Coach Iz

Head Coach


  • CrossFit Level 3 Trainer CCFT (2021)
  • USA Weightlifting Level 2 Coach (2014)
  • OPEX Assessment
  • OPEX Life Coaching
  • OPEX Nutrition
  • OPEX Program Design
  • OPEX Business Systems
  • CrossFit Competitor Certificate (2013)
  • CrossFit Endurance Certificate (2011)
  • CrossFit Gymnastics Certificate (2012)
  • CrossFit Kettlebell Certificate (2014)
  • CrossFit Kids Certificate (2012)
  • CrossFit Mobility Certificate (2011)
  • CrossFit Powerlifting Certificate (2013)
  • CrossFit Strongman Certificate (2012)
  • CrossFit Weightlifting Certificate (2009)

I began honing my coaching skills in 2004 as an Apprentice Personal Trainer at a local health club. In the Fall of 2008 My Wife Tammyli and I began doing small group training classes in Prospect Park. We affiliated with CrossFit in October of 2010, becoming the 3rd Box (CrossFit gym) in Brooklyn.

Over the years I have worked with many different populations including: semi and professional athletes, geriatric, pediatric, amputees, paraplegic’s and a host of different auto immune disorders. I have gained a wealth of knowledge and can help you achieve your goals safely and efficiently.

I have been blessed to learn from or have been mentored by some of the greatest minds in the coaching world. In turn I have had the honor and privilege of mentoring many of the fitness industries finest trainers. I have been fortunate enough to coach at the Reebok CrossFit Games and had the chance to be a Judge at the CrossFit Games North East Regionals.

I program each workout performed at CrossFit 718 to be scalable and progressive. I obsess over every detail of every workout ensuring safety, fun and consistent results. I currently maintain a full roster coaching numerous individual athletes and classes every week. I’m constantly looking for opportunities to enhance my knowledge and increase the value of the services I provide. My philosophy is to always be learning and improving!

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Enough about me, let’s get together and build a better you!

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