3109 Venture Way Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Coaches

CrossFit coaches are highly respected. Our coaches and trainers are driven by helping and motivating others to succeed in their personal fitness goals. Here, coaching and training is a passion where we give 100% to every member.

Armand

Director of XL Sports Acceleration

In 2004, after serving 4 years in the United States Marine Corps, Armand attended the University of Northern Iowa where he earned his BA and MA in Exercise Science. While at UNI, he served as the GA strength and conditioning coach for the UNI Baseball team’s final season and currently works with the Wrestling team.

Armand has coached multiple high school sports and owns The Gym, CrossFit Kilo. Armand is a very strong leader with a passion to coach and motivate athletes to achieve their goals.

Armand is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, USAW Sports Performance Specialist, ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, CrossFit Level 1 certified coach, and USA Track and Field Level 1 certified coach.

“Armand Placed 3rd at the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games North Central Regional as well as placing 23rd at the Reebok CrossFit Games. He has coached multiple adult individual and team regional and games qualifiers.”

Travis

BA & USAW and Head Strength Coach

After graduating from Waterloo West High-School Travis attended the University of Northern Iowa where he received his BA in exercise science and will receive his MA upon defending his research project. Travis served as the GA strength and conditioning coach for the UNI volleyball team as well as Waterloo East High School. Travis is a USAW certified sports coach.

Megan

Megan received her BA from the University of Iowa while playing volleyball there from 2006-2010. Pending completion of her research project she will earn her MA in Exercise Science from UNI where she also worked as a graduate assistant with the womens volleyball team. Megan was previously working for Superior Athletic Advantage, a strength and conditioning facility in the Chicago area.

Sonia

BA and CrossFit Level 1 Coach

Sonia was previously the UNI Women’s Assistant Soccer Coach before becoming one of our highly respected CrossFit coaches. She has competed in the 2011 CrossFit North Central regional on Team Kilo and was also a part of the 8th place Kilo team at the 2012 CrossFit Games and 6th place in the 2013 games.