"I am the Good Shepherd. I know My sheep and My sheep know Me."

John 11:14

our team

Coach Nate - CCFT

Owner and Head Coach


Nate is a former Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy serving on active duty during the Afghanistan and Irawq wars. He discovered CrossFit in 2006, just before its explosion into the mainstream, as a student at Navy Dive School. He began coaching family and friends in a 1-car garage in 2011 before opening CFBC in 2013. Nate is among only 1% of all CrossFit Coaches who've obtained the Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer certification. He has extensive knowledge in CrossFit training and methodology, nutrition and Olympick weightlifting. Nate is on the coaching staff of Faith RXD and CFBC is the East Orlando Chapter of Faith RXD. He is also a weekly contributor to the Faith RXD Athlete Word of the Day. Nate's crowning achievement on this side of heaven is his role as husband to his high school sweetheart.


Coach Phil - CF-L2 


Phil is a local community minister. Phil spent the better part of the past 20 years on staff as an associate pastor and worship team leader. He fell in love with the CFBC community as one of its first members in 2013. Phil is largely responsible for helping the Broken Chains community live out it’s calling to be “The Place for the Outcasts” – a place where athletes get exposed to Jesus beyond the confines of a traditional Church. Phil is a CF-Level 2 Coach. Phil is a weekly contributor to the Faith RX Athlete Word of the Day. He is a husband and father to a stable of stud-athletes; his wife Janann and three sons Caden, Gabriel and Blake. 


Coach Mo - CF-L1 


Monique has been on coaching staff at CFBC since 2017, and a member since 2015. Coach “Mo” is an all-round fitness enthusiast and mother extraordinaire. Monique quickly developed into one of the strongest female athletes in the box, ever-ready to challenge any of the men at the drop of a hat. In addition to being a CF-Level 1 CrossFit Coach, Monique is also a competitive figure body builder. Coach Mo is an amazing coach, wife and mother of three prodigy athletes. 


Coach Caden - CF-L1 


Caden has been on coaching staff at CFBC since 2017. A graduate of Colonial High School, Caden was a highly decorated football player and weightlifter. Caden grew rapidly into his role as a leader and coach and now oversees all of the workout and barbell club programming at CFBC. Caden is a CF-Level 1 Coach, an outstanding athlete, and loving daddy to his son CJ. 


Coach Rico - CF-L1 


Rico has been on coaching staff at CFBC since 2017. Rico began training at CFBC during his senior year at Colonial High School. Coach Rico is a budding professional who loves helping athletes break through plateaus. He is a CF-Level 1 coach and an accomplished auto mechanic and technician.