Ivan was a 3 time all-conference soccer player at St Joseph High School where he also earned letters in baseball, swimming/diving, and track.
Ivan also took his speed globally as he placed 2nd in the 200 meter dash at the U.S. vs. Mexico Invitational. Ivan’s work ethic and determination overcame a serious knee injury to go on to play Div-1 college soccer at Northeastern University. He worked his way from the bottom to the top, eventually earning all-conference honors his senior year.
In the training realm, Ivan has developed quite the following. Top-notch MMA/UFC fighters have relied on Ivan for their endurance training. Names like Ricardo Lamas (WEC), Gideon Ray (UFC), and Shonie Carter (UFC) all have used Ivan’s dynamic and motivating guidance and training. Ivan excels in the area of weight loss reduction, fight training, and athletic performance to provide each client with goal shattering results.
Ivan has trained members of the 2011/2012 LFL Chicago Bliss as well as prepared clients for triathlons, baseball and lacross.