Christy "Coop" Lynch

Coach / Olympic Lifting Coach 
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Coop has been working Full- Time as a Firefighter/ Paramedic for the last 20 years. She started
CrossFit in 2012 to improve her overall fitness.  CrossFit has helped her maintain her fitness level for duty.


She has received her CrossFit Level 1 Certificate in 2015 and has been coaching ever since.


In 2014 she began taking seminars and training in Olympic Lifting. From there, she's been
competing as an Olympic Lifter as a Masters Athlete. She's competed in many local meets throughout Illinois and Nationally.

"I have been doing CrossFit now for over 10 years.  As a firefighter it has been the best workout to keep me fit for duty.  There is so much I love about CrossFit.  I love that it is so approachable for all fitness types.  Being able to scale a workout during injuries has been important for me to not lose ground. 

If you know me than you know I love anything with a barbell.  CrossFit brought me into the world of weightlifting.  I spent years as a competitive weightlifter and It was such a rewarding experience.  You will probably need to pry a bar out of my hands in my 80s!!!"

Certification & Education
  • CrossFit Level 1

  • 2016 Ranked 5th Nationally / Masters 35-40/ 53kg

  • 2017 Ranked 7th Nationally / Masters 35-40/ 53kg

  • 2017 2nd Place American Open Series 3/ 58kg

  • Registered Masters Athlete with USAW

  • Registered USAW Judge

  • CPR/AED

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