Nick grew up on a small dairy farm in Brownsville, Wisconsin. He's participated in sports since he was kid. Nick is a graduate from Mayville High School where he was an All-State football player. After graduating Northern Michigan University in 2008 and returning home from living and working in Dallas, TX for 4 years Nick opened CrossFit Fond du Lac in August of 2012. Nick is very passionate about health and fitness and truly believes anyone can participate in crossfit regardless of age, health, or experience.
Mike Wagner (BS-Kinesiology)(CSCS)(CF-L1)
Mike was born and raised in Fond du Lac, WI from the time he was 5 years old. He attended high school and Winnebago Lutheran Academy. In high school Mike lettered in track and field all 4 years and made state appearances sophomore-senior year in the 100 and 200m sprint.
After high school Mike attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh where he majored in Kinesiology and ran track his freshman and sophomore years. As a freshman, he made it to indoor nationals on the team’s 4x200, as well as outdoor nationals on the team’s 4x100m. His sophomore year Mike ran individual events and qualified for indoor nationals in the 200m as well as outdoor nationals in the 100 and 200m. Academically, Mike earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and later earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the NSCA.
Fitness has always been at the forefront of Mike’s passions, which led him to the sport of CrossFit. Mike started competing in CrossFit in 2014 and since the end of 2016 has gotten serious about competing at a more elite level. Mike loves helping others reach higher levels in their fitness than they may have first thought possible and is excited to start doing so at CrossFit Fond du Lac!
Katelyn Lindsley (CF-L1)
Katie was born and raised in Fond du Lac, WI. She attended Fond du Lac High School and went on to play collegiate hockey, where she was a founding member of the Women's hockey program at Marian University.
Before her collegiate career, Katie lettered as freshman for her high school hockey team. During her time there she made state tournament appearances in 2006, 2008, and 2009. Katie was also an active fall and spring season rugby player for the Fond du Lac Sirens. Throughout her four years at Marian she played every game from freshman to senior year, a total of 95 games. During the '11-'12 and '12-'13 seasons, Katie accepted the captains position given to her by her coach and teammates. Katie discovered CrossFit during her senior year in 2012 when her team had stopped in at CrossFit Fond du Lac for some preseason conditioning. Katie was introduced and mentored by the only coach at CrossFit Fond du Lac, Nick Bloch. Although relatively new to the trade, Katie has competed in a few events as an individual and with other athletes from CrossFit Fond du Lac. Katie is trained by CrossFit Inc. to teach and coach CrossFit.
Nina LoCascio (CF-L1)
Nina LoCascio was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She was a competitive gymnast for twelve years, qualifying for serval state and regional championships, representing the Illinois team. Due to an injury, Nina became a gymnastics coach during her sophomore year of high school, and coached Junior Olympic gymnastics for three years, and assisted coaching in collegiate gymnastics for one. Nina began Crossfit during her senior year of high-school; she loves being able to incorporate gymnastics into her workouts and to have fun. She is now in her sophomore year of her undergraduate a the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Neuroscience. Nina is also the strength and conditioning coach for the gymnastics team at UWO and is excited to begin her Crossfit coaching career at Crossfit Fond du Lac.