Armando Polanco is an ex-professional lacrosse player, who played in both the MLL and NLL. He was on three MLL Championship teams with the Philadelphia Barrage. While competing professionally on the field, Polanco was a consummate professional in the workplace with MTV Networks/Viacom, where he excelled with the organization for over twenty years.
Armando currently serves as the Vice President, Content Distribution & Affiliate Partnerships for MSG Networks.
In the latest episode of Just FlexIt™, Armando discusses his lacrosse career, transferrable sports values, his family dynamic, and how the media landscape has evolved over the years.The Cradle:
🥍Armando Polanco comes from a family of athletes. Armando’s guidance was instrumental, for his brother Nicky Polanco’s career. Nicky was a 2022 inductee into the MLL Hall of Fame.
🥍While with Viacom, Armando was a key factor in the launch of The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback.
🥍Armando is still very active! He often trains with former UFC Champion Matt Serra and has earned a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.Host: Austin Cohen (FlexIt Founder & CEO) and Justin Turetsky (Founding Team & COO)Guest: Armando PolancoProducer: Eddie Sanchez