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Episode 34: Tony Villani | Founder and Owner of XPE Sports

Episode 34: Tony Villani | Founder and Owner of XPE Sports

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: Tony Villani
    • Became involved in sports because his dad played football at Duke
    • Dad wouldn’t let him play football though
    • Basketball was his favorite sport
    • Graduated from Clemson University and received a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from George Washington University
    • Worked with Orlando Magic before a job as Director Of Human Performance at Cris Carter’s FAST Program
    • Founded XPE Sports in Atlanta in 2002
    • Trained Jamal Lewis for free which ultimately led to breakout seasons for Jamal
    • Relocated XPE Sports to Boca Raton, FL in 2009 and created the SHREDmill in 2011
    • Has now become one of the most trusted and respected trainers for speed and agility training for NFL Combine
    • Words of Wisdom from Tony Villani: “Sometimes praise can be hard to deal with so make sure to stay humble and try not to be conceited.”
  • Weekly Words of Wisdom:
    • “There’s a thin line between confidence and arrogance.  It’s called Humility. Confidence smiles while arrogance smirks.”  Author Unknown

Social Media:

To Follow Rich Take On Sports on Twitter: @richtakesports

To Follow XPE Sports on Twitter: @xpe_sports

To Follow Tony Villani on Twitter: @tonyvillaniXPE

To Follow XPE Sports on Instagram: @xpesports

To Follow XPE Sports on Facebook: XPE Sports

To Learn More about XPE Sports: XPE Sports

Feature Image Photo Credit: Sun Sentinel

About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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