On Episode 142 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins talked to CrossFitting college student David Hagerty about his plans for doing a U.S. tour of CrossFit affiliates. CrossFit Southside owner Justin Bergh also came on to talk about running an affiliate. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010.
5:30 The next six months are going to be busy ones for David Hagerty. He will graduate from Iowa State University in December and then plans on taking a trip across the United States, visiting 40 or 50 CrossFit affiliates on his tour. He explained that he’s doing this for educational purposes and plans on meticulously documenting the entire trip so he has a broad reference of coaching styles, business and marketing strategies, and community-building materials that will help him in his future CrossFit endeavors.
25:25 HQ staff member and CrossFit Southside owner Justin Bergh came on the show to offer different tips and strategies for building a successful business. He talked about running an affiliate when the owner has a busy schedule, and he gave advice on how to hire the right trainer/coach. He also explained how his business is structured and why he felt the need to bring on an additional coach. Justin also shared his philosophy on effective programming and what he believes an affiliate owner should focus on as he or she programs for an affiliate.
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