Introducing the CrossFit Expedition team

Meet the fitness experts that are here to help you achieve your goals

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Our founder

Nichole Stiles

After earning her B.S. in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati, Nichole always knew she wanted to help people live their best lives and began exploring her options. After working in the health insurance and medical fields, she quickly realized she would rather help individuals prevent disease than cure it. Being a member of the CrossFit community for several years, she decided to combine her love of fitness with her passion to help others. Nichole now spends her time working hard at becoming the best owner, coach, motivator, and athlete she can be!

Our coaches

Emily Finn coach at CrossFit Expedition

Emily Finn

Emily Finn, PT, DPT combines her knowledge as a physical therapist with her passions for health and wellness when coaching the members of CrossFit Expedition. She is the founder and owner of Empower You PT, her physical therapy practice based out of CFE, and she also manages the Surgical Oncology practice at OhioHealth. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s 2014 Doctor of Physical Therapy program, is board certified in Women’s Health physical therapy, and holds a Level One CrossFit Certification. She also holds a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy through the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy and writes questions for the Women’s Health physical therapy board certification exam. Her clinical interests include pelvic health, the athletic population, pregnancy and postpartum related conditions, the athletic population, and cancer rehabilitation. She is a lab assistant for the APHPT’s pelvic health course series and serves on the CAPP-Pelvic committee, with whom she writes course materials for physical therapists seeking continuing education in pelvic health.

Matthew Dunatchik

Matt is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor by day who graduated with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Dayton. He loves working with clients in his private practice for psychotherapy and is excited to bring his passion in working with mind and body to coaching classes at CrossFit Expedition. His warm and engaging approach to coaching helps athletes feel comfortable pushing themselves to new limits. He believes we all have the capacity to change and to experience the fullness of life through connecting more deeply with mind, body, and spirit. He is a Level 1 CrossFit certified trainer and is thrilled to be part of the coaching team and community at CrossFit Expedition!
Jennifer McGruder coach at CrossFit Expedition

Jennifer McGruder

Graduated from the University of Akron with a bachelor’s of science in Civil Engineering and currently works as Project Management Supervisor at Sky Climber LLC. After having her son; Sebastian, in 2013 she found her passion for weight lifting and crossfit. In 2019 she decided to continue her education and desire to help others by getting her CrossFit Level 1 Certification. And in 2020 she expanded that to include the CrossFit Kids Certification. She enjoys not just CrossFit, but also rucking and competitive powerlifting with her fiance Jimmy. She competed at USPA 2020 Nationals and holds four USPA state powerlifting records. She’s excited to join the CrossFit Expedition family!

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