Coaches Corner

CoachesCornerMeet the Coach

Coach SamuelSam

In Portland Marathon’s Coach’s Corner is Official Coach Samuel Johnson.

Born and raised in Portland, OR, Coach Johnson has been a lifelong athlete, competing in various sports. Most recently, in the 2013 CrossFit Games as part of Team Crossfit Asia.

Sam began coaching during his 6 years in active duty with the United States Air Force.

He specializes in well designed and structured strength and conditioning programs for both competitive athletes of all sports as well as everyday people looking to improve overall health and wellness and improve split times or increase lean body mass. His goal as a fitness coach is to inspire individuals to make long-term positive lifestyle choices and have fun with their fitness.

To schedule a fitness evaluation or ask Coach Johnson a Fitness question, click here.


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