Meet the Coaches

Mike Bradley

Mike Bradley & Sue McClain

Mike Bradley


Coach Mike Bradley has been coaching, training, and competing competitively for more than 40 years in a variety of athletic genres including football, baseball, basketball, boxing and most recently, Crossfit. He began crossfitting in 2009 at Crossfit Inspire in Frazer. The extensive coaching background began in 1982, coaching high school football, with very few breaks, and that has continued to the present. Achieving success at Coatesville and Downingtown was consistent because of the brilliant coaching staffs assembled at those two local powerhouses. He also was part of programs that continue to build and have had success like WC Henderson, Twin Valley and Great Valley. Mike’s mentors, to them he continues to be grateful; John Barr, Al Black, Mike Dominick, Joe Domsohn and Jerry Wilcyzinski, Ben Crisi, Joe Walsh, just to name a few of the greats.

Some athletic and coaching accomplishments:

Several league championships, football and baseball
A few district championships, football
State championship appearances (2) with a state championship (1996), football
Strength and Conditioning coach West Chester Henderson, Twin Valley
Coaching Crossfit regional competitors
World wide Crossfit Games competitor, finished 53rd in the world 2011 (age 47)
Golden Gloves and Collegiate boxing record about 53-7

  • Regional champion
  • Sectional champion
  • Diamond Belt champion KO

Sparred with Professional champions – Francis Childs (#10 in the world), Calvin Grove (USBA champ), and Rafael Santana (ESPN champion)
State runner-up 1986 Golden Gloves
Open division Wrestling – 3rd place in West Chester University wrestling tournament
Trained in Self-defense (Bonsall – West Chester University), Straska school (weekend cert)
Certified in Personal restraints and assists through the Devereux Foundation (Certified Trainer)
Several High School athletic awards and accomplishments (Coatesville, 1980-81)

Career
Associates Degree in Physical Conditioning
Associates Degree in Psychology
Bachelors Degree in Business (Immaculata – Cum Laude)
High school Behavior Manager (Devereux Day School)

  • Developed behavior modification program Devereux Foundation
  • Employee of the Year 1992 – Health Services

Extensive sales background including Life Insurance, 2nd Mortgages, and Securities

  • Dual career associate of the year, Rookie of the year CPR and First Aid Certified

Mike is passionate about coaching and family. A family that CrossFits together – stays together!!!!

Sue McClain

Sue was certified in CrossFit Level 1 instruction in 2010 and CrossFit Olympic Lifting in 2013 and has been CrossFitting since 2009 . Sue graduated from Lebanon Valley College and the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science with her Master’s in Physical Therapy, and has been in practice for almost 19 years. She is the Clinical Director of Keystone Rehabilitation Systems in Frazer, and is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, a specialization in Spine Therapy, and utilizes other treatments like Kinesiotaping and Graston. Here she has been able to combine two passions into a specialized niche: CrossFit and rehabilitation of CrossFit athletes.  She has treated athletes from several local boxes: Crossfit Elation, Crossfit Inspire, Crossfit Royalty, Crossfit Valley Forge, Crossfit West Chester Explode, Crossfit West Chester and Crossfit Proven.  Sue trained at CrossFit Inspire in Frazer for 4 years before opening Crossfit Elation in 2013.

As a collegiate athlete at Lebanon Valley College, where she still holds 5 school records, Sue was a two-time All American Field Hockey player, and has been inducted into both the Lebanon Valley College Hall of Fame and the Delaware County Hall of Fame.

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