Jeff grew up in Oregon and has been an athlete since he was a young kid. He played football, baseball, and wrestling in high school, semi-pro baseball, and most recently competed in Super League-Las Vegas (as a plant-based athlete). He joined the United States Army immediately after graduating high school and retired in July of 2022 as a Sergeant Major after 23 years of service. He has earned his Bachelor of Science in Sports & Health Sciences degree with a concentration in Exercise Science and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, USAW Level 1 Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, and is CPR/AED certified. Jeff is currently working on becoming a Certified Nutrition Coach. Jeff is passionate about health and fitness and strives to help all athletes obtain their peak fitness and health levels to meet their competition, performance, and life goals. He is excited to be setting down roots here in the Olympia/Lacey area and is enthusiastic in building community within and outside the gym. When Jeff is not coaching, he enjoys PNW living and going on adventures with his wife, four daughters, and/or their many pets.