Bryan Petschul

Bryan Petschul

CF Level 2 Trainer

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About Coach

Originally from Stockton, California, Bryan found his way to North Carolina after 10 years of active duty in the Navy. With approximately 5 years of CrossFit experience, In 2018, Bryan took a leap of faith and took ownership of a local CrossFit gym in Eden, which he owned for the next 5 years. During that time, he switched from active duty to reserves, worked for the Danville Police Dept and got married to his wife Allison, and now have two wonderful children.

Turning Point

While serving on active duty in Newport News, Bryan was first introduced to CrossFit and fell in love with the sport. The community and atmosphere are what kept him going for the years to come almost 10 years later. Throughout his CrossFit experience, he has obtained his L2 trainer, Olympic lifting certification, and gym owner for 5 years. After selling his gym, job changes, and having children, Bryan was looking for a fresh start, and Crossfit Firepit was just what he needed.

Motivation & Passion

Bryan has always had a passion for fitness and helping other people grow and achieve their goals. When he is not in the gym coaching or working out, Bryan enjoys spending time with his family and spending time outdoors.

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