Andy Katzenmoyer– Owner, Head Trainer, Head CrossFit Coach, CrossFit Programming
-Certified Personal Trainer, CrossFit Lv. 2, CrossFit Gymnastics
Andy has always had a passion for training. Starting in the seventh grade you would have found him the weight room.
As he progressed to high school, college and professional football, Andy not only prepared his body but also his knowledge of training.
After Andy’s playing career ended his passion for training still continued. Studying and learning from some the greatest strength and conditioning coaches in the world Charles Poliquin, Dave Kennedy, Mike Woicik, Michael Boyle, Louie Simmons, Tom Shaw and Nelson Ayotte to name a few.
Andy and his wife, Tricia, operate Katzenmoyer Performance. They have 3 children, Griffin, Avery and Ava.
Jake Simmerman– Personal Training, CrossFit Coach, Middle School Programming
-Certified Personal Trainer, CrossFit Level 1
Jake has been a lifelong athlete. Growing up in Westerville, Jake played both hockey and baseball at an elite level throughout his high school career. Jake was introduced to training as a freshman in high school while personal training with Andy at KP. They worked together throughout Jakes high school career and into college career as Jake continued to play baseball in college.
Jake played two years at Ohio Dominican before transferring to Otterbein and finishing his final two years of eligibility as well as completing his degree. Jake has spent multiple summers playing in Elite summer baseball leagues across the country and even out of it. Spending summers in South Carolina, Alberta Canada, and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Seeing the changes in his athletic performance and overall lifestyle due to the training he endured pushed him into the career of helping others achieve their fitness goals.
Adam Moravitz– CrossFit Coach
-CrossFit Level 2
Adam is currently a CrossFit Level II Certified trainer and has been coaching physical fitness for over twenty years, coaching Crossfit specific training since 2008. He has served in the Army for over twenty five years and is currently on Active Duty with the Army National Guard in Columbus, Ohio. In 2009, he incorporated CrossFit into the training regimen within his National Guard unit which directly resulted in a 25% overall increase of Army Physical Fitness Test scores within six months.
Adam is inspired by seeing the physical and emotional improvements of those he coaches and is passionate about helping athletes understand the functional aspect of what CrossFit brings to conditioning. One of Adam’s primary motivations for coaching CrossFit and living an active lifestyle is to continuously challenge and improve himself and others. Adam and his wife Jill are proud to be raising two young daughters in an active environment by teaching them the importance of overall fitness and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Sheryl Prichard– CrossFit Coach
-CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Endurance
Sheryl is a Prosecuting Attorney for Franklin County by day but feeds her love of Crossfit by training at the 6am class and coaching twice a week. Sheryl has her Crossfit Level 1 Trainer Certificate and her CrossFit Endurance Trainer Certificate.
She has completed many Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons and a half-ironman. Sheryl placed several times in her age group for triathlon. She has also participated in various CrossFit competitions, obstacle races and running races, including Tough Mudder, marathons, half-marathons, 10Ks and 5Ks.
Mare Bernardo– CrossFit Coach
-CrossFit Level 1
Mare is a wife and a mother of 4. My husband and I own and operate an Italian Restaurant in Westerville. Mare has been a long time personal training client of Andy & Tricia. In 2012, when KP started offering CrossFit, Mare gave it a try and knew right away that she loved it.
After 2 1/2 years of CrossFit, Mare got here L1 Certification and started coaching. Mare has always loved being competitive and she has participated in several local CrossFit competitions , 5ks, 15ks, 1 half marathon and some obstacle races like Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder.
Dolph Smith– CrossFit Coach
-CrossFit Level 1
Dolph grew up in Gahanna and participated in high school sports including basketball, track, and volleyball. Throughout his adult life Dolph has been active in recreational basketball, volleyball, weightlifting and running – completing several marathons, half-marathons, 5ks and 10ks, and a Tough Mudder. In 2015, a challenge from a neighbor drew him to find a true passion for the sport of CrossFit. The constantly varied, high intensity workouts helped him realize the true definition of functional strength and fitness, and the camaraderie and supportive environment kept him coming back for more.
In 2017 Dolph earned his CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate and he now enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for CrossFit with others. He currently resides in Westerville with his wife, two children, and two dogs, and when not at the gym travels the state of Ohio as an Account Executive for a global Internet security corporation.