Born and raised in Southern California, Gretchen has always been an active athlete. Growing up an avid tennis player, turned marathon runner, to her discovery of Crossfit in 2011. 

"I was smitten immediately with the challenge of incorporating gymnastics, weightlifting and functional movements all into one killer workout."

She started coaching Crossfit and personal training soon after, eager to share her passion for functional fitness with others. She was excited to add to her coaching credentials with a Crossfit Kids certification in 2014 just after her move to Portland. With five children of her own, she knows the importance of getting young children to move well and early on. 

So if you don't see her around the gym, she's probably out enjoying her love for yoga, outdoors and her family.

  • CrossFit L1
  • CrossFit Kids Certified
  • Nationally Registered EMT