Former NFL Defensive Tackle Antwon Burton to head the PBR Sports Performance Center


    Ribbon cutting ceremony at facility.

New State of the Art Training Facility to Serve Athletes Within and Outside Western Sports

Former NFL defensive tackle, Antwon Burton, has been named Executive Director of the PBR Sport Performance Center, a new state-of-the-art facility providing sports development,training, fitness and recovery programs for athletes.

Facts about the facility:
  • 18,000 square-foot facility
  • located within the newly expanded Pueblo Convention Center
  • for bull riders as well as other sports athletes
  • will host camps in sports such as wrestling and gymnastics
  • sports development 
  • fitness and recovery programs 
  • personal and performance training
  • injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • cryotherapy
  • sport & performance psychology
  • mind / vision / reaction training
  • classroom / multifunctional rooms
  • individual film review stations
  • outdoor agility area
  • nutrition advice
  • fueling station
  • lounge
Pueblo Convention Center website

Facts about Antwon Burton:
  • former NFL defensive tackle
  • oversees operations, athlete training recruitment and camp scheduling
  • graduate of Temple University in 2006
  • six years professional football
  • played with Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams and Carolina Panthers
  • trained at some of the most prestigious and innovative athletic training centers
  • has opened his own gym, Next Level Performance in Pueblo, CO which is now part of the new facility
  • director of athlete performance for More than Football
Facebook page
More Than Football Facebook page
NFL Profile Page
Antwon Burton Instagram
Verticle Dynamics video with Antwon Burton
Signs with Denver Broncos

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“As an athlete who relied on blue-collar grind and grit to make it to the top of his sport, an innovative athlete trainer across major sports, and an entrepreneurial business owner, Antwon is uniquely qualified to build the PBR Sport Performance Center into a world-class training facility for athletes in western sports and beyond,” said Sean Gleason, CEO, PBR. “The PBR Sport Performance Center is another milestone in the history of our sport, and we’re excited to work with Antwon in building this unique, one-of-a-kind facility for athletes in and outside of western sports.”

“PBR truly understands sports, marketing and entertainment, and with the growing star power of western sports athletes who are on par with those of any professional sport, I believe the sky is the limit for this sport’s growth,” Burton said. “I’m so excited to be working with the PBR team to make an impact on both PBR’s growth and the community here in Pueblo.”

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