Authored the weekly menu and shopping guides in the New York Times Best Seller – “The Paleo Solution” by Robb Wolf.
Scott Hagnas has been coaching CrossFit since 2004. In addition to leading group classes, Scott has privately coached more than 150 people, from professional athletes and performers to fitness enthusiasts.
His clients have included Portland State University athletes, Oregon Ballet Theatre performers, X-Games medalists, fighters from Portland Thai Boxing, as well as numerous competitive CrossFit Games athletes. He has coached an athlete on a 1st Place team at the CrossFit Games.
Scott holds a Level I certification in the prestigious Poliquin International Certification Program (PICP), and is the only Level II BioSignature Modulation Method practitioners in the Pacific Northwest.
Scott is also a Level 1 coach in the Certified Coaching Program (CCP) designed and overseen by Optimum Performance Training founder and CrossFit Games champion James FitzGerald. This system combines CrossFit-style training, energy system work, nutrition planning, and life-coaching. He is currently working toward Level 2 in this system.
In addition to his ongoing studies in these programs, Scott has attended more than 50 workshops, retreats and symposiums with fitness, strength, and flexibility experts such as Scott Sonnon, Charles Poliquin, and Pavel Tsatsouline, among others.
Scott has authored a column in The Performance Menu for the last six years, and his written articles for numerous magazines, including the CrossFit Journal and The Performance Menu and he has published two Paleo cookbooks.
Scott first began weightlifting, gymnastic, and mobility training in 1996, and was a Circular Strength Training coach for four years. He began doing CrossFit workouts in 2003 and opened CrossFit Portland in March 2005 at the urging of CrossFit founder Greg Glassman. It was one of the first CrossFit affiliates, and the very first located near the center of a city.
Scott has a profound passion for fitness, strength, flexibility, mobility, and nutrition, so when he’s not training or coaching he’s reading, writing or consulting on those subjects.
To arrange a one-on-one consult with Scott regarding exercise programming, nutrition planning, and supplementation, email email@example.com