Brandon Smitley is a strength coach and personal trainer out of Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Fitness, and earned his Master’s of Science degree from Indiana State University in Physical Education and Coaching. While at Purdue, Brandon was named 2011 Personal Trainer of the Year. He has worked with multiple division I athletes to youth athletes in various sports, all the way to grandparents and regular weekend warriors.
Brandon has competed in multiple disciplines such as wrestling, bodybuilding, powerlifting, and Olympic lifting. He holds the all-time world record raw squat and 4th in total at 132-lbs. with best lifts including a 567-lb squat, 330-lb bench, 510-lb deadlift, and 1377-lb total.
He was invited to train at the notorious Westside Barbell with Louie Simmons, but is currently sponsored by the best company in the industry, EliteFTS, where he is highly involved with powerlifting and coaches Purdue Barbell. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), and USAW Sports Performance Level 1 Coach (USAW).