Jay Rhodes – Co-owner, Head Coach
Jay is a natural leader and recognized as a well known CrossFit coach throughout Canada and beyond. His passion for helping people improve and getting the most out of themselves is evident in every second of every class. Jay leads by example- setting the bar high and having high expectations in the effort of those around him, both inside the gym and out. Jay especially enjoys building the culture in the gym and among our team, and working with our athletes both beginning and advanced to ensure they are reaching their goals.
2013 Fittest Man in Ontario, 2012 2nd Fittest Man in Ontario, 2011 CrossFit Games competitor, 2016 Ontario Weightlifting Championships Silver Medallist (77kg), 8x provincial champion in Track & Field, 2x OFSAA Football champion, 2003 2nd team All-Canada East runningback, 2005 2nd team CIS All-Canadian
Jay’s education and experience in the field of training and coaching is extensive, including a 4 year honours specialization degree in Kinesiology with several courses in anatomy, physiology, bio-mechanics, and athletic injuries, as well as a degree in Education from The University of Western Ontario. Jay holds certifications with NCCP, CF-L1, CF-L2, and Pn-1 Nutrition Coaching. He has also studied under top Canadian Weightlifting Coaches, and has developed seminars to teach other coaches how to coach and apply weightlifting into CrossFit programs.