Shay has been doing CrossFit since 2013, coaching CrossFit since 2015, but has been in the fitness industry much longer. She graduated with a bachelors in Exercise Science in 2016 making her a fitness professional with years of hands-on experience and top notch learning.
She completed a prestigious internship in the Human Performance Lab at the United States Air Force Academy in 2016 where she learned from world class strength and conditioning coaches, PhD´s, and more.
Shay is a Holistic Nutritionist, a USA Weightlifting coach, a CrossFit Level 1 coach, an EMT and holds the well-known and highly sought after Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA.
Shay has also been involved in CrossFit communities outside of Rabun County. She judged CrossFit Regionals in 2014 and served on the Demo Team.
Shay enjoys meeting new people and building relationships in and outside of the gym. She likes to connect with everyone´s specific learning style. Her biggest focus is ensuring everyone performs movements correctly and has a good time while reaching goals.
Shay is very knowledgeable of how the human body works, creating group or individual workouts, and how to enjoy time in the gym. She uses that information to make each individual´s CrossFit 441 experience valuable.