Steve's Club Blog

Meet Jory

Jory Johnston has always utilized sports as a tool for balancing her professional and personal pursuits. When she joined the Steve’s Club team as Director of Development in May 2021, she was grateful for the opportunity to bring her passions together. We got a chance to get to know Jory, and one of her secret talents as well!No matter…

Meet Ratih

“Working alongside a team that values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential for me.” Through CrossFit, Ratih Sutrisno has found the best of both worlds–coaching at her local gym and now at Steve’s Club where she has been the Communications Manager since May 2021. We got the opportunity to sit down with Ratih to hear her story.…

Meet Christina

“It means the world to me that I am working alongside others whose mission and values align with my own and are impacting youth across the country.” Since joining the Steve’s Club National Program Team in February 2021, Administrative Assistant Christina Kampf has been reflecting on how her fitness career has led her to where she is today. We got…

Strong is Beautiful: Female CrossFitters Tell Their Story

CrossFit has created one of the strongest platforms for girls and women to be proud of not only what their body looks like, but what their body is capable of. Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing a series of blog posts, “Strong is Beautiful: Female CrossFitters Tell Their Story,” written by Tatyana – a Steve’s Club athlete,…

What Leora Hafri did this Summer

It’s 7:30 a.m. —or “Zero Seven Thirty” as they say around here— and the safety and security briefing room of the Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Training Base holds its morning security briefing. The briefing covers what groups or units are using which of the training center’s various facilities or ranges, what heat category they expect—being mid July they expect…

Day 6: Goodbye For Now, Camp

Last night, we completed our final sharing circle. As with previous nights, athletes connected around similar experiences. Some laughed at life and most everyone cried when someone’s history struck a little too close to home. But today was different. Today was about closing the connections, wrapping up the good times, and vowing to stay close despite the distance.In a…

Leadership Camp: Day 5

What are you grateful for today?Today was the last full day of camp and we kicked off the day with the option of working on Olympic lifting skills with Coaches Chad or yoga in the park with Carla. Carla is a joy to be around, and I was lucky enough to feel that energy while she led us. She asked…

Leadership Camp: Day 4

It’s day Day 4 of Steve’s Club Leadership Camp. We woke up early at 6:30am for a 7:15am run with Coach Melody. I’m not much of a runner but some of the kids can fly! Terrell and Tray set the pace early and made for a fast first mile. They took off with Coach Melody on the last hill and…

Leadership Camp: Day 3

Day 3 started early like every day at camp with clear skies, and groggy teens and coaches. After the previous day of rain the sun was here to stay. Despite the long days of multiple workouts, writing assignments, and intense and often emotional moments as the kids share their life stories with each other, the mess hall and breakfast time…

Not Your Average Summer Camp

“Welcome to Leadership Camp… We are not your camp counselors, We are your coaches”. That’s how my morning started when asked by an athlete why everything was on a schedule. I often catch myself making odd statements like that throughout the day at Steve’s Club Leadeship Camp. As my 3rd Camp progressed I realized what my purpose was, and why…