Sloane earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Illinois State University. He is certified as a NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F), an ACE Personal Trainer, FMS Level 1, and a TRX Suspension Trainer.
He has attended numerous continuing education courses, including Athletes' Performance, StrongFirst, TRX, and IDEA.
Sloane is a very competitive person and has an extensive background in athletics. He is a former collegiate and semi-professional baseball player. He competed as a professional mountain bike racer for ten years, and then competed as an elite obstacle course racer for three years. He now focuses his training specifically on preparing for GORUCK Selection; a 48-hour, 80+ mile event where you must carry at least 45lbs at all times and is put on by Special Forces Cadre.