Jason is the man we all have to thank for the amazing facility that is Albany CrossFIt. He opened shop in 2007 and has been forging elite athletes in the Capital Region ever since.
Jason is one of the most well known and respected CrossFit Coaches in the Northeast. Coaching is truly his passion, but he is a fantastic athlete as well. He routinely punishes himself keeping up with athletes outweighing him by over 40 pounds.
Jason's infectious personality is apparent as soon as he walks in the room. He loves to have fun, and can be found make anyone laugh who is willing be distracted. He can and routinely does make small tweaks in even the more advanced athletes technique to squeeze just a little more efficiency out of that movement.
Between Jason's jokes, his knowledge on nutrition, and his expertise on CrossFit movements…He has something to offer to everyone. He is truly one of a kind.
Jason is on the Level 1 Seminar Staff, the CrossFit Gymnastics Seminar Staff, and is a Level 2 CrossFit Coach in addition to the following Certifications:
CF Barbell / CF Olympic Lifting / CF Gymnastics / CF Rowing / CF Endurance / CF Science of Excersise / CF Nutrition / CF Mobility and Recovery / CF Kettlebell / CF Strongman / CF Defense / IKFF Kettlebell / Performance Menu Olympic Lifting / RKC Level I / Whole 9 Nutrition / Attitude Nation Olympic Lifting / Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training
Jason has been the Northeast Regional Director for the CrossFit Games since 2009.
Jason also holds his Master's Degree in Eduational Psychology as well as Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
"…the ads blind us,commercials deafen us, rich foods clog us. we strive so hard for the good life. sensible folks take care of their bodies, just this is plenty." –Jason Ackerman