The SCCF Team

We're experienced, creative, inquisitive and experts in our fields. We integrate strength & conditioning in a safe, interactive, challenging and fun environment.

Baryn

Head Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • SCCF Coach, Competitive CrossFitter
  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
  • CrossFit Certified Judge
  • USA Weightlifting Local (LWC) Referee
  • Training with CrossFit Principals since January 2008, Coaching CrossFit since March 2012
  • Outlaw Way Parabellum seminar attendee
  • Former collegiate lacrosse player
  • Coaches youth lacrosse
  • Graduated with a BS and Masters in Accounting from North Carolina State University

Christi

Administrative Operations

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 certified
  • Has been training with CrossFit principles since 2013
  • Mother to twin boys

Alessondra

Social Media and Events Coordinator

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Certified Judge
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Master's in Exercise Physiology from U.Va.
  • Former collegiate athlete and coach
  • Formerly world ranked in tennis; singles and doubles
  • Schwinn Spin Instructor and Box Master Instructor
  • Graduated with a BS in Journalism from Syracuse University

Elan

Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified
  • CrossFit Level 2 Certified
  • CrossFit Weightlifting
  • CrossFit Mobility Certified
  • CrossFit Football Certified
  • ACTION Personal Training Certified
  • Co-owner of Witness Athletics
  • OrangeTheory Fitness Trainer
  • Florida EMT Certified
  • CPR Certified
  • Florida Fire Fighter Certified

Bryan 'Worm'

Coach / Mobility

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified Coach and CrossFit Judge
  • CrossFit Mobility Certified
  • Training with CrossFit principals since 2012
  • BS in Information Systems Management – UNC Greensboro
  • BS in Digital Art and Animation
  • Former competitive baseball and football player
  • Former ‘Globo gym’ personal trainer and power-lifter

Shannon

Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified Instructor
  • CrossFit Gymnastics Certified
  • Former Level 10 gymnast and multiple-time North Carolina State Champion. #LivingInThePast
  • Training with CF principles since 2013

Cameron

Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified Trainer
  • HS Track, Wrestler and Swimmer
  • Training with CF Principles since 2015

Anji

Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • BS Exercise Science from Kent State University
  • Graduate of 220-hour En Yoga Teacher Training- RYT Program (National Certification)
  • YogaFIT Level 1 Certification
  • USA Weightlifting – Level 1 Sports Performance Coach
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Competitive Ultra Marathon Runner
  • Finished 3- 100 mile races (winning one of those)
  • Former Collegiate Heptathlete
  • Has been practicing with CrossFit principles for 3 years
  • Has a laid back approach to her teaching style

Chelsea

Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Coach
  • Chelsea brings years of experience with her as a coach and athlete, and has a passion for technique and helping those who are new to CrossFit nail down the fundamentals
  • Qualified as a scaled athlete for Wodapalooza

Becca

Olympic Lifting Coach

Experience / Certifications:

  • -75kg professional weightlifter for team MDUSA
  • Bronze medal at USAW national championships 2013
  • OPEX Program Design, OPEX Assessment Module
  • USAW Sport Performance coach
  • CrossFit L1 Certified
  • Penally Level 1&2
  • BA in Exercise and Sport Science from UNC Chapel Hill

Abby McDonnell

Co-Owner / Operations

Experience / Certifications:

  • Co-Owner
  • SCCF, RTCF, BCCF & SOF WODs Operations Director & Coach
  • Training with CrossFit Principles since 2010
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certified Coach
  • CrossFit Level 2 Certified Coach
  • USAW Olympic Lifting Level 1 Certified Coach
  • CrossFit Kids Certified Coach
  • OPEX Business Systems Certified
  • CrossFit Certified Judge
  • 40 Under 40 - 2017: Asheville, NC
  • BoxPro Magazine Cover - 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Management and Law from Eller College of Management – University of Arizona
  • Former competitive volleyball player

Jeremy McDonnell

Co-Owner / Programmer

Experience / Certifications:

  • Co-Owner
  • SCCF, RTCF, BCCF and SOF WODs head programmer and competition team coach.
  • Certified Crossfit, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Mobility, OPEX Program Design, OPEX Assessment Module, OPEX Business Systems, Kettlebell, ACE Instructor and CrossFit Judge.
  • Training with CrossFit principals since 2005
  • Competed in the 2009 CrossFit South West Regional Qualifier
  • Former Pararescueman with the United States Air Force – Elite Special Operations Unit.
  • Member of the University of Tennessee Men’s Swimming & Diving Team, 1998-2002 (Captain in 2001).
  • Former American Record Holder, National Champion, US National Team Member, Olympic Trials Finalist and 13x D-I Collegiate All American Swimmer.
  • Nationally registered Paramedic.

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