2411 Old Crow Canyon Road, Suite N, San Ramon CA 925-457-4587

Coaches

Tim Hill -
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 20 years Cross Country Ski Coach
POSE Method of Running level 3
CrossFit level 1
CrossFit Endurance Running Certification Coaching Staff
CrossFit Endurance Swim
CrossFit Kettlebell
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CrossFit Nutrition
30 years of CrossCountry Ski Racing and Counting again!  I have competed in many endurance sports including running, road biking, mountain biking, triathlon, adventure racing, cross country ski racing and  swimming.
Over 200 career victories.
Masters National Champion 2002 15k Classic. (xc skiing)
From Cat 5 to Cat 3  in 2001 (road bike)
 7th place District Champs 2001 (road bike)
2003 Auburn Overlook Run 50k age group victory 
Competed in 2003 Adventure Racing 24 hr National Championships (DQ’d 1 team member dropped out)
Owner of  This place, Owned Contra Costa Boot Camp 5 yrs,  Personal training experiance at small gym and a chiropractic office where I focused on post rehab training.  Have worked extensively with many types of injuries from spinal fusion to plantar facitis.  Focusing on improving movement to remove the causitive stresses.    
 
Lori Mortensen~
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Over 6 years of Coaching and Personal Training Experience
CrossFit Level 1 Certified
CrossFit Kids Certified
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer
Certification in Prenatal Fitness
Certification in ACSM Exercise Management for persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities
Lori has been a member of CrossFit San Ramon since November 2012.  She is the head coach for the CrossFit Kids and Teens Program.  Through CrossFit and Paleo she has transformed her health – 65#s lost, thyroid problem healed, asthma gone, inflammation gone, all back pain post surgery is gone.  

“I can honestly say that CrossFit and Paleo took me from a place of unhealthiness and physical limitations to being healthy, and an athlete for the first time in my life.  At 37 I feel better than I did at 18.” ~Lori

Lori  offers one on one Paleo nutrition sessions as well as personal training sessions.
 
Daniel Chen~
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BS & MS in Kinesiology
Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certified
CrossFit Level 1 Certification
United States Weight Lifting Certification.
Daniel  has worked as a personal trainer since 2007, he interned with the Oakland Raiders.  Daniel’s previous job was working as a strength and conditioning coach for all sports such as football, basketball, baseball, soccer and martial arts.   We’re excited to have him on our team!
 
Ed Johnson~
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Welcome CFSR’s newest Coach, Ed Johnson!Ed is a bay area native that has been involved in fitness, sports, and movement since high school.  He has traveled to many different places and worked with many different styles of movement coaches.  Ed’s background mostly comes from his experience as a dancer and as a gymnastics coach. In high school Ed competed as a wrestler in the EBAL league, which ignited his career in dance which since 1999 he has trained as a B-boy and competed at a high level world wide and is part of San Francisco’s own Renegade Rockers. He has won many events including the Out for Fame City title in 2007 and has also appeared in the Crown City Rockers video “B-boy” in 2006. In 2009, Ed went on the compete in Korea’s R-16, which is an international Breakdance competition held annually where 16 of the world’s top dance crews attend.Ed worked as a coach and program manager at AcroSports in the Off-Site and Outreach program where he teaches tumbling, gymnastics and Breakdancing in communities all over San Francisco through AcroSports’ Mobile Acrobat Training. In 2011 and 2012 AcroSports sponsored the Zanzibar Stonestown Crew project where they sent three master instructors, including Ed Johnson,  to teach a group of youth in Zanzibar, Africa Acrobatics, Breakdance, and Capoeira. Recently, he has found CrossFit through Carl Paoli, who has help him create new standards for the art of B-Boying to enhance techniques. Now, as a Athletic Director and Head Wrestling coach, Ed uses CrossFit to help coach his athletes at June Jordan High in San Francisco.
 
Travis Sleighter~
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Qualifications and Certifications

  • Intermediate Level CrossFit Certification
  • Rob Wolfe Nutrition CrossFit Certification
  • B.S. Kinesiology/Exercise Science -Sonoma State College
  • NASM – National Academy of Sports Medicine Certification
  • ISSA – International Sports and Sciences Association Certification
  • NCSF – National Council Strength and Fitness Certification
  • Scirion Institute of Exercise Science Certification
  • Pilates for Golf Training
  • Extensive Martial Arts experience – Black Belt Eagle Claw Kung Fu
  • 11 years experience in personal training
  • 2 years teaching outdoor boot camps
  • 2.5 years teaching CrossFit

“CrossFit training has made a really big difference in my life. My love for fitness has come back, and the mini-midlife crisis is over. My insomnia is gone, and my health problems are over. I lost all the body fat and have a full six pack. I can now dead lift 430lbs! My stamina for cardio exercise is great, and I feel better then I ever have. None of this would have been possible without CrossFit. It is what I was looking for, and finally found. My hope is that people are able to get out of it even a smidgen of what I have, because it has changed my life.

Nickolas Kao ~

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– Combatives level 1 Military Certification

- Physical Fitness Military Trainer
- Crossfit Level 1 Certification
Nick was in the US Army when he was first introduced to Crossfit in 2013.  At the time he was a combative’s instructor for his company, teaching soldiers how to perform hand to hand combat.  Nick was also a physical fitness trainer for his platoon incorporating a crossfit-esque program to fortify soldier’s fitness. He was stationed in Alaska and deployed to Afghanistan twice as a Unmanned Aerial Drone operator.
After separating, he met Jessica and Travis at CrossFit Drive. They encouraged him to pursue a coaching certification and ultimately led to me coaching with Travis and Jess at Crossfit Drive.  Nick is  currently at school aiming for a bachelors in Math and having a grand time coaching at Crossfit San Ramon causing pain…wait…coaching crossfit!
“Today’s accomplishments are yesterday’s impossibilities”

Gordon Ip~

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~CrossFit Level 1 Certified~NCEP (National College of Exercise Professionals) Certified~Over 9 years of Coaching and Personal Training Experience

~Kinesiology Major & Physical Therapy Student

Gordon has been into fitness and performance since picking up weights in High School. He has extensively researched and applied most Strength and Conditioning programs into his own programming over the years.  Gordon attained NCEP certification immediately after High School.  He has trained and coached individuals over the years through an extensive variety of training regiments.

    Gordon discovered CrossFit two years ago and was immediately hooked.  He signed up for first competition two months later, and received his L1 Certification a month after that. After participating in his first Open (6 months into CrossFit), he decided that a trip to The Crossfit Games was something he wanted to achieve.
    After sitting out the 2013 season due to a shoulder injury,  he signed on with GauxGetLifted and has been training diligently to earn a spot to Regionals this year; and ultimately, the Games.
“Find the limits and boundaries others set, and break them.”
Jessica Langlo ~
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~Level 1 CrossFit Certification

~CPR Certification

Alpha Omega CrossFit Competition RX- February 2015

Garnet Gauntlet Competition: 2nd place-November 2014

Epic Summer Meltdown CrossFit Competition- August 2014

Betty and Bro’s CrossFit Competition-June 2014

Cinco De Mayo CrossFit Competition-May 2014

Las Gatos Jungle Run half-marathon July 2012

Carlsbad Half-Marathon- January 2011

Primo’s Run 27th annual- 2011

Jessica has been doing CrossFit for 2 years now.  She played soccer for 15 years, 3 years on the varsity high school team.   She played 6 years of softball, 2 on the varsity team.  During those 2 years she made “All League” and “MVP” both years.  She has taken 2 yoga classes and a “Pilates 2″ class at Las Positas community college.  This girl eats, sleeps, and breathes CrossFit!  She is stoked to be part of our crew! And WE are stoked to have her!   

Quote to live by: “If it hurts, you’re doing it right.”

Karen Smith ~

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  • 1984 Graduate of University of California, Berkeley (BA) Physical Education
  • 1990 Master of Arts Degree in Coaching & Administration-San Francisco State University
  • 1984-1992 Assistant basketball coach for University of California, Berkeley
  • 1992-1999 Head basketball coach for San Jose State University
  • Currently Associate Commissioner of Athletics for the North Coast Section
  • 2013 CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)Trainers Certification
  • 2013-14 competed in 12 Competitions
  • 2014 56th overall in Open the Masters division (50-54)
  • 2014 placed 41st in the Master’s Qualifier.

Karen was an All-American basketball player at the University of California, Berkeley and she was inducted to the National High School Sports Hall of Fame as well as the Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame for basketball and softball.  She started CrossFit in 2012 after deciding her workouts were not allowing her to reach her personal fitness goals and it was love at first WOD.

“CrossFit makes me look forward to working out every day because for me it has turned working out into a competitive game which I truly enjoy.  I love the community atmosphere and comradery that CrossFit encourages.”

 

6 responses

  1. Jacqueline Janet

    Thanks for your experience….I really needed to hear that.

    November 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm

  2. Robert Quinonez

    Tim and Liesbet , Luis and I wish you the very best for 2012. We miss you! Thank you for being the “BEST OF THE BEST”.

    January 10, 2012 at 11:54 pm

  3. Steve R

    Tim, what time are group classes offered?

    November 13, 2012 at 6:05 am

    • Tim

      Mon-Fri WOD CLASS SCHEDULE
      5:30am
      6:30am
      9:30am
      10:30am
      5:30pm
      6:30pm
      7:30pm

      Saturday WOD CLASS
      7:30am
      8:30am

      Sunday WOD CLASS
      8:30am
      9:30am

      November 13, 2012 at 11:14 pm

  4. Chau Chris Allen

    Tim,

    I’ve been speaking to you regarding the corporate workout session for my company. I would like for you to email me your baseline workout.

    November 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    • Tim

      The baseline workout includes a series of rowing, squats(body weight), sit-ups, push-ups and pull-ups. All exercises will be scaled to fit the individual.

      November 26, 2012 at 8:42 pm

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