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Emily Rizzo

Underdogs Athletics Coach

Certifications & Accomplishments

  • DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

  • BS in Health Science

  • USA Weightlifting Level 1

  • CrossFit Level 2

  • CrossFit Aerobic Capacity 

  • CrossFit Gymnastics

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My Story

Originally from Ohio, Emily Rizzo is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and currently coaches at CrossFit Yellow Falcon. She moved to Miami, Florida to attend the University of Miami and has stayed ever since! ⠀

Emily’s education in Physical Therapy helps athletes with injury prevention and she prioritizes body mechanics, movement consistency and technique skill work. She uses Functional Range Conditioning to achieve total body mobility for optimal performance. ⠀

Emily placed first in the 2016 Chicago Sprint Triathlon and competitively raced half marathons while training as an athlete in CrossFit. Her endurance background, as well as playing soccer, influences her coaching by teaching athletes to develop the mindset for strategy, grit and toughness during competition. 

Get In Touch

Click the link to submit an inquiry for individualized coaching or email info@underdogsathletics.com for media inquiries.