168 CTC Blvd
Unit D
Louisville, CO 80027

 

 720.663.1080

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5:30am - 7:30pm Monday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm Saturday
Closed Sunday
* Closed hours vary weekly
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COACH BIOS

 

 

Dan Finck, CCFT

Owner/Head Coach

Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Dan has been living in Colorado since September 2009 with his wife Mary and their kids Zoe and Grayson. Dan graduated from Whittier College in 2004 with a degree in Kinesiology and Nutrition Science. While attending Whittier, Dan played collegiate lacrosse and helped led his Poets to 3 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, reaching the final four in 2003.

In 2004, Dan went onto win a Canadian National Championship with the Peterborough Lakers, before being drafted by the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League 13th overall. Dan was selected to the All-Rookie Team in 2005. 

 

Dan was introduced to CrossFit in the spring of 2008 by a personal training co-worker. After his first CrossFit workout, Dan was sold and began teaching himself everything he could about the CrossFit methodology. When Mary and Dan moved to Colorado, he became CrossFit Level 1 Certified and has been coaching, training, and living the CrossFit lifestyle ever since. Dan believes the best thing about the CrossFit Community is its ability to make people’s lives better. “When you start to see changes in your health and fitness, you can’t help but want more. Things that you thought were unobtainable in your life all of a sudden become obtainable and your priorities become clear and focused.”

Certifications:

Certified CrossFit Trainer - CrossFit Level 3

CrossFit Olympic Lifting

CrossFit Powerlifting

CrossFit Gymnastics 

Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach - USAW Level 1

Advanced Sports Performance Coach - USAW Level 2

Whittier College - B.A. with a major in Kinesiology and Nutrition Science

CPR - National CPR Association 

Experience:

2010 CrossFit Games - Team

2011 CrossFit Southwest Regional - Individual

2012 CrossFit Southwest Regional - Team

2013 CrossFit Southwest Regional - Individual

2014 CrossFit Southwest Regional - Team

2015 CrossFit South Regional - Team

2018 CrossFit Online Age Group Qualifier - 35-39

2019 CrossFit Online Age Group Qualifier - 35-39

 

dan@nocoastcrossfit.com

 

 

 

 

Samantha Call

Owner/Coach

 

Throughout Sam’s life, she has always prided herself on being active and fit, but CrossFit has brought that to a whole new light.  Growing up, she participated in soccer, track, cross country, and softball while remaining active in the Colorado Outdoors by hiking, skiing, biking, and wakeboarding.  A life full of competing made CrossFit an obvious transition for her, bringing the team mentality together with the motivation and drive to train for something bigger.  CrossFit is not just a workout, but a lifestyle – we are immersed in a community unlike any other and Sam, along with NoCoast CrossFit, is excited to use that vehicle to drive change and lifetime fitness within our community as well.

Certifications: 

CrossFit Level 2

CPR - National CPR Association 

Experience: 

2012 CrossFit Southwest Regional - Team

 

sam@nocoastcrossfit.com

 

Ian Passarelli, CCFT

Head Coach

Ian has been coaching CrossFit since 2013. Born in California but raised locally in Louisville, Ian played a variety of sports growing up including basketball, football, swimming, baseball, and soccer. CrossFit entered his life initially as a method for staying away from less healthy lifestyles and friends. Falling in love with the intensity and community, it has stuck since. In 2014 coaching became a high priority in Ian's life and he began attending seminars, classes, and studying to really bring quality coaching to the table. Now certified as a CF-L3, Ian aspires to make coaching a career in the long run.  Ian's true passion rests in seeing people realize their full worth and potential through fitness. Whether that be a 400 pound back squat or completing their first full run around a track; success comes in all shapes and sizes.

Ian is available for team and personal training.

Certifications: 

Certified CrossFit Trainer - CrossFit Level 3

CrossFit Gymnastics

CrossFit Weightlifting

CrossFIt Anatomy Course

CPR - National CPR Association 

ian@nocoastcrossfit.com

 

Heidi Steidl

Coach

Heidi has always been involved in sports and going into college she was looking for that team like atmosphere she had growing up. CrossFit was exactly what she was looking for – that was in 2012 and she has been addicted since. She lived in Fort Collins for 5 years while attending Colorado State University to receive her B.S. in Health and Exercise Science and a Business Administration Minor. 

 

When she finished school, she wanted to become more involved in the CrossFit coaching world and got her Level 1 in May 2015 and started coaching shortly thereafter. She currently works in Corporate Wellness teaching a wide variety of group exercise classes ranging from cycling to strength and circuit training classes. Heidi loves helping people become stronger, healthier, and accomplishing their goals, both life and fitness related.  When Heidi is not in the gym she enjoys being outside, staying active, and the occasional pool day!

 

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1

B.S. Health and exercise Science

CPR - American Heart Association 

 

Christian Walter

Coach

Christian was introduced to CrossFit in February of 2014 as a Valentine's Day gift from his wife Evelyn.  He got hooked at his first Saturday partner WOD and hasn't looked back.  

 

For him, CrossFit drew on some memorable experiences playing high school football on a competitive team in a competitive area:  teamwork, encouraging each other to give your all (and then some), and friendships forged through shared adversity.

 

An engineer by education, Christian loves to understand how things fit together and how to refine them.  Taking the Level 1 Crossfit certification opened the door to applying that same mindset to the CrossFit movements and methodology.

 

Outside the box, Christian is the stay-at-home parent to two young daughters and looks forward to incorporating Crossfit into their lives at some point in the near future.  He also regularly volunteers running projects with Be The Gift which provides home repairs to single moms on the front range.  

Certifications: 

rossFit Level 1

Adaptive Certified

CrossFit Kids

CPR - National CPR Association 

 

Kendra Olson

Coach

Kendra grew up in the pools of Chicago, swimming and playing water polo for the majority of her first 20 years. After finishing four years of D1 water polo at Santa Clara University, she jumped into triathlons which kept her busy until her older brother encouraged her to give this "CrossFit" thing a try in 2010. She hasn't looked back since. 

 

Crossfit fits into Kendra's competitive nature perfectly and she loves being surrounded by friendly competition that encourages people to push past their limits every day.  She feels incredibly blessed to have found the CrossFit community as she has it to thank for many good friendships that were formed between sweaty reps in the gym.  

 

Having recently received her L1, Kendra is excited to start sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with others. You'll mainly see Kendra at the gym with the AM classes - hanging out with that unique breed, called "morning people".

 

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1

CPR - National CPR Association 

 

Marisa Martinez

Coach

A Texas transplant, Marisa grew up trying out all kinds of sports, from golf to soccer. The only sport that stuck was judo, which she pursued to a brown belt and into college. When the mechanical engineering became overwhelming she looked for something to continue being active and competitive in and that worked better for a full time student: Crossfit was the answer. That was over 6 years ago now and Crossfit has become such a huge part of her life. Having the constant challenge of the WODs and the support from the community that Crossfit is known for, really pushed her to compete in local competitions and pursue coaching. In that journey, she has found that it’s even more rewarding to help others achieve their goals than only striving for her own. After finding a new home here at NoCoast CF she hopes to continue motivating others and be inspired to keep achieving new goals.

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1

CPR - National CPR Association 

Heather Hayes

Coach

Born in Greenville, Mississippi. Raised in Derby, Kansas. Heather moved to Colorado in 2014 for her career and has since fallen in love with the mountains. She grew up hunting, fishing, and playing multiple sports. After high school, Heather attended the University of Kansas. While attending KU, Heather played basketball for the Jayhawks on full scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. There, she interned for the University of Kansas Sports Performance and Strength and Conditioning department under the guidance of Coach Andrea Hudy where she assisted coaching the men’s basketball strength and conditioning program. Following Kansas, she finished her education to become a Diagnostic Ultrasound Technologist. 

 

After some years of being away from competitive sports, Heather was introduced to CrossFit in 2016 and shortly after found a home with NoCoast in the fall of 2017. Finding a family within the gym while being away from home gave her a sense of belonging, and now the opportunity to help others. She loves the community and comradery CrossFit creates. The fact that CrossFit is based on a methodology that is proven to increase everyone’s health, no matter the age or  physical ability. CrossFit is for everyone. It’s a group of individuals from all walks of life who show up on their good and bad days to grind through workouts together, create bonds, share laughs, and support one another in creating healthy lifestyles.

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1

B.S. Exerciser Physiology 

CPR 

Nick Notarnicola

Coach

Originally from Houston, Texas, Nick began his fitness journey at the age of 14 in Mixed Martial Arts, eventually training in Boxing, Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, Muy Thai kickboxing and full contact cage fighting for 7 years. While training in MMA, he competed in numerous jiu jitsu tournaments and 3 Amateur level cage fights. Also during this time, he taught both private and group classes in the sport. 

 

In 2015, after stepping away from fighting to look for something new to elevate his active lifestyle, Nick found CrossFit. Walking into a local box to try out this new venture, he was instantly hooked, quickly falling in love with the intensity of the workouts but mostly with the sense of community everyone shared in the gym. After about 2 years of training and competing in local competitions, Nick went on to become CrossFit Level-1 certified. He has been Coaching CrossFit for the last 3 years. 

 

Along with CrossFit, Nick has coached a Sports Performance Program, training athletes in all sports including Football, Basketball, Softball, and Rugby at a high school and collegiate level. Most recently, Nick has added a Worlds Toughest Mudder qualifier to his repertoire. 

 

The community in CrossFit has been what made CrossFit so important to Nick. “In CrossFit, you aren’t only training high level athletes. You get to meet and work with  people from all walks of life. The chance to help someone change their lives for the better and improve their health is the best reward as a coach. The biggest misconception of CrossFit is you aren’t ready to begin. Walk through the door, and let me take it from there. Let’s reach your goals”.

Certifications:

CrossFit Level 1

CPR