Small group classes

Personalized programming

Family friendly atmosphere

Nutritional Consulting

Programs we offer

Contact us for more information about these programs, or customized individual or team training.

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CrossFit Schedule

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Nutritional Consulting

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Personal Training


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Who we are

Get to know our staff.

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Owner / Coach

NameThomas Sampson
SkillsCrossFit Level 3 trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Olympic weightlifting, Program design

Thomas is owner of Machine Shed Sports, and as head coach, develops strength and conditioning programs.Throughout school, Tom participated in competitive sports. Today, he enjoys being active, traveling, working in the garage and spending time with family. He went to college for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling and worked as an AODA counselor. Then discovered his love for fitness, and opened the Machine Shed in January 2016. He has competed in numerous CrossFit competitions, earning himself a win at the Midwest Championships 2014 in the Male RX division. Since then, Tom has found his true passion lies in coaching. He has been coaching CrossFit and weightlifting for 5 years and coached numerous athletes to podium finishes and national meets. Tom is a USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach, Level 3 CrossFit Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist, holds an Associate Degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling, and a Supervisory Skills Certificate.

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Crossfit Level 2 Coach

NameAmy Fitcher
SkillsCrossfit, Olympic weightlifting, Crossfit Kids certified, Sports Performance Coach, Kettelbell work

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

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Crossfit Level 1 Coach

NameKevin Reynolds
SkillsOlympic weightlifting, Crossfit, Powerlifting

Kevin has been in the fitness industry for over 5 years. Initially he started in powerlifting and then found CrossFit. He has coached high school powerlifing and has competed in numerous powerlifting and CrossFit events. Kevin loves to help others in their journey to achieving their goals.

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Crossfit Level 1 Coach

NameLynn Schneider
SkillsCrossfit, Class management

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.

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Operations Coordinator

SkillsDocumentation, Office Suite products

Victoria has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is planning on furthering her education. She was involved in basketball, volleyball, softball for several years. CrossFit is a new experience she has come to adore. She has competed in a couple of CrossFit competitions. She enjoys watching scary movies, reading academic journal articles, playing with her new puppy.

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CrossFit L1 Trainer

NameHalima Zamil
TitleCrossFit L1 Trainer
SkillsCrossfit Level 1 Trainer, Sports Performance Coach

Helping people get healthier physically and mentally is what keeps me going. With fitness, CrossFit and nutrition, we can absolutely do that. I am very passionate about what I do and would love to help make a change to our community. Working out is not only a part of my lifestyle but also it is time to have fun!

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    Thomas Sampson

    Owner / Coach

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    Amy Fitcher


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    Kevin Reynolds


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    Lynn Schneider


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  • Halima Zamil

    CrossFit L1 Trainer

About Us

Welcome to the Machine Shed! We are located in Menomonie, Wisconsin and offer CrossFit, Olympic lifting, sports performance and fitness conditioning programs. Our unique facility contains top notch equipment and machines including large workout rig fit with pullup bars, rings and racks; climbing rope; rowers; airdyne bike; lifting platforms; GHD and more.


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Feel that you have what it takes to be a 235 coach? We would love to hear from you! The Machine Shed is always looking for fresh meat.


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What Members Say About Us

Our members are our business. Take a look at what a few of them have to say.

"Glad to be a part of crossfit here. I met a lot of new people that I would call friends. Both Jake and Tom are great people to help you have the best experience working out! Overall it is worth every penny spent there!"

client 2 Bradley Crossfit235 member

"Not your typical Gym experience. When you go here, you are welcome and brought in as one of the group no matter your fitness level. All the coaches are so supportive and helpful ( and they kick your butt) they see things in us that we don't see and push us beyond what we think we can do. Great Great Great people! My kids love it here too! They played a key role in my oldest child's athletic success in high school and prepared him for what workouts will be like at the collegiate football level!"

client 1 KJ Goodman Crossfit235 member

"What a great place! Tom and Jake are truly amazing at what they do. My whole family loves it."

client 3 Suzanne Frey-Schwarts Crossfit235 member

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