Jason is from and currently resides in Hyde Park, Chicago. He is an alum of William H. Ray, Whitney Young Magnet H.S and received a BA in English Literature from Ithaca College. Jason competed at the NCAA Division 1 level in baseball at Miami (OH) and UIC then played for NCAA Hall of Fame coach George Valesente at Division 3 Ithaca College. Jason played and coached baseball professionally overseas in Germany for the Braunschweig Subway 89ers (2008) then in Spain for Futbol Club Barcelona FCB, (2009-2011). In Germany, Jason was the head youth development coach and while in Spain he was the FCB head pitching coach and Catalunya Regional All-Star Team head pitching coach.
Jason has been coaching and training athletes of all ages, backgrounds and ability levels for over 10 years. Jason began fitness training in Madison WI in 2012. He is a graduate of CrossFit Farmland’s Instructor Training Program (ITP) as recognized by Head Coaches Kyle Kraft and Kory Ryan. Jason trained privately and coached CrossFit at Farmland in Waunakee WI earning CrossFit Level 1 and Level 2 certifications.
Jason enjoys training and movement of all kinds including baseball, basketball, outdoor sports, and CrossFit. He also enjoys reading and furthering his education in the field of fitness and athletic development.
Education & Certification:
BA English Lit. Ithaca College, ISSA CPT, CF L-1, CF L-2, CPR/AED