COACHES

BRIAN HEALY (Competition Athlete Programmer)



COACH / CO-OWNER
Brian spent almost 10 years as a law enforcement officer before deciding to make his passion for fitness into a career. He grew up playing as many sports as he could and continues to live an active lifestyle. He discovered CrossFit during his law enforcement career and found it was an all encompassing fitness methodology that trains people for life. His passion is derived from helping others achieve their fitness goals. "Seeing a person achieve what they thought impossible is one of the best feelings as a coach or trainer you can experience." Besides being one of the owners of Sawed-Off CrossFit, he is first and foremost a family man with a great wife and two wonderful daughters.

CERTIFICATIONS
Certified CrossFit Trainer CF-L3
CrossFit Specialty Course: Kids
CrossFit Scaling Course
CPR & AED

CONTACT
Brian.Healy@SawedOffCrossFit.com

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BRIAN SCHOPPE



COACH / CO-OWNER
Brian was born and raised on the Texas coast and moved to College Station to attend Texas A&M University in 1999. He loved the community so much that he chose to make his home here, settling down with his wife, Ginna, and raising their two children, Laelia and Kyle. After graduating from A&M, Brian tried a few different career paths from restaurant/bar management to working for the City of College Station. It wasn’t until he made his own health a priority that Brian discovered his passion for fitness. At the heaviest point in Brian’s life, he topped the scales at well over 300 pounds. Being that he was only in his mid 20’s, Brian chose to make a change. He worked diligently to lose over 130 pounds, on his own, before seeking help at a local gym to learn how to exercise and diet properly to look and feel the way he wanted. Fortunately for Brian, the young man that would coach and train him introduced him to CrossFit. After hearing Brian’s story and seeing his passion for fitness and helping others, the owner of the gym convinced Brian to learn how to train clients and coach classes so that he could help others make positive changes in their lifestyles. Starting out only part time, still working for the city, it did not take long for Brian to decide to make fitness his new career path. Brian has been coaching classes and working with individual’s full time now for five years. Brian is a CF L-1 trainer who is hoping to continue to grow as coach and earn CF L-2 and eventually CF L-3 certifications. After realizing that the CrossFit methodology was the absolute best path, Brian struck out with his two brothers, Brian Healy and Terrance Smith, to open and operate Sawed-Off CrossFit.

CERTIFICATIONS
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
CPR & AED

CONTACT
Brian.Schoppe@SawedOffCrossFit.com

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TERRANCE SMITH (Class Programmer)



COACH / CO-OWNER
Terrance was born and raised in Bryan/College Station. He grew up an athlete playing basketball, soccer, football, and running track. In College he continued to play soccer on a club level and was a leader on every team he played for. After college, he found his passion for helping others through athletic and personal training. Terrance has been involved in CrossFit for seven years after being introduced to CrossFit by a fellow trainer. “I believe CrossFit can help anyone no matter your fitness level. If you make it to the gym, you’re lapping everyone else that is sitting on the couch!” He also believes a positive CrossFit community is extremely important and at Sawed-Off CrossFit you’ll never walk alone!

CERTIFICATIONS
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance
American Fitness Institute Personal Trainer
CPR & AED

CONTACT
Terrance@SawedOffCrossFit.com

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JONATHAN ORTIZ


COACH
Jonathan was raised in Nevada, TX where he spent most of his early life. During 2012 he moved to Bryan, TX where he started to pursue a bachelors degree at Texas A&M in Allied health, hoping to attend a Physical Therapy Graduate School after graduating in 2017. Jonathan has always had a passion for fitness and the benefits someone can persevere through effective exercise. He's been a CrossFit athlete since 2014, and enjoys the fact that everything is measurable when it comes to how well you perform a workout. His specialty in CrossFit lies within Olympic Weightlifting which includes gearing an athlete towards a competitive CrossFit environment. Jonathan's experience comes from years of training to be a competitive athlete. He was also apart of the Texas A&M Weightlifting team for a short period of time. "CrossFit is amazing to me because no matter how old or young, big or small, unfit or fit, you can still increase your fitness. Knowing that alone is extremely motivating. The culture of CrossFit defies the stigma of just going to workout at any old gym. In all the sports I've played, CrossFit does not just praise the fist person to finish, but actively motivates everyone to finish the workout. It's a sport that promotes education, patience, and hard work through an immeasurable amount of exercises to accomplish ones goal, to be ready for any situation that life throws at you. Watching a person go through vigorous training, and realizing their potential is magnificent. I adore this sport, and my CrossFit community. 

CERTIFICATIONS
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CPR & AED

CONTACT
Ortizwyld@gmail.com

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MANNY MARTINEZ



COACH
Born and raised in San Antonio, Manny was a competitive athlete and involved in multiple sports in high school. He is an outdoorsman at heart and enjoys hunting and fishing. He began his CrossFit journey in 2012 after recovering from a lower back injury his sophomore year. Since then he has continued his passion for CrossFit by participating in competitions and finding the inspiration for coaching. Manny is currently pursuing his B.S. in Nutritional Science at Texas A&M University and uses his passion for CrossFit to coach and compete. In 2015, he joined the Texas A&M Olympic Weightlifting team and continues to use his training to combine the sport of CrossFit with weightlifting. He currently obtains a CrossFit Level 1 Certification and is inspired to help others progress their technique in Olympic Weightlifting. “CrossFit is truly a lifestyle in the gym and everyday life. If you come into the gym with a positive attitude and willingness to put in effort you will find a community where you can grow as an individual.” 

CERTIFICATIONS
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

CONTACT
Manny00@tamu.edu 

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CALLI WOOD

COACH
Calli was born and raised in Bryan and has always been involved in athletics. After high school, she attended Sam Houston State University to play softball and study Kinesiology. After finishing her athletic eligibility, she completed and masters degree in Sport Management, then moved back to Bryan/College Station to start her career in education. Calli is in her 5th year as a teacher in Bryan ISD, where she teaches Special Education at Bryan High School. After finishing college and competitive athletics, Calli was looking for an outlet for her competitive drive-that’s when she started CrossFit in 2015. In addition to her passion for helping people improve their fitness, Calli works with clients to improve their quality of life through nutrition and learn a lifestyle of healthy eating habits. She is a Precision Nutrition Certified coach striving to change lives through nutritional lifestyle transformations and healthy choices. “My favorite part about coaching in the Crossfit community is seeing people exceed their own expectations and make progress in their overall health and fitness.”

CERTIFICATIONS
CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Precision Nutrition Certified Coach
CPR & AED

CONTACT
calliwood12@gmail.com