RCF TEAM

"If it's important to you, you'll find a way.  If not, you'll find an excuse!" - BodyByN8

"If it's important to you, you'll find a way.  If not, you'll find an excuse!" - BodyByN8

COACH N8 (LINH)

Occupation: Coach / Founder / Student

Originally From: Hilltop, WA

Hobbies: Basketball / Football / BJJ / Watching Movies / Video Games / Spending Time With Kids

Favorite WODs: Iron Triathlon and Lynne

Least Favorite WOD: Anything with running...

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer / CrossFit Kids Trainer / CrossFit Judge / CrossFit Powerlifting Trainer / Westside Barbell / CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainer / USAW (Weightlifting) Sports Performance Coach / CrossFit Strongman Trainer / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer / Kettlebell Trainer / CrossFit Movement and Mobility Trainer / CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer / USAG (Gymnastics) University Level 1 Trainer / Conjugate Gymnastics / Invictus Athlete / Certified Personal Trainer / First Aid / CPR

CrossFitting Since: October 2009

"It's not going to lift itself!" - Confucius

"It's not going to lift itself!" - Confucius

Coach Loe (Brian)

Occupation: Coach / Co-Founder / Musician

Originally From: San Diego, CA

Hobbies: Music / Video Games / Snowboarding / Spending Time With Family

Favorite WOD: JT

Least Favorite WOD: Annie

Certifications: Certified Nutritionist / CrossFit Kids / USAW (Weightlifting) Coach Certification / CrossFit Movement and Mobility Trainer / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer / CrossFit Judge / Personal Trainer

CrossFitting Since: March 2013

"Keep Smiling.  It makes people think you are up to something."     - Anonymous

"Keep Smiling.  It makes people think you are up to something."     - Anonymous

Coach Jenn

Occupation: Event Planner / Professional SAHM

Originally From: Military Brat but lived in DC area for over 15 years so that is "home".

Hobbies: Scrap-booking / Reading / Cross-Stitch / Photography / Volunteering At Childrens' School and Ronald McDonald House / Traveling / Watching Son Play Football / Watching Daughter Compete Irish Dance

Favorite WOD: Anything with SDHLP

Least Favorite WOD: Anything with Double Unders

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer / Certified Nutritionist / CrossFit Judge

CrossFitting Since: August 2012

"I learned that courage is not the a absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela

"I learned that courage is not the a absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela

Coach Teina

Occupation: Tahitian Dance Instructor / Semi-Pro Soccer

Originally From: Bellevue, WA

Hobbies: Snowboarding / Soccer / Tahitian Dancing / Playing Guitar

Favorite WOD: King Kong

Least Favorite WOD: 5K

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer / CrossFit Judge

CrossFitting Since: October 2011

"Lift. Laugh. Love" - Miranda

"Lift. Laugh. Love" - Miranda

Coach Amanda

Occupation: Full-Time Working Mother of 5

Originally From: Spokane, WA

Hobbies: Singing / Dancing / Online Shopping

Favorite WOD: Diane

Least Favorite WOD: DT

Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer / CrossFit Judge / Spinning Instructor / Yoga Instructor / Pilates Instructor / Stroller Strides / Conjugate Gymnastics / Invictus Athlete

CrossFitting Since: January 2011

"I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

"I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

Coach Jon

Occupation: Autobody Technician / Retired Timekeeper

Originally From: Seattle, WA

Hobbies: Cars / Basketball / Football / Baseball / Partying

Favorite WOD: Anything HEAVY!

Least Favorite WOD: Any body weight movements.

CrossFitting Since: November 2012

"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.  You must set yourself on fire" - Anonymous

"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.  You must set yourself on fire" - Anonymous

Coach Courtney

Occupation: Dietitian / Pro Runner

Originally From: Portland, OR

Hobbies: Smiling / Running / Carbs

Favorite WOD: Nancy

Least Favorite WOD: Grace

Certifications: Registered Dietitian (RD) / Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) / RRCA Coach (Road Runners Club of America) / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer

CrossFitting Since: January 2014

"Don't let the enormity of the challenge deter your trying." - Coach Greg Glassman

"Don't let the enormity of the challenge deter your trying." - Coach Greg Glassman

Coach GREG

Occupation: Engineer / Yoga Instructor

Originally From: Long Beach, CA

Hobbies: Soccer / Hiking / Snowboarding / Boating

Favorite WOD: Mary

Least Favorite WOD: Thruster+Burpee Combo

Certification: CrossFit L-1 Trainer

CrossFitting Since: August 2013

"There's no talent here, this is hard work.  This an obsession.  Talent does not exist, we are all equals as human beings.  You could be anyone if you put in the time.  You will reach the top, and that's that.  I am not talented, I am obsessed."  - Conor McGregor

"There's no talent here, this is hard work.  This an obsession.  Talent does not exist, we are all equals as human beings.  You could be anyone if you put in the time.  You will reach the top, and that's that.  I am not talented, I am obsessed."  - Conor McGregor

Coach Cody

Occupation: Firefighter / Sales / Management

Originally From: Temecula, CA

Hobbies: Snowboarding / Hiking / Fishing / Hunting

Favorite WOD: Murph

Least Favorite WOD: Anything With Thrusters

CrossFitting Since: January 2007

"All the way up!" - Brian Pena

"All the way up!" - Brian Pena

Coach Nathan

Occupation: Retired US Air Force / Director at Microsoft

Originally From: Kansas City, MO

Hobbies: Reading / Tech Geek

Favorite WOD: Fight Gone Bad

Least Favorite WOD: Coach Loe's Spontaneous WODs

Certification: CrossFit L-1 Trainer

CrossFitting Since: October 2015

"Man created the concept of time and spent his whole life being controlled by it" - Albert Einstein

"Man created the concept of time and spent his whole life being controlled by it" - Albert Einstein

Coach Russ

Occupation: eCommerce Category Manager

Originally From: Seattle, WA

Hobbies: Jumping Rope / Triathlons / Snowboarding

Favorite WOD: Annie

Least Favorite WOD: Fran

Certification: CrossFit L-1 Trainer

CrossFitting Since: March 2012

"When there's a smile in your heart, there's no better time to start!"  - Peter Pan

"When there's a smile in your heart, there's no better time to start!"  - Peter Pan

COACH SOM

Occupation: Consumable Handler / Student

Originally From: Fresno, CA

Hobbies: Scooters / DIY projects on Pinterest / Reading

Favorite WOD: Randy

Least Favorite WOD: Anything with Pistols

CrossFitting Since: August 2012

"Smooth seas never made for a skilled sailor." - English Proverb

"Smooth seas never made for a skilled sailor." - English Proverb

COACH LOVE

Occupation: Behavior Specialist / Educational Program Manager

Originally From: Mangilao, Guam

Hobbies: Reading / Outdoor Activies / Traveling

Favorite WOD: ALL Descending Rep Schemes

Least Favorite WOD: Anything Vertically Challenging

CrossFitting Since: February 2014

"Follow your bliss." - Joseph Campbell

"Follow your bliss." - Joseph Campbell

COACH PJ

Occupation: Plumber / Pipefitter

Originally From: Long Island, NY

Hobbies: Bowhunting

Favorite WOD: Weight Vest HERO WODs

Least Favorite WOD: DT

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer

CrossFitting Since: April 2012

"It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable." - Socrates

"It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable." - Socrates

COACH kev

Occupation: Fitness Specialist and Trainer

Originally From: Grand Rapids, MI

Hobbies: Football / Snowboarding / Hiking

Favorite WOD: Grace

Least Favorite WOD: Fran

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer

CrossFitting Since: September 2014

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."  - Albert Einstein

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."  - Albert Einstein

COACH Manda

Occupation: Histology Technician

Originally From: Rainier, OR

Hobbies: MMA Fighting / Softball / Family Time

Favorite WOD: Heavy Barbell Work

Least Favorite WOD: Karen

Certifications: CrossFit L-1 Trainer / CrossFit Judge

CrossFitting Since: November 2011

"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one" - Bruce Lee

"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one" - Bruce Lee

COACH Will

Occupation: Army Nurse

Originally From: Texarkana, TX

Hobbies: Traveling / Hiking / Sleeping

Favorite WOD: Anything 21-15-9

Least Favorite WOD: Anything over 5 MIN

Certifications: CrossFit L-2 Trainer / CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer / CrossFit Kettlebell Trainer / CrossFit Mobility and Mobility Trainer / CrossFit Endurance Sports Trainer

CrossFitting Since: March 2013