BIO

Matt Powell

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Matt Powell is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, US Special Operations Head Performance Coach, international Strongman, and Registered Dietitian with almost two decades of Strength Coaching experience. Powell has worked with the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, as well as multiple Division 1 universities including Temple – where he played football –The University of Connecticut, College of Charleston, and Southeastern Louisiana University. Matt also worked as country music superstar Sam Hunt’s personal trainer on tour. Matt received his RD from the University of Northern Colorado. Powell has worked with bodybuilders, figure, physique and bikini competitors utilizing his programming and nutrition expertise.  Through his experiences Matt has cultivated a holistic approach to fitness, incorporating both nutrition and performance for optimal results.

 Education

Certifications

2017 - 2019

University of Northern Colorado

2007-2009

University of Connecticut

2003-2007

Temple University

Bachelor of Nutrition

Master's of Exercise Science

Bachelor's of Exercise Science

 - Registered Dietitian (RD), 2020
- Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), 2007
- USA Weightlifting Advanced Sport Performance Coach (USAW-ASP) 2014
- Russian Kettle Bell Level 1 and 2 Certified (RKC), 2014 & 2016
- Blood Flow Restriction Certification - Kaatsu and Johnny Owen’s (BFR), 2014
- Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and 2 Certified (FMS), 2015
- Functional Range Control (FRC) Mobility Specialist (FRCms), 2016
- Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) Level 1 and 2, 2016 & 2017
- Precision Nutrition Level 1 and 2, 2017 & 2018
- West Side Barbell Certification, 2018
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), 2019
- McGill Levels 1-3 Courses complete, certification being sought actively, 2019
- American Red Cross Certified Adult CPR, First Aid and AED