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Ryan Dobbeck

Where were you born?
Elgin, IL

Where did you grow up?
Elgin, IL / Door County, WI

What schools did you attend?
YR1 Eastern Michigan YR2 Elgin Community College YR3 University of Illinois at Chicago , BA of Economics

When did you start CrossFit?
2014 @ Cheetah Gym Bucktown

What made you start CrossFit?
Working Front Desk at Cheetah and watching the classes run with an intensity in training I had never seen outside of sport.

When did you come to SLSC?
2019 to join in on Weightlifting Club

What do you enjoy about SLSC?
One Saturday I dropped in and was pushing through the partner WOD, being encouraged by members when I was new and hadn’t quite learned all of the movements really stuck with me.

What do you enjoy about coaching?
In coaching, I love to see my trainees progress. Whether over a ten minute instruction or a six month training period, watching other’s excitement from improvement is fun.

What would you say to someone who is considering trying out SLSC but is unsure?
Tackle a friend and bring them in with you!


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