Ryan Riess - Head Coach / owner Ryan opened his first gym at the age of 22, working with youth, college and professional athletes.  Later discovering Crossfit, he took a new route in the fitness industry and started his own affiliate, Imperial Crossfit. As a competitive athlete, Ryan fell in love with Olympic Weightlifting.  Working under the knowledgeable, world famous, Coach John Thrush was when Ryan began to learn the ins and outs of weightlifting and began to compete nationally as a (85kg) weightlifter.  Not only does Ryan compete in Olympic Weightlifting, but he has also coached athletes at both Youth Nationals and World Masters in 2015.  Ryan also practices yoga, providing balance to this training and life. Certifications: CrossFit L1, Crossfit Football, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Judges, USAW L1, Underground Strength Coach L1 & L2, HKC    

Ryan Riess - Head Coach / owner

Ryan opened his first gym at the age of 22, working with youth, college and professional athletes.  Later discovering Crossfit, he took a new route in the fitness industry and started his own affiliate, Imperial Crossfit. As a competitive athlete, Ryan fell in love with Olympic Weightlifting.  Working under the knowledgeable, world famous, Coach John Thrush was when Ryan began to learn the ins and outs of weightlifting and began to compete nationally as a (85kg) weightlifter.  Not only does Ryan compete in Olympic Weightlifting, but he has also coached athletes at both Youth Nationals and World Masters in 2015.  Ryan also practices yoga, providing balance to this training and life.

Certifications: CrossFit L1, Crossfit Football, CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Judges, USAW L1, Underground Strength Coach L1 & L2, HKC

 

 

CASSIE REMY, DPT, SCS - PHYSICAL THERAPIST Cassie attended the University of Washington where she received both her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Bachelor's of Business Administration degrees.  She recently completed a two year residency to earn a certification in Sports Physical Therapy and joined Imperial Crossfit in 2014.  She works at OPT in Maple Valley where she is the clinic director and also assists with athletic coverage at Tahoma High School and Seattle Raven's hockey games.  Previously, Cassie raced BMX bikes professionally and did long-distance running recreationally.  Cassie's primary goal at Imperial Crossfit is to decrease injury rates with thorough screening and guidance on corrective exercises.  She's also available to assess current injuries to provide advice regarding severity of injury, need for treatment and/or referral to other healthcare providers.  Advanced Certifications: Sports Certified Specialist (SCS), Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Professional Affiliations: Physical Therapy Association of Washington, American Physical Therapy Association

CASSIE REMY, DPT, SCS - PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Cassie attended the University of Washington where she received both her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Bachelor's of Business Administration degrees.  She recently completed a two year residency to earn a certification in Sports Physical Therapy and joined Imperial Crossfit in 2014.  She works at OPT in Maple Valley where she is the clinic director and also assists with athletic coverage at Tahoma High School and Seattle Raven's hockey games.  Previously, Cassie raced BMX bikes professionally and did long-distance running recreationally.  Cassie's primary goal at Imperial Crossfit is to decrease injury rates with thorough screening and guidance on corrective exercises.  She's also available to assess current injuries to provide advice regarding severity of injury, need for treatment and/or referral to other healthcare providers. 

Advanced Certifications: Sports Certified Specialist (SCS), Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

Professional Affiliations: Physical Therapy Association of Washington, American Physical Therapy Association

Cass Canterbury - Coach Certifications: CrossFit L1, CrossFit Weightlifting, CrossFit Mobility, CrossFit Judges

Cass Canterbury - Coach

Certifications: CrossFit L1, CrossFit Weightlifting, CrossFit Mobility, CrossFit Judges

 
Cameron allen - Coach Certifications: CrossFit L2, crossfit l1, CrossFit Judges

Cameron allen - Coach

Certifications: CrossFit L2, crossfit l1, CrossFit Judges

paul voorhees - Coach Certifications: CrossFit L1, CrossFit Judges

paul voorhees - Coach

Certifications: CrossFit L1, CrossFit Judges

Melissa Lucas - Coach Certifications: CrossFit L1

Melissa Lucas - Coach

Certifications: CrossFit L1

Rich "Pops" Riess - Coach Certifications: CrossFit L2, crossfit l1, CrossFit Judges

Rich "Pops" Riess - Coach

Certifications: CrossFit L2, crossfit l1, CrossFit Judges