Tiff’s absolute favorite thing about being a coach is giving people the gift of empowerment and confidence.
Coach Tiff is a true believer that physical strength transfers into mental and emotional strength and gives us the ability to tackle anything that life throws at us. She wants everyone; no matter their background, circumstances, or current fitness level, to feel comfortable and welcome stepping into the gym.
Tiff went to Northern Michigan University where she got her Bachelor's in Exercise Science, played basketball, and threw shot put, discus, and javelin. After college she played one year of professional basketball in Germany and since then her love for fitness and performance has led her to work at various schools and gyms. She gained knowledge and experience as a Sports Performance Coach, Basketball Coach, Track Coach, Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Rehab Assistant, Personal Trainer, and Gym Owner. She also received a Master's in Exercise Science and takes great pride in being a life-long student.
Tiff currently lives in West Seattle with her wife Julie, dog Charlie, and cat Cooper. She loves cooking (especially breakfast), traveling, hiking, doing pull ups, deadlifting, and juggling kettlebells.
MORE FUN FACTS ABOUT TIFF
What is your favorite color? Sky Blue
What would your spirit animal be? Lion
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? The power to magically heal injuries, illnesses, disease
What is your favorite Exercise/ Movement? Deadlift
Favorite Cheat Meal? Burger, Fries, and Beer (I also love me some doughnuts)
When did you start working for FH? June 12, 2017
What are you currently training for? TSC and Life!
And where do you find your motivation when the workout looks difficult or you are lacking energy? I find the motivation from my clients and co-workers. I'm lucky enough to be around people who are showing up to put in the work all the time, and that inspires me and keeps me motivated.
What would you say to someone thinking about starting FH? Stop thinking and take action. It will be the best thing you could do for yourself. This community is so empowering, and the programming is top notch. You'll get stronger physically and mentally, you'll be in a safe environment where the quality of your movement is more important that how many reps you can do, everyone will root for you, and you'll accomplish things you never realized that you could!
What are some of your goals in or out of the gym? To lead 1 or 2 women's empowerment retreats every year. I'm excited to lead a retreat in Fiji this year! Personal Records or achievements that your proud of? I'm proud that I was a college athlete and played basketball professionally in Germany. More recently I'm pumped that I competed in my first powerlifting meet last year.
Anything else you’d like to share with our fitfam? You guys inspire me and make Fuelhouse such an awesome place to work and train! Much Love!!