Joe Cates

“Pay the Man” Josh Bridges

Joe Cates

Meet Joe. He loves CrossFit and exercising with friends. He found CrossFit in February of 2016 and has never looked back. Joe became a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in July of 2016 and started coaching shortly thereafter. He is passionate about helping people feel their best and meet their goals; it is highly rewarding.

Before CrossFit, Joe boxed, was in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), and played soccer. He also enjoys watersports such as wakeboarding, wakesurfing, tubing, and water skiing. Other hobbies include hanging out with friends, shooting guns, riding horses, and just relaxing. Joe is currently working on his Associates Degree at St. Louis Community College.

Fun Facts

Fun Fact: “I got to workout with Rich Froning, Dan Bailey, and Josh Bridges in January 2017 – it was awesome!”

  • Favorite cheat: Puffins cereal
  • Favorite benchmark: Amanda
  • Favorite movement: Snatch (2nd – Ring Muscle Ups)
  • Interesting fact: I have 4 horses, 4 dogs, and a monkey
  • Vanilla or chocolate: vanocolate
  • Beach or mountain: beach

Come See Us

For an upbeat CrossFit experience, check out our class schedule and come workout with Joe. CrossFit Wildwood has 7 classes per day and an open gym; we encourage you to come in and try or observe a free class today. Please contact us for more information. 636-578-5132


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