Get To Know MRJJA’s New Strength & Conditioning Coach, Adam Rozmenoski

Coach Rozmenoski was born and raised in Black River Falls, WI. His family was deeply involved in amateur wrestling, and therefore he grew up competing in a wide variety of sports. Adam graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he received a Bachelors of Science degree in Recreational and Sports Management, with emphasis on Strength and Conditioning as well as Coaching.  During college Coach Roz played Lacrosse, and wrestled for the UW-L for two years. 

His extensive coaching career includes work with Logan High School’s Football, Baseball, and Wrestling programs, as well as being the Head Wrestling Coach for Lincoln Middle School. While at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse he acted as a strength coach for several collegiate sports programs. Coach Rozmenoski has several years of experience as a Personal Trainer, having worked with amateur and professional athletes of all levels, maximizing their performance inside and outside the weight room.

Adam is certified by USA Weightlifting as a Class 1 coach. He is also certified through the YMCA as a Personal Trainer and he has received the coveted CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

From 2008 to 2010 he worked as the Head Strength Coach for Safe Weightlifting & Athletic Strength Center in Rochester, MN.  At this facility he was able to further refine his coaching skills, developing a strong group of athletes in the Rochester area.  He has worked with a wide range of individuals, such as an Arena Football League lineman, a NBA Europe Basketball player, professional MMA fighters and several collegiate athletes in sports such as football, soccer, track & field, baseball and swimming.

Adam now competes as an elite Olympic Weightlifter. Coach Rozmenoski lifting credentials are outstading:  he has won 2 Minnesota state titles, and placed 4th in the 2010 Olympic Weightlifting National Championships. He was also awarded the Lifter of the Year award in 2009.

The MRJJA MMA & Fitness Center is proud to have Coach Rozmenoski as part of our staff, and we are certain our students will greatly benefit from his know-how and experience.

Here is what Coach Roz has to say about working at the MRJJA:

“As the new Strength and Conditioning Coach at the MRJJA I am happy to bring all of my experience and expertise to the program. We have several different strength and conditioning classes, as well as personal training sessions, structured in a way that we can address the specific needs of each individual. We are confident we will be able to help each student reach their strength and conditioning goals, whether he/she is a professional athlete or just somebody wanting to get in the best shape ever!

Our FIGHTIN’ FIT class will consist of a strength and conditioning cross-training program that will work on developing the endurance, power, and strength needed for superior athletic performance. Our model is based on intense, short, fast-paced interval training circuits that are used by professional MMA fighters to prepare for their fights. This class is sure to push every single student to the next level!

Our ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (ADP), is a sports-specific program that will be custom-tailored to satisfy athletes’ needs according to the sport they compete in. We have developed specific guidelines for wrestling, football, hockey, basketball and other sports. It is a proven fact that if you intend on excelling at your chosen sport, you need to first develop your athletic skills to their fullest.

Our OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING program is designed to teach individuals the Olympic Lifts, and help them develop unprecedented explosive power! Our FAT BURNING BOOT CAMP, as the name implies, focuses on health promotion and weight loss.

I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to work with our students at the MRJJA. This is a state-of-the-art facility, and one that is already well-known for its excellence in martial arts training. We expect nothing but great results from our students, and our goal is to take fitness standards in Rochester to another level. Come train with us, and you won’t be disappointed!”

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