Steven Tackett's Bio
Steven Tackett became a coach because he wanted to try and make a positive impact on as many lives as God intended him to. Coach Tackett coached high school basketball at Carl Junction for six years before switching over to CrossFit. Coaching has always been a strong passion for him because he loves to push people past limits they didn’t know they could reach. He has always known it is God’s plan that he tries to lead other people towards a more healthy and active lifestyle.
Coach Tackett graduated from Ozark Christian College where he played basketball for four years, and finished his Elementary Education teaching degree at Missouri Southern State University. He has been teaching 2nd grade at Carl Junction for three years. Steven married his amazing wife Reilly in 2014 she has proven to be the real athlete in the family. He first started CrossFit with a couple of friends in the Carl Junction High School weight room. The love for the sport blossomed and he decided to join CrossFit Joplin on 4th, where his wife Reilly soon thereafter joined him and togther they have found a passion they share as a couple.
After the move to MWB CrossFit, Coach Tackett decided that he would get his Level 1 Crossfit Certificate, because he wanted to be a part of something he thought would be very special at MWB CrossFit. Since that point, he hasn’t looked back, and his experience at the gym has been life changing. Coach Tackett qualified for the 2017 Granite Games for the first time and competed in St. Cloud, MN in September of 2017 at one of the largest fitness competitions in the country.