Born and raised in the city of Clearwater, MOUTH flies the flags of Clearwater High School and The University of Florida where he earned his physical therapy degree. Mouth has 36 years of experience as a clinician and extensive executive experience in both the private and public sectors of healthcare. He’s an author, international speaker and clinician in orthopedic rehabilitation. These experiences have uniquely prepared him to evaluate, educate and optimize our REBEL athletes…and our tremendous team of coaches. Mouth spends countless hours with our coaches on anatomy & physiology of each major joint, kinesiology and human movement, injury prevention and management, and customer service. Mouth’s talents and experience are unmatched in the Tampa Bay area. You simply won’t find another gym, Crossfit or not, with a resource this valuable. Mouth is one of the many reasons Crossfit Rebel athletes are unequalled.
Legend is written that he was a pretty good athlete growing up in Clearwater, specifically on the ol’ ball diamond…Mouth will just smile and tell you that everyone got a trophy when he played. Marathoner and adventure racer, Mouth’s been addicted to CrossFit since 2008. He’s a fire-breather who placed 134th in the world during the 2018 CrossFit season. His sights are set on someday competing in the CrossFit Games…only 20 in the world are blessed to make it.
Mouth’s passion for evidence-based practices motivated him to participate in preparing and publishing scientific manuscripts in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
Ed sold his outpatient rehabilitation clinics in Sarasota & Manatee counties in December 2011. Exploring retirement is not an option!
He sat as the Chairman for the Board of Directors of The Arthritis Research Institute of America, a 501(c)(3), conducting osteoarthritis research in Clearwater for more than two decades. He believes the components of aging and the lifestyle of CrossFit are a perfect marriage. As the Founder of the Legends Program here at CrossFit Rebels, he hopes to continue to grow the potential of the “masters athlete”.
Ed’s home is with REBELS …training, working with coaches & athletes, looking to spread the benefits of CrossFit to all ages, all genders.