MEET OUR COACHES

Head Coach/Owner/Programmer - Betsy Myers

CrossFit Assateague is the passion of our head coach & owner, Betsy Myers.  Her WOD's will challenge the most skilled CrossFit athlete, but scalable for members of all fitness levels.  Coach Betsy helps all of our members achieve goals they never thought possible.  When Coach Betsy is not testing out a workout she has created, you will find her involved with her other passions: spending time with her 6 children and 5 dogs or at the stables riding her horses.

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:   L1, L2, Kids, Olympic Lifting, Gymnastics, Movement & Mobility, Striking, Kettlebell

Coach/Manager - Sandra Kerstetter

Coach Sandra joined the CrossFit Assateague instructor team in February 2014 and brings high energy and more than 9 years of experience in teaching group fitness classes to clients of all age groups.  When she is not coaching or working out, she manages a golf travel business.

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1, L2

  • ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor

  • Certified Bootcamp Instructor

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Coach / Asst Manager - Dawn Scher

Coach Dawn joins the CrossFit Assateague instructor team after seven years of CrossFitting. Whether she is working out next to you or coaching you, Coach Dawn will always be encouraging to dig deep.  Well known in the box for her positive spirit she is often caught singing along in the middle of her own workouts.   When she is not at Crossfit she devotes her energies to her two daughters and the early childhood home visiting program, she helped found twenty years ago.  

 

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1

 

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Coach - David Macia 

Gringo aka "Coach G" loves to find creative ways to make your time in his class a memorable one.  If you have any aches and pains or mobility issues Coach G is happy to break out mobility tools and help you work through some of it! You will never see him without a smile on his face unless he is in the midst of a grueling workout!   He is married to Coach Watts and they stay busy raising their three children.  When he’s not coaching you will find him at our local Fire Department where he works full time as a firefighter and paramedic for the town of Ocean City

 

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1, Kids

 

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Coach - John Haag

Coach John, with his 4 years of L1 coaching experience, recently joined the CFA team after moving from Salisbury to Berlin. John served in the navy for 21 yrs before retiring at Wallops Island, VA where he now works as an Electrical Engineer for the Dept of the Navy.   You will either find him at the box working on strength and skill work or out kite-boarding with his buddies.  “I have found CrossFit to be the perfect avenue to make my body and mind complete physical tasks that I never thought were possible, CFA is the perfect place to work on those abilities and improve my overall goals in life”.

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  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1, L2

 

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Coach - Lucas Koenig

Coach Lucas has been an avid CrossFitter for over 6 years now. Throughout high school, he played baseball. He chose University of Maryland Eastern Shore to continue his baseball career and to study Health and Exercise Science. He was introduced to CrossFit during that time, to stay in shape during the off-season and believed in its purpose. He loves lifting weights and will help you get you a PR on your lifts.   When Lucas isn’t coaching or training. You’ll will find him at Fager’s Island. Where he is one of the heads of the Maintence department. 

 

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1

 

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Coach - Yvie Rode

Coach Yvie specializes in nutrition, and loves helping people change the way they feel and perform by properly fueling their bodies. She started CrossFitting in 2016 after more than 20 years of ballet. When she’s not lifting weights, experimenting in the kitchen, or playing with her two adorable dogs, Yvie works as a full time Firefighter/Paramedic in Ocean City.  

 

  • CrossFit Trainer Certificates:  L1