Wendell “Coach” Hill
Crossfit Certified Level 1 Coach
USAW Club Coach
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
3D Maps Certified
Coach Hill began his athletic career playing a variety of sports through childhood up until High School. It was during his time in High School that he found fitness. A graduate of Central Washington University coach Hill was very active in the athletics program. He volunteered his time working with the Athletic Training staff in rehabilitating a variety of injuries; in addition he also acted as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Men’s Basketball and Rugby. Once he graduated he started his nationwide travels starting in Florida. While in Florida he was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Webber International. He worked with sports ranging from Football to Golf. From Florida his next stop was Ann Arbor. During his time in Michigan he met and learned from some of the most influential people in his life, Coaches Bob Morris, Jon Sanderson, and Bo Sandoval. It was during his time at the University of Michigan that inspired him to pursue the sport of Weightlifting. While in Ann Arbor he worked with the Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Golf programs. Upon leaving the Midwest he found himself on the east coast in Raleigh North Carolina working for North Carolina State University. He worked primarily with Men’s Basketball and the Cross Country program but in addition a variety of other sports. In the winter of 2014 he decided to return to Washington and began his Crossfit story at Sasquatch Crossfit, it was here that he was exposed to a culture that embraced health and fitness and he was instantly hooked. While settling into his coaching role at Sasquatch he began competing in the Sport of Weightlifting and began his mentorship with Olympic Weightlifting guru John Thrush. It is Coach Hill’s belief that proper functional movement is key to a successful career in fitness. He strongly encourages improving movement mechanics prior to loading movements.