- TCrossFit Level 1
Started CrossFit: 2011
How long have you been a coach: Since 2012
Favorite WOD: Anything with rowing
Least Favorite WOD: The Seven – or anything like that
What is your fitness background: Varsity soccer, various high school and youth sports, skiing, hiking, paddling and coaching youth soccer
What is your training like: 3-6 days a week, CFPG programming or whatever I feel like doing
What is your diet/nutrition: I try to avoid sugar and processed foods (except on Wednesdays), and I don’t take supplements — unless brownies count.
What are your fitness goals: Maintain my fitness and continue to participate in physical activities
What do you do outside the gym: I am a high school English teacher, and I play organized sports as well pursue many different recreational activities such as wilderness paddling
What do you like most about CrossFit: The duration of the classes, and the variable nature of the programming
What drew you to CrossFit: It reminded me of some of the training we used to do when I was a forest service firefighter, and I missed that camaraderie.
How has CrossFit changed you: I’ve met some great people; I’ve improved my strength and conditioning; I’ve become less prone to sports injuries.
Why did you become a coach: I’ve always enjoyed teaching and coaching, so when the opportunity arose, I took it.