ABOUT US

WELCOME TO FUNCTIONAL U

We believe that the  IMAGINATION should be the thing that limits your life EXPERIENCES, not your body! This is REAL FITNESS.  Whether you’ve always wanted to climb Everest, run your first Marathon or just have more fun with your kids. We want to help you achieve your goals.

NO TREADMILL, NO MIRRORS, NO EGOS

The only machine we train is the one you’re using right now, your body!  You won’t just have one workout partner , you’ll have several and they will be with you all the way through a workout – sweating and cheering you on through the whole process.

FUNCTIONAL U IS FOR EVERYONE

All our workouts are designed to be scaled according to your fitness and skill level. Our community is made up of Teachers, students, busy executives, parents,  and tradesman. Our expert coaches will ensure each workout is perfect for you. Your grandmother could and should do CrossFit.

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO HELPING YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

We believe the key to sustainable health and fitness is through

  • EDUCATIONS
    Functional U members receive access to our Online Nutrition, and monthly training guide
  • ACCOUNTABLITY
    Functional U members receive access to quarterly One on One movement & Mobility assessments
  • COACHING
    We strictly cap our class sizes to ensure that everyone gets the coaching they deserve!

Meet Your Coaches

Alex Cheong

Coach / Owner / Geek
After working abroad in the advertising industry for 7 years, I decided to follow my passion and retrain as a CrossFit coach. I’m probably one of the biggest CrossFit junkies you will ever meet – my idea of a holiday was working at the CrossFit regionals and travelling around Europe in a van visiting gyms.

Siobhan Mooney

Senior Coach
Shiv’s our senior coach at Functional U – you’ll find her in the morning doing her coaching thang, and you’ll also hear from her if you haven’t been in training for a week! Shiv has an amazing talent for bringing out everyone’s first double under, rope climb, and pull up! If this is something you’re looking for, then make sure to give her a shout!

She’s also pretty knowledgeable on how to kick ass while only eating veggies!

Emily Godley

Coach
Meet Em – CrossFit Coach, and 2018 Commonwealth Gold Medalist. When she’s not coaching, you’ll find her training, or in Victorian Schools helping GROW the sport of weightlifting.

She also run VIctoria’s first and only Women’s Only Weightlifting squad.  She’s an amazing coach, and an amazing athlete !

Jeremy Gaedtke

Coach
Jez is one of the original members of Functional U.  When he’s not coaching, you’ll find him spending time with his family, or working his day job as a marketing manager.  

We love how Jez balances coaching, family and a 40 hour work week! You’ll leave most of his sessions PUMPED to attend another! 

Greg Costa

Senior Coach
Plumber, musician, CrossFit coach and all round nice guy. Is there anything that he can’t do?

Greg started with us as a newbie to training! He quickly got the CrossFit bug! When our Functional U coaches development course came up he jumped at the opportunity and we’ve since seen him grow from strength to strength! He now coaches at other boxes, and also pursues his love of Olympic Lifting – it’s awesome to see him develop personally and professionally!

David Vuong

Coach 
I believe time is best spent doing things that you enjoy most and CrossFit is one of them!  It was not until early 2013 when I found CrossFit U.  I have found specialty areas (movements) that I’ve particularly enjoyed and have educated myself outside the box – Olympic Weightlifting, Gymnastics and Mobility.

This is where the Ordinary Becomes the ExtraOrdinary

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