HEAD COACH, MANAGER,CROSSFIT LEVEL 1, USAW Level 1 Certified
Nick served as a Recon Team Sgt. on his latest tour in Afghanistan. Nick also served in Iraq as an Infantry Squad Leader in the Iowa Army National Guard. He received numerous awards in both tours. He found CrossFit in 2009 and has been training with this discipline under Armand since. The Army and CrossFit have proven to be his 2 greatest passions. Contact Nick personally at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
Assistant Coach & Sales, BA, CFL1 Cert, ACSM PT
BA: Exercise and Movement Science, Minors: Health Promotion & Coaching, ACSM personal training certified. Division 1 Rugby Athlete at UNI: Captain and Vice President. Has been playing rugby for 11 years–competed on upper-level teams; Minnesota Select-Side (5 years), Iowa Select-Side (4 years), U-23 Midwest Select-Side (4 years), and USA All American (1 year). One year experience as Intern at CrossFit Kilo/XL Sports Acceleration: Cedar Falls, IA. Contact Shannon personally for a personal training consultation or crossfit consultation at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Coach, BA
Tom is a middle school PE teacher in the Marion Independent School District. Tom graduated from Coe College with a Physical Education Degree in 2005. While at Coe he was a 4-year varsity letter winner in baseball and a two-year captain. After college he began to get involved in powerlifting, then found CrossFit in 2012. He has been interning at 2.2 since February 2013 and now is officially a staff member. In his spare time he also coaches high school baseball and has previously coached at the college level as well. Contact Tom personally at email@example.com.
Assistant Coach, CFL1 Cert
Alicia has always been active, playing nearly every sport offered in high school. She has been crossfitting since 2011 and began training just two months before her first competition. She hasn’t looked back since. More recently she discovered her passion for coaching and obtained her Crossfit Level 1. Contact Alicia personally at firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Coach, BA
Josh has been a personal trainer for 4 years, a group fitness instructor for 2 years for different fitness programs, and recently interned at Kilo for about 8 months before switching over to Crossfit 2.2. Contact Josh personally at email@example.com.
OWNER, HEAD COACH, MA, CSCS, USAW, CFL1, USATFL1, CPT.
Before earning his BA and MA in Exercise Science Armand served more than 4 years in the USMC as a infantryman. While serving, Armand recieved many awards and honors. He is the Director of XL Sports Acceleration. He is a CrossFit Level I Coach and holds many other strength and conditioning certifications as well. He has been crossfitting since 2009 and placed 3rd in the North Central Regional in 2011 and finished tied for 23rd in the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games. In 2012 Armand competed on the CrossFit Kilo team placing 2nd at the North Central Regional and 8th in the affiliate cup at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Programming is done by Armand for CrossFit Kilo and 2.2. Programming is done from an extensive background of education and personal/professional experience. Armand has worked with multiple college teams at UNI and countless Div.I individual athletes. Contact Armand personally at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
OWNER AND CROSSFIT LEVEL 1 COACH
Charlie works as a firefighter/paramedic for Waterloo Fire Rescue. He attended and played rugby for the University of Northern Iowa from 2000-2005. Following college Charlie competed in sprint triathalons as well as the Firefighter Combat Challenge but found his passion for CrossFit in 2008. He has been with CrossFit Kilo since then and qualified for the 2011 North Central Regional as an individual.Contact Charlie personally at email@example.com or on Facebook.
BA, CFL1, ACSMCPT, USATFL1
Sarah, a former Division I track athlete at the University of Northern Iowa found her love for CrossFit in 2009. She has earned her BA in Exercise Science from UNI and is a CrossFit Level I Coach as well as a certified personal trainer. In 2012 Sarah competed on the CrossFit Kilo team placing 2nd at the North Central Regional and 8th in the affiliate cup at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Contact Sarah personally at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
Ian works as a firefighter and a paramedic in Waterloo and has been crossfitting for more than 2 years. He has a BA in Fitness Management from Wartburg College where he also played football. He qualified for the North Central Regional CrossFit Games as a team member for CrossFit Kilo finishing in 10th place. In 2012 Ian competed on the CrossFit Kilo team placing 2nd at the North Central Regional and 8th in the affiliate cup at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Ian owns some impressive weightlfiting totals including a 228kg back squat. Contact Ian personally at email@example.com or on Facebook.