1323 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Our Coaches

John Walka


Coach (Barbell)

A Former CrossFit North East Regional Team Athlete from 2013 and 2014. Jon’s focus has been Olympic Weightlifting with the Philadelphia Barbell Club under Coach Jim Rutter. Competing in the 69kg / ~151 lb. weight class qualifying this year for the American Open in Reno, NV.

Jon’s love for building Strength and creating Stronger, Faster, and Explosive athletes is evident in his programming through Barbell Club. If you have any questions, he can be reached at:

Best Lifts

  • Snatch: 110kg / 242.5#
  • Clean: 142kg / 313#
  • Clean and Jerk: 132# / 291#


  • CrossFit Level 1
  • CrossFit Mobility