Worldwide Sport Supply would like to introduce our first two guest writers to our blog! Eric Olanowski and Ben Boudro have both agreed to supply our fans with great blog posts packed with news updates, tips, training methods, personal experiences and wrestling knowledge. These posts are sure to deliver value to your wrestling career that you won’t find anywhere else. Before we get to their posts, we had each of them write a quick bio to introduce themselves to the people that may not know who they are. Lets take a quick second to give you a little background on the men behind the words.
Strength & Conditioning Specialist Ben Boudro is the owner of Xceleration Sports located in Auburn Hills, MI. Xceleration is an 8500 sq. ft facility that offers sports specific training for youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes.
In addition to the sports specific training, coach Boudro also runs world class adult fitness program where he helps clients with fat loss and muscle building.
Coach Boudro currently writes for several magazines such as Healthy & Fit Magazine and is an expert contributor for stack.com
. He was named the nations top contributing expert by stack.com
in the month of May, June and July in 2015. Ben has over 10,000 hours of training and coaching experience working with some of the world’s best athletes as a strength & conditioning coach.
Prior to owning his own facility, Ben spent 2.5 years as a collegiate strength & conditioning coach at Michigan State University where he worked with 19/25 varsity programs.
Before Ben became a strength coach, he was a world class athlete as he was a 5 year member and team captain of the Men’s Wrestling Team at MSU. After his collegiate career Ben graduated from Michigan State with Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology specializing in Health Promotion. Immediately after undergrad, Ben went on to get his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis on Sports Administration. Ben holds some of the highest certifications including Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the CSCCa, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA and he is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Counsel of Exercise.
Along with his training background, Ben runs an elite level wrestling camp with his three older brothers. The camp is known nationwide and has an average of 600 participants every year. Ben currently lives in Waterford, MI with his wife Samantha and his dog Diesel.
Eric Olanowski wrestled collegiately for Michigan State University where he was a four year starter. Before attending MSU, he was a 2007 National Champion and a member of the Team USA Dream Team. Most recently, Eric assisted in broadcasting the 2015 Big Ten Championship and Division 1 NCAA Wrestling Championships.
During the wrestling season, Eric covers all home duals for both Michigan State University and the University of Michigan for the Big Ten Network. He is also the College Correspondent for the Associatedwrestlingpress.com
where he runs two shows. “The College Wrestling Review” which is a weekly show about the most up to date information on college wrestling. The second show, “The Second Caution”, focuses on interviewing some of the top collegiate and international wrestlers from around the country. Eric also gets all his shirts custom made. Medium in the chest, XXL in the sleeves. (*As we mentioned, we let them write their own bios. We wouldn’t be able to make this last comment up if we tried.*)
Stay tuned for upcoming posts from Eric and Ben, and see how they can help you reach your goals on and off the mat!