Your Coaches

How We Are Unique

At SoWal CrossFit® your coaching team is made of up carefully selected individuals who all have the same values.

SoWal CrossFit® Coaching Team

We consider ourselves an extended "family"; that means we:

  • Constantly obsess over each and every member's progress
  • Communicate regularly
  • Have each others backs
  • Support each others personal growth
  • Help each other through life's ups and downs
  • Sweat together

Get To Know Your Coaches

Coach, Ryan Lear

SoWal CrossFit® Coach Ryan Lear with his wife Heidi, chihuahua Joey, and dachshund Daisy

Hometown:
Austin,Texas

Family:
Heidi (Wife), Tyler (Step-son), Alex (Step-son), Joey (Chihuahua), & Daisy (Dachshund)

Why CrossFit? 
"To stay strong, fit, and capable to handle life."

Started CrossFit In:
2007, with a few breaks here and there...

Favorite CrossFit Movement:
It used to be deadlift, but getting to like power cleans more

Superhuman Power(s):
Overhead squat and handstand pushups

Certifications:
CrossFit Level One Coach (CFL1)

SoWal CrossFit® coach Ryan Lear chilling on the beach with his dachshund Daisy.
Why I CrossFit video coming soon!

Coach, Brian Rabon

Coach Rabon Competing In The CrossFit Open.

Hometown:
Birmingham, Alabama

Family:
Elizabeth (Wife) & Madison (Miniature Schnauzer)

Why CrossFit? 
"I love cheering on my fellow athletes because it distracts me from my own suffering."

Started CrossFit In:
2012

Favorite CrossFit Movement:
Any type of clean

Superhuman Power(s):
Movements that let me us my height to my advantage; especially rowing & wall balls

Certifications:
CrossFit Level One Coach (CFL1) & CrossFit Weight Lifting (CFWL)

Coach Rabon Competing In The CrossFit Open
Why I CrossFit video coming soon!