Mike Atchley


Coach Mike is a native Las Vegan who retired last year after a successful 30-year career as a Fire Captain with the Clark County Fire Department. After suffering numerous work-related injuries including double back fusion, torn shoulder rotator cuffs, & a broken hand with limited mobility, he was introduced to CrossFit in 2014 and hasn’t looked back!! With CrossFit and proper coaching, his mobility has improved significantly as has his strength and endurance. Coach Mike ran his first half-marathon in November 2017, with no training other than CrossFit, and finished with an impressive time. He adapted to CrossFit well and fell in love with the program. Mike even encouraged his wife, Kristie, to start CrossFit, which she did. They work out together regularly at ITCF. Coach Mike attained his CF Level-1 certification and became part of the coaching staff at Iron Talon in 2017. Coach Mike primarily works with new members coaching foundation classes.