Bachelor of Science, Sports Management. California University of Pennsylvania
SCCC – Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified
CSCS – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
NASM CPT – Certified Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine
MASM PES – Performance Enhancement Specialist – National Academy of Sports Medicine
1992 Pennsylvania state powerlifting champion
1992 APF Junior World Records – deadlift and combined lift total
Professional Heavyweight Boxer(1995-2010)
USA Weightlifting – Level 1
USA Boxing Coach
CPR, AED, & First Aid, American Red Cross Certified
2014 Inducted into the Beaver County Hall of Fame
2007/2008 Honorable mention to Official Top 5 Trainers in the World list by Doug Fischer, Ring Magazine.
Worked 100+ World Regional Title bouts and many other significant nationally internationally televised bouts.
“If I were managing a fighter and needed a trainer who could take us all the way, Tommy Yankello would be on my short list. What he does with his talent is very impressive. His passion and enthusiasm for the sport, and his commitment to his fighters, is as good as anybody’s.” – Joe Tessitore, ESPN Boxing