CHASE SMITH

Chase joined the CrossFit community in 2011 at Crossfit Free in Salem, NH. His competitive background in the sport was initiated by following Powered By Peterson programming (now a unified brand with Complete Athletic Performance).

Chase gained his Level I CrossFit certification and began coaching for CrossFit Free in early 2012 and has served as the Head Coach since 2013. Chase competed in the NorthEast Crossfit Regional in 2013 and 2014 on Crossfit Free’s Regional Team. In 2015 Chase was a top 10 qualifier in the Crossfit Open and earned himself the title of Fittest in New Hampshire.

Chase has become a force to be reckoned with in the Northeast as he has qualified and competed in some of the largest competitions along the East Coast: 2014 East Coast Championship Individual and Team Competitor, 2015 East Coach Championship Team Competitor, 2015 Wodapalooza Team Competitor.

Chase is continuously looking for ways to improvise and enhance his coaching techniques to ensure that he is leading his athlete’s to their full potential. Chase has programmed workouts for multiple competitions, provided individuals with athlete specific programming, trained with high level athletes and attended the 2015 Klokov Weightlifting Seminar to help sharpen his knowledge of the sport. While recognizing athletes’ weaknesses and strengths, Chase serves as a hand-picked coach for Complete Athletic Performance (CAP), guiding athletes to their ultimate goal.

Chase’s determination, individual experience and eagerness to learn have led him to be a successor for Complete Athletic Performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Level I Crossfit Certification (2012)
– 2013 Northeast Regional Team Athlete
– 2014 Northeast Regional Team Athlete
– Top 40 in the 2014 Crossfit Open
– 2014 East Coast Championship Individual and Team Competitor
– 2015 Northeast Regional Individual Athlete
– Top 20 (10th) in the 2015 Crossfit Open
– 2015 – Fittest in New Hampshire
– 2015 East Coach Championship Team Competitor
– 2015 Wodapalooza Team Competitor
– Attended the Klokov Weightlifting Seminar in July 2015