Coaches

  • Li Jett / Coach

     

    Bio Coming Soon

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
    USAW Level 1

    Miscellaneous Experience


  • David Smith / Coach

     

    I love Crossfit because frankly it saved my life. The workouts forced me to soul search each and every day which helped me realize who I was and what I was capable of. Life is crazy and will beat you down if you let it. CrossFit enables you to conquer life inside the gym and outside the gym. It has helped me become a better, stronger person period. Crossfit has transformed me from an addict to a strong, healthy, and confident person who loves helping others believe in themselves.

    Favorite Movement.....

    Any movement where I can where my Oly's

    Coach's Goal........

    To pay it forward. Give those to others for what was given to me.....hope and a new life.

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
    Crossfit Kids Trainer
    Certified Personal Trainer (ISSA)
    Specialist in Fitness Nutrition (ISSA)
    Specialist in Exercise Therapy (ISSA)
    Licensed Vocational Nurse

  • Joy Merrill / Coach

    Bio Coming soon

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

    Miscellaneous Experience:

    Working on her BS in Health and Sports Science from the American Military University


  • Amy Lydon / Owner, Coach & Gym Mom

     

    Amy has been involved in CrossFit since 2011 when her crazy husband decided to open CrossFit Lackland :) 

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

    Miscellaneous Experience:

    BS, Criminal Justice, University of North Dakota (1996)
    Mother of Twin Teenage Girls

     

  • Giselle Janousek "GJ" / Coach

     

    She was introduced to Crossfit in March 2012 and then deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan where she became a part of Kandahar Crossfit and learned so much more about Crossfit and the tight community it promotes.  Shortly after returning from her deployment she pursued her Level 1 and began a 30 day on ramp Crossfit Program for her Security Forces unit.  "Once I started Crossfit I was totally hooked, love the relationship formed and love the way I feel!"  She is motivated to help others achieve goal they never thought they could reach!

    Favorite Movement.....

    Handstand ANYTHING! #Handstandsfordays

    Coach's Goal........

    Promote the positives of doing Crossfit through proper training and help people feel great about themselves both physically and mentally!  Show everyone that the body can do what the mind believes it can!   Also, want to continue to expand my knowledge in all aspect of Crossfit and share that knowledge with the community.

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
    CrossFit Mobility Trainer
    CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer

  • Jason Lydon / Owner & Head Coach

     

    Jason has been involved in CrossFit since 2006 while deployed to Iraq.  Like most, the first workout destroyed him, however once he discovered scaling the WOD's and setting aside his ego, a bit, he came to the realization there is no better program available than CrossFit to better prepare him for whatever life throws his way. Jason started training his coworkers immediately after returning from Iraq and found out what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Ever since then, there has not been a day for which he hasn't dreamed about having a location to introduce fellow men, women, and children to the CrossFit methodology.  He retired in October 2016 after 25 years of service from the U.S. Air Force as a Pararescueman.

    Certifications:

    CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
    CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
    CrossFit Kids Trainer
    CrossFit Barbell Trainer
    CrossFit Coaches Prep Course
    CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer
    CrossFit Strongman Trainer
    CrossFit Defense Athletes Course
    CrossFit Rowing Trainer
    CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer
    CrossFit Power Lifting Trainer
    USAW Level 1

    Miscellaneous Experience:

    NR-EMT (Paramedic) (2002 - 2017) (EMT-I, 1997-2002)

    BS Sports and Health Science, American Military University

    Retired USAF Pararescueman (25 years)

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