Irwindale Crossfit


"At Irwindale CrossFit we welcome anyone who is motivated to improve his or her overall health and wants to be part of a supportive and family friendly community."



Ismael Escarcega

Coach Ismael is a loving father and husband who loves spending time with his family. He is the owner and lead trainer at Irwindale CrossFit. Coach Ish started CrossFitting and quickly fell in love with the CrossFit community.

Coach Ish has a degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pedagogy (teaching) and enjoys helping people of all fitness level. He loves sharing his knowledge, experience, and love for fitness with our Crossfit community.

Fun Fact About Coach Ish: Always wanted to be a ninja turtle.

Favorite CrossFit Movement: Butterfly Pull-Ups


B.S. Kinesiology Pedagogy

CrossFit Level 1 & 2 Trainer

Water Safety Instructor

First Aid & CPR Certified

Jennifer Diaz

Coach Jenny was first exposed to CrossFit watching the CrossFit Games on TV and that inspired her to take the plunge and go all in. She fell in love with the variety and intensity that came with the programming and the amazing support that comes within the community.

CrossFit motivated coach Jenny to compete in triathlons and even half marathons under CrossFit training.

In and out of the gym, coach Jenny is passionate about helping others set and achieve their fitness goals. She is a student of Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Coach Jenny is always excited to meet new members and expand our CrossFit community.

Fun Fact About Jenny: She loves mermaids, Disney, and everything pink.

Favorite CrossFit Movement: Handstand Push-Ups


CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

CrossFit Weightlifting

CrossFit Culinary Ninja

First Aid & CPR Certified

Jesse Tsao

Before meeting Coach Ismael, Jesse never lifted a barbell in his life. With the help of some amazing coaching, Jesse has developed a huge love for all that is CrossFit and the CrossFit community.

It is this community and Coach Ismael’s vision that inspired him to push for the opening of Irwindale CrossFit. Our hope is to promote a welcoming environment that will inspire others to make healthy changes in their lives. 

Jesse is a devoted family man who can’t wait to help others who are ready to achieve results they never imagined they could. 

Fun Fact About Jesse: He loves shoes and used to drink 30 cans of Diet Coke a day

Favorite CrossFit Movement: Jump Rope


CrossFit Level 1 Trainer