The CFI Coaches

Coach Crippen

Andrew Crippen

CrossFit Intensify Co-owner, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Head Coach, CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainer, CFI Director of Programming

Coach Crippen began his coaching career in football following his success in high school athletics, but he truly found his passion for coaching when he found CrossFit. Coach Crippen helped start CrossFit Intensify over 5 years ago in a garage. Since then he’s coached hundreds of people in CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting and helped them achieve new heights as athletes. Coach Crippen is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Intensify’s head Olympic lifting instructor and one of CrossFit Intensify’s Directors of Programming.

Coach Zach

Zach Smith

CrossFit Intensify Co-owner, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Head Coach, CFI Nutrition Specialist, CFI Director of Programming, CrossFit 101 Coach, CrossFit Goal-Setting Coach

Coach Zach helped found CrossFit Intensify and bring this life-changing program to Eugene and Springfield. Since then he has helped hundreds of people achieve their health and fitness goals. As a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, Coach Zach is also one of CrossFit Intensify’s Directors of Programming, CrossFit 101 coach, and head nutrition coach. His life’s passion is bringing CrossFit to as many people as possible and continuing to grow the CFI community in the process.

Coach Colin

Coach Colin

Colin Schoonover

CrossFit Intensify West Head Coach and Manager, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Head Competition Coach, CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainer, CrossFit Games Athlete, CFI Director of Programming, CFI Beginners Coach

Coach Colin has been an athlete and competitor his whole life and has now truly found his passion with CrossFit. He has an extensive coaching background with experience in high-level competition programming and Olympic weightlifting. He is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and is currently planning on gaining his Level 3 CrossFit certification and pursuing a position with the CrossFit Seminar Staff to help certify other CrossFit coaches. Colin is CrossFit Intensify West’s head coach and manager as well as CFI’s Head Competition Coach, offering support, programming and coaching for all of CFI’s competitive athletes.

Coach Kristen

Coach Kristen

Kristen Barnes

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Head Coach, CFI Yogility Coach and Mobility Specialist, Clinical Subtle Muscle Testing Certified, Assisted Yoga Stretching from Thai Massage Certified, Yoga Teacher Training Certified, Former CrossFit Games Regional Athlete, CFI Beginners Coach

Coach Kristen has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years. After obtaining her Exercise Science degree, she owned and operated a personal training business specializing in sustainable weight management and pain free mobility from 2004-2011. In 2008 she began CrossFitting at an affiliate in Atlanta and immediately fell in love with its diverse approach and methodology. After moving to Colorado in the fall of 2011, Kristen obtained her CrossFit Level 1 certification and coached classes at CrossFit Red until she purchased the facility in the spring of 2012. CrossFit Red was born into CrossFit WestCo with a new location in downtown Grand Junction, Colorado, which Coach Kristen owned and operated until December 2014. She then relocated to Eugene, Oregon where she began coaching at CrossFit Intensify! When she is not coaching CrossFit, Kristen offers private bodywork sessions and teaches workshops in Targeted Muscle Testing and Quick Self Fixes.

Coach Ken

Ken Knight

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Coach

Coach Ken played football and rugby in high school then continued to play rugby for over 10 years. He’s been CrossFitting for over 6 years and coaching for almost 4 and a half years. Coach Ken’s favorite part of being a coach is seeing a person reach a goal, whether it’s hitting a new personal record on a lift, doing a movement in a workout “Rx” for the first time, or finally seeing something click so they figure out how to do a movement. Most of all he loves watching members have fun with CrossFit!

Coach Harold

Harold Stephens

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Coach, CFI Beginners Coach, NAFC weight training certified

Coach Harold was a collegiate wrestler and distance runner who eventually fell in love with CrossFit. He continues to make an impact in the wrestling community, coaching youth wrestling at the Thurston Mat Club. Coach Harold is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and holds a NAFC weight training certification as well. Coach Harold has quickly become a knowledgeable CrossFit trainer at CFI and provides a very fun and entertaining CrossFit experience.

Coach Byron

Byron Hetrick

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Coach

Coach Byron first started CrossFit at CrossFit Intensify in March 2012. After seeing tremendous progress as an athlete and becoming more competitive in his workouts, he started coaching in 2014 to help others achieve similar success. He particularly enjoys the early morning classes and seeing members who never participated in athletics do things they never thought possible! When not CrossFitting, he studies obesity and metabolism in the Human Physiology department at the University of Oregon.

Coach Jasmine

Coach Jasmine

Jasmine Hatch

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Coach, CrossFit Goal-Setting Coach, CrossFit Kettlebell Trainer, CrossFit Mobility Trainer, Running Coach, Former CrossFit Games Regional Athlete

Coach Jasmine’s first love was swimming which taught her a lot about drive and determination with sports. Running quickly became another passion for her and trail running is where she recharges. She loves being outdoors and exploring new trails. When she started CrossFit, she fell in love with the workouts and began really growing as a CrossFit athlete and competitor. Thanks to CrossFit and the CFI community she experienced huge personal growth in the past 7 years, overcoming her initial shyness and insecurity. She is much more confident in all aspects of her life and her new passion is being able to coach other CrossFitters and see that growth in them as well.

Coach Annie

Coach Annie

Annie Whiddon

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CFI Coach, CrossFit Goal-Setting Coach, CrossFit Mobility Trainer, CrossFit Kids Trainer

Coach Annie joined CrossFit Intensify in 2011. This was the beginning of her transformation. After 2 months of one-on-one coaching then a gradual transition to the group classes, she began to gain confidence. She also transformed her diet. Since then she has dedicated herself to CrossFit, losing over 100 lbs in the process. Over the years she has become a student of CrossFit, coaching kids, beginners and experienced athletes. She passionately coaches other CrossFitters to help them reach the same success she has reached.

Coach Brooke

Coach Brooke

Brooke Guthrie

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CFI Coach, CFI Beginners Coach, CFI Gymnastics Coach

Coach Brooke has been an athlete her whole life. She is also a proud vet of the United States Army. She found her passion in CrossFit at CrossFit Intensify. She quickly became one of CFI’s most competitive female athletes and began coaching shortly thereafter. She especially loves learning how to improve in her own movement and coaching beginners to help set them on a path to success. When she’s not training or coaching CrossFit, she’s a proud mom and manager at the Spine Surgery Center of Eugene.

Coach Matt

Matthew Edgerton

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CFI Coach

Coach Matt grew up playing hockey in Ontario and Minnesota. His 25+ year hockey career closely came to an end as his passion and love for CrossFit grew. Matt started CrossFitting at CFI in October of 2012 and joined the coaching staff in January of 2017. His favorite part of being a trainer is watching athletes grow in confidence and perform a movement that was once considered impossible, and of course the high fives at the end of WOD’s!!

Coach Sarah

Sarah Kobel Marquette

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CFI Coach

Sarah is from Cottage Grove, but has lived all around the world in places like Florida, California, China, and New Zealand. She has a bachelors in psychology from the University of Oregon. She started CrossFit in 2013 (for the second time) and decided to become a coach in 2015.  She’s also been a vegetarian for about 20 years and a vegan since 2013 as well. She has run 2 marathons; Portland and Seattle. While she loves hiking, snorkeling, cycling and being very active in general, CrossFit is the only thing she has ever stuck with.

Coach Max


CFI Head Coach, Director of Training, CFI Club Mascot, CrossFit Dog Certified, Fetch Addict