Coach Rick Scarpulla
Coach Scarpulla is a highly sought after and hugely successful coach working with and training top athletes on a daily basis. He is considered by many as one of the nations best in the field. As both athlete and coach, Coach Scarpulla has studied under and is affiliated with some of the worlds top speed and strength coaches and athletes for over 30 years. He still studies daily to continue to improve his education and is always striving to improve his knowledge and skills. In addition Rick is a very accomplished athlete himself and is one of the top Master strength athletes in the nation today.He has been training competing for over 30 years.
He is currently the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at West Point in charge of Army Powerlifting since 2003. Coach Scarpulla is credited as designer of the program currently in use at the United States Military Academy for the powerlifting strength program. Coach Scarpulla has coached countless National Champion , All- American and World Champion Powerlifters and Record Holders as well.
He worked as a top NIKE Football and Sport Camp Coach traveling the nation working with top athletes and Coaches at numerous Div.1-A schools.
He is a one of SPARQ's Top certified Speed Trainers and a certified SPARQ Ratings Coach. Rick has worked directly with many top high school, college and pro athletes and programs throughout the nation. He has also works with many NFL Players and coaches and the NFL Player Development program.
In addition he is currently a consultant to numerous top high school and college and professional programs. He coaches and speaks at many sport camps and schools, giving clinics and seminars across the nation. Coach Scarpulla is considered an expert in the field having helped design and repair some of the nations top athletic programs.
Coach Scarpulla has also been hand selected by strength guru Louie Simmions to be a certified part of the prestigious Westside Barbell coaching staff . Ultimate Advantage as one of a select few training centers in America to be a credited part of the Westside team.
He has coached athletes from the olympic and pro levels to youth an novice athletes and has helped them all to become better athletes. He is currently coaching members of the United States world record holding U.S.A. Parachute Team.
Coach Scarpulla is the creator of The Ultimate Athlete Training Program one of the top programs in sport training today. He currently conducts Crossfit Seminars across the world including China. He works closely with many top CF athletes and facility's. His program is considered one of he top CF training programs in use today.
Rick also works with many USTA and top D-1collegiate tennis players as well as many top MMA fighters and coaches. Coach Scarpulla also works with and has helped develop National Champion NASS strongmen. Some of the nations top collegiate swimmers and record holders also currently train under Coach Scarpulla
Understanding about community and the need to give back Coach Scarpulla volunteers as a certified Special Olympic Coach and helps many youth athletic functions as well.
He has been featured in Stack Magizine, NIKE,SPARQ and many other sport publications. Writing many widely accrideted articles on proper training methods and techniques being referenced by some of the nations best athletes and coaches.
He understands what it takes to help athletes become their best in all aspects! Coach Scarpulla blends his unique concepts of speed and strength to help you create the best possible athlete you can become. Contact Coach Scarpulla and let him help you become your best!