Marcell Putaura

Co-Founder/Director       Director of Iron Armour Support Iron Armour           Director of Strength & Conditioning Coach

Marcell Putaura is the Co-Founding Director of Iron Armour Academy. Marcell is one Australia’s leading personal trainers in results, mentoring and business development. He has extensive experience in development and motivating people mentally to achieve results through a wide range of life skills workshops and has also been guest speaker at many motivational seminars for both fitness professionals, business owners, Australian big business and the wider community.


It was the news of becoming a first time father that transformed Marcell to seek the impossible and create a better life for him and his family. Being at a young age, he faced difficulties and financial hardship, but that was motivation for him to secure a better life.


Previously a successful businessman/owner, he has attributed his successes from the lessons and opportunities that God had provided and from learning to seek the heart of those surrounding him. Along with his family and immense support network, he is now able to give back and help others in achieving their paths to success also.


Marcell is inspired by helping the youth fulfill their potential in life and in the sporting arena. Having an extensive and successful background in a wide range of sports and athletics. Marcell has been passionate about developing a sports academy that is available to more people and focuses on developing the youth entirely.


He is currently the Head Trainer for Iron Armour Academy, bringing the latest training techniques to develop young athletes to their full potential. Having trained many athletes and himself for competition, Marcell is aware of the standard the athletes will need to reach and achieve results. 

Current Occupation

Iron Armour Academy

Previous Occupation

PT 101 & PT Coaching 101 - Business Owner

Master Personal Trainer & Business Coach for Personal trainers



Sports Chaplin Level 1, Cert 3&4 Fitness, International Rugby League Coach, Boxing Instructor, Grit Instructor, Spin Instructor


2014                  Tackle Coach: U16s AFL Metro Top 50 Squad 

2014                  Melbourne Grammar U14s Coaching            

Continuous      Guest Speaker: Various Corporate Speaking 



2015-Current    Advisory Board Member: Various Communities

2014                   Altona Roosters Vice President

2011-2014         Juniors Coach, Juniors Development

                           Altona Rooster Rugby League Club

2002                  U9s Rugby Union Coach Grammar Carlton


Sporting Achievements:

2012                   Victoria Body building competitor 3rd place, 

2012                   Victoria Beach body 3rd Place

2010                   South Logan Queensland Rugby League

2008                   Queensland Natural Body building runner                                (2nd place, Qualified Australian National Titles)

2007                   Queensland Natural Body building Top 6 Novice

2004                   Strength & Conditioning East Tigers

2003-2004         Brothers Rugby Union 1st Grade/Reserves

2003                   South’s Logan Queensland Cup

2002                   Grammar Carlton Rugby Club

2001                   Marist Colts Rugby Club

2000                   St Pauls College: Touch Player of the Year,

                            Rugby Union Player of the Year, House Captain

                            and School Captain

1998-2000         St Pauls College: Academy Rugby league and

                            Rugby Union squad, Rugby Union 1st XV

                            (98-00; Captained 2000)     

1998                   St Pauls College: Auckland U16s Grand Final,

                            Vice Captain 

1999                   Auckland Rugby League Rep/Rugby union trial squad