Staff List


Carrie O'Keefe
Title: Instructor, Trainer
 
Education:
BA in Environmental Policy Management from the University of Minnesota

Certs:
AFAA Group fitness cert
CPR
Peak 10
Insanity
Spartan
Kettlebell

Collegiate sports: Volleyball.  1999-2001 University of Nebraska Omaha. 2001-2003 University of Minnesota

In Addition:
Carrie was the Co-captain at the U of M volleyball team (sweet 16).
Carrie loves to run and has run marathons including the Boston Marathon and many other marathons, triathlons and Ragnar races.

 
Erin O'Brien
Title:
Owner, Program Director, Bring It! Studios and Owner, CrossFit Chanhassen
 
Education:
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of MN/Duluth.
Master of Fine Arts, New York University
 
Certs:

AFAA - Group Exercise, Pre/Post Natal

Fitness Institute of Training- Personal Training;

Esquerre Fitness Group-Pre/Post Natal Exercise, Post Rehab, Flexibility Training

Polestar Pilates Training-Mat and Reformer Training

Peak 10

Kettlebells

Urban Rebounding

Spartan SGX

Insanity

Jonny G's Spinning

In Addition:

Bally's Elite Fitness Trainer Award from Crunch Fitness 2003

Created her own line of Fitness DVDs including Prenatal Fitness Fix, Post Natal Rescue, Strong Body Ageless Body, Strong Body Fit Body, and two programs with Kristi Yamaguchi.

Created the Cardio Resistance program for Versastick

 
Caleb Sohm
Title:
Coach/Programmer/Owner, CrossFit Chanhassen

Education:

BS Construction Management,  Colorado State University

BA Elementary Education, Crown College

Certs:

CF-L1
USAW - L1
CF Kids
RKC

In Addition:

Club Rugby CSU

 
Britt Ringstrom
Title:

Coach/Programmer/Owner, CrossFit Chanhassen
Instructor, Bring It Studios

Education:


BS Exercise Physiology,
Minor: coaching and communications

Certs:

NASM CPT
USAW
CFL-1

 

Collegiate sports:
Hockey, Track and Field

In Addition:
High School Hockey Coach
5th overall pick to NPGL
NPGL Boston Iron
CF Regional competitor for 3 years
75 kg weightlifter
Powerlifter

Daniel Sohm
Daniel is an avid traveler and has been able to share his passion for athletics with children around the world. Running camps for under privileged children in Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand is just one of his many accomplishments. Daniel's kind and patient heart brings such focus to his coaching He believes CrossFit can give you the strength and dedication to succeed in all avenues of life.
Jodi Sussner
Jodi has been coaching clients and providing certification and education to fitness companies for nearly 20 years. She holds a Master's Degree in Human Performance, numerous fitness certifications including; Nutrition Coaching from the Institute of Transformational Nutrition, Peak 10, National Academy Sports Medicine CPT, Peak Pilates Master Trainer, and YogaFit 200-hr RYT.
Nate Cermak
Title:
CF-L1

Education:
MS – Sports Studies, Bemidji State
BBA – Management Information Systems, UMD

Certs:
CF-L1

Collegiate sports:
Baseball @ the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) 2001-2005

In Addition:
3-year Captain of UMD Baseball team
Jake Rubash
Title:
Olympic Weightlifting and CF-L1 Trainer

Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of St. Thomas (In progress, one year left)

Certs: CF - L1, Crossfit Olympic Weightlifting

Collegiate sports: Olympic Weightlifting (77kg weight class)

In Addition: 2011 Junior bronze medalist, 2012 silver medalist in snatch at both the Arnold and Nationals, 2012 American Open silver medalist

 
Jayme Sussner
Title:
Instructor, CF L -1 Trainer

Education:
Master of Science - Human Performance

Certs:
ACSM - Health Fitness Instructor
NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
CF- L1
Kettlebell Concept Certified Instructor

Collegiate sports:
Football

In Addition:
High School Football coach
20+ years in the fitness industry

 
Tricia Stolz
Title:
Group fitness instructor

Education:

BA in Music Education, Luther College

M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Saint Mary's University.

Certs:
ACE Group Fitness, Core 3D, RIPPED, Mojo Sculpt

In Addition: Tricia loves to run and has completed the twin cities marathon, Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon, Fargo Half Marathon, and several 10ks and 5ks.

 
Drew Beller
Title: Instructor, L-1 Trainer

Education:
BS in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University

Certs:
L1 CrossFit

Collegiate sports: Hockey. 2003-2008 Grand Valley State University

In Addition:
Drew was Assistant Captain of GVSU Men’s Ice Hockey Team 2006-2008 (qualified for National Tournament in 2007 and made it to Final Four in 2008). Drew was selected to ACHA D2 All-Star Game 2007. Drew has been involved in CrossFit since 2009 and loves to help and coach others. He also loves playing hockey and has won an adult rec league championship in all three states that he’s lived in prior to Minnesota (MI, IL, SD).

Dr. Jason O'Donnell
Jason attended the University of Northern Iowa for his undergraduate studies, and received his Doctorate in Chiropractic and a Master’s in Sports Science and Rehabilitation from Logan University in St. Louis, Missouri. Post-graduate education has included a residency at the Biofreeze Sports Performance Institute and a fellowship in post surgical rehabilitation at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa. Most recently, Jason completed his Level 1 USA Triathlon Coaching Certification. A collegiate athlete, Jason is an expert at coaching and treating athletes of all ages. He serves as team chiropractor for many area teams and is the co-director of the Athlete’s Edge Triathlon Club. His areas of expertise include sports medicine, biomechanics, shoulder dysfunction, and faulty movement patterns.
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