The coaches at CrossFit Polaris come from diverse athletic backgrounds and experience, but they all have one thing in common, they care. They are passionate and committed to helping you achieve your personal fitness goals each and every day whatever that goal may be. They are invested in taking care of you and take pride in helping you to enjoy life. They just so happen to do so through functional fitness!
Julie fell in love with CrossFit in 2010 after being an avid runner for years. Very quickly her passion for CrossFit grew, not only for herself, but also in helping others achieve their own extraordinary abilities. Seeing the confidence that is gained from someone accomplishing something that they'd never thought they would do is extremely rewarding.
The endless battle of personal improvement, hard work and challenge resonates strongly with Julie. She brings a passion for meticulous movement, shared community and the desire to make people move better in their day to day lives.
Julie has been a competitive runner, CrossFitter and now a 69kg lifter out of Rubber City Weightlifting in Akron, Ohio.
Coach Alex started CrossFit as a Senior in High school. He loved the constant challenge both physically and mentally. He started coaching after discovering his favorite thing to do was help people realize they're capable of far more than they thought. As a coach and leader, Alex feels the best part is achieve their goals they never thought was possible.
Patrick started CrossFIt back in 2008 when it first came on the scene. He fell in love with the camaraderie and the community of crossfit. Over time Patrick excelled at the Sport and is a 7 time CrossFit Regional Qualifier, with a top 10 finish in one of the hardest male regions. He is passionate about fitness and about how it can change people's lives and how it changed his own. Patrick loves to get creative with his Saturday morning class to leave people feeling like they got the best workout and the most fun workout of their life!
Donna Started CrossFIt Back in 2014 after seeing her daughter Kristi compete at the 2014 Regionals. She has been a certified PT for over 25 years, a phys ed. teacher, and is certified in body pump, spinning, pilates, and water aerobics. Fitness has always been part of Donna's life competing as a professional triathlete in her younger years. She then qualified for the CrossFit Games in the masters division 3 years in a row with her highest placing being 6th! Donna's goal is to create a community and an atmosphere that is fun and motivating!