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With a powerful mix of experience, talent, and unfiltered passion, these coaches will help you reach your goals no matter what they may be. Dedication, nutrition, mobility, and focus on form over speed combine in our training to give you the best results.
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Owner / CrossFit Level 3 Coach
Brandon Couden

Brandon works hard at becoming the best coach, motivator, and athlete he can be.

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Certified Coach: Precision Sports Nutrition
Kate Couden

Kate fell in love with the hardcore atmosphere and the idea of pushing your body to the limit everyday.

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CrossFit Level 3 Coach
Dan Cestoni

Dan has been hooked on CrossFit since his first workout back in early 2009.

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CrossFit Level 3 Coach / Games Competitor
Andy Ekleberry

After recovering from a back injury, Andy decided to get a CrossFit Level 1 so he could help others either be injury free or rehab previous injuries.

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CrossFit Level 2 Coach
Arlington Bell

Arlington's first CrossFit workout flipped his idea of training on his head and ultimately sent him in a different direction for his education. In the following months, he switched majors from business to Exercise Science and Nutrition.

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Crossfit Level 2 Coach / Games Competitor
Katy Gotro

With CrossFit having such a positive impact on her life, Katy knew that she wanted to pass along her love of the sport to others. In the spring of 2014 she became a Level 1 CrossFit Coach and started coaching at CrossFit Grandview later that summer.

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USA Weightlifting Level 1 / CrossFit Level 2
Scott Cottrill

As he continues to pursue his dream of competing in the CrossFit Games, Scott chose to get his Level 1 certification to show members his love for CrossFit and how with pure determination you can reach your fitness goals. 

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CrossFit Level 1 Coach / Registered Dietician
Lauren Lett

Lauren not only loves the physical and mental challenge CrossFit brings everyday, but it was also the catalyst for her career interest in fitness and performance.

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CF L-1 Coach
Megan Lewis

Megan is a recent graduate from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Promotion, Nutrition, and Exercise Science. Megan's athletic background stems from 14 years of ...

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CrossFit Level #2 Coach
James Harrison

James fell in love with exercise and weightlifting during high school football. After his senior year James was looking for something different and more effective than basic bodybuilding movements ...

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Assistant Coach
Nik Schickram

"I started interning at CrossFit Grandview in 2019 after quitting lacrosse and looking for a new competitive outlet. When I started out, I was super shy, knew absolutely no one, and wasn’t sure if ...

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Drake Stephens

Drake was a 3 sport athlete most of his life with an emphasis on Lacrosse. After being a part of brine team USA he went on to play division 1 lacrosse at Cleveland State University. During his time...

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