Coaches

AT Sawtooth Crossfit All of our coaches are Crossfit certified, which means they’ve been trained in anatomy, physiology, and nutrition. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace for you.


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Shawn Fox

Occupation: Owner of Sawtooth Crossfit, and Fox Valley Family Dentistry

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified
Crossfit Level 2 Certified

Experience: Began powerlifting at the age of 15, 8 years Crossfit experience with 7 years of coaching experience in Crossfit.

Super Power: Real super heroes do not divulge there secrets.

CF fun fact: Literally walked into a friend's gym and was asked if I wanted to buy in, and I did.

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Gadiel Escobedo

Occupation: Crossfit Coach, Registered Nurse
 

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified
 

Experience: 5 years in Crossfit, 4 years of coaching experience

 

Super Power: I’m able to juggle work, gym, school, coaching, and family and remain somewhat sane.

CF fun fact: On my one year anniversary of Crossfit, I was competing at the NorCal crossfit regionals in 2014.

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Jared Ray

Occupation: Crossfit coach, Corporate Health and Wellness Program Director

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 2 Certified
Crossfit Weightlifting Certified

Experience: 9 years in Crossfit with 8 years of coaching experience

 

Super Power: Ability to play Russian roulette with a cheesecake and win.

CF fun fact: Met my future wife in a training session and she immediately disliked me at first.

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Denise Langley

Occupation: Senior Paralegal
 

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified

Experience: Over 8 years of Crossfit experience and 2 years coaching experience

 

Super Power: Ability to read people.  I can tell when you are sandbagging or cheating reps.

CF fun fact: At first I hated Crossfit and thought it was just a cult. I would have never imagined that I would have met my husband at a Crossfit gym and that most of my close friends are people that I have met from Crossfit.

 
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Josh Osmonde

Occupation: Crossfit Coach, Sawtooth Barbell Club

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified



Experience: 4 years Crossfitting/Weightlifting with 3 years of coaching experience


Super Power: I have a secret set of superpowers fueled by a daily mixture caffeine, sarcasm and lifting heavy shit. The correct mixture is still unknown.

CF fun fact: I used to hate running before I started Crossfit. Now I still hate running, but I'm used to it.

 


 

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Chandler Wyand

Occupation: Crossfit Coach, Individualized Coach, Full-time college student 

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified

Experience: 4 years of CrossFit, 2 years coaching

Super Power: The power to teleport to anywhere I please.

CF fun fact: I achieved a ring muscle up my first day of CrossFit.

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Cody Shaw

Occupation: Technician at John Deere product engineering center.

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified



Experience: 3 years of Crossfit experience



Super Power: Mind reader.
 

CF fun fact: We consider our Crossfit community as family. Whether you want to compete in competitions or just better yourself, you are going to have great friends cheering you on the entire time.

 

 

 

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Steve Langley

Occupation: Active Duty U.S. Navy Chief 14+ years.

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 Certified
Crossfit Scaling Course Certified
AHA Heartsaver CPR AED

Experience: An enthusiastic participant in the Crossfit community since joining his first gym in April of 2012. He has competed in multiple local competitions and has a passion for helping athletes set and reach fitness goals.

Super Power: The ability to sleep anywhere at anytime regardless of what's happening around him. To include sleeping through hurricanes and earthquakes!

CF fun fact: Met his future wife Denise when they were partnered up during his first wod ever.

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Craig Knight

Occupation: Correctional Officer
 

Certifications: 
Crossfit Level 1 IN PROGRESS


Experience: 4 years Crossfit experience, 1 year intern coaching

Super Power: Shoulder strength

CF fun fact: Began CF in the basement of my brothers house in Kansas City