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Coach Joel

CrossFit Coach

Coach Joel

CrossFit Coach

Biography

Joel’s CrossFit journey began in 2017 while living overseas, where he obtained his Level 1 Certificate. He fell in love with the community offered through CrossFit and realized that a stronger, healthier lifestyle was a just a side effect of spending time with his CrossFit family. Reflecting on time spent overseas with top-level coaches, Joel’s primary desire is to see his athletes succeed. Affectionately known as Coach Jo-Jo, you will often hear him say that it means more to him to see you succeed than himself…and he means it! A Social Worker by degree and a substance abuse counselor by trade, Joel believes in investing into the lives of the people around him. He is a man of faith that wants to create an environment equally inviting and challenging for both competitive athletes and newcomers alike.

Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED

Specializations

  • Functional Training
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Weight Loss
  • Olympic Lifting

Favorite Quote

“The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.” — Confucius