CF TOTF Legends

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Coach Dave LeClaire

Email: dave_leclaire@yahoo.com

Occupation: USAF, Cyber Systems Support

TOTF Status: Former Club President (2012-2014 Now Senior Advisor) and Veteran Elite

Family: Wife Erin, Daughter Emily (7) , Daughter Abby (9 months)

I am from Columbus, OH (AKA – God’s Country), but have lived all around the world because of the AF.

About myself: I am a huge Ohio State Buckeyes fan!!  Saturdays during College Football season you’ll only find me hanging with my family watching the Buckeyes.  Other than that, I love training and coaching folks.

I started CrossFit at CrossFit Omaha 5 years ago.  When the call went out for volunteers to begin a Functional Fitness-based program for Offutt, I jumped at the chance to help.  What we started became the current program under the banner of CrossFit Team Offutt Tactical Fitness.  I do CrossFit to personally see improvements in my fitness and to help expand this great community.

Favorite WOD:  “Elizabeth” 21-15-9: Cleans (135), Ring Dips

Certificates:  CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, USAW Level 1 Sport Performance Certified, CrossFit Football Certified, CrossFit Powerlifting Certified, CrossFit Mobility Certified

Goals: 200+ pound overhead press/ 350+ Bench/ 405+ Squat/ 500+ Deadlift/ sub-4 minute Fran/be healthier in my 40s than I was in my 30s

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Coach John Hendricks

Email: sowtman@yahoo.com

Occupation: USAF, Weather Forecaster

TOTF Status: Former Club President (2013-2014) and Lead Coach

Family: Wife Kelly (who is also a badass CrossFitter), Son Tanner (16),
Daughter Kaisy (11, Daughter Eliza (3), and Daughter Adeline (18 mon)
I am from St Joe Missouri, but have lived all around the world because of
the AF.

I am a huge Denver Broncos fan!!

I started CrossFit 3 yrs ago, I do CrossFit because I like getting stronger
and the tight community of athletes.

Favorite WOD: Anything that has burpees in it.YEA RIGHT!!!

Certificates: CrossFit Level 1 trainer, CrossFit Level 2, USAW Olympic Weightlifting
Certified, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Goals: A 4 min FRAN, 500# deadlift, 400# back squat and a 300# Clean—STILL

 

 

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Coach Courtland Holloway

freshstyle2411@gmail.com
USAF Zipper Suited Sun God
TOTF Status: Former TOTF President (2016-2017), Lead Coach and Media Manager 
Family: Wife Amber,  son Caiden (3) and son Miles (2 months).
I am from the greatest place Alabama has to offer Auburn. WAR EAGLE !!!
Grew up in Alabama for most of my life. I love to have fun while doing anything that is worth doing including when times get rough during a workout squeezing out a smile or joke every now and again. I don’t take things super seriously but I am completely committed to giving all the athletes the best coaching possible.

I started crossfit in late 2011 after watching my first Crossfit Games on ESPN. A few weeks later I had a friend who had recently completed their Level 1 show me some of the basic movements of crossfit. I cut my hand doing an overhead squat in a power rack with only 65 pounds on the bar which is a relatively light weight for me. From then I wanted to do what I could to better execute all things crossfit. A journey that I am happy to continue everyday. 

Favorite WOD: Elizabeth and Grace (why chose when you can do both) 
Certificates: Crossfit Level 1 and Crossfit Level 2
Goals: Complete my USAW certification, Crossfit Endurance certification, and Gymnastic certifications. Have Chick Fil A be my sponsor for going to the Crossfit Games one day. Also to not hate body weight movements every time I see them. Lol

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Coach Carly Costello

Email: carlyacostello@gmail.com 

Occupation: USAF, Public Affairs Officer 

TOTF Status:Veteran

Family: Husband Greg 

I am from Marietta, Georgia, born and raised, but my father was born in Omaha and raised in Kansas, so it’s nice to be in the fatherland.  

I started CrossFit two years ago with a box in my hometown. I had been working with a personal trainer for a couple years prior to starting CrossFit, but I never saw or felt the results I wanted. My best friend convinced me to join her box and within a month of starting CrossFit, I felt and looked stronger. I know what CrossFit has done for me so I am here to preach and teach it to others looking to improve themselves. Plus I just like picking up heavy things and putting them down.  

Favorite WOD:  Grace and anything with snatches  

Certificates:  CrossFit Level 1 trainer, USAW Olympic Weightlifting Level 1 trainer 

Goals: In the next year, plan to accomplish my first muscle-up, PR more than 200 pounds on squats and snatch more than 120 pounds. 2015 Regionals better watch out! 

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Coach Brian Haggerty

Email: bjhaggerty1998@gmail.com

Occupation: USN, Submariner

TOTF Status: Veteran

Family: Wife Lisa, Son James (9)

I am from Johnstown, NY, but have been all around the world with the Navy.

I started CrossFit in 2009.  I rolled to shore duty in the worst shape of my life.  I quickly plateaued working out on my own, then a friend introduced me to CrossFit.  Almost immediately, I started getting leaner, stronger and faster.  I coach to help others experience similar life changes.  The combination of community and constantly varied exercise make it an unbeatable experience.

Favorite WOD:  Team WODs and running.

Certificates:  CrossFit Level 1 trainer, CrossFit Endurance (Running), and CrossFit Nutrition

Goals: Continue to grow the TACFIT community.

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Coach David “Salt” Bacot

Email: saltebacot@gmail.com

Occupation: USAF, Weatherman

TOTF Status: Lead Coach

Family: Wife Bianca, 2 Sons, 1 Daughter, 1 Son-in-law, 1 Daughter-in-law, 2 Granddaughters

From Houston, Texas; but home is where the AF plants us (14 sites and counting…)

Texas A&M fighting Texas Aggie class of 1990 – WHOOP!

I’d heard of CrossFit for years, but never found the way to start – gave it another go after arriving at Offutt (thanks Coach John!). 1.5 yrs and getting better every day – CAN!

Favorite WOD: Anything I have not yet done Rx (that would be ALL of them).

Certificates: CrossFit Level 1 trainer

Goals: enhancing our community; body-weight snatch; a muscle-up!

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Coach Thatcher Cardon

Email: t@cardon.net

Occupation: USAF, Family Physician

TOTF Status: Veteran

Family: Wife and 5 kids

I am from all over but Seattle is about as close to hometown as I get.

I love learning new things and working with my hands.

I started CrossFit in 2008 and loved it from day one. For many years it was a hobby and a fitness routine. Now it is a comfortable habit. I always knew I wasn’t as well rounded or functionally fit as I wanted to be but I didn’t know how to get there. CrossFit did it for me. It was like a radioactive spider bite. It has changed me in many ways and made me a better physician.

Favorite WOD: There’s no favorite that’s what I like about “constantly varied”.

Certificates: CrossFit Level 1 trainer

Goals: General Physical Preparedness for life.

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