SUCCESS STORIES
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"3 of us from SOCOM Athlete ended up in the same Navy SEAL BUD/S class & we all secured hell week together. Attending the hell day event was the best decision we ever made to prepare for Navy SEAL training."
 -BUD/S CLASS 340 GRADUATES, NOW GRADUATED AS U.S. NAVY SEALS 

TRISTAN
U.S. NAVY SEAL

"SOCOM ATHLETE TOP PERFORMER ENLISTS IN NAVY, GRADUATES SEAL TRAINING 1.5 YEARS LATER" 

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Before starting his process of enlisting into the U.S. Navy, Tristan attended a SOCOM Athlete Hell Day event in Philadelphia, PA. He quickly showed that he had what it takes to be a U.S. Navy SEAL when stepping up to take charge in a challenging situation when no other Hell Day students would dare to do so. A top scorer on the Hell Day fitness test, Tristan was in excellent shape,

and extremely skilled in the water, as a runner, and lifting heavy weight. A BUD/S class 340 graduate, he is now a graduated U.S. Navy SEAL who has also instructed at our Virginia Beach Hell Day events. Congratulations Tristan! "The only easy day was yesterday"

JOHN
USAF CCT 

"SOCOM ATHLETE ARIZONA STUDENT GRADUATES THE ELITE USAF CCT PIPELINE, EARNS THE COVETED SCARLET BERET"

Before starting his process of enlisting into the U.S. Air Force, John was a Navy ROTC student, aspiring to become a Navy SEAL officer. He decided he wanted to be a SEAL so much, that he would drop out of college to enlist immediately. Faced with an 8 month waiting list to ship out with a Navy SEAL (SO) contract, John learned about USAF CCT through SOCOM Athlete at a Hell Day event in Arizona, where he met a USAF SPECWAR recruiter. The recruiter saw John as a top scorer on the Hell Day fitness test, and offered John a CCT contract with a promise he could have him shipped out in 3 weeks. 2 years later, John is now a graduated USAF Combat Controller who also instructs at our Destin Hell Day events. Congratulations John!

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WILL
ARMY GREEN BERET

"SOCOM ATHLETE NORTH

CAROLINA STUDENT 

GRADUATES U.S. ARMY

SPECIAL FORCES TRAINING"

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Before starting the 18X pipeline (U.S. Army Special Forces Training), Will joined SOCOM Athlete from the state of North Carolina, where he would later attend

SOCOM Athlete's Hell Day Fort Bragg event. Will entered

the Army with a master's degree, and quickly showed he

had what it takes to be a Green Beret with his leadership,

commitment to the team, strong fitness test numbers, and hard work. Will is now a graduated Green Beret and

continues to be a part of SOCOM Athlete as a volunteer

Hell Day instructor and mentor to the SOCOM Athlete students out of the Tennessee and Kentucky areas. 

Congratulations Will! "De Oppresso Liber!"

TREVOR
USAF PJ

SOCOM ATHLETE ARIZONA STUDENT GRADUATES USAF PARARESCUE (PJ) TRAINING "AIR FORCE'S MOST ELITE"

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Trevor attended SOCOM Athlete's first-ever Hell Day event in Arizona, and many SOCOM Athlete development courses.

In excellent shape, Trevor was the top runner at the event, and one of the top students overall on the fitness test. He continued his training with SOCOM Athlete, focusing on water confidence & pool training, teamwork, and strength training. Trevor made significant gains, and would enlist into the Air Force several months later, going on to successfully graduate the 2-year PJ pipeline, "the Air Force's most elite training." He continues to live by the PJ motto "These things we do, that others may live." A huge Congratulations Trevor!

SETH
U.S. NAVY SEAL

"SOCOM ATHLETE ARIZONA STUDENT ENLISTS IN NAVY, GRADUATES NAVY SEAL TRAINING"

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Before starting his process of enlisting into the U.S. Navy, Seth was a student of SOCOM Athlete out of Arizona, where he attended SOCOM Athlete events. Armed with mental toughness and an unbreakable work ethic, Seth quickly improved his swimming and water confidence through SOCOM Athlete pool training, and became a top performer among Arizona students. A BUD/S class 340 graduate, he excelled throughout the Navy SEAL training pipeline and is now a graduated U.S. Navy SEAL operating at the highest levels on his SEAL Team. Congratulations Seth! "The only easy day was yesterday"

JAKOB & KEVIN
ARMY RANGERS

"SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS GRADUATE TOGETHER AS U.S. ARMY RANGERS"

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Jakob and Kevin met through SOCOM Athlete at our San Clemente Hell Day events, becoming members of our SOCOM Athlete Los Angeles Team, and eventually building a friendship. The two enlisted into the Army with option 40 contracts at the same time, went through Army Ranger training together, and graduated together in RASP (Ranger Assess & Selection Program) Class 06-21. Both Kevin and Jakob are now U.S. Army Rangers at 3rd Battalion in Fort Benning, GA. They both continue to be a huge part of SOCOM Athlete by volunteering as instructors at our Atlanta Hell Day events. Congratulations Jakob & Kevin!

JIMMY
USAF CCT 

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY STUDENT

GRADUATES AIR FORCE CCT TRAIINING

NOW AMONG AIR FORCE'S MOST ELITE"

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Jimmy attended a SOCOM Athlete Hell Day event in Philadelphia before enlisting into the U.S. Air Force. During the Hell Day event, he stepped up to lead when no one else had the courage to do so. He learned what he needed to work on, and made strong gains before enlisting with his CCT contract. 2 years later, Jimmy would graduate the Combat Control pipeline after attending schools such as Combat Dive School, HALO (Military Freefall School), ATC (Air Traffic Control), and more. Jimmy now gives back to SOCOM Athlete by serving as a Hell Day instructor and leader.

Congratulations Jimmy! "First There"

HANK
USMC FORCE RECONNAISSANCE

"SOCOM ATHLETE LA STUDENT GRADUATES USMC RECON TRAINING "SWIFT, SILENT, DEADLY!"

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Hank became a SOCOM Athlete student from out of the SOCOM Athlete Los Angeles area. He was a strong performer on his fitness test, and a smart, reliable member of his team. Hank quickly showed that he had what it takes with his hard work and dedication to his water confidence & pool competency training, which later helped him to graduate the Marine Combatant Diver's course. Hank continues to be a part of SOCOM Athlete in our Southern California team, and has an incredible future ahead of him as he takes his skills to his Recon Battalion. 

Congratulations Hank!

NATE
ARMY RANGER

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY TOP PERFORMER GRADUATES TOP OF HIS RASP CLASS. BECOMES ARMY RANGER"

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Nate first aspired to become a Navy SEAL, and attended  SOCOM Athlete San Diego Hell Day courses in 2018 & 2019. He set the Hell Day pull-up record, scoring 34 perfect pull-ups, and earned the top overall physical performer award for all 3 Hell Days he attended. Nate did not get his waiver approved by the Navy, but eventually found an opportunity in the Army to fight his way to RASP (Ranger Assessment & Selection Program). He graduated as a U.S. Army Ranger in the top of his class, and now serves at 1st Ranger Battalion. Congratulations Nate!

SAM
USAF PJ 

"SOCOM ATHLETE MICHIGAN STUDENT & TOP PERFORMER GRADUATES USAF PJ TRAINING EARNINGTHE COVETED PARARESCUE BERET!" 

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Sam came to SOCOM Athlete in 2018 while in college. 4 years later, in January of 2022, he would graduate one of the military's hardest training pipelines to become a USAF Pararescueman (PJ). Sam remains a part of SOCOM Athlete by serving as a mentor to our Michigan students, his home state. While developing with SOCOM Athlete, Sam made strong gains on his strength training, mobility, swimming, and water confidence; Sam was one of the top physical performers in his class, and a great teammate. Congratulations Sam!

DIEGO
USAF CCT 

"SOCOM ATHLETE ARIZONA STUDENT
GRADUATES USAF CCT TRAINING, GETS

MEDAL FOR VALOR IN COMBAT WHILE DEPLOYED TO AFRICA"

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Diego first came to SOCOM Athlete with an interest in becoming a U.S. Army Green Beret, but the Army did not grant him a medical waiver. After learning of USAF CCT through SOCOM Athlete, Diego began training & developing his water confidence and swimming skills. He quickly made gains through his hard work and commitment, accomplishing his first-ever 25 meter underwater swim with SOCOM Athlete. He is now a graduated USAF Combat Controller (CCT), a Combat Diver, HALO jumper, ATC, JTAC, and more. While on a deployment to Africa, Diego & his team were ambushed by Al Shabaab terrorists,. He & his team fought the terrorists off, and were awarded medals w/ valor for their heroism. Congratulations Diego! "First There!"

MILES
NAVY SARC

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY TOP PERFORMER GRADUATES TOP OF HIS

BRC CLASS. 

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Miles attended several SOCOM Athlete Hell Day events in the Southern California region before enlisting into the U.S. Navy. During the Hell Day events, he volunteered to be the team leader, and also earned the top fitness performer award at two separate events. Miles is a great teammate, always looking after others. After starting his journey into the SARC pipeline, he graduated in the top of his class in schools such as USMC BRC (Basic Reconnaissance Course), Combat Dive School, EMT-Paramedic school, and more. Miles continues to stay involved with the SOCOM Athlete program, and has about 4 months remaining in the SARC pipeline.

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY TOP PERFORMER GRADUATES USAF

TACP TRAINING "GUNG HO!"

ARTURO
USAF TACP

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Arturo came to SOCOM Athlete while in high school, attending our San Diego Hell Day events in 2019. He made strong improvements after the Hell Day events, and continued to train with his Hell Day teammates in southern California prior to enlisted into the Air Force. During TACP training, Arturo was one of the top physical performers in his class. He would later go on to graduate and earn the coveted black TACP beret in graduating class Eagle 113; 20-08. Congratulations Arturo! "The strong shall stand, the weak will fall by the wayside!"

"SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS GRADUATE TOGETHER AS USAF TACP. GUNG-HO!"

ADAM & ALEX
USAF TACP

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Alex was a huge asset to the SOCOM Athlete community before enlisting into the Air Force. He attended a Fort Bragg Hell Day event, SOCOM Athlete development courses, and was a valuable member of the SOCOM Athlete New England Group Chat. Adam is from South Florida, and attended our Destin Hell Day event, making incredible improvements from his time after Hell Day until enlisting. Both Adam & Alex are now graduated USAF TACP from graduating class Falcon 116. We're excited to see both of these men do great things throughout their TACP careers. "The strong shall stand, the weak will fall by the wayside!"

DEREK, DUSTIN, NOAH
USAF PJ 

"3 SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS ALL GRADUATE IN THE SAME USAF A&S CLASS AS PJ CANDIDATES"

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Derek, Dustin, and Noah first met each other at SOCOM Athlete's Destin Hell Day event, where the 3 would compete for the top performer award. All 3 enlisted into the Air Force through the same regional recruiters, shipping out at the same time. All 3 would also graduate in the same A&S class, securing their PJ contracts together, graduate Combat Dive together, and more. The 3 rare currently in the PJ training pipeline now. Congratulations gentlemen! "That others may live!"

"3 SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS ALL GRADUATE NAVY SEAL BUD/S HELL WEEK TOGETHER"

TARIN, SETH, TRISTAN
NAVY SEAL

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Tarin, Tristan, and Seth attended SOCOM Athlete Hell

Day events in various parts of the country before enlisting into the Navy, first meeting each other at Navy SEAL BUD/S. The 3 of them all secured Navy SEAL Hell Week together (BUD/S Phase 1). Having SOCOM Athlete students succeed together in the same class is one of our greatest honors. Congratulations gentlemen! 2 of the 3 have already graduated Navy SEAL training. Congratulations! "The only easy day was yesterday!"

MATT & MICHAEL
ARMY RANGER

"2 SOCOM ATHLETE STUDENTS GRADUATE ARMY RANGER TRAINING TOGETHER"

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Matt first came to SOCOM Athlete out of Arizona, where he trained & developed prior to enlisting into the U.S. Army to become a Ranger. A top fitness performer, Matt quickly distinguished himself at SOCOM Athlete as a hard-working, tough, and committed person. Also a strong teammate, Matt stepped up when others would not. Michael came to SOCOM Athlete out of North Carolina, where he also distinguished himself as a top fitness performer. Congratulations on the huge accomplishment gentlemen! "Rangers Lead the Way!"

TIM, SPENCER, HENRY
USAF PJ ,CCT

"3 SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS ALL GRADUATE THE SAME USAF A&S CLASS TOGETHER"

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Spencer and Henry came to SOCOM Athlete from the NW Florida region, attending the Destin Hell Day events, in which both were team leaders & top performers. Tim attended a Hell Day event in Nashville, earning the event top performer award. Spencer would go on to the STO (Special Tactics Offer) pipeline after commissioning into the Air Force, and has nearly graduated his training. Tim is over halfway through the PJ training pipeline, and foregoing medical training. Henry is over halfway through the CCT pipeline. Keep working hard, and congratulations gentlemen!

COREY
USAF TACP

"SOCOM ATHLETE STUDENT
GRADUATES USAF TACP TRAINING, EARNS AWARD FOR TOP RUCK MARCH TIME IN ENTIRE CLASS"

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Corey first came to SOCOM Athlete after having already been in the Air Force for over 6 years. His leadership and work ethic showed that he had the ability to become TACP. After committing to SOCOM Athlete's TACP prep programs, Corey saw incredible gains in his physical strength and endurance. After starting TACP training, Corey quickly distinguished himself as one of the fittest individuals in his class. He scored the top ruck march time in his TACP graduating class 20-010 Hawk 113. Congratulations on your hard work and success Corey! 

OCTAVIUS
USAF TACP

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY

STUDENT GRADUATES TACP

TRAINING & EARNS BLACK

BERET "GUNG HO!"

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Octavius was a huge asset to the SOCOM Athlete community before enlisting into the Air Force. He attended multiple Destin Hell Day events and SOCOM Athlete development courses, often driving over 4 hours to train. Octavius made incredible improvement physically, and proved to be a reliable, hard-working teammate. Octavius is now a graduated USAF TACP who continues to be a part of SOCOM Athlete by volunteer instructing at Hell Day events. Octavius is man of character and a great person, we're excited to see him do great things throughout his TACP career. "Gung Ho!"

JOHN, CAMERON, YARO
USAF PJ 

"3 SOCOM HELL DAY STUDENTS ALL GRADUATE IN THE SAME USAF A&S CLASS AS PJ CANDIDATES"

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John, Cameron, and Yaro attended SOCOM Athlete Hell Day events in various parts of the country before enlisting into the Air Force, first meeting each other at Assessment & Selection (A&S) course. All 3 secured A&S, and are currently in their respective training pipelines. Yaro was the top performer at Hell Day Fort Bragg in 2020, and also a top performer at A&S. Cameron was the team leader for the Colorado Hell Day event in 2019, and made excellent improvements prior to going into the PJ pipeline. Cameron & Yaro are both doing well currently in the PJ training pipeline. John is now a graduated USAF TACP, and has helped instruct at our San Antonio Hell Day events. Congratulations gentlemen!

JORGE
ARMY RANGER

"SOCOM ATHLETE SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENT GRADUATES RASP II CLASS. BECOMES ARMY RANGER"

Nate first aspired to become a Navy SEAL, and attended  SOCOM Athlete San Diego Hell Day courses in 2018 & 2019. He set the Hell Day pull-up record, scoring 34 perfect pull-ups, and earned the top overall physical performer award for all 3 Hell Days he attended. Nate did not get his waiver approved by the Navy, but eventually found an opportunity in the Army to fight his way to RASP (Ranger Assessment & Selection Program). He graduated as a U.S. Army Ranger in the top of his class, and now serves at 1st Ranger Battalion. Congratulations Nate!

Jorge came to SOCOM Athlete after already having been enlisted in the Army for over 8 years. He was an excellent student with SOCOM Athlete, focusing on his leadership, mobility, rucking, and running. He made significant improvements, and was given the opportunity to attend RASP II. He was one of the few that graduated the course, becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. Jorge continues to stay close with SOCOM Athlete, serving as a volunteer instructor & mentor to those aspiring to become Rangers.

Congratulations Jorge!

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ANTHONY
USAF CCT

"SOCOM ATHLETE ARIZONA STUDENT GRADUATES ELITE USAF CCT TRAINING" 

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Anthony first came to SOCOM Athlete in Tucson, AZ training to become a USAF Combat Controller (CCT). Anthony began training & developing his water confidence and swimming skills through SOCOM Athlete Hell Day Development courses on DMAFB. He quickly made gains through his coachability and commitment, accomplishing his first-ever 500m swim & 25 meter underwater swim with SOCOM Athlete. He is now a graduated USAF Combat Controller (CCT), a Combat Diver, HALO jumper, ATC, JTAC, and more. Congratulations Anthony! "First There!"

LUIS
USAF TACP

"SOCOM ATHLETE STUDENT GRADUATES USAF TACP TRAINING. 

EARNS THE BLACK BERET!"

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Luis is one of the first SOCOM Athlete students to graduate the Air Force's new TACP training pipeline. His quiet professionalism and work ethic showed that he had the ability to become TACP. After committing to SOCOM Athlete's TACP prep programs, Luis saw incredible gains in his physical strength and endurance. After starting TACP training, Luis showed he was one of the most physically fit individuals in his class. He scored one of the top ruck march times in his TACP graduating class 20-007 Raptor 28. Congratulations Luis! "Gung Ho!"

RACE
NAVY SARC

"SOCOM ATHLETE HELL DAY STUDENT   GRADUATES BRC!" 

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Race attended a Hell Day event in Fort Bragg North Carolina, where he demonstrated strong mental toughness and excellent physical fitness. Race remained a member of the SOCOM Athlete North Carolina team while developing his skills prior to enlisting in the Navy. He successfully graduated the Marine Corps RTAP & Basic Reconnaissance course, courses such as Combat Diver, EMT-Paramedic, and more. Race has about 6 months remaining of the the 3-year long SARC training pipeline. A huge congratulations to Race!

GRANT
ARMY RANGER

"SOCOM ATHLETE GEORGIA STUDENT GRADUATES RASP. BECOMES ARMY RANGER"

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Grant came to SOCOM Athlete while playing Division II college baseball in Atlanta, Georgia. A highly motivated, positive, and humble individual, Grant was a strong asset to the SOCOM Athlete Georgia Team while preparing for his enlistment into the Army. Graduating in RASP Class 05-21, he is now an Army Ranger, and continues to be an asset to the SOCOM Athlete Georgia Team as a fitness mentor. Congratulations Grant!

 
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