Matt Barnes has often said that CrossFit has changed his life and that he dreamed being able to create a place that people can come and truly get FIT. No gimmicks, no easy road, no fancy slogans. Just hard work, commitment and providing fitness opportunities for people that they never thought were possible.
Matt has been a licensed California State Paramedic for more than fourteen years and serves the community as Battalion Chief with the Southern Marin Fire District. Matt has a Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis on Human Movement and Nutrition, Matt was able to use his education to become a USA Weightlifting Club Coach, Level 1 CrossFit trainer, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit Nutrition, CrossFit Movement and Mobility and CrossFit Football certified.
Matt’s passion extends beyond fitness to being the best motivator, coach, volunteer in his community, and most of all best father, husband and friend to his wife Nicole. By opening CrossFit North Marin in Novato, Matt feels that he will finally be able to do what he loves, with his family at his side, every step of the way. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Born and raised in Marin County, Nicole has been involved in sports and fitness her whole life. Since finding CrossFit in 08’, she has been able to take her fitness level to a degree that she never thought possible. Nicole is CrossFit Level 1 Certified, CrossFit Football and CrossFit Movement and Mobility certified.
Although Travis found CrossFit recently, it has changed his life and perspective on fitness forever. Travis is CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Movement and Mobility certified. Beyond finding a great deal of personal strength thru CrossFit, Travis uses CrossFit to do what he knows best: inspiring and challenging those around him.
Beyond being a teacher, coach, and trainer, Travis is a devoted husband and father of two sweet little girls. Travis hopes that by creating CrossFit North Marin he will be able to continue to inspire people to use fitness and nutrition to enhance their overall health and well being. Contact: email@example.com
Adam Vollmer has been a part of the CrossFit community for over 4 years and is CrossFit Level 1 Certified. When he’s not working out at CFNM, Adam enjoys competing in CrossFit challenges state wide including local throw downs, firefighter Olympics, and the 2010 Nor Cal sectionals.
Kelly is a San Rafael native who grew up focused and driven in all aspects of life. As a current U.S. History teacher, Director of Activities, and former varsity softball coach at Novato High School, Kelly consistently looks for new challenges to keep her motivated and balanced.
Kelly has made a commitment to herself to not only push herself to her limits but inspire others to do the same. Kelly is CrossFit Level 1 Certified.
Michael "Misch" Mischler
Coach Michael Mischler (“Misch”) has been an athlete for most of his life. Misch had his first exposure to CrossFit in 2004 while playing Rugby at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and he’s been involved in fitness training ever since.
Misch comes to CrossFit North Marin with a huge passion for athletics and an amazing certification record; National Strength and Conditioning Association – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) and Level 1 CrossFit Certified Trainer.
Misch is a Southern California native and now lives in Novato with his wife and soon to be daughter.
Molly is a Northern California native, the youngest of five siblings; three sisters, and two brothers. When she is not at the gym or spending time with her family, she is managing the tasting room at Larson Family Winery in Sonoma.
Molly immediately fell in love with CrossFit. The motivating, positive, high intensity environment was exactly what she had been missing. Molly has never looked back since. Her first goal was a pull-up and now it is to become a trainer to help motivate others to reach their goals. Molly has continued to pursue her passion for CrossFit. Soaking up all available information, instruction and obtaining her Level 1 Certification in January 2011.