Pete Taylor

Owner/CrossFit Coach


Coach Pete is from North Olmsted, OH and was a member of the varsity football and basketball programs where he was a standout in football. As the quarterback and captain, he lead the North Olmsted Eagles to their school’s first playoff berth in 2005. After graduating from North Olmsted High school he continued his education and athletic career at Baldwin Wallace University where he earned his degree in Exercise Science as well as being a 3-year starter at cornerback/return specialist for the Yellow Jackets. Upon graduating, he immediately began working with local gyms as a personal trainer and continued training clients for 5 years up until opening CrossFit Roaster Barbell on October 1st, 2015.

When Coach Pete is not wrapped up in the gym he has some other interests which include designing and building with wood, painting, reading, Seinfeld, cooking, and his German Shepherd Kilo who can be found at the gym on occasion.




North Olmsted High School Grad 2006

Baldwin Wallace University Grad 2010


BA Exercise Science, Minor in Athletic Coaching

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Fitness Experience:

Strength and Conditioning Professional since 2010

CrossFitter since 2012

2013 CrossFit Open – 353 central east region

2014 CrossFit Open – 249 central east region

2015 CrossFit Open – 96 central east region

2016 CrossFit Open – 89 central east region

2017 CrossFit Open – 82 central east region

2015 Wodapalooza Team Athlete

2016 Wodapalooza Individual Athlete

2017 Wodapalooza Individual Athlete

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