Patrick Woods is a 2009 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he was a Captain of the track team. Patrick competed in the decathlon and won the BIG 10 championship in 2009. He trained for the 2012 US Olympic Trials and was a USA indoor silver medalist. Patrick is an experienced CrossFit coach who has successfully managed a corporate gym serving over 900 members.
Patrick is also an ACE certified personal trainer, a level-one USATF coach, a USAW level 1 and holds a CF level 2 certification.
Brian began CrossFit in July of 2015 when he moved back to his hometown of Columbus. Prior to moving Columbus Brian worked out regularly at a local gym with a personal trainer and independently.
Soon after starting at CrossFit Clintonville Brian discovered that CrossFit provided workouts that he was truly passionate about. As he improved his physical fitness, gained confidence, and grew in his passion for CrossFit Brian decided to pursue his CrossFit Level 1 certification, which he completed in February 2017.
Samuel’s background in fitness started with competitive road cycling, which he alternated with running for years until CrossFit. After doing CF for 2 years, he began to focus more on weightlifting, competing in multiple competitions each year.
Samuel holds a bachelors and masters degree in applied mathematics Ball State University and IUPU-Indianapolis, respectively. Samuel is a USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach and a CrossFit Level 2 (CF-L2) coach.
Post-college Hannah become a personal trainer and group class instructor at an Extreme Training Center. She went on to obtain her Level-1 Certification and began training herself for the Open. Hannah now holds Level-1, Level-2, USAW-L1 and CrossFit Kids Certifications.
In 2014 Hannah was a finalist for the Face of ReebokONE campaign.Hannah then moved to Columbus and found her new home at CFC in January 2015, competed with Team CFC for the Arnold Classic in March, and in August became a coach.
After graduating from Grandview Heights, Anna received her degree in Exercise Science from Indiana University. Following college, she continued west to St. Louis where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic and Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Rehabilitation. In 2015 she returned home to open her own chiropractic practice, Columbus Spine and Sport Center.
For the past 3 years Anna has been teaching boxing, cardio and strength training classes at local gyms.
Following Ali’s final season of high school swimming in 2014, she decided to start CrossFit as a new competitive outlet. After about a year, Ali decided to complete her CF-L1 because CrossFit had made such an impact on her life that she wanted to ability to spread that to others as well.
Ali graduated from Ohio State in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and is now in the process of applying to Physician Assistant School. During Ali’s time at OSU, she walked on to the OSU women’s rowing team for the 2015-2016 season. Ali has been coaching at CFC since 2016 and earned her CF-L2 in April of 2019.
In 2015, while looking for a new challenge, he heard about CrossFit Clintonville opening up right in the neighborhood. Since then he has enjoyed being a part of the community and diving in deeper to the fitness world.
He has taken the CrossFit Level-1 certification and the ONNIT Kettlebell Specialist course. He is currently working on his Level 1 certification through DVRT Ultimate Sandbags. Travis currently teaches the Sunday ULOO class at 9 AM. If you see him working out, feel free to say “Hi”.
Joe and his sister grew up in gyms as their mom taught aerobics. It wasn’t until his masters degrees that he found CrossFit and fell in love.
Last year Joe lived in southern France and had the opportunity to combine his passion for French with CrossFit. He learned the universality of this sport; no matter which language you hear it in, the movements and camaraderie translate just the same.
Joe is currently a first year PhD student at OSU studying Foreign Language Education and is an instructor for student teachers in the World Languages program.