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Education & Certifications

BA Art History University of Washington
Associates in Emergency Medicine, Paramedic
Massage Therapist
Certified Flight Paramedic
CrossFit Rowing
CrossFit Level 1
CrossFit Level 2
CrossFit Strongman
Iron Athlete Certified Weightlifting Coach
CrossFit Weightlifting

Kare Williams

Kare was a varsity rower for The University of Washington, and Seattle Rowing Club, and a former AZ Indoor Rowing Champion. She has competed for 8 years on the Concept 2 World Ranking, finishing in the top 5 for masters women worldwide in multiple distances, including the marathon distance of 42,195 meters twice. She has been a Crossfit coach and competitor for the last 8 years. She has been coaching rowing clinics for 7 years. She has developed and coaches a  3 hr clinic for athletes, as well as a 5 hour clinic to coach coaches on how to instruct rowing. Kare retired from Emergency Medicine in 2014 and has been coaching CF full time ever since. She and her husband Alan will be opening CrossFit Milo in Tucson AZ January 2017.


University of Washington Varsity Rowing Team
Seattle Rowing Club
YoYoDyne Cycling Team
Arizona Indoor Womens Rowing Champion
Masters Women 3rd place worldwide for marathon row of 42,195m
CFNWT Team CF Games Regionals
2 top 10 finishes in Womens RX Affiliate Cup Flagstaff AZ
Winter Open Womens Masters Champion
Sicest of The Southwest Women’s Masters Champion
Battle of The Boxes Women’s Masters Champion
CF Games Open
Masters Functional Fitness League Women’s 45-49
2nd place worldwide 2014, 1st place worldwide 2015.
Garage Games Masters National Competition
2nd place 2015

Shanna Duvall

CrossFit, Functional Fitness, Mobility

    Shanna was introduced to CrossFit in 2007 while attending New York Chiropractic College. She began coaching her peers later that year and fell in love with sharing her…

Iron Athlete Weightlifting and CrossFit Coach August Schmidt

August Schmidt

Functional Fitness, Weightlifting
August has been teaching and coaching Weightlifting for nearly twenty years. In 2009, he affiliated his garage gym with CrossFit and began the process of building East Valley CrossFit.
Iron Athlete Kettlebell Coach Charlie Molina

Charlie Molina


Charlie grew up competing in wrestling throughout high school and college. After graduation the desire to compete did not diminish and he continued with Brazilian Jujitsu and earned his Muay…

Iron Athlete Trainer Marie Finamore massaging a CrossFit athlete

Marie Finamore


Marie has been enhancing the performance of elite athletes since becoming certified as an Athletic Trainer, adding Strength & Conditioning Coach, Rock Doc, and Massage Therapist credentials along the way.…

Iron Athlete Powerlifting Coach Rich Wenner

Rich Wenner


Rich is a seasoned athlete that has competed in 33 national/international powerlifting meets. He has been awarded 15 national titles as well as a Jr world and M2 IPF world…

Iron Athlete Weightlifting Coach Matt Foreman

Matt Foreman

Powerlifting, Weightlifting
A veteran Olympic weightlifting coach and athlete with twenty-five years of experience at the national level. He works with a wide range of athletes, from basic beginners all the way to international competitors.
Iron Athlete Weightlifting Coach Becky Vasey

Becky Vasey

Becky competed in her first Oly/Crossfit competition in October and recently achieved PR’s at a local lifting meet. Becky continues to strive toward her own fitness goals and enjoys helping others achieve theirs.

Andy Timm


Andy has been involved in gymnastics since he was three years old. He competed at the Junior Olympic level up to Level 10. Then, he went on to join the…

Kare Williams

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