David Pope

David is most likely the first to greet you at the door with an enthusiastic hello, and a personalized nickname for you. He graduated from Park Hill High School in 2006 and went on to graduate with a mechanical engineering degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. After working as a civilian engineer for the U.S. Navy in VIrginia, David moved back to Kansas City in 2016. Along with his CrossFit Level 1, he is a Certified FRC Mobility Specialist (FRCms). Among other roles, David handles the programming for CFN.

David thoroughly enjoys music, acting and the theater, as well as hiking in any landscape. He is also a wizard in quoting movies and television shows. Quiz him. He’ll know.

“I enjoy CrossFit because it is an amazing training methodology that enhances life on all levels. Furthermore, it builds community in really neat ways. Our community is incredible. Our time together is awesome.”

“I coach because I like helping people become their happiest, healthiest and fittest self. I enjoy movement and movement that enriches and enhances life. Seeing someone make progress, reach a goal, dig deep, or show up and work hard is one of my favorite parts of the day.”


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