Director of Trainer Development
Coach Mike Wolf serves Ignition APG as Director of Trainer Development where his role includes education, mentorship, and professional development for the Ignition APG staff. Coach Wolf brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in executing proper training for professional athletes. Additionally, Coach Wolf serves as an assistant strength coach for the Cincinnati Bengals; he also oversees the NFL Combine and NFL off-season and pre-season programs for veterans.
Prior to joining Ignition, Wolf spent several years as a strength and conditioning coach in the NFL: 2 seasons (2014-16) with the Cleveland Browns; 15 seasons (1995-2010) with the Philadelphia Eagles, where he was selected as the NFL’s Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in 2001; and 3 seasons (1992-94) with the Minnesota Vikings.
Wolf began his career as a strength and conditioning coach at Vanderbilt before stints at Lehigh and his alma mater, Penn State (1991).
Wolf earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science from Penn State where he was a center on the football team. He later earned a master’s degree in Health Promotion and Education from Vanderbilt. Mike holds certification from the NSCA (CSCS), USAW, and Ignition Speed System (ISSC).