Roman Cruz, Coach
Roman was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in the Bay Area. He completed 7 years in the U.S. Navy; 5 years active duty and 2 years reserve time, where he served as a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman with the U.S. Marine Corps. It was at this point that Roman was first pushed to his physical limits with the Marines.
After serving two tours in Iraq; 2004 and 2006, his secondary job in the service had given him the title of Command Fitness Leader, in which his role was to ensure that the command was in shape and up to par with physical requirements.
Roman was first introduced to CrossFit in April of 2011 from a friend and instantly fell in love with the sport. He has been actively engaged in CrossFit to improve his strength, speed, and overall health. Though he thought he was in tip top shape, CrossFit introduced him to new challenges, which has given him the motivation and drive for continued improvement and to constantly challenge himself.
Roman currently holds the CrossFit Trainer Level 1, CrossFit Level 2, and CrossFit Weightlifting certifications and is a NESTA personal trainer.