OUR TEAM

kiki head coach

KIKI, Co-Owner + CF-L2 Head Coach

Important stuff: Kiki discovered Crossfit in 2012 and immediately fell in love with it. Started coaching a year after and is now the head coach at Crossfit Belleville where she coaches classes, specializes in Personal Training and On Ramp/Fundamental sessions and Specialty Clinics.

Stuff You Might Not Know:  Kiki grew up in Greece, where she played professional Volleyball. She moved to Toronto when she was 20 years old to follow her dreams.  She is a mom of 2 super cool kids, Niko and Olga.

Certifications:

  • Crossfit – Level 1
  • Crossfit – Level 2
  • Weightlifting
  • Gymnastics
  • Fitness and Lifestyle Diploma – Humber College
  • Can-Fit-Pro
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Pre and Post Natal Specialist
  • Older adult Specialist

BREEANN, Co-Owner + GM + Marketing

Important stuff: Co-Owner of CrossFit Belleville. Breeann helps lead the CFB team, takes care of the nitty gritty of the business including marketing. She also is the Canadian Director of Girls Gone Rx Canada, organizing functional fitness events nationwide while raising awareness and funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Stuff You Might Not Know:  Mom of 2 boys. Fur Mom to German Shepherd, Solsi. She loves
traveling, hiked to Machu Picchu and prefers the outdoors any chance she gets.

Certifications:

  • Crossfit – Level 1
  • CrossFit Mobility
Bryan coach CFB

BRYAN, CF-L2 Coach

Important Stuff: Bryan has been part of CrossFit Belleville since 2013 and has been coaching since 2014. Bryan coaches regular group classes and has also done On Ramp classes. Bryan has successfully competed on behalf of Crossfit Belleville at BeachWOD and other local competitions.

Stuff You Might Not Know: Bryan has a background in many different sports and played both hockey and rugby at a high level. He works full-time as a licensed electrician with Davidson Electrical Services.

Certifications:

  • Crossfit – Level 1
  • Crossfit – Level 2
Coach Pierre

PIERRE, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff: Pierre started CrossFit in 2014, and it quickly became his new discipline. He has participated in multiple competitions as an individual, a team, and as a judge. He also enjoys testing his fitness during the Open each year. Coach Pierre joined our tribe in May 2016 as a member, and then as a coach in October that same year. He’s loved for his psychotic cardio, devotion to helping fix movement patterns, and unique accent during workout descriptions. HAMRAPs of HELBOW movements and HAIR SQUATS anyone?!

Stuff You Might Not Know: Pierre works as an Aircraft Structures Technician for the military, based in Trenton. He’s played high-level sports since the age of 8, including fast-pitch baseball for over 10 years at different levels. He won multiple major tournaments such as the Champions Tournament in Gatineau, twice as a player and once as a coach. He also played football in high school and college.

Certifications:

  • Crossfit – Level 1
  • Spot the Flaw Online Course with CrossFit

RIAN, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff: Rian has been part of the CFB family since we opened in 2012 and has been coaching since 2015. Rian coaches regular group classes and has also done On Ramp and some personal training. Rian also has competed on behalf of Crossfit Belleville at BeachWOD and other local competitions.

Stuff You Might Not Know: Rian played and coached rugby for several years with the Belleville Bulldogs and was actually on their Board of Directors at one point. She is an NCCP certified rugby coach.
In addition to being a CrossFit coach, Rian is a full-time French teacher with the Hastings & Prince Edward D.S.B.

Certifications:

  • Crossfit – Level 1

LEAH, Spartans Kids Coach

Important Stuff:  Leah Started CrossFit in January of 2014 and began coaching the kids program in 2017. She has been teaching elementary school for 13 years and is currently teaching grade 6 at Park Dale School in Belleville.

Stuff You Might Not Know:  As a child, Leah competed in artistic gymnastics and coached competitive and recreational gymnasts for 15 years. She is a Mom of 2 amazing kids and wife to fellow public school teacher, Steve.  She has a love for anything Disney and is a “Potterhead” ( a diehard Harry Pottery Fan).

Certifications:

  • The Brand X Method – Professional Youth Coaching Certification
  • Degree in Physical Education and Kinesiology, Brock University
  • Bachelor of Education, Nipissing University
  • Level 2 Certification Artistic Gymnastics.

NEIL, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff:  Neil joined Crossfit Belleville shortly after it opened back in early 2013 and joined the coaching staff late in 2016. He coaches classes and helps out at our in house competitions.

Stuff You Might Not Know:  Neil served seventeen years in the regular force of the Royal
Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as a pilot, flying air to air refueling, troop transport, and VIP missions. He’s now a full-time airline pilot while working part-time on the base in Trenton as a reservist. Neil did his first Crossfit workout back in 2006 during pilot training in Moose Jaw, SK. As he says, “it wasn’t pretty”, and was thrilled when Crossfit Belleville first opened their doors. Since then, Crossfit has become a big part of his life and is very thankful for the people he’s met
throughout the community

Certifications:

  • Level 1 Crossfit

BRIANNA, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff:  Brianna has been a member of CrossFit Belleville since its’ inception in 2012. She has been
doing CrossFit for over 8 years (… was the first Newman doing CrossFit)

Stuff You Might Not Know:  Brianna played rugby for the Belleville Bulldogs and the University of Guelph. She lived in Scotland for a year doing her post-grad diploma. Brianna is currently working as a full-time chiropractor at Belleville Integrative Health Care just down the street!

Certifications:

  • Level 1 Crossfit
  • Chiropractor
  • Diploma in Sports Biomechanics

LORRAINE, Nutrition Coach, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff: Lorraine received her Bachelor of Applied Human Nutrition (Dietetics) from MSVU in Halifax, NS receiving the Senate Award of Distinction for graduating at the top of her program. She has previously worked in the hospital setting as a dietetic technician. Lorraine joined the Crossfit Belleville community in 2018 and is our in-house Nutrition Coach.

Stuff You Might Not Know: Mom of 3. Born and raised in Nova Scotia. Self proclaimed “lazy cook” who loves meal prep and discovering fast and easy nutritious recipes. Worked part-time as a wedding and newborn photographer for several years. Loves burpees, hates thrusters and wall balls.

Certifications:

  • Level 1 Crossfit
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition (Dietetics), Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology & Psychology), Saint Mary’s University
  • Precision Nutriton – Level 1
  • Pre & Post Natal Coaching

SARAH, CF-L1 Coach, Joy Girl

Important Stuff:  Sarah joined the CFB family back in 2018 and got her level 1 CrossFit Training course just over a year later. She coaches classes including the Engine Building workouts for Open Prep, on-ramps for new members and the 6-Week Healthy You Challenge.

Stuff You Might Not Know:  Sarah is a former competitive swimmer and coach, and has her Level 1 swim coach certification. She even coached a group of 10 and under swimmers to a provincial record. Sarah is also our local photographer, and can often be found behind the camera taking pictures during WODs and special events. Sarah has two amazing kids who are members of the Little Spartans kids CrossFit club.

Certifications:

  • Level 1 CrossFit
  • Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology

BJÖRN, CF-L1 Coach

Important Stuff: Björn has been part of CrossFit Belleville since March 2020, joining us just before the lockdown started.  He coaches regular group classes, usually the 6am crew.  Björn has competed in a number of different local competitions, including the Mo-Bro Battle here at CrossFit Belleville. 

Stuff You Might Not Know: Björn grew up playing many different sports, but was most competitive in Biathlon, competing internationally for Canada as a junior athlete.  Björn works for the Canadian Armed Forces as a Policy Advisor.  

Certifications:

  • Level 1 Crossfit