Certifications: CrossFit Level 1
Occupation: Senior Director Business Consultation (Continuous Improvement)
Year you started CrossFit: 2013
Sports/Fitness Background: Fan of all things that have a healthy sense of competition. Grew up playing basketball, soccer and baseball and then played College Level Soccer at Western New England College (Now WNU). Now I do CrossFit and actively play golf.
Favorite Benchmark/Hero WOD: All of them and they are all tough!
Favorite Lift: Clean
Favorite moment in your CrossFit Career: When I got my first ever muscle up. Sitting at the top of the rings and thinking “did that finally just happen”.
Your goal for coaching CFBD athletes: Understanding each individual athlete while sharing the knowledge I have gained as an athlete myself over the years and as a coach in fitness, life and work. It all seems to blend together!
One thing everyone should know about you: I love designer burgers and and hotdogs. I made my own hamburger called the JYD (Junk Yard Dog)
Class time when you workout: I’m a 4:30-6:30 evening type of athlete
1 thing you want someone new to CrossFit to know: This sport requires us to be humble and “check everything” at the door to ensure we can become the best athletes we choose to be.