on new coaching techniques by attending training, research and working with students regularly. Ron’s passion for coaching shows in his one-on-one, small group and larger group training sessions. His goals include teaching the proper techniques so that the students can practice correctly on their own and helping each individual student to reach their own potential, all while having fun.
Why we created Blaze Sports Training:
Ron always wanted to be a teacher and a coach and chose that path in college. He also followed the path of his grandfather and became a Rockville Centre volunteer fireman and learned that he loved firefighting as well. He took the NYC fire department test and earned a perfect score. He chose firefighting as a career and never looked back, but always kept his coaching passion alive by volunteer coaching whenever he could. He remembers the impact that positive coaches had on his life and he truly believes that the skills you learn when on a team transcend in all aspects of work and family life. Ron decided it was a time to reach more students through creation of this business.
Blaze Sports Training 2013