Born and raised in the small town of South Wayne, WI, Shawn has always been an active individual. Playing football, basketball, running cross country and track in high school always kept him busy. After high school, he joined the US Army Reserves, of which he was a part of for thirteen years. In 2014, Shawn found CrossFit when he was disgusted with his health at the age of 29, nearly failing his physical fitness test in the Army reserves. Within one year of better nutrition and consistent exercise through CrossFit, Shawn gained the highest APFT score in his unit He has since been dedicated and determined to continue getting stronger and learn new skills. With this dedication, he has gained the passion to show others they can do the same. One of his favorite aspects of coaching is to watch the excitement from an individual recording a new personal best on a lift or getting the first reps of a new movement.

Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED

Fun Fact

  • Shawn has been an avid bowler since the young age of six. He has 9 perfect games and a high three game series of 825 (279, 287, 268).