Sky Sanborn

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Olympic Lifting Certificate
  • CrossFit Football Certificate
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach’s Prep Course
  • CrossFit Open Judge’s Course
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

Sky opened Champaign-Urbana’s first CrossFit affiliate in 2009, and is thrilled to see CFCU growing and changing lives every day.  If you ask him “Why CrossFit?” he would say… “I love what it can do for people.  I love seeing the look in someone’s eye when they “get it”… when they realize THIS is what they’ve been missing… that THIS is what real fitness is all about.”

Brandon Lovett

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach’s Prep Course
  • CrossFit Endurance
  • CrossFit Kids
  • CrossFit Strongman
  • CrossFit Movement and Mobility
  • CrossFit Open Judges Course
  • NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
  • American Sports Education Program (ASEP) Certified
  • Bachelor of Kinesiology
  • CPR/First Aid/ AED

Brandon joined the CFCU coaching staff in 2011 and became the Head Coach in 2012.  He creates all of the main WOD programming for CFCU, leads the CFCU competition team and various classes through the week, as well as assisting with the CrossFit Kids program at CFCU.

Caryn Short

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach’s Prep Course
  • CrossFit Olympic Lifting Certificate
  • YogaFit Level 1
  • Freestyle Connection Movement Certificate
  • American Canoeing Association Kayaking Instructor
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • CrossFit Open Judge’s Course
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

Caryn joined the CFCU coaching staff in 2012, and accepted a full-time coaching position in 2013. She currently leads a variety of WOD and yoga classes during the week, and loves getting people pumped up and ready to have fun!

Allyson Sanborn

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach’s Prep Course
  • CrossFit Olympic Lifting
  • CrossFit Kids
  • FCA Coaching Clinic in 3-Dimensional Coaching
  • CrossFit Open Judge’s Course
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Master’s degrees in Human Development and Social Work

Allyson started coaching at CFCU in 2012, and also leads the CrossFit Kids program at CFCU on Thursday afternoons. She likes reminding newcomers “Before CrossFit, my only athletic experience was 7th grade basketball… so I can do CrossFit, you can do it too!”

 

Shannon Newman

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Level 2 Coach’s Prep Course
  • CrossFit Olympic Lifting
  • CrossFit Endurance
  • CrossFit Open Judge’s Course
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Shannon joined the CFCU coaching staff in 2012 and lives for the hot summer days when the garage doors are open. Shannon LOVES running, and also loves to incorporate teaching & athletics with lots of encouragement & sweat!

 

Jenny Lovett

Accolades:

  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate
  • CrossFit Open Judge’s Course
  • YogaFit Level 1
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Certified in Physical Agent Modalities

Jenny joined the CFCU coaching staff in 2012 and is a part of the CFCU competition team. What does she love about CFCU? “I was hooked once I saw how amazing the community and coaches were, radiating a very positive and motivating atmosphere.”