Mike is the President of Robertson Training Systems and the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (I-FAST) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mike has made a name for himself as one of the premier performance coaches in the world, helping clients and athletes from all walks of life achieve their physique and sports performance goals.
Mike received his Masters degree in Sports Biomechanics at Ball State University. His graduate assistantship was performed in the Biomechanics Lab, a division of the Human Performance Lab. In his time there, Mike was responsible for setting up a complete online exercise database, assisting in research on strength and power development, and also played an integral role in starting up the strength diagnosis clinic. Working in the athletic weight room is where Mike found his calling, however, and he put in nearly 1400 volunteer hours as an assistant strength and conditioning coach in 2 years time. Mike worked primarily with the football, volleyball and soccer teams, while counseling and coaching individual athletes from all of Ball State’s 26 varsity sports.
Mike is an accomplished athlete and coach in the sport of powerlifting. Mike has totaled 1400 pounds in the 198 pound weight class, and has improved in each and every meet he has attended. Mike has coached several National champions in the Collegiate ranks, and as an assistant coach for the 2004 USA World Bench Press Team, Mike helped the team clinch a second and first place finish for the Men’s and Women’s teams, respectively.
Since his graduation, Mike has gone on to make continuing education a priority in his life. He is an R-Phase Certified Z-Health trainer and a Russian Kettlebell Certified instructor (RKC). In 2009, Mike was honored by the International Youth Conditioning Association when he was named to their Advisory Board.