Blaise Ambrose

Strength Coach

Blaise has coached at various levels throughout his life, from youth soccer and track & field to strength & conditioning classes, teams and athletes. He discovered CrossFit the summer of 2012 when he entered a local competition and came in 2nd in the Masters division. Since then he’s been hooked. Blaise is available to coache athletes, the general public and groups. He customizes his clients programming based on their goals and draws from his traditional strength & conditioning education along with his training in the CrossFit methodology.
Blaise is coached remotely by Andrea Ager from California, who is a top ranked CrossFit athlete in the US. His goals are to improve in all aspects of CrossFit and improve his performance in the 2014 Open. His long term goal is to make the CrossFit Games in the Masters division.

Education

PICP L2, CrossFit L1, CrossFit Coach’s Prep, CrossFit Competitor’s Course, NCCP Track & Field L1, ViPR, Darby Training Systems O-Lifting, John Broz O-Lifting Seminar, Power Monkey O-Lifting & Gymnastics Clinic (with Durante and Chad Vaughn), Volunteer Assistant Coach with the University of Toronto Track Club – Junior Team.

Athletic/Competition History

15+ Years of Competitive Soccer
Varsity Track & Field at York University 1990-1991
University of Toronto Track & Field – Masters Division 2010-2013
Muay Thai Kickboxing 2006-2010, including two amateur fights
CrossFit Compwod.com 2013 Tag Team Competition – First place in Rx Division with Olga Hrynyak
CrossFit Underground Series 2012 Milton Event – 2nd place Masters Division
CrossFit Underground Series 2012 Downsview Event – 4th place Masters Division
CrossFit SweatRx Championships 2013 – 9th place Masters Division
Element CrossFit Open 2013 – 2nd place Masters Division
Element CrossFit Team Open 2013 – 7th place Scale Division
Wodapalooza Miami 2013 – 19th place Masters Division

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