Steve Hartle

Name: Steve Hartle- Owner and Head Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1-CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Kettlebell Certified

CrossFit Kids

CrossFit Gymnastics

CrossFit Competitor Certified

USA Weighlifting Level 1 Trainer

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Helen

Athletic Achievements:

2012 OC Throwdown Qualifier

2-Time Division I All American Wrestler

High School All America

Iowa State Champion- Freestyle and Folkstyle

Fun Facts:

Ashley Hartle

Name: Ashley Hartle- Owner and Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1-CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Endurance

CrossFit Gymnastics

CrossFit Olympic Lifting

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Fight Gone Bad and Annie

Fun Facts: I was born and raised in Texas.  I met the man of my dreams in a gym (of all places) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and we now have two amazing sons, Trevor and Brayden!

Tom Chamberlin

Name: Tom Chamberlin- Manager and Full-Time Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Endurance

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Lynne

Athletic Achievements:

15 years of Soccer

Cleveland Rock n' Roll Half Marathon
Fun Facts: When I met my wife, Jen, during college registration I knew I would marry her and since I wasn't the brightest 19 year old I decided to tell her...she didn't talk to me for an entire year.  But all worked out and we are celebrating 6 years of marriage with our dog, Vail.  Last facts, I have a small obsession for cooking, I used to be in a punk rock band, I used to have an Afro, and I started lifting weights when I was 9 years old, which may explain the early hair loss.

Josh Bednorz


Name: Josh Bednorz Full-Time Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Endurance

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Isabel

Athletic Achievements:

2013 Fittest Bowhunter in the West- 4th Place

2012 Tough Mudder

Fun Facts: I just moved here from Goodyear, Arizona. I love the outdoors and any hobby that enables me to be outside! My favorite thing to do is wake up early and take my pup to the lake and fish!

Jim Royce

Name: Jim Royce-Full-Time Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1; Level 1 Coach

CrossFit Gymnastics

CrossFit Olympic Lifting

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Helen (she was my first), Diane

Athletic Achievements:  I’ve played sports all my life.  I enjoyed playing hockey for 24 years.  That’s where I got my love for coaching.

Fun Facts About Me: I was my father’s 21st birthday present.  We were born on the same date exactly 21 years apart.  I love cooking.  I can’t really call myself a great chef, but wow I am an incredible recipe follower.  My love of coaching comes from you guys.  I love seeing you accomplish things you never thought of even trying.

Justin Hargis


Name: Justin Hargis Full-Time Coach

Certifications: CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Diane

Athletic Achievements: I've been involved in sports for most of my life involving Tae Kwon-Do and baseball as a little kid, hockey and lacrosse. I've  even dabbled in muay thai and jiu-jitsu.

Fun Facts: I've been snowboarding for about 23 years. I have a rottweiler named Roxy. I moved to Colorado when I was 7 from North Carolina. My favorite food is either Chinese or Mexican. I was a DJ for about 11 years. I love playing golf, disc golf, mountain biking, volleyball, hiking, and wakeboarding. Basically if we're outdoors doing an activity I'll like it.

Sara House

Name: Sara House- CrossFit Coach and Head of BackCountry's CrossFit Kids Program

Certifications:

CF-L1- CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Kids

CrossFit Olympic Lifting

CrossFit Endurance

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Kelly and Randy

Athletic Achievements:

Turkey Challenge 2011

Turkey Challenge 2012

Girls Gone Rx 2012

Denver Half-marathon

Fun Facts About Me: I grew up in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and married my high school prom date.  I have 3 year-old twins and a 7 year-old.   I love snowboarding, hiking, running, cooking, my Golden Retriever and absolutely must eat dark chocolate every day.

Luke Padilla

Certifications: CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1
Favorite Benchmark WOD: Elizabeth

Athletic Achievements: I love playing any sports that have balls. In High School I was a basketball All Conference honorable mention - Junior Varsity.
2013 Marvin Ring'em Horseshoe Tournament - Runner Up. 2010 D league Racquetball Tournament - Champion.

Fun Facts: My wife, Ashley, and I love to travel. We've been lucky enough to visit England, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, and the Eastern Caribbean. We also like to keep it close and head to the mountains for a camping trip as often as possible. I have two amazing kids Payton, and Ryker.

Nick Kelsey

Name: Nick Kelsey Coach

Certifications: CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1

Favorite Benchmark WOD:

Athletic Achievements: 20 years of competitive soccer; Competed in basketball and golf as well

Fun Facts: I'm a Colorado native. I love competing in sports of all kinds, and if its not a sport and I can make it competitive I will! I run the race for the cure yearly in honor of my mom who is a breast cancer survivor. You will see me rockin pink shoes in the gym to show my support for my mom and all the other fighters out there!  I secretly love to cook and I'm terrified of spiders!

Randy Fred

Name: Randy Fred Coach

Certifications: CF-L1: CrossFit Level 1

Favorite Benchmark WOD: Anything with Power Cleans

Athletic Achievements:

State Qualifier 50M Free

Captain of Men's Swim Team in College

3rd Place CSU Invite

2nd Place in Gauntlet

Fun Facts: I was born in Texas and raised in Colorado.  I went to Colorado Mesa College where I got a BBA in 2012.  Getting my Level 1 certification was more gratifying to me than any ACT or exam I had to take in college!

Dalton Spanbauer


Name: Dalton Spanbauer-Coach

Certifications:

CF-L1- CrossFit Level 1

CrossFit Football

NASM- National Academy of Sports Medicine

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