|Kevin Boyles, Owner and Trainer
Kevin Boyles is a NSCA, CrossFit Endurance and Level 2 CrossFit certified trainer with extensive Olympic Weightlifting experience. He continues his education through hands-on seminars, such as USAW Olympic Lifting certification with Mark Cannella, the head coach and president of Columbus Weightlifting. A former high school and college baseball player, Kevin can help individuals prepare for competition through training with weights and plyometrics, along with speed and agility drills. Kevin can provide a warehouse of information and services for the coach, parent, athlete and member.
|Renee Boyles, Owner and Trainer
With eight years of experience before opening her first CrossFit gym and a CrossFit Level 1 Certification, Renee can help clients at any level. She can help clients work towards measurable improvements that can be seen and felt. Renee has attended USAW Olympic Lifting certification with MarkCannella, the head coach and president of Columbus Weightlifting. Working on technique, finding what you excel at and making you better are some of her goals. Nutrition tips to help your body work with you instead of against you are important tools you will learn from her as well. “We like to find your limit and continue to challenge you with the intensity level so you can be good at anything that life brings.”
|Rolando Valle, Trainer
Rolando Valle joined Crossfit Winston Salem in March 2012 after losing 30 pounds on his own. He found CFWS in an effort to regain control of his life. He lost another 79 pounds and fell in love with CrossFit and Olympic Lifting in the process. A former high school athlete, Rolo was forced to quit sports to get a job. Finding CrossFit has allowed Rolo to pursue his other dreams and hobbies, like his training in Muay Thai. He also has ran several outdoor obstacle races, ranging from a 5k to a 15-miler. Rolo has dedicated himself to helping others take charge of their lives and pursue their dreams and hobbies. He holds a CrossFit Level 1 Certificate and a USAW Level One Sport Performance Coaching Certificate. His priority is to make sure people of all fitness levels feel comfortable.
|DK Wallace, Trainer
He is a 1st degree Taekwondo black belt and a CrossFit Level 1 trainer. Growing up DK was active in all things athletic. Taekwondo where he received his 1st degree black belt, ran cross country, swam, played soccer and baseball. After high school he started bodybuilding, but soon after became bored until he found CrossFit and was hooked. As a trainer he loves seeing people overcome things they never thought possible and helping them become fit and healthy. DK says CrossFit is more than the sport of fitness, its a way of life. He wakes up every single day excited and happy that he is apart of something so great!
|Kevin Bryant, Trainer|
|Tracey Woodson, Trainer
Growing up Tracey was an AAU swimmer and field hockey player. She was on the Equestrian Team at the University of South Carolina and continued competitive 3-Day Eventing as well as participated in triathlons after college. Two and a half years ago she was introduced to CrossFit by a friend and immediately fell in love with it. It took her favorite aspects of the sports she enjoyed over her lifetime, as well as a competitive spirit, and rolled it into one. In 2015, Tracey became a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and embarked on a new career to spend her life helping people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives and helping them realize they’re far more capable than they give themselves credit for both inside and outside the gym. This is what CrossFit has done for her and she wants to share that passion with others. Tracey says she is lucky to be part of such an amazing team and community at CrossFit Winston Salem.
|Chase Edwards, Trainer
Chase joined Crossfit Winston Salem in the spring of 2015. A multi-sport athlete in high school, Chase went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received a BA in Exercise and Sports Science. While there, Chase played intramural basketball and softball, while continually working out at the university’s student recreation center. It was here that he was first introduced to the methodology of Crossfit, frequently participating in the UNC Crossfit workouts. Moving back to his home in East Bend in the fall of 2014, Chase would frequent the “globo-gyms” before losing interest during that winter. It was in the spring of 2015 that his friend and fellow trainer, Dakota, told him about Crossfit. It has allowed him to pursue his passion of exercise and fitness while also meeting like-minded individuals who look to improve their quality of life. His desire is to help people use exercise to benefit their overall health, and he believes Crossfit provides a great opportunity to achieve this goal.
|April Linscott, Trainer
April came to CrossFit in 2013 after three years of bodybuilding and competing and winning trophies at the Masters Level. She was looking for a way to build stamina, endurance, strength and flexibility, not just muscle. After 3 months of CrossFit, she committed to becoming a Level 1 Coach. Her goal is to work with people in their 50’s and 60’s, in one on one training sessions. “CrossFit conditioning is a fountain of youth! We can always scale the workouts to meet the needs of our athletes, no matter what the age.” April has taught classes at other gyms in Winston Salem, but has now found a home with CrossFit Winston Salem.
|Joshua Waterstone, Yoga Instructor
Joshua is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher. He trained as a classical yoga teacher at Kashi Atlanta Yoga School and urban yoga ashram. Joshua has taught a variety of classes and styles throughout Georgia, Nebraska, and North Carolina. Joshua’s classes are a mixture of Hatha-Flow, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Jiva Mukti, Kundalini and Kali Natha styles. The classes incorporate Asana (physical postures) with Pranayama (breath control.) All levels welcome!