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Meet Your Team

Meet Your Team

The coaches at CrossFit 3000 come from diverse athletic backgrounds and experience, but they all have one thing in common, they care. Their passion and commitment to helping you achieve your personal fitness goals is what separates us from other gyms.

We know every member and their fitness goals, and strive to provide the training, education, support and motivation to meet these goals. As a coaching staff, we are committed to pursuing excellence and pushing you to thrive, not just survive. We are invested in taking care of you and take pride in helping you to enjoy life. We are in the business of getting you prepared for any obstacle or task life may throw at you.


Coach Brad


At CrossFit 3000, our goal is to improve your quality of life through providing a high quality training environment and superior coaching. To this end, Julia and I are determined to bring energy, enthusiasm and most importantly knowledge and experience to each and every session.

We are not here to brag about our fastest ‘Fran’ times or our 1RM Deadlifts, but we do want to help you achieve new fitness milestones and measurable improvements in your fitness.

I found CrossFit over 5 years ago, after years of playing water polo, rugby, running and over ten years of fitness training while in the military. I was hooked as soon as I experienced the results that CrossFit produced – and is still producing.

I have just turned 36, and I am now stronger, fitter and faster by any measure, than I have been in my entire life. No program or training regime that I had ever tried has come close to matching the results that I have achieved through CrossFit. And the best part is that I am still seeing improvements week in, week out.

Make no mistake, CrossFit is hard work mentally and physically – but its surprisingly fun and incredibly addictive. I love the energy and camaraderie of a CrossFit session.

I also love to coach and help people achieve their health and fitness goals. Nothing is more exciting for me than seeing someone’s effort rewarded with their first muscle-up, double under or with a new personal best.

In this way, our gym is different. Our success is your success. Come in and try a session with us and I guarantee it will change the way you think about fitness forever. If this sounds like something that you want to be a part of then take the first step and call us.

And just so that you know I am properly qualified and that I am committed to continuing my education and development, below are some of the courses and qualifications I have:

Brad’s Certifications

  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • Club Weightlifting / Sports Power (Olympic Weightlifting) Coach Level 1
  • Pendlay Weightlifting Seminars Level 1 and Level 2
  • CrossFit Endurance Certification
  • CrossFit Gymnastics Certification
  • CrossFit Kids Trainer
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Fitness
  • Australian Masters (35-39) Olympic Weightlifting Champion 2014, 2016 and 2017, 2nd place 2015,
  • Victorian Masters (35-39) Olympic Weightlifting Champion 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 for weight class
  • Outlaw Training Camp participant
  • Catalyst Athletics Olympic Weightlifting Seminar
  • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Julia


What I love about CrossFit is that as long as you are prepared to put in 100% when it comes to intensity, you are always guaranteed a great workout regardless of your current fitness level and ability. As you complete each workout, it can challenge your belief around what is possible for you, and it can open up a whole range of new possibilities, not only in fitness but in life itself.

I love to assist people in exceeding their expectations of themselves and not only reaching, but surpassing their goals. I like to emphasize great technique, and that, combined with hard work, persistence and a positive attitude, leads clients to continually improve and get fitter, stronger and healthier.

Julia’s Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Fitness
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • Weightlifting / Sports Power (Olympic Weightlifting) Coach Level 1 & Level 2
  • CrossFit Gymnastics Certification
  • CrossFit Mobility Trainer
  • CrossFit Kids Trainer
  • Kettlebell Level 1 & 2 Workshops – Australian Kettlebells
  • Pendlay Weightlifting Seminars Level 1 and Level 2
  • Australian Masters (35-39) Olympic Weightlifting Champion 2014 in weight division, 3rd place 2016 & 2018
  • Victorian Masters (35-39) Olympic Weightlifting Champion 2014, 2016 & 2018 for weight division, 3rd place 2017
  • Set 3 Victorian Masters Olympic Weightlifting records for age group & weight class 2014
  • DNAFit Certified Trainer
  • Outlaw Training Camp participant
  • CrossFit Judges Course
  • Certified Fitness Trainer (ISSA)
  • Specialist in Performance Nutrition (ISSA)
  • Diploma in Life Coaching
  • Master Practitioner NLP & Certified Performance Coach
  • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Luke

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Muscle up, wall ball, double under? What are these CrossFit people talking about? Surely they’re just grouping random words together. And what the hell is a ring dip? Some kind of post-workout snack? These were my thoughts pre-CrossFit, and you may be experiencing something similar. The good news is that the above movements are real, they’re fun, and they get you great results!

CrossFit will provide you with the variety and intensity you need to improve your all-round fitness, and with options to scale the workouts we make sure you are getting a great session no matter whether you are an elite athlete or just starting out.

As an Osteopathy student, I am passionate about getting people moving functionally and at their best. These are the very outcomes of CrossFit training. I love helping our members achieve their goals and I am proud to have been a part of many of their journeys to achieving things they never thought possible when they first walked through the CrossFit 3000 door. So if you are looking for something exciting and different to your regular testosterone laden gym, come and see us and we will get started on working towards something incredible!

Luke’s Certifications

    • Osteopath (Bsc (Clin. Sc.), MHlthSc (Osteo.))
    • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    • Certificate IV in Fitness
    • Certificate III in Fitness
    • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    • Rocktape Kinesiology Taping Course Level 1
    • Club Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach 1 Licence
    • Level 1 Powerlifting Coaching Course
    • Level 1 Sports Trainer
    • CrossFit Mobility Trainer
    • FMS Certified (Functional Movement Screen)
    • SFMA1 Certified (Selective Functional Movement Assessment)
    • Evolutio Level 1 Injury Prevention & Management Coaches Course
    • Evolutio ‘Australian CrossFit Coach of the Year’ Finalist
    • CrossFit Online Judges Course
    • Senior (level 2) first aid

Coach Con

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“Try CrossFit, you’ll love it!” They were the words from a friend who has been into CrossFit since 2007. I was too busy with work to think about my health and fitness.

Three years ago I watched him compete in the CrossFit Games Open and I was hooked before my first session. The rest is history.

The challenges, improvement and all round fitness has kept me enthused to the point of becoming a coach. I love helping people get better and stronger. It’s awesome to watch them achieve “firsts”. Whether it is linked double unders, strict pull-ups or a long term weightlifting goal/milestone.

CrossFit 3000 has a fantastic array of people. Helping them be better is fulfilling and enjoyable!


Con’s Certifications

        • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
        • 2015 Victorian Masters Weightlifting Champion (age & weight class)
        • Dmitry Klokov Olympic Lifting Seminar Participant
        • Catalyst Athletics Olympic Weightlifting Seminar
        • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Chris

My first introduction to CrossFit was watching these mad people doing laps of the block outside my work window, I know right? Loonies. Turns out it takes one to know one.

It wasn’t long before jealousy took over and before I knew it I was walking down the ramp at CrossFit 3000 about to start something that has, and continues to (in an oh so humbling manner) change my life.
Movement has always been a strong driving force for me, and with a keen interest in gymnastics, kinematics and a past in dance (it’s ok, I lift now), I find the daily joys and challenges of CrossFit an amazing tool to get people moving the way we were designed to; varied, intensive and functionally.
CrossFit has given me so much, so I became a coach in an attempt to give some of that to you.

Chris’ Certifications:

          • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
          • Advanced Diploma in Remedial Therapy (current)
          • Diploma in Contemporary Dance
          • Certificate IV Fitness (current)
          • Certificate III Fitness
          • Massage therapist
          • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Trent

“I’m not fit enough to do CrossFit”
“CrossFit is too intense”
“What if I’m not very good at it?”

These are some of the thoughts that came to mind before I drank the ‘CrossFit Kool-Aid’… Once I decided to take the first step, I was hooked from my very first session and I discovered the following:

“I’m not fit enough to do CrossFit” – Everyone has to start from somewhere! We’ve all been the new kid on the block and being someone that has never been athletically gifted, I was fairly apprehensive about giving CrossFit a go, but it all changed when I discovered the concept of ‘scalability’ …

What the hell is scalability?! I’m glad you asked.. If you were to ask a top level CrossFit athlete and beginner CrossFitter what they said to their coach after their first CrossFit workout, it would be something along the lines of “It was terrible! Same time tomorrow?”. Needless to say that this stuff is addictive and what I love about CrossFit is that members can ‘scale’ movements relative to their fitness level. This allows newer athletes to produce the same intensity and receive the same stimulus as someone that has been training for a number of years.
We are getting fitter and stronger together!

“CrossFit is too hard”. I’m not going to lie, this stuff is hard and the workouts will push you outside of your comfort zone and beyond like nothing else. If you haven’t stopped reading, you can take comfort in the fact that you will be surrounded by a group of people that know exactly how hard it is to give it everything they’ve got. If you consistently give 100% each and every time you step into the gym, combined with allowing your body enough rest to fully recover, I guarantee you will see significant positive results, both physically and mentally. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” – Fred DeVito.

“What if I’m not very good at it?” – As a beginner starting out, the CrossFit terminology alone can be overwhelming, let alone having to perform the movements themselves. That’s why at CrossFit 3000 we have a comprehensive one-on-one Introduction Program that will familiarise you with the movements (as well as the jargon) before you join the group classes. Rest assured that after the Intro Program you’re not forgotten! At CrossFit 3000 we pride ourselves on delivering quality coaching to each and every member that comes through the door. We do this by prioritising sound technique and efficient movement patterns above all else. As a coach, I am passionate about assisting our members to achieve things that they never thought possible, plus having a whole lot of fun doing it.

Trent’s Certifications:

          • Bachelor of Commerce: Human Resource Management / Marketing / Business Law
          • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
          • Certificate III & IV Fitness (current)
          • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
          • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Sam

Why do I crossfit?
Because its so much fun! The people, the movements, the coaches (oh thats me!), the challenge…. they keep me hooked. I’m all about loving what you do, doing what you love and finding a reason to smile at 6am in the morning (like not running?)!

I will admit that walking into the CrossFit ‘box’ for my first session wasnt easy. I come from a Taekwondo and gym bunny background so the thought of climbing ropes and lifting heavy things had me so nervous. It took me almost 2 months to build up the courage to commit – but I am so glad I did! Progressing, moving, achieving and looking like a boss are just some of the perks 🙂 come and find out for yourself!

Sam’s Certifications

  • Masters of School Counselling and Science Teaching (Sydney University)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Macquarie University)
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Macquarie University)
  • 3rd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo (World Taekwondo Federation)
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Certificate III in Fitness
  • Level 1 Zuu Trainer
  • Level 1 ‘Impact’ Kickboxing Instructor
  • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Coach Miguel

Miguel’s Certifications

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • Senior (Level 2) First Aid Certificate

Assistant Coaches:

Intern Coaches:


If interested in joining our coaching team, apply to info@crossfit3000.com