Tobias Kipling Watson (Toby) is the Founder of CrossFit
On the Move, Grant Park & Alpharetta, GA.
As a former Captain in the Army, Toby discovered Cross-
Fit training while in Iraq where he observed special operations
forces using CrossFit to stay in shape. While
deployed, Toby began utilizing the CrossFit methodology to stay fit and in
After Toby’s service in Iraq, he returned to Ft. Benning where he continued
to pursue his passion for CrossFit. He constructed a backyard gym, attended
his first certification course and began his career in the fitness industry.
Eventually Toby purchased a mobile trailer and started training the local
community from this trailer. Thus, he created CrossFit On the Move.
In 2009, after completing his service in the Army, Toby opened the first
CrossFit On the Move facility in Grant Park. Nine months after opening the
Grant Park location, Toby opened a second facility in Alpharetta. With these
two gyms, Toby is able to fulfill his vision of creating fitness communities
dedicated to helping people achieve their fitness goals and live healthier lifestyles.
His commitment to delivering exceptional training, proper nutritional
education and information and his functional strength and conditioning programming,
have helped drive the growth of both gym locations.
Toby earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from the University
of Richmond. While in the Army, he was awarded two Bronze Stars and a
Meritorious Service Medal. In addition, Toby holds the following certifications:
CrossFit Level 1 CrossFit Kids OPT Assessment
CrossFit Endurance CrossFit Nutrition OPT Program Design
CrossFit Olympic Lifting CrossFit Kettlebells OPT Lifestyles