Assistant Coaches

Trident CrossFit utilizes a team of assistant coaches to support workouts during classes. Assistant coaches lead our warm ups and cool downs while aiding head coaches during instruction. Each coach listed below continually looks to grow in order to provide our members with the best knowledge and experience possible. These coaches are a big part of what makes our Trident community so strong.

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Joel Angeles

Sport fanatic, ...

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Joel Angeles

Sport fanatic, multi-sport athlete, CrossFit-ter, coach, husband, father, brother, son, friend and former pop-culturist. Skill-work junkie, with a snappy engine and a Tiger Woods-esque smile. My favorite CrossFit cliche is “be really good at somethings, but suck at nothing”.

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Rachel Boehm

Rachel Boehm...

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Rachel Boehm

Rachel Boehm grew up participating in recreational sports and dance before finding CrossFit in 2011. The CrossFit approach to strength and conditioning training gave her the results she had long sought; the CrossFit community, particularly Trident, gave her the foundation she didn’t know she was missing. She’s honored to now be part of the Trident team, able to give back to the CrossFit community.
CrossFit Level I Trainer
CrossFit Level II Trainer
CrossFit Endurance Certified Trainer
CrossFit Kids Trainer Course
USAW Level 1 Sport Performance Certification
NASM-CPT

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Matt Fortin

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Matt Fortin

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Joe Hargraves

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Joe Hargraves

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Maron Kim

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Maron Kim

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Kadian Mitchell

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Kadian Mitchell

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Alex Palmieri

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Herman Phillips

I’m a PROUD...

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Herman Phillips

I’m a PROUD native Washingtonian. A career Navy guy, I retired in ’11.
I never thought of myself as “athletic” but I did play high school and intramural college sports.
I first heard about CrossFit in 2009. I knew a couple of colleagues that were into it but “knew it wasn’t for me.” (WRONG). Fast forward to 2012; I needed to do something because I got tired of avoiding mirrors in my own house. I have hooked been since my baseline.
I was honored to be asked to join the coaching staff at Trident. Watching people improve and feel better about themselves, and knowing I had even a small part in that, is the “juice” to me. Coaching has given me the ability to give back to the community and box that had given so much to me.
Trident CrossFit is so much more than a gym, a WOD, etc. It is a family. There is no Kool-Aid; just the desire and hard work you’re willing to put into it. The individual decides what CrossFit will be to them and the coaches and community will be there to support and help them to become the best athlete they want to be.

“Ready Ready…3…2…1…GO!” gets me every time.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Mobility Trainer
CrossFit Judge

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Mason Shupe

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Mason Shupe

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Sandy Stanley

As an...

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Sandy Stanley

As an assistant coach at Trident it’s my job to instruct and motivate our members. I started Crossfit in the fall of 2009 and have been an assistant coach at Trident since January ’12. I’m Level 1 Certified and an active member of Trident’s Olympic Lifting Club.
If you ever have any questions just let me know…whether or not I’m wearing my blue shirt!

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Jeannie Waters

As a parent,...

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Jeannie Waters

As a parent, educator, and athlete I have never come to the end of a day believing there was nothing I could improve upon tomorrow. I came to Trident in October 2011, at the beginning of multiple life-changing events and the coaches created for me a reflective practice to get Fit, Fast & Strong in all aspects of my life. Many aspects of life changed since then and Trident was there through all of it; ending & beginning relationships, parenthood, career promotions, setbacks and loss. Well, Trident was directly responsible for the loss of 30 pounds and transforming my body.

I love sharing my Trident journey in our baseline class when folks come in with their hopes of becoming more. When I went through my own baseline assessment, I was asked, “Why Trident?” It was because Trident seemed the most community-oriented in the area. Now, countless friends later I am so impressed by the tapestry of diversity wrapped around a shared vision of self-improvement to impact our world.

As an educator, I’m an elementary school Principal, so it was a natural progression to become a coach starting first with CrossFit Kids. Working with preschool and school aged children to push, pull, jump and run is simply the best our anatomy has to offer. They are open and able to move in a way that highlights the body’s strength and flexibility. Oh, and they are tremendously honest and funny!

From there, I moved to coaching adults and that is when I realized the only place in my world where every person in the room truly wants to be there besides home (I don’t have teenagers yet) is Trident! I enjoy the camaraderie and the honesty our Trident athletes have for their journey both within our walls and as they bring Fit, Fast & Strong to their lives. I look forward to meeting and working with you as I live my self-improvement journey and impact yours!

Besides being a proud Blue Shirt at Trident, I’m the loving wife of a CrossFitter, step-mom to four athletic girls, Principal of Cameron Elementary and Alternative Learning Center and grateful for all life has to offer.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
CrossFit Kids Trainer Course
CrossFit Judge

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JJ Wellemeyer

I found...

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JJ Wellemeyer

I found CrossFit in late 2009 as I was preparing to enter the military. I used CrossFit training principles and methodologies to prepare me for my Officer Basic Course and a follow-on military school. Over the years my interest in physical training continued to grow, and in 2011 I earned my Level 1 Trainer certificate. Since that time, I have continued to expand my knowledge and understanding of human movement and have sought opportunities to share that knowledge with others.

I joined Trident CrossFit as a member in July of 2015. In September 2015, I joined its staff as an assistant coach and quickly came to appreciate the coaching team’s attention to detail and unapologetic enforcement of safe movement standards. The Trident owners and coaches take their responsibilities seriously, constantly seeking ways to improve themselves as a means to better serve the Trident community. I’m thankful for the opportunity to be a part of this team, and I’m proud to be a contributing member of the coaching staff.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

CrossFit Football

CrossFit Movement and Mobility

SEALFIT Kokoro 30

SEALFIT 1 Week Academy

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Sarah Gillespie

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