Joe is a CrossFit Level 1 Certified Trainer. Joe started his fitness journey as a Tae Kwon Do practitioner. In 2006, he earned his black belt and became an instructor at the American College of Martial Arts. In late 2007, Joe enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. In preparation for deployment, Joe and his section were ordered to add CrossFit workouts to their daily workout routine. In 2011, Joe was honorably discharged and began taking CrossFit classes in his home town of West Palm Beach, FL. In the spring of 2013, Joe received his CrossFit Level 1 certification and became a coach at Cast Iron CrossFit.