Our Staff

Prestige Prep Academy was established in 2011. The Academy was started to teach and develop athletic skills and increase the sports I.Q. We train athletes through different methods (conventional and unconventional) all while developing their athletic skills.

Gina Wade

Gina wadeChief of Operations
Graduate of Kean University
Degree: Criminal Justice

Nathaniel Johnson III

Nathaniel Johnson IIICoach/Director of Sponsor Relations


Prestige Prep Academy welcomes coach Bill Schoener

Bill Schoener has been a successful head coach in North Jersey for the last fifteen years. He has recently been the head coach of Eastern Christian high school and is currently the program director for the Jersey Jayhawks. Previously he was the head coach at Saddle River Day. While at Saddle River Day he led the varsity team to one of their most successful seasons in school history. Posting their first 20 win season in the schools history. Winning their first jamboree game in school history and advancing to the Final Four of their state section.

At Becton regional he lead the Wildcats to 4 state tournament appearances advancing to finals and final four. They also earned two Bergen county jamboree appearances as well.

During his time with Jayhawks he has lead them to numerous titles. While focusing on player development and preparing them for varsity and college basketball.


Allen Smith

Allen Smith III ‘Coach Al’ as most have come to know him. Has been training athletes for the last 5 years. He is NASM certified and has 15years of Track & Field experience as a sprinter. He’s worked as a speed specialist with The Parisi Speed School in Garwood NJ. Where he’s trained high caliber athletes such as Ray Graham (Houston Texans) Jesse Jones (Filayyyy) Josh Treadwell (Pro Basketball Mexico) Quenton Decosey (NBA G-League & Greece Tier 1) just to name a few.

He’s also worked with numerous NJ HS football teams to improve their overall athleticism and speed. Schools like Bishop Ahr, Kenilworth, Plainfield, North Plainfield, & Cranford. Coach Al is also the speed consultant for the entire Westfield Town Football PAL program. Coach Al is originally from Westfield NJ.

He Attended St. Joseph HS in Metuchen 12’ & Graduated from Rutgers University 16’.