Our Staff – Minneapolis

Staff

Scott Ramsdell
President
25 Years of Training Excellence
“Commit…No Excuses”

Education
 Bachelors of Science: Sociology, Kinesiology and Rhetoric-University of Minnesota
 Associate of Arts-North Hennepin Community College
 Associate of Applied Science-North Hennepin Community College

Certifications
 Lead Caveman Training® Instructor
 Lead Everlast FIT Instructor
 Certified Personal Trainer-NASM
 Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)-NASM
 Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)-NASM
 Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist (MMACS)-NASM
 Golf Fitness Specialist (GFS)-NASM
 Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)-NSCA
 Battling Ropes Level 1 Coach-BATTLING ROPES
 UFC Personal Trainer-UFC
 Head DUT Instructor-UFC
 Fitness Instructor-MPD
 Ground Defense/Control Tactics System-NLETC
 Knife Defense/Disarming-NLETC
 Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint-NLETC
 Tactical Baton Instructor-ASP
 Subject Control Instructor-ASP
 Dynamic Encounter Training Instructor-MNBCA
 Firearms/Use of Force Instructor-MNBCA
 Aerosol Chemicals Weapons Instructor-AERKO INTERNATIONAL
 Advanced Taser Certification-TASER INTERNATIONAL
 Driver Instructor Training Course-FLETC

Accomplishments
 Creator of the Caveman Training® System.
 Creator of the Everlast FIT Coach Credential.
 Assisted the development of the Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist Credential.
 Assisted in the development of the UFC Gym Personal Trainer Credential.
 Developed the Daily Ultimate Training (DUT) system used in UFC Gyms.
 Assisted in the development of fitness programming for THQ Video game UFC Trainer: The Ultimate Workout.
 Motion Capture Actor for the THQ Video game UFC Trainer: The Ultimate Workout.
 Technical Author of: Performance Enhancement Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer, Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist Live Workshop Content.
 Author of articles printed in: FightSport, Mens Health and Muscle and Fitness magazines.
 Featured Conditioning Coach on: UFC All Access: Sean Sherk and UFC All Access: Brock Lesnar television programs.

 

Matthew Olson
Vice President
10 Years of Training Excellence
“Change demands Courage”

Education
 Bachelors of Arts: Political Science- University of Saint Cloud State
 Bachelors of Arts: and Criminal Justice Studies- University of Saint Cloud State
 Minneapolis Police Academy

Certifications
 Master Caveman Training® Instructor
 Master Everlast FIT Instructor
 Certified Personal Trainer
 Battling Ropes Level 1 Coach-BATTLING ROPES
 MPD Fitness Instructor
 MPD Ground Combatives Instructor
 MPD Defensive Tactics Instructor
 Alliance BJJ Combatives Instructor Level I
 Alliance BJJ Combatives Instructor Level II
 Ground Defense/Control Tactics System-ELETE
 Tactical Baton Instructor-ASP
 Subject Control Instructor-ASP

Accomplishments
 Mental Toughness Coordinator Caveman Training® System.
 Consultant to the Everlast FIT Coach certification.
 Creator of the Everlast® Fit Cube.
 Lead Instructor for the MPD Ground Combatives Program.
 Lead Caveman Training® Affiliate Coordinator.

Training and Instruction
 Over 100 hours of continuous training/education at Alliance BJJ.
 Over 50 hours of Instructing at MPD Academy, MPD In-service Training, MPD Pre-Service Training including Community Service Officers, Reserve Officers, EMT’s.