Coach Profile: David Owens

Coach Profile: David Owens

Hobbies and Activities Outside of CrossFit training:

I spend most of my time with my girlfriend and her daughter when I am not at work or Crossfit.

What is your favorite cheat meal?

My favorite cheat meal is either Mexican, Japanese, or Pizza, or well pretty much all things bad

Why do you love CrossFit?

Because it gives me such a sexy body! HAHA!! I love the challenge that you face with it every day. I can do things now that I never thought I had the ability to do and that drives me.

What are 3 things you love about College Hill CrossFit?

The people and coaches are top notch here, but most importantly, I look good in Orange.

What is your favorite WOD, movement or both?

Favorite WOD is probably Annie. Movements are probably box jumps and DU’s.

Do you have an embarrassing moment that happened during a WOD?

More than I like to admit. But I had one a few weeks ago with OH Walking lunges with a 45# plate. I was really sweaty and my hand slipped off the plate and it hit my head. Luckily, I have a hard head

Favorite CrossFit moment?

When I started coaching. That was great!!! I don’t know how to explain it. It just makes me smile.

Most memorable CrossFit moment?

Right now it is getting over 200lb on my overhead squat. That has been such a weakness for so long to finally reach that goal is just awesome for me. The next one is 200lb snatch!

Tell us about your family:

Well I am from Dallas, NC. I have an older brother and sister with too many nieces and nephews. I don’t have kids of my own, but I do have a girlfriend that has two girls. Their ages are 11 & 16. I am currently the only one that does Crossfit.

Favorite piece of CrossFit gear?

My knee sleeves. I am not sure what I would do without them most days.

What is your Pre-WOD Routine?

Well you know everybody has to do their nervous pee before a WOD.

What is something about coaching that you love?

Watching somebody do things they never thought they could.

What advice do you have for someone who is new?

Check your EGO at the door!!!