Austin has a Bachelor's of Exercise Science from Illinois State University and is a Marine Corps veteran. He is a Certified Physical Preparation Specialist (CPPS), Certified Football Preparation Specialist (CFPS), and is certified through the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) in sports conditioining. His passion is to inspire, motivate, and direct athletes who have goals to play college sports. He has found proper preparation and consistency over time can help a young athlete can attain their dream. As a coach and mentor, he puts all his energy and resources into every athlete he works with.