Month: July 2017

Tuesday 8/1/17

CrossFit For load: Alternating Arm Dumbbell Press 12-10-8-6 (make consistent increases)   For reps + calories In teams of 3: 0:00-7:00 Row for Calories 7:00-12:00 Farmers Walk For distance 53/35 12:00-15:00 Burpees to a Plate (share work anyhow) ______________   Competitor 1 For load: Every 1:00 for 10:00 2 Pause Jerks (:02 in dip) (make …

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Monday 7/31/17

CrossFit “Cindy” AMRAP 20:00 5 Pull-ups 10 Push-ups 15 Air Squats _____________ Competitor 1 Snatch Push Press + Overhead Squat 4+1, 3+1, 2+1, 1+1 -choose weight- Snatch 4 waves: 70% 1×1 75% 1×1 80% 1×2 (start a set every minute) Back Squat 4 Waves 70% 1×2 (accelerate up) (rest 1:00) 80% 1×3 (rest 2:00) 4 rounds …

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Friday 7/28/17

CrossFit  “D.T.” 5 rounds for time: 12 Deadlifts 155/105 9  Hang Power Cleans 6 Shoulder to Overheads ___________________ Competitor 1 4 waves: 70% 2 Block Power Snatches 75% 2 Block Power Snatches 80% 2 Block Power Snatches (start a set every minute) 4 waves: 70% 2 Front Squats 75% 2 Front Squats 80% 2 Front Squats (start …

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Thursday 7/27/17

CrossFit Rest _______________ Competitor 1&2 Rest _______________ Sleds 7:00p at EVCF _______________ Weightlifting Power Clean + Clean + Jerk 80% 4(1+1+1) Clean Pull 4×3 -choose weight- Pause Back Squat 65% 4×3 3 Rounds 10 Barbell Curls 10 DB French Press 10 Strict T2B “Everyone talks about rock these days; the problem is they forget about …

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Wednesday 7/26/17

CrossFit For load: Every 1:00 for 10:00 3 Power Snatches (make consistent increases)   10 rounds for reps + calories: 1:00 Row :15 Rest :30 Sit-ups :15 Rest _____________   Competitor 1 Power Clean 3 waves: 70% 2 Block Power Cleans 75% 2 Block Power Cleans 80% 2 Block Power Cleans (start a set every …

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Tuesday 7/25/17

CrossFit “Fran” For time: 21-15-9 Thruster 95/65 Pull-up ___________ Competitor 1&2 Weighted Pull-up Test 1RM Weighted Bar Dip Test 1RM “Fran” For time: 21-15-9 Thruster 95/65 Pull-up No measure: 1 Mile Jog ___________ Weightlifting High Pull + Power Snatch 5(1+2) -choose weight- High Pull + Power Clean + Push Press 5(1+2+2) -choose weight- Strict Press …

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Monday 7/24/17

CrossFit For load: Every 1:00 for 10:00 3 Power Cleans (make consistent increases) Weighted Bar Dips Build to a heavy set of 5 100% of heavy set *follow each set with 1 rope climb AMRAP  10:00 10 Burpees :20 L-Sit Hold 10 Box Jumps :20 Plank Hold _________________ Competitor 1 Hang Snatch High Pull …

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Saturday 7/22/17

7:00a Track Workout at Corona del Sol 7:30a Kettlebell 8:00a Weightlifting Competitor 8:00a CrossFit Competitor 10:30a Weightlifting 10:30a CrossFit ____________________ Weightlifting Snatch Build to a heavy singe Clean & Jerk Build to a heavy single Back Squat 3×3 -choose weight-

Friday 7/21/17

CrossFit Skill Turkish Get-up Deadlift Build to a heavy set of 5 100% of heavy set *follow each set with a :15 handstand hold For time: 30 Over the Box Jumps 20″ (may use hands) 50 Ball Slams 20/14 70 Russian Kettlebell Swings 70/44 ____________________ Competitor 1 Power Snatch + Drop Snatch Build to …

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Thursday 7/20/17

CrossFit Rest _____________   Competitor 1&2 Rest _____________   Sleds 7:00p at EVCF _____________ Weightlifting Hang Snatch (BK) + Drop Snatch 70% 5 (1+1)   Jerk 70% 5×2   RDL 3×5 -choose weight-   Barbell Lunges 3×6 -choose weight- “I’m not as interested in what you make as I am in what you’re passionate about. …

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Having had no athletic background, I discovered CrossFit/Olympic weightlifting as a masters athlete. I developed an instant love of fitness and lifting, and it was life-changing for me and my family. My interest in wellness and my passion for teaching children inspired Iron Kidz—a fitness program for children and teens to learn foundational principles for health, fitness, and lifting. I am a full-time RN and a mom of three busy kids. I coach and compete when time allows. I love my CrossFit community like family and spend most of my free time with the friends and coaches I’ve met in the last eight years.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing Grand Canyon University


American Open 2012, 2014
American Masters 2013, 2014
Masters Nationals 2012, 2015



Charlie grew up competing in wrestling throughout high school and college. After graduation, his desire to compete did not diminish and he continued with Brazilian Jujitsu, earning his Muay Thai shorts through Fairtex. In 2007, his friend Brian Garmon introduced Crossfit as the fitness program for clients at their work and asked him to assist. This introduction changed his life. Charlie has extensive experience working with de-conditioned and special needs populations which has aided him in developing into an attentive and patient coach who thoroughly enjoys helping those under his watch meet their personal goals. Safety, functionality, and then intensity are mottos that he preaches in his 101 classes.

Education & Certifications

Bachelor Science Psychology Adams State College 1999
Master Science Psychology University of Phoenix 2010
Level 1 certified crossfit coach 2008 re-certified 2011
Crossfit mobility certified 2010
Crossfit kettlebell certified 2009



Chris is originally from a small ranching town in the foothills of Northern California where there’s not much to do but lift weights and play football! He joined the Navy in 2010 and was fortunate enough to deploy twice to the Arabian Gulf and then forward deployed to Guam (in the Marianas Islands) for the remainder of his service. Along the way he helped his fellow service members to pass physical fitness standards as well as helped others learn the benefits of heavier resistance training. Stating “There’s more to life than running!” In 2016 he left the military to pursue a Sport Science degree from Arizona State University, and will graduate in Fall 2020. Chris has continuously grown his coaching skills since 2016 by becoming certified as a trainer, starting a strength training company, Ragnarok Performance, and is currently interning at ASU Sport Performance and East Valley Strength & Conditioning.

Chris prides himself on being a strong geek, “I love to lift things up and put them down, but I will also watch the original Star Wars, or play video games if there’s time!” Currently he likes to compete in Strongman events throughout the year, with a recent best of a second place finish February 2020. Powerlifting is another love of his, but will admit it’s been a while since his last formal competition. However, he hopes to change that soon!

Education & Certifications

Bachelor Sports Science Arizona State University
National Strength & Conditioning Associated, CSCS 2021
ISSA Certified



I’ve been a personal trainer since 2008. I’ve helped people lose weight and keep it off; gain weight and strength; get ready for CrossFit, weightlifting, and powerlifting competitions; and I’ve helped a lot of people become fitter and healthier. Everyone has the potential to be where they want to be; sometimes they need a helping hand to get there. I’ve been able to provide that through nutritional counseling, skill work, personal programming, and everything in between.


Currently pursing a degree in nutrition


CrossFit Level 1 since 2010
CrossFit Level 2 since 2019
CrossFit Weightlifting Level 2 since 2014
CrossFit Mobility and Movement since 2013
USAW-1 since 2013



The two things that I love most about coaching are the people and the beauty of the sport. Everything boils down to relationships; the coach-athlete relationship is very special. A coach has the privilege of mentoring athletes, and the right coach can be a life-changing influence. Coaches have the opportunity to teach people how to approach problems, and how to work in structured and focused ways towards accomplishing their goals. Possibly most important of all, the coach creates the culture of the team. The coach can teach athletes how to treat people, how to build people up, and how to create a culture for the betterment of everyone on the team.


Bachelor of Science, Auburn University 1997
Master of Education, Northern Arizona University 2005


National Strength & Conditioning Association, CSCS 2000
USA Weightlifting Club Coach, 2001
CrossFit Level 1 Instructor, 2009
USA Weightlifting National Coach, 2012
Iron Athlete Weightlifting Coach, 2016

COACHING Experience

Regional Team Coach (EVCF) 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
CrossFit Games Team Coach (EVCF) 2014
CrossFit Games Masters Athlete (Bruce Briggs) 2018


USA Weightlifting Masters National Record Holder: Snatch 130kg & Total 287kg (105kg 40-44)
5 x American Masters Weightlifting Champion: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 5 x American Masters – Best Lifter (2 x 35-39yrs, 3 x 40-44yrs)
United States Powerlifting Association Masters State Record Holder: Back Squat 232.5kg, Bench Press 168kg, Deadlift 280kg, Total 680.5kg (100kg 45-49)
USPA Masters National Champion 100kg (45-49) 2022


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