Duane Linnens

I grew up an athlete playing baseball, football, racing dirt bikes, skateboarding, and enjoyed staying active and outdoors. However by the time I was in my early 20s I was overweight, had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and my triglycerides were through the roof.  My doctor’s answer was medication, but I did not want to […]

Candice Linnens

I started Crossfit in 2015 and quickly developed a passion for the community and the variability of the sport. It is so rewarding to be 42 years old and continue getting stronger and better and doing things I never thought possible, including being upside down. I am a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and I love […]

Clint Bridges

With a background in weightlifting, I started CrossFit in 2012 because of how beneficial it was to my career in public service. I quickly saw that I wanted to help others, especially newer folks with no prior fitness training, so I got my level 1 in 2013. I coached at what is now CrossFit Gastonia […]

Wayne Langley

As a youth, Wayne grew up competing in his church’s league basketball. He also loved the outdoors spending his free time fishing, hunting, and riding ATVs. Prior to CrossFit Shelby, Wayne wasn’t active at the gym or serious about a healthy lifestyle. But the CrossFit method and superior workouts changed his tune. After two years […]

Nate Stoltzfus

Nate has over a dozen years in coaching fitness and nutrition. He has been doing CrossFit for 5 years. He enjoys helping and watching people reach their full potential! He also has a dog, his name is Copper.

Matthew Martin

Matthew found CrossFit through some friends and enjoyed the variety and challenge of the workouts. He has enjoyed watching people grow and meet their goals over the past seven years of coaching. His goal is to help you realize your “why”, whether it be in the gym or out, and meet that goal through workouts […]

Grant Haynes

Grant played baseball as a child, but that’s where his athletic training ended. It wasn’t until he tried CrossFit that he found a purpose and desire to take fitness seriously. “Before CrossFit, I was very out of shape and never had the drive to work out. But after my first class, I became addicted and […]

Ryan Bailey

I’ve been doing crossfit for about 5 years and it’s transformed my family’s lifestyle completely. We went from sedentary to moving all the time, as well as eating much cleaner. Crossfit has made me a happier person and made me more confident overall. When I joined CrossFit I got a new set of friends I […]

Tyna Waters

Tyna played a variety of sports in high school and competed at the state level in track and field. “Once I got into CrossFit I fell in love with the intense workouts and the results. After joining CrossFit Shelby, I knew I wanted to remain a part of their community. I wanted to be an […]