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.”