Lionel University and Spartan Race Join Forces to Revolutionize Exercise Science Education

June 1, 2023

[Carpinteria, CA, 6/1/2023] /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Lionel University, a leading fully accredited online university with a concentration in Exercise Science, proudly announces its strategic partnership with Spartan Race, the global leader in obstacle course racing. This collaboration marks a groundbreaking venture in the field of exercise science education, as Lionel University lends its expertise to Spartan Race Community in developing the latest advancements in the Spartan SGX coaching program. Additionally, Lionel University will now offer the Spartan SGX Coaching Course to its students, further expanding the educational opportunities available to aspiring coaches.

The partnership between Lionel University and Spartan Race aims to create a synergy between academic knowledge and real-world sports-specific training and conditioning, providing aspiring coaches with a comprehensive and cutting-edge educational experience. As part of this collaboration, Lionel University will offer its extensive resources and faculty expertise in exercise science, sports psychology, nutrition, and human physiology to enhance the curriculum and enhance the standard of education within the Spartan SGX coaching program.

“We are thrilled to partner with Spartan Race in shaping the future of exercise science education,” said Dr. Sal Arria, CEO and Founder of Lionel University. “By combining our academic rigor and research capabilities with Spartan Race’s unparalleled practical experience in athletic performance, we aim to revolutionize the way coaches are trained and prepare them for the evolving demands of the fitness industry. We are also excited to offer the Spartan SGX Coaching Course to our students, providing them with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and expertise in obstacle course racing training.”

The Spartan SGX coaching program, known for its rigorous training and comprehensive curriculum, will significantly benefit from the incorporation of Lionel University’s specialized courses and modules. This collaboration ensures that coaches receive the most up-to-date knowledge and skills required to excel in the highly competitive field of sports-specific training and conditioning. By integrating the Spartan SGX Coaching Course into its curriculum, Lionel University empowers its students to develop a strong foundation in obstacle course racing coaching, enhancing their career prospects and preparing them to meet the demands of the industry.

“Spartan Race is committed to providing our coaches with the highest quality education and training,” said Joe De Sena, Founder and CEO of Spartan Race. “Partnering with Lionel University allows us to tap into their academic excellence and deep understanding of exercise science, empowering our coaches to deliver unparalleled results to athletes worldwide. We are delighted to expand the availability of the Spartan SGX Coaching Course through Lionel University, enabling more individuals to pursue a career in obstacle course racing coaching.”

As Lionel University and Spartan Race join forces to revolutionize exercise science education, a new era of innovation and collaboration begins. By combining academic expertise with practical experience, this partnership aims to raise the standard of coaching in obstacle course racing and redefine exercise science education. Through their shared commitment to excellence, Lionel University and Spartan Race are poised to shape the future of athletic training and empower coaches to deliver unparalleled results. This strategic collaboration not only enhances the educational opportunities available to aspiring coaches but also strengthens the bond between academia and industry, paving the way for advancements in athletic performance on a global scale.

About Lionel University:

Lionel University is a leading, fully-accredited online university offering a wide range of programs in Exercise Science. With a commitment to academic excellence and innovation, Lionel University equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen fields.

About Spartan Race:

Spartan Race is the global leader in obstacle course racing, providing athletes of all levels with challenging and transformative experiences. With a mission to inspire people to push their boundaries and embrace a life of resilience, Spartan Race has become a phenomenon in the world of endurance sports.

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Lionel University:

Name: Joshua Lehman

Title: Chief Strategy Officer

Email: jlehman@lionel.edu

Phone: 805-364-0617