CrossFit Texas Tech Coaches

CrossFit Coaches

Seth Seth
Seth began powerlifting in 2008. He powerlifted for four years, training primarily on squat, bench press, and deadlift movements. In the Spring of 2011 he discovered CrossFit. What appealed to him most about CrossFit is the incorporation of Olympic lifts into fast paced, high intensity quick workouts. He quickly became aware of the diversity and versatility of CrossFit, which inspired him to become a CrossFit Texas Tech coach. Seth is pursuing a dual degree in in Exercise Science and Spanish.
Angel Angel
Angel is currently pursuing a dual Bachelors’ degree in Management /Marketing with a Minor in Exercise Sports Science. He plans on earning a teacher’s certification after graduation and getting into graduate school. Angel is a Crossfit level one certified instructor, and works at two different Crossfit gyms in Texas. He coaches at Crossfit Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX during the school year and Dangercity Crossfit in Garland, TX while at home for the summer. Angel specializes in boxing techniques, a coaching teaching style and short-duration, high-intensity workouts. Angel is currently an amateur boxer and is training for a boxing match. CrossFit has found a new home in Angel’s life and he continues to instill the CrossFit methodology into people lives today. "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going so be ready to work!!!”

Josh is pursuing a degree in Management Informational Systems. He is from Brownsville, Texas and went to high school in Del Rio, Texas. Josh has had an opportunity to compete in the Austin based Fittest games and 21-15-9 Hopper Tournament. Josh is a firm believer that all things are possible “…Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go" Joshua 1:9. Josh can help you focus on technique and form, and just like John Wooden states: “It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.”

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Stephen is an Exercise and Sport Science major. He has always been passionate about fitness and he began weightlifting at age 13. He continues to diversify his lifting and learning along the way. He recently began his journey into CrossFit and has been loving it every step of the way. Stephen R. Covey said it best “Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it themselves. A true leader does not create followers, they create more leaders.” Stephen is looking to inspire and lead others so they can see their true potential and reach their goals.
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Shane is currently studying energy commerce. He started CrossFit the summer before his senior year in high school in order to lose weight. After doing CrossFit and dieting correctly he was able to lose 35lbs, make the basketball team and became one of the starting five. CrossFit changed his life and he is grateful for the CrossFit coaches that have helped him reach his goals. Shane is excited to be a coach that will help others achieve their fitness goals just like others did for him.
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David was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and is currently majoring in Agricultural and Applied Economics. David has always been an athlete striving to push himself out of his comfort zone. His experiences include, running sprint triathlons, participating in the Olympic lifting competitions and is currently training to compete in the iron man race. David began his journey into Crossfit in February of 2013 by just walking into a Crossfit gym for the first time. He will never forget his first Crossfit workout it was tough, mentally challenging but loved the feeling of accomplishment. Vince Lombardi said it best “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” With hard work and determination he became more confident and the workouts became easier. David is excited to encourage others to be the best that they can be and to remind them that hard work pays off.

Olympic Weightlifing Coaches

Vanessa Vanessa
I am an instructor for the Olympic Weightlifting class. I am currently majoring in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics. I am also am undergraduate researcher specializing in sports nutrition and am a Texas Tech Sports Nutrition Intern. I first began lifting in high school at the age of 15 and was a state and national champion in powerlifting. After high school, I focused only on weightlifting and have competed in 10 national meets. In my free time I enjoy eating frozen yogurt and watching How I Met Your Mother episodes.

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