David joins the Rock and Armor as a Performance Coach, and trainer. David Mikell was a talented two-way player at Natomos High School in Sacramento, California.  As a tailback, he rushed for over 3,000 yards and scored 34 touchdowns earning first team all-conference, and second team all-metro honors his senior season.  He was recruited by Boise State University earning a full athletic scholarship to play safety. 

             David played tailback and returned kickoffs during his playing career at Boise State.  In 2002, David finished 8th in the WAC in rushing and 2nd in kickoff returns.  In addition, David ranked 18th in the country in kickoff returns with a 25.3 yards per return average.  David’s best game was against Fresno State when he racked up 220 all-purpose yards.  David was an extremely versatile player during his years at Boise State and was vital to the success of the program during those years.

             Following his playing career David pursued his love of athletics and became a certified personal trainer for Parisi Speed School.  During his time with Parisi, David was instrumental in the development of student-athletes from the elementary to the high school levels.  Following his time with Parisi David became a certified performance coach for Axiom Performance Center where he specialized in strength and condition for student athletes at the middle school and high school levels.

            He is currently the varsity running back coach at Meridian High School and co-founder of Evolution Football Academy.  David’s experience is vast and his passion for working with young athletes reflects in their skills and character on and off the field.  David and his wife, Carrie, have two daughters; Mia, 6, and a new baby Skylynn. As a family they enjoy attending gymnastics and football games.


David Mikell, Performance Coach