Coaches

Nathan Doud

Nathan Doud

Founder/CEO

Nathan is  CrossFit Level 2 Certified, achieving Level 2 in 2010 and earned 8 relevant CrossFit certifications. In 2014 he became the first in Ventura County to be recognized as a Advanced Sports Performance Coach Level 2 by United States Weightlifting (USAW) as well as the first to become a Catalyst Athletics Certified Weightlifting Coach. He has also earned a credited Precision Nutrition CoachL1 through Precision Nutrition the industries leading nutrition coaching educational agency.

Nathan Has coached numerous athletes at the National Level for Olympic Weightlfiting and has competed in CrossFit at the state regional level in 2011 and 2012, As well as competed at National Level Olympic Weightlifting competition in 2015, 2017 & 2018. Nathan founded BeachSide CrossFit in 2010 as the 3rd CrossFit affiliate in Ventura County and has become one of the originators of CrossFit training in the county. BeachSide CrossFit is the longest standing CrossFit gym with the original owner.

Nathan is one of the most highly qualified and experienced Coaches in Ventura County, setting himself and BeachSide CrossFit apart by continuously pursuing further education and staying active with every member at BeachSide CrossFit since opening the doors in 2010.

Certifications:

CrossFit Certifications:
-CrossFit L1 ANSI- 2009
-CrossFit Basic Barbell- 2009
-CrossFit L2 ANSI – 2010
-CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting- 2010
-CrossFit Endurance-2010
-CrossFit Gymnastics-2010
-CrossFit Mobility-2011
-CrossFit Scaling- 2015
-CrossFit Aerobic Capacity 2016
-CrossFit Conjugate Methods 2018

Olympic Weightlifting Certifications:
-CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting- 2010
-USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach L1-2011
-Catalyst Athletics Certified Weightlifting Coach-2013
-Advanced Olympic Weightlifting Seminar with Greg Everett & Danny Camargo-2013
-Masters of Sport Seminar (Olympic Weightlifting): Klokov, Ilyin, Polovnikov-2013
-USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach L2-2014
-Olympic Medalist Dmitry Klokov 2 day Olympic Weightlifting Seminar-2015
-Olympic Medalist Dmitry Klokov 1 day Olympic Weightlifting Seminar-2016
-Olympic Medalist Dmitry Klokov 2 day Olympic Weightlifting Seminar-2017

Kettlebell (IKFF) certifications:
-Certified Kettlebell Teacher-CKT-2010

Nutrition Certifications:
-Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach-2015

Athletic Achievments:
-CrossFit Games SoCal Regional Competitor 2011
-CrossFit Games SoCal Regional Competitor 2012
-CrossFit Games Open 2016 16th Finish Masters 35-39 SoCal
-USAW American Open 94kg Competitor 2015
-2017 USAW Nationally Ranked 17th(Masters 35-39 94kg class) Weightlifter
-USAW American Open Series 3 3rd Place (Masters 35-39 94kg class)
-2018 USAW Nationally Ranked 8th (Masters 35-39 89kg class) Weightlifter

Mee Lee

Mee Lee

Senior Coach/Personal Trainer

Since starting CrossFit in 2008, Mee (aka MeeMee) has acquired over a decade of knowledge and experience, both as an athlete and as BeachSide’s Senior Coach and Personal Trainer. Whether she is coaching a group or individual or getting her own workout in, Mee is dedicated to refining sound technique and bringing out the very best in every athlete, at their current fitness levels, with an aloha smile on her face. Witnessing her athletes gain confidence and achieve the seemingly unachievable are what fuel her drive for excellence. Having been so impacted by CrossFit’s training methodology and community, Mee is devoted to sharing her passion for health and fitness with everyone she encounters.

If you don’t find her at the gym, Mee is most likely surfing, getting lost in the mountains, serving at her local church, overseas on a mission trip, or scoping out some donut shop for her next epic cheat meal!

Coach Mee is one of the most highly experienced & respected professional Coaches in Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties. She has been helping people from all walks of life achieve their fitness goals for nearly a decade.

For more information on scheduling personal training sessions with Coach Mee, please email mee@beachsidecrossfit.com

Certifications:

CrossFit Certifications:

-CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CFL2)
-CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting Trainer Certification
-CrossFit ANSI L1 Trainer Certification
-CrossFit Nutrition Certification
-USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach

Jes Williams

Jes Williams

CrossFit Group Coach/Personal Trainer

Jessica joined Beachside Crossfit in 2013. She immediately fell in love with the Crossfit and the community. After four years of training Crossfit she decided to be in the postion to help others create positive change and pursued coaching as means to do just that.

Certifications:

CrossFit Certifications

-CrossFit ANSI L1 (2017)
-CrossFit Gymnastics

Kai Torres

Kai Torres

CrossFit Teens & Kids Coach
Certifications:

CrossFit Certifications

-CrossFit L1 ANSI

Cindy Koch

Cindy Koch

CrossFit Teens/Kids Head Coach

Cindy is a multi-tasking genius of a mom to 5 kids, but absolutely loves a good CrossFit workout. For 15 years she has been teaching a variety of fitness classes, Sunday school, and homeschool subjects. Since 2011, she has found a home at BeachSide where her passion for kids and CrossFit come together.

Certifications:

CrossFit Certifications

-CrossFit ANSI L1
-CrossFit Kids

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