Damon Stewart is the owner and co-founder of Wasatch CrossFit. Damon began CrossFitting in 2004 and gained his Level I and Level II certification shortly thereafter. In addition he holds numerous CrossFit specialty certs such as Olympic Weightlifting, Power-lifting, Rowing, CrossFit Kids, as well as a USAW Olympic Weightlifting Club coach certification. In 2012 Damon also began work with CrossFit HQ as the SouthWest Regional Director for the CrossFit Games qualifier after running Regional and Sectional qualifiers in 2009 & 2010.
Damon is a lifelong athlete with a decade long wrestling career that included All-State and All-American honors. After wrestling came endurance sports. As both a runner and triathlete he competed in several triathlons up to half-ironman distance. After starting a family Damon began training No-gi grappling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and MMA. Damon was undefeated in 20 No-Gi grappling bouts as well as 3 MMA fights. Now CrossFit is his sport with an emphasis on Olympic Weightlifting. In 2012 he was the Utah state champion at 77kg in Olympic Weightlifting and he holds numerous weightlifting records in both the Masters and Open division.
While certifications & experience tell a part of the story it’s his commitment to bringing a world class training and coaching experience to Utah that has helped grow Wasatch CrossFit to the largest CrossFit facility in Utah. As a trainer his goal is to teach people to surpass their limits and carry that new found confidence to every area of their life. He specializes in Barbell training as well as working with competitive athletes of all ages and especially High School athletes.