Conte was an accomplished football player for D1AA Stony Brook University graduating as the captain of the team and the schools leading rusher achieving over 3600 rushing yards in 4 seasons. After graduation, Conte received his Football Combine Training at the headquarters of Parisi Speed School in NJ in preparation for the NFL Combine. He had tryouts with the NY Giants and multiple Canadian Football League (CFL) teams ultimately signing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL. Conte continued his training with numerous football agility and speed coaches to propel his game while creating a custom speed and agility program compiled of all his years of training. After his playing days he came home and created Prestige Recruits a football training company aimed at training athletes for the next level.