MEET THE COACHES
Sarah has been the head coach at RSC since its inception in 2014. She is a Registered Kinesiologist and is a CrossFit Level 2 certified trainer, has been a Personal Trainer Specialist since 2009, is a Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach, and has over 15 years of strength training and athletic competitions under her belt. Since beginning her involvement in training, she has competed at the National level as a Track and Field athlete with the Saugeen Track and Field Club and played AA Women's hockey with Saugeen Maitland. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Specialization Kinesiology in 2010. During her time at Western, Sarah competed nationally with the track and field team for three years as a thrower and worked as the athletic therapist for the varsity women's hockey team in her final year.
After graduation, she carried her passion for training and fitness into a career and has been training a wide range of clientele from elite athletes, pre and postnatal women, to beginners.
Alex has been weight training from a young age when he took up basketball and football. Originally
from London and attending Western University, he was a dual sport athlete as an offensive lineman on the football team for four years and a member of the track and field team for three years competing as a thrower. He has had the privilege to compete and learn from many professional athletes and coaches from multiple sports.
After he hung up his cleats and moved to the area in 2013, he changed his training mindset to be more sustainable. Since starting CrossFit that same year, he has worked towards creating a healthy and active lifestyle.
He is Level 1 certified and knows how to help his clients build strength while staying healthy.
Shawn has been level 1 CrossFit certified since 2013. In addition to that, he has had the opportunity to attend Coaching, Olympic Lifting and Nutrition seminars lead by experts in the industry. Shawn is married with three children, was a former Junior hockey player and made the 2005 Junior Canadian Fastball All Star Team at the Canadian Championships in Saskatoon. Aside from training and coaching, Shawn keeps busy with plenty of different sports, as well as a full time career at Bruce Power.
Corbin has been involved in different sports and training his whole life. As a Walkerton native, he participates in sports year round. He attended Brock University after high school and graduated with a
Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation in 2012. He then became a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in 2013. He has also been a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Walkerton Department since he
returned home in 2014. Corbin's love for CrossFit started in 2016 and he became CrossFit Level 1
certified early in 2018. He has gained valuable hands on experience and understands the commitment and patience needed in achieving long term weight loss goals and is eager to help you reach your health
and fitness goals any way he can.
Tracy traveled the world, as part of the children's entertainment department for Celebrity Cruiselines,
before returning home to Walkerton. She pursued a post graduate diploma as a Communicative Disorders
Assistant, and facilitates speech and language therapy sessions with preschool aged children by day. She played basketball at the collegiate level, helping take her team to Nationals in her final year. She first
discovered CrossFit in 2015 and has been an active member of the RuralSC family ever since, competing
in several competitions, including a first place finish at Festivus in 2017. She attained her CrossFit Level 1 Trainer status in 2018 and is using her skills to coach and run the specialty youth program.
WHY JOIN RSC
Rural Strength and Conditioning is the home of Rural CrossFit. RSC is a specialized fitness facility that blends a fitness centre with a CrossFit box. Both of our programs offer fully coached, advanced progressive programming, and beginners classes to help if you are just starting out!
When You Succeed, We Succeed!
RSC is a facility where the highest level of coaching meets the highest level of health and fitness education for participants in the area. We strive to create a community of support for each and every member.