Staff

Jake Rowell: Owner

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Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1
  • CrossFit Nutrition
  • USAW Sports Performance certified
  • Attended USAW Club Coach certification
  • CrossFit Movement and Mobility Trainer Course
  • FMS (Functional Movement Screen) Certified

 

Interests

Jake has competed in both strongman and Olympic weightlifting competitions, competing in NAS Nationals in 2011 and 2012.

Jake’s Game Plan

Brandon Leary: Manager of Operations

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Certifications/Training

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Human health, performance, and exercise from VCU
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • USAW Sports Performance certified
  • CPR, AED and First Aid – American Red Cross
  • Attended bodyweight control/gymnastics seminar with Jim Bathurst of Beast Skills
  • Attended TZ Strength Competition Programming Seminar
  • Attended Wilkes Weightlifting Seminar

Jamie Sulc: Head Trainer

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Certifications/Training

  • M.Ed., Exercise Physiology, University of Virginia
  • Crossfit Level 1 Trainer
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) – NSCA
  • IYCA, Youth Conditioning Specialist
  • Underground Strength Coach, certified

Jamie’s Game Plan

Kathryn Rowell: Owner and Girl’s Class Instructor

Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Bakari Taylor: New Member Manager

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Certifications/Training

  • CPR and First Aid Certified
  • USA-W Level 1 Sports Performance Certified
  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Certified
  • Received his Bachelors of Science degree in Recreation and Tourism Management from Hampton University in 2012. He was also a division-1 basketball player who graduated Magna Cum Laude. In 2014, he graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Fitness Management from Indiana University. Bakari can often be seen encouraging members, dancing, and singing during group classes.

Bakari’s Game Plan

Brandon Roberson: Instructor

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Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified

 

Clay Farnsley: Assistant Instructor

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Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified
  • Attended Freestyle Connection Movement seminar with Carl Paoli
  • Attended Kendrick Farris weightlifting seminar
  • Attended Kelly Starett Mobility Seminar

Clay’s Game Plan

Charlie Bonet: Endurance Instructor

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Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Rowing Certified

Jaci Long: Gymnastics Class Instructor

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Certifications/Training

  • Competitive Gymnastics Coach for 12 Years

Case Thompson: Assistant Instructor

 

Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Jose Casado: Assistant Instructor

 

Certifications/Training

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified

Elizabeth Sobka: Yoga Instructor

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Certifications/Training

 

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