Who is Kelly Starrett

Coach Kelly Starrett founded San Francisco CrossFit with his wife andfellow athlete Juliet. Since opening its doors in 2005 as one of the first fifty CrossFit Affiliates, this athletic training center has become the prime coaching resource for reigning Olympians, national and world champions, tri-athletes, runners, and recreational athletes alike. Kelly's focused coaching and warm personality brings his professional training as a strength coach and a doctor of physical therapy to life for brilliant coaching in a positive environment. Kelly is an inspiration to nearly everyone he meets, causing even superior athletes to re-examine their physical capacities and reach higher levels, and motivating beginners to believe in their natural ability to excel.

Kelly received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, California. World-Class extreme skiers and X-Games medalists, dancers with Smuin, San Francisco, and Sacramento Ballet Companies, military personnel, and competitive age-division athletes from all sports have seen effective rehabilitative results from Kelly's progressive blend of manual therapy and strength training.

Kelly is also in his third year of serving as strength and conditioning coach for the Marin Rowing Association high school rowing program where he helped lead the varsity girls to a national title in 2008. He is also proud to have served as strength coach to reigning rowing Olympic Gold Medalist Erin Cafaro, in preparation for her success in the 2008 Beijing Olympiad.

Kelly's background as an athlete and coach includes paddling whitewater slalom canoe on the US Canoe and Kayak Teams, and leading the Men's Whitewater Rafting Team to two national titles and competition in two World Championships. In his free time Kelly enjoys spending time with his two daughters, Georgia and Caroline, surfing, paddling, Olympic lifting, and dancing.

Still Not sure who Kelly is watch these videos:

Kelly as a coach:
The Setup Part I, Kelly Starrett...
The Setup Part II, Kelly Starrett...[wmv][mov]
The Setup Part III, Kelly Starrett...[wmv][mov

Kelly as a Teacher:
Midline Stability, Kelly Starrett, Pt I ...[wmv][mov]
Midline Stability, Kelly Starrett, Pt II...[wmv][mov]
Midline Stability, Kelly Starrett, Pt III ...[wmv][mov]
Midline Stability, Kelly Starrett, Pt IV ...[wmv][mov]
Hamstring Assessment with Kelly Starrett  [wmv] [mov]
"Stretching is Dead" by Kelly Starrett [wmv] [mov]
Trunk Strength, Kelly Starrett...[wmv][mov]

Kelly as KStar:
Fight Gone Bad with Kelly Starrett ...[wmv][mov]

Kelly the Athelete:
Back Squat/Ring Dip WOD (Kelly Starrett)...[wmv][mov]
Bag o' Grace, San Francisco CF (Kelly Starrett)...[wmv][mov]

Quest for 300# Overhead...[wmv][mov]

Sotts Press (at Olympic Lifting Cert)...[wmv][mov]

Throwing Grace, San Francisco CrossFit ...[wmv][mov]

CrossFit SF Plays With Overhead Strength...[wmv][mov]