Ben is a Crossfit level 1 certified trainer, and a full-time firefighter with the City of Greensboro. He found CrossFit in 2011, as a way to supplement his military training at the time. Ben enjoys helping athletes gain a better understanding of how their body works and moves, ultimately resulting in a higher quality of life. Inside the gym he loves workouts that involve squats and more squats. Outside the gym he spends as much time as possible with his family and friends, preferably around a campfire.
Tracey Woodson is a CrossFit L1 Trainer who has enjoyed both team and individual sports since a very young age. A competitive swimmer and field hockey player through high school, she became a member of the Equestrian Team at the University of South Carolina, where she studied Psychology. After graduation, she got involved in Triathlons, but soon became a CrossFit enthusiast after trying her first class in 2013. After two years of being a part of the CrossFit community and seeing first hand how it affected so many people in such a positive way, she earned her L1 Certification and began coaching in 2015. She has completed a WL course with Kendrick Farris and still competes in Triathlons utilizing CrossFit Endurance. It is her goal to help people realize their full potential in both fitness and health. She is very excited to be a part of the Top Tier community!
Courtney is a graduate of UNC Greensboro with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She competed in Junior Olympic Volleyball throughout her childhood and has also trained youth in beach volleyball. Courtney started her CrossFit journey at end of 2014 as a way to continue her athletic background. She recently earned her Crossfit Level 1 certification in October 2016. She has a passion for helping others achieve their goals inside of the gym. Her biggest reward as a coach is seeing each and every one of the members progress to their full potential.
Dakota Wallace has been active in sports since childhood. He was on a national championship soccer team during his senior year of high school playing soccer, did 7 years of Tae Kwon Do, swam, and ran cross country. He began doing CrossFit in 2013 and quickly became passionate about the sport and its philosophy. Since then, he has earned his CF-L1 and CF-FB certifications, completed a WL course by Kendrick Farris, and has been coaching CrossFit for 2.5 years. He is enthusiastic about helping others achieve their fitness potential and work toward achieving the goals they set for themselves.
Kim is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and Sports & Orthopedic Physical Therapist at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. She initially did CrossFit in high school to supplement her soccer and basketball training, but began more regularly in 2011, and started coaching in 2014 as she became more competitive in the sport. Kim attended undergrad at The Ohio State University and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Duke University. She also is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), CrossFit Mobility certified, and has attended gymnastics and weightlifting seminars. With her background as a PT, Kim enjoys working with athletes to perfect their functional movement and prevent injury. She also loves that anyone-no matter their fitness level- can participate in CrossFit and get better at something every day.
Brandon is a Coaches Prep/ Level 2 certified Trainer and has coached CrossFit for over 6 years. He was head coach of I Am CrossFit Vida Brickell (Miami, Florida) for 2+ years. Brandon has also worked in positions as Head Judge and Assistant Program Director with “The Crush Games” and “Disney’s Fit Challenge”, respectively. Brandon has been coached briefly by Danny Camargo in Olympic disciplines and Dr. Romanov in the Pose method. Throughout his life, Brandon has been an athlete. He played competitive soccer for various clubs in Florida and also played water polo for Indiana University in their Big Ten division. He is also currently a firefighter for the Greensboro FD.