Paul Cretella

Paul Cretella coach at CrossFit Trident Athletics

Paul joins Trident with a background in endurance and strength training. At Trident, Paul works alongside the rest of the coaching staff to train athletes of varying abilities towards achieving their health and fitness goals.

Paul found his passion for fitness early in life while training for his role as a paratrooper in the British Army. After spending 10 years as a paratrooper Paul moved the U.S. where he continued his pursuit of his fitness goals. This led him to completing 2 Ironman Triathlons as well as several marathons, and more recently finding CrossFit. Paul has years of experience competing in CrossFit competitions as well as Olympic weightlifting competitions.

Paul has been coaching at Trident Athletics for 4 years, expressing dedication to developing the unparalleled training environment and community that exists at Trident. He currently holds a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer certification and CrossFit Endurance Certification.

In addition to coaching at Trident, Paul works for Snohomish County Fire District 1, where he has been a firefighter/paramedic for 15 years.