CrossFit Stronghold Owner / Head Trainer
CrossFit HQ Trainer (Level 1, Weightlifting)
Certified CrossFit Trainer (CFL3 June 2015)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CFL2 Jan 2013)
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1 Dec 2011)
CrossFit Football Trainer
CrossFit Endurance Trainer
CrossFit Kids Trainer
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Coach
I LOVE CrossFit. I love the way it takes ordinary people and turns them into athletes. I love the way it changes lives by making people stronger, more confident, and better prepared for everyday life.
I have trained people as young as 6 years old and as old as 88. From professional athletes, to people with cerebral palsy, to people who simply want to age gracefully and with dignity, CrossFit has something for everyone. What sets me apart from other coaches is I genuinely care about every client that comes through my door, and especially those who can’t (I also do house calls).
I am a firm believer that CrossFit “makes you better…at everything”. CrossFit has helped transform my life and it can help transform yours, too.
In addition to training clients in my own gym, I also have the distinct privilege and honor to train CrossFit’s future Level 1 Trainers and Weightlifting Coaches as a member of the CrossFit Seminar Staff.
Quality of movement is a passion of mine and a priority when it comes to my coaching and training. The safety, well being, and longevity of my athletes always come first.
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit has literally changed my life. I went from being an overweight middle schooler to a college student passionately pursuing a future in fitness. The hour or so I spend in the gym is the time of day I look forward to the most because it means enjoying the company of like-minded individuals while challenging and improving myself physically. I strongly believe CrossFit not only makes you the fittest person you can possibly be, but it also makes you a mentally stronger person which can carry over into every aspect of a person’s life. As a coach, I am constantly inspired by the athletes that walk into the gym each day and I love seeing friendships form between people that would never come into contact with each other if it wasn’t for CrossFit.
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in Health Promotion from Michigan State University
Fitness has been a staple in my life starting from a very early age. The positive impact it has had on my life is unparalleled. I love coaching because it allows me to create this positive impact on other people’s lives. There is no greater feeling than to help others pursue and achieve their goals. These goals can range anywhere from getting your first pull-up to improving your 5k run time. It is the effort and the time put into chasing these goals that produces a healthier and happier lifestyle and I will be there to help every step of the way.