JP has been a member of CFTO since 2011 and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer since 2014. He has a degree from The Ohio State University in Applied Science-Engineering. JP has always been an active person with a passion for competitive sports. Growing up in Ohio he played almost every ball sport excelling in basketball and tennis. That competitive fire fueled him win 5 United States Tennis Association championships in the Southern California NTRP levels. Bored of "Global Gym" and looking for other ways to cross train for tennis, JP attending a CF class with his wife Laura( a 8 year cfto vet). After just 1 WOD, he was hooked. He enjoys work on the rings, bar and Olympic lifts the most. His competitive passion continues with CrossFit as he has competed in numerous county wide competitions over the years achieving multiple podium finishes with victories in the intermediate divisions.
When you take a class with Coach JP you will hear the passion in his voice demanding his students to push themselves past their comfort zone-past a point they never thought they could go....and then some.