OWNER/COACH - Daniel Pokiieloaaikaikaokalani Lyman
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: In 2007, as an Infantryman in the Jungles of south east Asia, during one of my 3 deployments over seas, I started my CrossFit journey. Through the years I have worked my way up from Member, to Coach, to Head Coach, to General Manager, and now Owner.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: Work on the business or in the business day in day out, CrossFit East O’ahu is my life! The Ocean is my Nanea time away from all the Hustle and Bustle. Currently I am pursuing my Jujitsu Game with the Ohana at Ron Shiraki Academy.
CERTIFICATIONS: CrossFit Level 1 Certification, CrossFit Level 2 Certification, CrossFit Olympic Lifting Certification, CrossFit Strongman Certification, CrossFit Football Certification, CrossFit Scaling Course
COACH - Julie Watarai Lovett
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: I started CrossFit in 2011 and instantly loved the competitive aspect and challenges in learning all the new skills. My favorite thing is Olympic Lifting, I find it so empowering. I love my CrossFit East O’ahu community and Coaching them is my passion.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: CrossFit, Soccer Mom, The Beach is my church.
CERTIFICATIONS: CrossFit Level 1 Certification, CrossFit Mobility Certification, Invictus Athlete Training.
COACH - Jurrien “Joe” Kelling
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: My wife brought me in against my will, but I enjoyed it. Was working out by myself overseas but when I came home I got my level 1 certification and started Coaching at CrossFit East O’ahu around 2012.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: Surfing, Shaping Surfboards, Wood Working, Beer Brewing.
CERTIFICATIONS: CrossFit Level 1 Certification, CrossFit Level 2 Certification, CrossFit Strongman Certification, CrossFit Rowing Certification, CrossFit Endurance Certification, CrossFit Mobility Certification, Competitive Body Boarder.
COACH - Katie Graf
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: I have been doing CrossFit since 2012 - Thanks to Matt Beals! I love that every workout is different and challenging. My faves are Overhead Squats and Snatches. “Give me a heavy barbell, turn on some Gangsta Rap and I am a happy girl”
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: Outside of CrossFit I surf and play in the ocean as much as I can. I am Mom and Best Friends with my two amazing daughters!
CERTIFICATIONS: CrossFit Level 1 Certification, Group x Classes at 24Hr Fitness for 10 years, TKB, Body Pump, and Cycle.
COACH - Matt Beals
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: Matt Beals is a superstar, his journey into CrossFit began in 20011, known in the CrossFit Community as ”Captain America” and a premier Coach at CrossFit Oahu. Excelling in life academics and sports started early for him. At the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, Matt was a Division 1 Collegiate athlete earning honors as a Consensus All-American rugby player, playing for three National Championships.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: For a decade Matt paddled for Hui Nalu O Hawaii Canoe Club completing a dozen Molokai to O’ahu crossings in 6-man, 2-man, and 1-man canoes. dditionally, for many years Matt was a competitive triathlete and Category 2 competitive cyclist.
CERTIFICATIONS: Matt is deeply connected to the CrossFit community at large, holds a Cf Level 1 Certification, attended Invictus Athlete Camps and is celebrated and loved in his Island home!
COACH - Myles Kelly
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: In 2013 after recovering from a twist fracture and surgery, running wasn’t an option to get cardio. I was introduced to high intensity interval training and loved it. Seeing CrossFit similarity and join my first class. originally started in a CrossFit/power-lifting gym and noticed improvement in not only weightlifting but day to day activities.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: (High School) Football, Weightlifting, Power lifting, Olympic Lifting, Kinesiology and rehabilitation major.
CERTIFICATIONS: Countless hours Coaching at CrossFit East Oahu, Cupids Revenge and The Hawaii VA Games.
COACH - Jarret Ogata
CROSSFIT BACKGROUND: This is where my passion and my fitness began. Just paying it forward.
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN: CrossFit is my hobby & my love.
CERTIFICATIONS: CrossFit Level 1 Certification