Tammy Smith, Co-Owner & Coach
Crossfit Level I, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Kids, Masters in Education, Bachelor of Science in Health and Fitness, WABDL Powerlifting Competitor-records in bench press and deadlift
Performing at one’s peak ability is Tammy’s goal not only for herself but for those she coaches. Her background in gymnastics and powerlifting provides Tammy the opportunity to be an excellent resource in these elements of CrossFit. As a competitor in powerlifting, Tammy has successfully benched 231 ¼ pounds at 123 pounds bodyweight in competition. The strive to lead a healthy, active lifestyle expands beyond that of a crossfit coach as Tammy’s job as an elementary Physical Education teacher encourages her students to do the same, as well as her own children. Competitive by nature, Tammy will push you to achieve success beyond what you believe you are capable of accomplishing!
Tim Smith – Co-Owner & Coach
CrossFit Level I, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, Powerlifting Competitor
Ben Larkin, Founder & Coach
CrossFit Level I, CrossFit Nutrition, CrossFit Barbell, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Endurance, 2010 CDA/ID Ironman Finisher, American Red Cross Association – Adult First Aid/CPR/ AED, PSIA Level II alpine, Tele-ski Level I
, Doctor of Pharmacy – PharmD
Ben is a true believer in CrossFit. His extensive experience has enabled him to help everyone achieve elite fitness. Ben has been a coach/trainer for the past 9 years as a ski instructor, and is using his coaching abilities to help build better athletes. Ben has been utilizing CrossFit as the cornerstone of his programming and training not only for himself, but for all of his athletes. Strength and conditioning is the main programming ingredient for any successful athlete.
Laura Blount, Coach
Laura joined the FOCF team in September 2011. She graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2006. Upon graduation she was commissioned and went on to spend a tour on the USS Cleveland LPD-7 stationed in San Diego,Ca. She was a track and cross country runner during her high school and college years. While on deployment she was introduced to CrossFit. She started at CrossFit Coronado and was coached on the basics. Since then she has attended the Crossfit Nutrition seminar, Mobility Seminar, and has her CF Level 1 Certificate. She plans to pursue a career in Physical Therapy.
Laura enjoys working on mobility wod’s, reading Gary Taube’s books on nutrition, and trying out kensio taping.
Matt Kurkjian (need a bio Matt!), Coach