The Coach

Erik Barnhill has a long history of commitment to physical fitness and over 20 years of team coaching experience. As a United States Army veteran and the son of two police officers, he is also a passionate advocate for the mental and physical health needs of our society's guardians.

In 2009, he found himself at an unhealthy personal high weight of 272 lbs. Making the decision to turn his life around, he enrolled in class which eventually led to him becoming a trainer at Cedar Rapids CrossFit. In November 2011, he opened the Fitness FARM in a garage, and has been changing lives ever since.

Coach Erik strives to make the world a healthier place, save the human race from obesity, and change people’s lives through empowerment. He inspires each athlete to believe in themselves and accomplish goals they never thought possible.