Tom became part of the CrossFit community 3.5 years ago, after developing a love for lifting through the sport of power lifting. With his background in football, Volleyball as well as track and field, CrossFit was a perfect fit to challenge his athletic ability. After starting CrossFit he wanted to learn more about the why, behind the programming, eventually leading him to earn his CF-L1. His competitive nature also led him to participate in Wodapalooza and various local competitions. Now tom focuses on coaching and enjoys working out in his home garage with his 7 year old son.