Our Coaches




Ben is a nine year Army veteran with deployments supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. His passion for fitness started while serving in Iraq where he quickly learned and excelled. He was first introduced to CrossFit while serving in Afghanistan.

Ben has always lived an active lifestyle, with hobbies such as, mountain biking, kayaking, and of course working out. He is constantly learning and pursuing new challenges. Ben’s passion for CrossFit, combined with his ongoing pursuit of knowledge, compliment his coaching ability.


  • CrossFit L1 Coach
  • CrossFit Coaches Prep Course (L2)
  • US Army Master Fitness Trainer
  • USA Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • CrossFit Gymnastics
  • CrossFit Kettlebell
  • CrossFit Endurance
  • CrossFit Movement and Mobility



Coach Austin "working"!


Austin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cardinal Stritch University; he is currently pursuing his M.B.A from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is an 11 year military veteran, serving in both the Air Force and Army with multiple Foreign Service tours. Always enjoying athletics, it was overseas where Austin was first exposed to CrossFit.


  • CrossFit L1 Coach
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • CrossFit Strongman
  • CrossFit Olympic Lifting
  • USA Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 Sports Performance Coach


Coach Susan, our program lead and director of training for the CFO Kids program

Susan is the head coach and program adviser for the CrossFit Kids program at CrossFit Oshkosh.  She spends her school year teaching middle school reading and English for a local district and filling in when needed at CFO.  Her main focus is CF Kids, but she has found the cues used in coaching kids works wonders on adults as well.  She was introduced to CrossFit through her husband (Austin) and fell in love with it in her first session.


  • CrossFit L1 Coach
  • CrossFit Kids
  • BS in Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence with minors in English and Natural Sciences (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Currently pursuing Masters in Reading (Spring 2015)