Our Coaches

JUSTIN HOUGHTON

Owner

Justin Houghton is the owner at Pound 4 Pound Fitness. He first started P4P in 2008 back in his hometown Eaton Rapids but moved to Colorado to advance his professional career as a fighter. He still actively competes at the highest level of the sport. 

Athlete

  • Currently ranked in the top 10 Glory Kickboxing Lightweight Division

  • Golden Gloves State Champion, Impact Fight League JR Lightweight Champion, Premier League Featherweight Champion, Gladiator Elite Cage Fighting Featherweight Champion, XCC Lightweight Champion, Capital City Cage Fighting Featherweight Champion, Sparta Combat League Featherweight Champion

Coach

Head striking coach for several UFC, Glory Kickboxing, and Bellator Athletes. At P4P Justin is on the mat daily with his students.

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Clément Lacroix

Coach

Striking coach specializing in Muay Thai

Certified Muay Thai/Kickboxing trainer with 14 years of coaching experience. Originally from France, he has just relocated to the US and is excited to share the knowledge he’s acquired since starting martial arts in 1994. He is also an active professional Muay Thai and kickboxing fighter.

Athlete

  • Amateur  2X Regional Champion ( Ile de France )

  • 2X runner up France Muay Thai Champion

  • 1st place winner Cup of France (Muay Thai)

  • Petchbuncha, Lumpinee and Rajadamnern stadium fighter (Thailand)

  • Muay Thai pro fights record : 46 fights : 33 W/11 L/2 Draws

Coach

A wide spectrum of clientele ranging from beginners/amateurs to UFC & Bellator competitors, and the current K1 world champion. He has a passion for helping and watching students grow and improve their technique, and a keen ability to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in order to make personalized program adjustments accordingly.

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MICHAEL COLLINS

Coach

Coach Mike has over 15 years of martial arts experience, with 10 years of coaching experience. He's experienced in Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing, Taekwondo, Kali, and Jeet Kune Do. 

AthletE

  • Semi-professional Kickboxer

  • 2015 SCL 185 title contender, amateur bodybuilder, 4th place winner in 2010 Max Muscle Mile High Natural Heavyweight Bodybuilding Competition

Coach

Mike coaches Kickboxing classes at P4P and is actively accepting new clients. Additionally, Mike is a professional photographer, highly experienced in athlete photography. Inquire for a photoshoot. 

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LORAWNT-T NELSON

Coach

Coach LT Nelson has over a decade of coaching and competition experience. LT Smash is a Top Rank Boxing / Bellator / Glory Kickboxing veteran. In addition to owning the only Leithwei victory inside the United States. 

Athlete

  • King of Sparta Champion in the Lightweight and Welterweight Divisions

  • Ranked in the top 10 Glory Kickboxing Lightweight Division

Coach

LT coaches at P4P on Thursday evenings and is actively taking on new clients for all aspects of striking.

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CALEB HALL

Coach

Coach Caleb has competed as a Martial Artist and Amateur Boxer since the age of 17. He's originally from  Lincoln, Nebraska. He's served 4 years in the U.S Army and has recently located to Colorado to pursue his dream of becoming a World Champion. 

Athlete:

  • All Army Boxer

  • Full Contact Promotions Welterweight Champion

  • Currently undefeated pro MMA fighter

Coach

Caleb coaches Wednesdays at P4P. He's actively taking on new clients, any level, who are looking to improve their striking and overall fitness.

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CALEB HALL

Coach

Coach Caleb has competed as a Martial Artist and Amateur Boxer since the age of 17. He's originally from  Lincoln, Nebraska. He's served 4 years in the U.S Army and has recently located to Colorado to pursue his dream of becoming a World Champion. 

Athlete

  • All Army Boxer

  • Full Contact Promotions Welterweight Champion

  • Currently undefeated pro MMA fighter

Coach

Caleb coaches Wednesdays at P4P. He's actively taking on new clients, any level, who are looking to improve their striking and overall fitness.

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KATERINA FIORAVANTI

Coach

Katerina is the head Strength & Conditioning coach at P4P.  Coach Kat has been a certified coach for over 8 years. Her experience varies from coaching triathletes, bodybuilders to Olympic weightlifting athletes. Katerina specializes in nutrition coaching focusing on healing clients' relationship to food and exercise while achieving a winning physique. She is passionate about guiding clients to fulfill their potential not just physically but mentally as well. 

Athlete

  • 2017 Npc New England’s Figure 2nd

  • 2016 UNats NOLA Championships

  • 2016 No Risk CF Oly Qualifier 72kg 1st

  • 2015 Cape Cod Oly Comp 72kg 2nd

Coach

Coach Kat coaches Bootcamp classes every Tuesday and Thursday and hosts a Mobility clinic every other Sunday. 

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JOHN PRIEST

Coach

John has over 15 years of experience in boxing, kickboxing, and Muay Thai, allowing him to compete as an athlete and coach in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Originally from Florida, he has spent the majority of his career in Las Vegas, and most recently Thailand where he had lived for a number of years. He has relocated to Colorado to continue his coaching at Pound for Pound Fitness.

Athlete

  • Professional Muay Thai and Boxing Experience

  • Former D1 Football Athlete

  • Former head trainer Tiger Muaythai and MMA Phuket, Thailand

Coach

John has and currently offers his personal training services for UFC, ONE FC, Bellator, Glory, Mayweather Boxing, and Top Rank athletes. His focus is boxing and Muay Thai, as well as strength and conditioning. He enjoys working with clients of all levels. He applies his passionate and motivating style to coaching towards helping everyone achieve their goals.

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