Marc Messingercoach / owner Marc@statenislandcrossfit.com
CrossFit Level 2
Donny Shankle Seminar
California Strength Seminar
Marc was born and raised in Staten Island, where he currently resides with his wife and two children. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Rutgers University, Marc applies a scientific approach to all aspects of his life including coaching. After spending years as a sedentary adult Marc woke up one day ready to take his fitness and life into his own hands. With a love for science and a new found interest in fitness, CrossFit was a perfect match. Spending the next few years commited to the principals of CrossFit and its nutritional prescription; Marc has transformed his body composition, level of fitness and personal life. Marc finds that fitness is more than a means to “looking good” but a sense of increased worth in ones life. This impact CrossFit has had on Marc’s life has created a drive to teach and impact others lives.
Marc Messingercoach / owner
James Schettinocoach firstname.lastname@example.org
James grew up on Staten Island where he currently resides with is family. With a constant thirst for knowledge, James has participated in a wide variety of sports and hobbies. Whether it be playing an instrument, a sport or an artistic endeavor, he is always striving to do his best and expand his knowledge of the subject. James walked into Staten Island CrossFit on opening day. He has been a dedicated member ever since. He was hooked instantly. The constantly varied aspect of CrossFit ensures there is always something new to learn. Since committing himself to CrossFit he has seen changes in many aspects of his life but most importantly his fitness. As someone who truly believes in the concepts and practical applications of CrossFit, James is always excited to share his knowledge and experience with the athletes of Staten Island CrossFit.
Dan Caputocoach DanCaputo@statenislandcrossfit.com
Dan was born in Brooklyn and raised in Staten Island. He has a background in multiple sports but was mainly a competitive swimmer. He competed at the collegiate level, swimming 4 years at SUNY Cortland. Always being in the gym, after his swimming career was over Dan was looking for something that could match the intensity of swimming workouts and that is when he stumbled upon CrossFit. Dan joined SIC within months of it being open and is thankful that they have given him a place to train and continue to be fit. Dan enjoys all movements in CrossFit and strives to have no weakness in any specific area. In December, 2014 Dan joined the FDNY. He is a firm believer that CrossFit prepared him for the physical demands of being a firefighter. He continues to CrossFit to train for real life situations and is always willing to help anyone that walks through the SIC door.
Doug Dickscoach Doug@statenislandcrossfit.com
Doug Dicks was born and raised on Staten Island where he now lives with his wife and two children. A NYC fire fighter and lifelong athlete, Doug explored many different sports as a child. He found his passion with running and racing bicycles. He competing as a BMX rider in his youth and eventually long distance road racing as an adult. Doug had much competitive success in cycling from road biking and mountain biking to cyclocross. He enjoyed top placings at National level events including an Olympic Gold Medal at the World Police & Fire Games. When he had children, Doug hung up his cycling shoes and devoted his time to his Family. The inactivity led him to poor health and poor performance as a Firefighter. Something had to change. When Doug found CrossFit, a newfound passion for fitness and health blossomed. He immersed himself into the CrossFit world and became a student to the teachings of the coaches at SIC. Along the way, he realized he enjoyed passing on his knowledge to others. He began his journey to become a CrossFit coach. SIC has become a family affair, as his wife and 6 year old daughter are members.
Anthony Pieterscoach Anthony@statenislandcrossfit.com
Anthony Pieters was born and raised on Staten Island, where he currently resides. He has a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Wagner College and works in the field. Anthony grew up playing baseball and football. Although he remained active after graduating high school, he realized he needed to make a lifestyle change. Anthony began lifting weights at a local gym and found a new passion. As he continued to transform his body, he decided he wanted a new challenge. He set his sights on completing a marathon. Motivation and dedication, two qualities he prides himself on, drove him as he trained for the marathon. Since then, he has completed 3 full marathons and multiple half marathons. Anthony discovered CrossFit 3 years ago and never looked back. CrossFit offers a unique blend of competition and community, which he feels drives its members to succeed. Since joining SIC, Anthony continued to make changes to enhance his health. After losing almost 80 pounds and maintaining the lost weight since high school, he knows just how important nutrition can be, especially when working out. Anthony understands how hard it can be to make big changes. As a coach he hopes to provide support for the SIC members and share his passion for fitness!
Libby Eliascoach Libby@statenislandcrossfit.com
Libby was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, where she spent her childhood years dancing competitively, running track, camping and playing sports with her four brothers. Libby moved to Staten Island to attend Wagner College where she pursued her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She continued on to St. John’s University and completed her Masters degree, earning her Bachelor of Science in Education. She now lives in Staten Island with her fellow CrossFitter husband. Libby always had a passion for helping others, which led her to become a school guidance counselor, teach youngsters dance classes, lead Zumba classes for adults, and now, teach and inspire others the principals and foundations of CrossFit. While CrossFit was not always the obvious choice for Libby, she instantly fell in love with the sport and is enthusiastic about helping others to find the fun in being healthy – emotionally and physically.
Level 1 certified
CrossFit Masters Qualifier 2015, 2016
Trained at the masters USAW OlympicTraining Center
Masters Pan Am record holder 2016 in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk and Total