A former Army officer, Rich graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2009. He served five years in the Infantry, completing Air Assault, Airborne, and Ranger Schools as well as a combat tour to Afghanistan, where he led over 120 dismounted patrols and earned the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. After his service, Rich obtained his Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification from the NSCA and his Master’s Degree from Arizona State University. While he continues to train the tactical community, he has also worked with numerous amateur and professional athletes including record-holding powerlifters, beach volleyball players, and multiple NFL players. Rich has been published in NSCA Coach and currently serves on the NSCA Arizona State Advisory Board. He is the Founder, Owner, and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Liberty Performance Training in Phoenix, Arizona.