New Coach at the Box

Browny is ready to help take YOU to the next level

We are very excited to announce the addtion of Michael Brownfield to our CFSF Coaching staff. Browny has been CrossFitting with us since early August of last year. And his CrossFit resume is already quite impressive:

-He was a member of our CFSF FTS Affiliate Team last month in Denver
-He is a member of CFSF PaleoHolics
-He is certified with his CrossFit Level 1
-He is certified with his CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting (June 20, 2010)
-He is a student of CrossFit and is always finding ways to improve himself and is one of the first to lend a helping hand with anyone that wants to take their fitness and CrossFit to the next level.

Here is Browny’s story:

Athletics have always been a large part of my life. Growing up in an active family provided the ability to participate in many different activities. Anything that involved training and spending time in the gym grabbed my attention. During high school I knew that I wanted to further my days of playing football and that led me to the decision to play at the collegiate level.

After my playing career ended I was able to be on staff at my alma mater and coached alongside some of the most gifted people in terms of driving individuals to perform at an extremely high level. The coaching staff had an amazing ability to inspire their players to achieve goals outside of their scope of vision. The competitive nature of the sport and the mental training that accompanied it stayed with me well after my final game was played and coached.

After many years of the traditional gym experience I stumbled across this amazing thing called CrossFit. It sparked the competitive feeling that I knew was still there and offered an outlet to challenge myself physically and mentally. CrossFit has allowed me to achieve things that I thought were impossible and introduced a new sport that I want to play for the rest of my life.

My main goal is to lead by example and introduce as many people to CrossFit as possible because I believe in what it can do for an individual. We all can knock down obstacles and reach higher. If there is anything I can do to help just ask!

MikeB

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13 Responses to “New Coach at the Box”

  1. MB to MB – can’t wait to train under you (well, you all know what I mean)!!!

  2. congrats browny!!! you have done a fantastic job to this point & love the push you give me every time! now that you are on staff does that mean i get to yell back like i do with chris?! ; )

  3. Congrats on official Press Release joining the CFSF staff Browny! You’re an incredible addition to the group dynamic!!!

  4. Congrats Browny! You have been doing amazing in your role as a trainer, and it’s great to see that it is now official.

  5. Congratulations Michael Brownfield (thought i would buck the system and call you by your God-given name)!! I am very excited for you and your passion for CrossFit. You are a definite natural with this stuff and I KNOW you will inspire many in the years to come. Hats off my friend….

  6. Congratulations! Very excited for you:) Thanks for being a positive and encouraging trainer…it is much appreciated!!!

  7. Jaime K Says:

    Congrats!!! Good for you! Hope that I get to train under you some day! You have such a positive attitude that helps people go to levels they didn’t know they had!

  8. Liza Nelson Says:

    Yippee!!!!! I am so so excited for you, with your drive and attitude you are going to totally excel, and help us all achieve our goals and lift us to the next level. We are so lucky to have you as a trainer and I can’t wait to attend your classes. Your an amazing person and you have a great story with a monster of ideas and visions. Congrats you are going to be wonderful!!

  9. Congrats Mike B!! You were a coach to many before this announcement. I remember many workouts being pushed and encouraged by you, thank you! You are a great addition to the cfsf staff and the SF crew is lucky to have you!

  10. Laura "LD" Says:

    Congrat’s neighbor!! You are an awesome addition to the great coaches at crossfit!!

  11. Kimberly Says:

    Congrats!! There have been many 6:30 classes where you have pushed me to find my inner fight. You are an amazing athlete, great leader, and awesome cheerleader and butt kicker!
    Keep up the good work!!!!!

  12. Congrats, Browny!! I know you will be a great trainer as you already helped me with form/timing on pullups! You’re a great inspiration to many….keep up the great work!

  13. Tracy K Says:

    Congrats Mike!! Keep up the great work. Thank you for all your help thus far (and it’s just the beginning!!)… you’re a great trainer!

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