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
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.
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
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
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.
Nicole Letsinger, CSCS, USAW Level 1, CF L1, BirthFit Coach
Youth/Adolescent DevelopmentPrenatal/PostpartumH.S. Strength & Conditioning
Nicole's passion is working with youth and adolescent athletes as well as prenatal and postpartum women.