Matt Melfa

Matt Melfa

Matt started CrossFitting on September 11, 2012. He has been at FCCF since the beginning and started coaching in 2016. He enjoys WODs sans-barbell, especially chippers, but you can catch him practicing his snatch every Saturday. Matt’s day hustle is working as an instructor pilot at Patrol Squadron 30, NAS Jacksonville, where he teaches newly-winged Naval Aviators to fly the P-8A Poseidon. Matt’s other hobbies are reading and making cocktails.


What’s your most embarrassing fitness moment?
Doing Fran in 6:45 at 75 lbs after a two week vacation in France. I ended up naked, puking, and pooping in the bathroom.

What’s your favorite Lift?
So basic, yet so complex.

What’s your Spirit Animal?
House cat.

Do you have a superpower and if so, what is it?
Retention of obscure movie quotes.

What’s your favorite Hair Metal band?
More into The Police in that era.

What’s your rapper name?
Crustaceous Grundlescrub.

Do you even lift, bro?
Yes, but would never admit it in a public conversation.