Meet Our Coaches

Let me introduce you to our amazing staff. We take pride in having the best staff in Toledo.

You won’t find a more motivated staff anywhere!

Mickey “Metcon” Porter          Elijah Armande         Casey Vinings

Mickey “MetCon” Porter

CrossFit Coach

After years of lifting weights, marathon training, and other various fitness activities, Mickey discovered CrossFit in 2011. After a year in Denver and visiting dozens of different CrossFit boxes, Mickey returned to CrossFit Toledo, completed his CrossFit L1 training, and joined our coaching staff. As a graduate of the University of Michigan business school, Mickey works as a personal financial advisor when he is not at the gym. His passion for people lead him to becoming a coach for both physical and fiscal fitness.

Elijah Armande

CrossFit Coach

Elijah has been doing CrossFit since December of 2012 and has been active in the Toledo CrossFit scene ever since. He has been a coach at Toledo Crossfit for over a year and if there was one WOD he could do it would be “AMANDA”.


Casey “Panda” Vinings

CrossFit Coach

Casey joined CrossFit Toledo in 2013. Along his CrossFit journey, Casey discovered his true love for Olympic weightlifting. Casey has competed in several USAW weightlifting meets and local CrossFit competitions. When he is not lifting or coaching, Casey is studying civil engineering at the University of Toledo.