Lucas Ferreira

Coach, Specialty: Olympic Lifting

Lucas comes to us from Brazil and has over 13 years of experience as a personal trainer and CrossFit coach. He has a Bachelor of Physical Education and is one of the few CrossFit coaches to have earned a level 3 designation, along with a wide variety of other CrossFit related certifications.

Lucas is also a coach for the Burgener Strength Course, CrossFit’s preferred Olympic lifting certification. He was a lead coach for the program in Brazil and was the first Brazilian to be a lead coach in the program outside of Brazil.

As a former elite javelin thrower, Lucas learned how to Olympic lift early on. Once he discovered CrossFit, Olympic lifting quickly became his niche, due to his experience with it. Throughout his career, Lucas has been a head coach at three different CrossFit gyms as well as a former owner of CrossFit RAO in Brazil. Lucas has a deep passion for coaching people of all levels and helping them improve their movement quality, health and fitness.

In his free time, Lucas enjoys playing video games and feasting on Italian dishes. When time allows, Lucas loves to travel. He has lived in Ireland, Tennessee and travelled throughout South America and the United States. Lucas also enjoys spending time with his wife discovering Canada and becoming better acquainted with his new home city, Toronto.

View Lucas' Education, Certifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • CrossFit Level 3

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Lucas Ferreira

Coach, Specialty: Olympic Lifting

Lucas comes to us from Brazil and has over 13 years of experience as a personal trainer and CrossFit coach. He has a Bachelor of Physical Education and is one of the few CrossFit coaches to have earned a level 3 designation, along with a wide variety of other CrossFit related certifications.

Lucas is also a coach for the Burgener Strength Course, CrossFit’s preferred Olympic lifting certification. He was a lead coach for the program in Brazil and was the first Brazilian to be a lead coach in the program outside of Brazil.

As a former elite javelin thrower, Lucas learned how to Olympic lift early on. Once he discovered CrossFit, Olympic lifting quickly became his niche, due to his experience with it. Throughout his career, Lucas has been a head coach at three different CrossFit gyms as well as a former owner of CrossFit RAO in Brazil. Lucas has a deep passion for coaching people of all levels and helping them improve their movement quality, health and fitness.

In his free time, Lucas enjoys playing video games and feasting on Italian dishes. When time allows, Lucas loves to travel. He has lived in Ireland, Tennessee and travelled throughout South America and the United States. Lucas also enjoys spending time with his wife discovering Canada and becoming better acquainted with his new home city, Toronto.

View Lucas' Education, Certifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • CrossFit Level 3

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