Our competitors program are designed specifically to prepare athletes preparing for the rigors and demands of competition.  These programs are  designed specifically for people that have made their individual sport more than just a hobby but a full time pursuit.  We utilize time tested strength and conditioning training protocols to insure long term and well rounded athletic development regardless of the sport.

Level 3 Group Training and Training Blog

This group program is designed specifically for CrossFit athletes that meet specific criteria and standards.  The program  consists of higher training volumes, skill work at higher loads, and a greater time commitment than our standard group programs.  Athletes are expected to have a strong grasp of advanced gymnastics movements, and olympic weightlifting as well as the desire to participate in multiple high level competition through the year.  Only qualified athletes will be allowed to participate in this program.

Training Blog | List of Standards

Sport Performance Individualized Program

This program is designed to give athletes the most specific and individualized approach to training for their chosen sport.  We evaluate your current situation and goals. Implement a individualized training program that best fits your athletic needs. Constantly monitor your progress and adjust as needed.  The Sport Performance package includes:

  • Individualized Programming
  • Weekly Olympic Weightlifting Sessions with Chad Vaughn
  • 1 Private Coaching Session per week
  • Unlimited Access to Open Gym Sessions

Competitive CrossFit Coaching Team

Wes Kimball

Wes Kimball is the one of original founders of CrossFit Austin and served as head coach to all CrossFit Austin competitive teams and athletes from 2009-2012. In this time span he’s led Team CFA to back to back top 10 regional finish in 2011 and 2012, and Masters athlete Darlene Price to 2nd place and 7th place finish in the Worldwide CrossFit Games.

Wes has a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education from the Health and Kinesiology Department of Texas A&M University, to go along with his CrossFit Level One, Olympic Weightlifting, Nutrition, and CrossFit Football Certifications.

Aaron Davis

Aaron heads up the Sports Performance Program at CrossFit Austin. He works with athletes in multiple disciplines, including area high school athletes, top regional CrossFit Competitors, a New Zealand National Weightlifting athlete, a competitive Road Racing athlete, and a 2012 World Champion Duathlon qualifier for Team USA. Before CrossFit Austin, Aaron spent 6 years as a collegiate Track & Field Coach at Bethany College and Fort Hays State University. He has coached 8 All-American athletes, a National Champion, and numerous NCAA & NAIA National Qualifying athletes spanning across all disciplines of Track & Field.

Aaron has a B.S. in Health and Human Performance from Fort Hays State University, is CrossFit level One Certified, and is a Level 1 and 2 USA Track & Field Coach.

Find out more about Coach Aaron’s philosophy at his blog www.trackingdavis.com

Chad Vaughn

Chad Vaughn

Chad serves as the head weightlifting coach for all of CrossFit Austin’s competitive athletes. Chad is an Olympic-Style Weightlifting Specialist. He is a 2-time Olympian, 7-time National Champion, and an American Record Holder in that sport.  In addition to his work at CrossFIt Austin Chad works as the weightlifting coach for Jami Tikkanen’s The Training Plan,” as well as coaching 2012 CrossFit Games competitor and the South Central Regional Champion , Azadeh Boroumand.

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