Brian Gutierrez is from Southern California. Brian attended school in Minot North Dakota to be a place kicker for the Minot State University football team. Brian graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a Masters of Science in Management. In 2017 after graduating and getting married, Brian and his wife Bailey moved to Grand Forks where their daughter Teagan and son Liam were born. Brian has since then pursued his passion in coaching. Brian’s favorite part about coaching is helping people discover the best about themselves.
Michael was born and raised in Fargo, ND. After high school he attended the University of North Dakota where he played baseball and graduated with a Marketing and Spanish degree. He joined CrossFit Tundra in 2016 and immediately fell in love with the CrossFit community and lifestyle as a whole. Michael has his CrossFit Level 1 and also is certified in Exercise Nutrition through Precision Nutrition. His favorite thing about being a CrossFit Trainer and Nutrition Coach is getting to work with members and athletes of all ages and skill levels.
Luke graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2008 with a degree in both Mathematics and Economics. He currently is a math teacher at Red River High School and has been teaching for more than 10 years and is also the Red River High School Boys Head Soccer Coach. Luke has his CrossFit Level 2 and has been coaching CrossFit since 2012. His favorite part of coaching CrossFit is trying to help people find a good balance in all areas of their lives.
Jake graduated from the Universal Technical Institute with an Associates Degree of Automotive and Diesel Technology, with a specialization in Cummins diesel. He works for Cummins as a Field Service Supervisor. Jake has been doing CrossFit since 2010 and completed his CrossFit Level 1 certification in 2012 as well as a certification in Weightlifting and Mobility through CrossFit.
Jenn graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice. Jenn works in law enforcement and is currently in her 21st year of serving in the Army National Guard and is a member of the North Dakota National Guard Biathlon Team. Jenn has been doing CrossFit since 2013 and addition to her CrossFit Level 1, she completed her Master Fitness Trainer Certification for the military in 2019. Jenn enjoys all sorts of fitness activities, competitions, and outdoor activities.
Tyler started CrossFit in the fall of 2013 after watching the CrossFit Games on tv. He was attending UND at the time and the typical gym routine with the “bros” wasn’t appealing to him and was immediately hooked on CrossFit. Tyler moved to the Minneapolis area in 2016 where he took a break from doing CrossFit for almost 3 years. He moved back to East Grand Forks and picked right back up where he left off. “Coming back to Tundra just feels like home” Tyler has his CrossFit Level 1 and really enjoys being involved in the Tundra community as a coach.
Fred was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Fred attended the University of Minnesota Crookston where he played hockey for the Golden Eagles. One of Fred’s favorite things about CrossFit is programming and we are always excited to see what he comes up with for his Train with the Trainer classes.
Kat was born and raised in Southern California. Kat moved to Grand Forks in February of 2019, just in time to figure out what CrossFit was before the Open that spring. She immediately caught the CrossFit bug and with the help of her competitive cheerleading background she hit the ground running or in her case, handstand walking! In just her first year of doing CrossFit, Kat participated in the Open, the Dakota Games online qualifier & in-person competition, a second Open in October 2019, the Tundra Winter Games in December. Kat is serving as our Member Services Manager and does tons for us here at Tundra behind the scenes to help to make this gym and community great!