ETHOS Staff

Cait Larsen, DPT, CSCS, SFG 1, MovNat 1

At ETHOS: Physical Therapist, Coach, Owner

Education: B.S in Exercise & Sport Science w/ focus in Strength & Conditioning; Doctor of Physical Therapy, StrongFirst Kettlebell SFG 1

Professional Background: High school & collegiate athletics development, Sports & orthopedic rehab, Breast oncology specialist, Manual therapy training

Athletic Background: 3-sport HS athlete, NCAA All-American Track & Field at UW- La Crosse. Coached Sprints at UWL. Now enjoys biking (road & fat-tire), hiking, and all outdoor sports, running after 3 little boys.

Cait's "Why": To empower and facilitate growth so that we strive for our full potential.

Quote: "I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen." -Frank Lloyd Wright

Doug Larsen, PA-C, TEMT, FAWM, NSCA-TSAC  At ETHOS: Tactical Strength & Conditioning Coach  Education: BS in Bio-Med, Masters- Physician Assistant, Certified Tactical Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Tactical EMT, Fellow of the American Academy of Wilderness Medicine,  Athletic Background: 3 sport HS athlete, multi All-state selections, played baseball & football at UW La Crosse. Now enjoys rock climbing, biking, all outdoor sports, and playing with his kids.  Favorite Quote: The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain

Doug Larsen, PA-C, TEMT, FAWM, NSCA-TSAC

At ETHOS: Tactical Strength & Conditioning Coach

Education: BS in Bio-Med, Masters- Physician Assistant, Certified Tactical Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Tactical EMT, Fellow of the American Academy of Wilderness Medicine,

Athletic Background: 3 sport HS athlete, multi All-state selections, played baseball & football at UW La Crosse. Now enjoys rock climbing, biking, all outdoor sports, and playing with his kids.

Favorite Quote: The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain

Dr. Cait Larsen, DPT, CSCS, SFG1

Doug Larsen, PA-C,TSAC-F, FAWM, T-EMT,

Amanda Sirek, ACE CPT  At ETHOS: Health & Wellness Coach  Education: BS Wellness & Fitness Management, Minor in Business Admin, ACE Personal Trainer, Pending National Board Certified Wellness Coach through the Mayo Wellness Coach Graduate Program  Fitness Background: Competitive Bodybuilding (bikini division).  Personal Interests: Widening her mindset and wealth of knowledge through reading & personal study/development, spending time with her husband and two boys  Amanda's "Why": To promote a supportive & empowering environment so we strengthen our mind and live our life with intent.  Quote: "Begin with the End in Mind." Steven Covey; 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Amanda Sirek, ACE CPT

At ETHOS: Health & Wellness Coach

Education: BS Wellness & Fitness Management, Minor in Business Admin, ACE Personal Trainer, Pending National Board Certified Wellness Coach through the Mayo Wellness Coach Graduate Program

Fitness Background: Competitive Bodybuilding (bikini division).

Personal Interests: Widening her mindset and wealth of knowledge through reading & personal study/development, spending time with her husband and two boys

Amanda's "Why": To promote a supportive & empowering environment so we strengthen our mind and live our life with intent.

Quote: "Begin with the End in Mind." Steven Covey; 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Andrea Botchek, BS

At ETHOS: Yoga Instructor

Education: BS in Communications & Spanish, ACE CPT, CorePower Yoga Sculpt, WillPower And Grace- Phase 1 &2, Pure Barre, Strong First Bodyweight User Course, Will be completing Heartworks 200 Hour RYT in 2018/19.

Hobbies: Road cycling, downhill skiing, running, chasing after toddlers, hiking, gardening, trying to swim without drowning, triathlons, marathons, camping & general outdoor activities, trying new things.

Andrea's Personal Ethos: To challenge and inspire body and mind, keeping us strong, flexible and prepared.

Favorite Quote: "To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Amanda Sirek, ACE CPT, Pending NBCWC 

Andrea Botchek, ACE CPT, Pending RYT 200

Richard Torres, BA

At ETHOS: Strength & Conditioning Coach

Education: BA in Psychology from Brevard College

Athletic Background: Played CFL, AFL, & IFL Football, Currently Defensive Coordinator for Red Wing High School Football

Richard's Why:

Favorite Quote:

Dr. Ryan Lystad, DC, RKC

At ETHOS: Tactical Strength & Conditioning Coach- Fire Liason

Education: BA in Biology, Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University, Graston Technique, Dragon Door Kettlebell RKC 1

Athletic Background: 4 sport HS athlete, Collegiate Baseball & Rugby, Elite Level Rugby, Currently: Ultra running, cycling & weightlifting

Ryan's Why: To challenge the status quo of American health and help individuals reach their goals in health & wellness.

Favorite Quote: To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. -Steve "Pre" Prefontaine

Richard Torres

Dr. Ryan Lystad, DC, RKC

Justin Hesse, AOS in Personal Training, ACE-CPT, PN-1

At ETHOS: Strength & Conditioning Coach, Personal Trainer

Education & Professional: Police Officer, Associates of Occupational Studies in Personal Training, Army National Guard Military Police Sergeant, Precision Nutrition Level 1, Pending Strong First Barbell Certification

Athletic Background: 4 sport HS athlete, Military Police Competitors Challenge (MPCC) National Competition 3rd place

Hobbies: spending quality time with my friends and family, lifting weights, running, snowboarding, motorcycling, playing cards, reading, and listening to music.

Justin's Why: To guide individuals in finding their best self

Quote: Life never gets easier, you just get stronger. It's not a sprint; it's a marathon with no finish line.

Justin Hesse, ACE CPT, AOS in Personal training, Pending SFL 

Nicole Letsinger, CSCS, USAW Level 1, CF L1, BirthFit Coach

At ETHOS: Strength & Conditioning Coach

Professional Interests:

Youth/Adolescent Development
Prenatal/Postpartum
H.S. Strength & Conditioning

Nicole's passion is working with youth and adolescent athletes as well as prenatal and postpartum women.

Nicole Letsinger, CSCS, USAW Level 1, CF L1, BirthFit Coach