Raymond Billman – CPT

Raymond was born and raised in Canton, Ohio. It was in his childhood years where he discovered the thrill of competition. Growing up he was constantly playing sports, he found wrestling to be a passion of his. He wrestled for McKinley Senior High School, lettering as a freshman. Raymond was recognized as Wrestler of the Week for his conference. Upon completing his junior year of high school, Raymond enlisted into the Delayed Entry Program for the United States Marine Corps.

After graduating from McKinley Senior High School Raymond began his journey as a United States Marine. During his time as a Marine he realized the need to be a well-rounded athlete. Raymond served 11 and a half years as an Infantry Marine. During this time, he trained Marines daily. He focused on functional fitness at a very intense pace, often times in austere conditions with limited equipment.

This cultivated a creative yet simple way for him to get the most out of the individuals he was training. Raymond was sent to many military courses which he graduated as the Honor Graduate and/or presented leadership awards. The course that stands out in Raymond’s background is the Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructors Training Course, which is a 7-week Course that focuses on cultivating the warrior mindset and how to create that within people. In December 2015 Raymond obtained his Certified Personal Training Certification from the International Sports Science Association (ISSA). In February 2017 Raymond furthered his knowledge base by achieving a Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification from ISSA. Raymond is CPR/AED qualified from the American Heart Association as well as a North Carolina State Certified Emergency Medical Technician-Basic. He has been creating stronger, faster, and more confident Americans since 2008.

Raymond currently resides in Sheffield Lake. He is currently enrolled in a nursing program and a member of the Marine Corps Reserves 3/25th Battalion, Weapons Company in Canton, Canton. In his free time, he enjoys chasing his daughter and having tea parties.