Meet our coaches

Our highly qualified coaches love instructing classes and working one-on-one with athletes via personal programming, training, and nutrition coaching! For more information, email us at info@crossfitabilene.com. 

Becca Hummel

Head Coach / Manager

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BS in Kinesiology, CF-L1 Trainer, Precision Nutrition Level 1, MBA in Marketing in progress!
  • How did you find CrossFit?: My high school golf coach introduced me!
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Make it the best hour of their day!
  • Favorite WOD: Diane
  • Favorite Movement: Squat snatch
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Candy by Plan B
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Braden Frazier
  • Favorite Quote: “QBLB” -Natalie Rigney

BRADEN FRAzIER

owner

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BBS Hardin Simmons University, CF-L2 Trainer
  • How did you find CrossFit?: Watched the 2011 Crossfit Games on ESPN
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Intensity>Volume
  • Favorite WOD: Open Workout 20.5
  • Favorite Movement: Ring Muscle Ups
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Lose Yourself by Eminem
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Josh Bridges
  • Favorite Quote: “Life’s a garden, dig it!” – Joe Dirt

Clayton young

Owner

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BS in Mechanical Engineering, CF-L2 Trainer
  • How did you find CrossFit?: Roommate in college back in 2011 took me to a community WOD on a Saturday.
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: I want all athletes to feel included and coached throughout class by encouraging and being intentional about watching movements from beginners to experienced athletes.
  • Favorite WOD: Any version of 12 Days of Christmas 
  • Favorite Movement: Muscle Up / Pull-Up
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Just throw on some 2000s rock / rap and I’m good
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: This sexy stud named Jessie Jo Young
  • Favorite Quote: I’m gonna hang by the bar. Put out the vibe. – Lloyd Christmas

Carla Frazier

Owner

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: MD  of Physical Therapy
  • How did you find CrossFit?: I needed something to fuel my competitive spirit.
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Maintain intensity
  • Favorite WOD: Open workout 17.5
  • Favorite Movement: Thrusters or Burpees
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Anything by Eminem
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Cliche, but Tia-Clair Toomey
  • Favorite Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

Jessie Jo Young

Owner

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BS in Exercise Science, MS in Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Assistant-Certified, CF-Level 2 Trainer 
  • How did you find CrossFit?: My husband Clayton introduced me to it.
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Give your best effort.
  • Favorite WOD: 14.3 With Deadlifts and Box Jumps
  • Favorite Movement: Handstand Walks
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Big Booty Mix on Spotify.
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Julie Foucher
  • Favorite Quote: Do your best and God will take care of the rest.

Matthew Ramirez

Coach

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BS in Kinesiology, CF-Level 1 Trainer
  • How did you find CrossFit?: YouTube
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Work hard play hard
  • Favorite WOD: 30 MU for time
  • Favorite Movement: Any gymnastics
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Myself
  • Favorite Quote: Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before.

Jodi Hierholzer

COACH

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: MD of Physical Therapy, BSS Exercise Science, CF – Level 2 Instructor, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, TRX Certified 
  • How did you find CrossFit?: Was introduced to CrossFit 8 years ago by fellow CFA owner/coach, Carla Frazier
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Movement is medicine
  • Favorite WOD: Anything that favors “little people”
  • Favorite Movement: Toes to bar
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Anything of Fetty Wap’s
  • Favorite Quote: “No matter how hard life gets, the three things that you can control are your attitude, your work ethic, and how you treat others.”

Hollee Rogers

COACH

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: Undergrad in Speech Pathology, CF- L1 Trainer
  • How did you find CrossFit?: I was introduced by a friend in high school and have been hooked ever since. I did it for 6 months before getting my L1 and started coaching.
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: The faster you go the faster you’re done. haha
  • Favorite WOD: DT
  • Favorite Movement: Handstand walks and heavy squat snatches
  • Favorite Quote: “Make heaven crowded !!”

Natalie Rigney

Coach / Crossfit kids head coach

Get to know me

  • Education and Certifications: BS in Psychology, MA in Leadership, CF Level-1 Trainer, ATA Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer, NSPA Speed, and Agility Coach
  • How did you find CrossFit?: Just by looking for something to challenge myself.
  • Coaching Philosophy/ Mantra: Every day is an opportunity to grow physically, personally, and/or psychologically. Sometimes it’s all three and sometimes it’s just one. Progress is progress. 
  • Favorite WOD: “Row Cindy Row”
  • Favorite Movement: Deadlift and Toes to Bar
  • Favorite Song To Workout To: Swing by Savage (judge me)
  • Favorite CrossFit Athlete: Logan Aldridge
  • Favorite Quote: “Discipline is reliable, motivation is fleeting. The question isn’t how to keep yourself motivated. It’s how to train yourself to work without it.” -Anonymous