BE the coach you wish you had…..
As I was chipping away at my #conjugatenation training today I had some time to think about ‘why am I pushing so hard?’ and the answer was clear…… I want to ‘BE the coach I wish I had’ What does that mean? That means when I think about a coach I want I think of […]More Info
Don’t make your sh*t my sh*t….
Seriously….. don’t!!! There’s one thing I can’t handle in my life and that’s other peoples ‘shit’ and by ‘shit’ i mean shit talking. Now I’m not saying it’s bad to vent about a situation or a person or what ever, but as long as you understand you have a role to play in it and […]More Info
Join me on my journey to 145
What is my journey to 145? My journey to weigh and press 145lbs AT THE SAME TIME! Why? Because I do the best when I have a goal I am looking to achieve. Typically I’ll have a body weight goal or a lifting goal, but this time I decided I would combine two goals […]More Info
Through the eyes of a child……
To say yesterday truly moved me would be an understatement. Hours later and thousands of burpees completed and $1000.00 dollars later our bi-annual burpee mile was completed. Let me back up to the beginning…… a least twice a year Coca CrossFit looks to host a fundraiser for a local cause. This year brought a family […]More Info
Public Speaking….don’t mind if I do…
After giving two presentations in the last few months and being asked to do some more I am officially launching a public speaking platform. Being 33…. 5 years into owning Coca CrossFit….. 1 year into owning I Am Stronger…. I have learned A TON about life, people, and swimming with the sharks. Layer on what […]More Info
What being a CrossFitter says to the world about you…..
Over the last 8 years the landscape of CrossFit has changed tremendously. When I started there were no boxes in Cleveland…. there was a weekly workout under a bridge in a park. Seriously. We thought we got a HUGE upgrade when we started doing workouts in the coaches driveway with him. Fast forward 8 years […]More Info
Living the ‘shed life’
After almost 5 years of running Coca CrossFit, and within the last year starting I Am Stronger, the amount of time I spend working has increased, which one might not have thought possible. I have tried it all….. working at the gym…. working at coffee shops…. working at home…. and I’ve never really found a […]More Info
Different but best friends…..
If you would have told me 2 years ago that my best friend was going to the pastors wife I would have laughed in your face…. hell I might laugh in your face now…. but it’s true. Over the last two years I have learned more about friendship and love than I ever thought possible. […]More Info