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COACHES2018-04-30T01:45:46+00:00

Anne Smith

Owner & Coach

Anne Smith

Owner & Coach

Anne has always prioritized health and fitness. She enjoys the outdoors and has remained active throughout her life. As a kid growing up in Highlands Ranch she skied, was on the diving team, competed in gymnastics, and was a cheerleader.

Anne went to Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO (closest 4 year college to a ski resort). She graduated in '98 with a BA in English. Anne found CrossFit and immediately loved the physical challenge and camaraderie of the community. Anne enjoys road and mountain bike riding, tele and alpine skiing, scuba diving, rock climbing, hiking, and watching her four kids compete in their sports.

Anne Smith is a CrossFit Level I Trainer.

Korby Smith

Coach

Korby Smith

Coach

Korby Smith earned his CrossFit Level I certification and began bringing his passion for fitness to our community. His motivation and intensity is contagious to those around him. Korby believes in building a positive family based fitness culture where everyone is welcome, to find health and fitness. Korby also holds his CrossFit Kids Certification and Scaling Course Certification. Our kids are our next generation of athletes. They should not be sidelined while their parents train. Korby is building an Elite CrossFit Kids & Teens program.

Korby has lived in Douglas County since 1984. He played competitive soccer throughout his youth as well as NCAA Division I collegiate soccer. As an adult, he continues to give back to the soccer community by coaching and staying involved with the youth programs. Korby races road and mountain bikes, tele skis and enjoys a nice relaxing afternoon on the links. He is an avid Archery hunter and trains to prepare for hunting. When not coaching, Korby can be found chasing his incredible wife Anne, and their 4 children around.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
Judge Certificate (2015)
Judge Certificate (2016)
Judges Certificate (2017)
Kids Certificate (2016)
Scaling Certificate (2016)
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Leslie Beauchamp

Coach

Leslie Beauchamp

Coach

Leslie's passion in fitness began with the opening of a dance studio in 1994, where she taught tap, ballet and jazz. During this time she also developed a creative movement program for pre-schoolers, and lobbied for and received a grant to teach creative movement to underprivileged children. Her passion grew from there to becoming a personal trainer and group exercise instructor.

Her CrossFit journey began in 2015 and that same passion led her to become a Level 1 and 2 CrossFit trainer. She has an interest in working with adults with special needs, and trains the athletes from the Wellspring Community in Castle Rock at the box three times a week. Her next certification in CrossFit will be Crossfit kids.

Born in NJ, Leslie enjoys everything that CO has to offer. Along with her husband Larry, they train for half marathon's, triathlon's and Spartan races. When not in CO, they spend their free time sailing the Caribbean.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
CrossFit Judges Course (2016)
CrossFit Judge Course (2017)
CrossFit Kids Certification

Kelly Zellen

Coach

Kelly Zellen

Coach

Kelly is a Colorado native and grew up in Lakewood. She lives in Castle Rock with her husband, Rick, a fellow Looper, and three kids, two of which participate in Little Loopers class. Kelly and her family enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, and keeping active in their Colorado backyard!

Kelly started CrossFit in June 2012, when her oldest son, Evan, was only 9 months old. She has since had two more pregnancies while remaining active in CrossFit. Kelly has earned her Level 1 and Level 2 CrossFit Certifications and is also a certified CrossFit Kids instructor.

Kelly was a Physical Therapist Assistant in an Out-Patient Orthopedic setting for seven years. She worked with local high schools, covering training room hours and on-field hours (football, soccer, baseball, and softball). Kelly helps CrossFit Loop athletes achieve their goals with her positive attitude, motivation and a strong background in Physical Therapy.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
CrossFit Judges Course (2016)
CrossFit Judge Course (2017)
CrossFit Kids Certification

JT Kauffman

Coach

JT Kauffman

Coach

JT brings to CrossFit Loop a competitive knowledge, gymnastic background, and extensive understanding of Olympic lifting technique. Since finding CrossFit in 2007, he has spent a lot of his time practicing and coaching the snatch and clean and jerk. He has competed in several local competitions resulting in podium finishes; the Roger Degarmo Memorial Weightlifting Meet and the Boulder Classic.

JT has even had the honor of coaching at the USAW Youth Nationals. JT’s CrossFit accomplishments include competing in the Turkey Challenge, Barbell for Boobs, Rhinos and Unicorns, CrossFit Sanitas, and Tuff Love Partner Competition. JT holds his Level I & Level II certs.

JT is a Colorado native. At a young age he was a competitive gymnast and baseball player. He attended Cherry Creek High School and continued on to play baseball in junior college. JT’s interests outside of the box include rock climbing, baseball, hiking, and enjoying a craft beer.

CrossFit Loop is honored to have JT as part of the Coaching Team and we hope you have a chance to experience the incredible amount of knowledge JT brings with him.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
CrossFit Judges Course (2016)
CrossFit Judge Course (2017)
CrossFit Adaptive Athlete Certification

Jacob Dumas

Coach

Jacob Dumas

Coach

Born and raised in Colorado, Jacob began CrossFit in high school as a conditioning tool to improve as a competitive cheerleader, and has been doing CrossFit ever since. Including coaching CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting for the past 4 years. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science with a focus in coaching from Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS. He brings with him an extensive 8 year career as a competitive cheerleader, in which he has competed at the national level multiple times, as well as extensive experience coaching cheer and gymnastics alike. Jacob also qualified and competed at the 2012 USA Weightlifting National University Championships for Olympic Weightlifting. Jacob holds his CrossFit Level 1, is a USA Weightlifting Level 1 Sports Performance Coach, and is American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor certified.

Matt Wills

Coach

Matt Wills

Coach

Matt is a Colorado Native. He grew up in Littleton, started playing baseball and football at a young age. At Columbine High School, Matt helped his team win 2 state championships his junior and senior years. He was named to the all-state team as a defensive tackle. Matt and his family moved to Castle Rock in 2011 and he gives back to his community by coaching youth sports.

In March of 2012, Matt found CrossFit... from the beginning he was hooked. CrossFit gave him back the feeling of being an athlete again. Though Matt had never been the biggest, strongest, or fastest, he had always been coachable and listened to instruction. Matt had learned from coaches and mentors at an early age that hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard.

Matt competed in his first CrossFit Open. He placed 27th in an open that consisted of roughly 5,000 men. Matt competed in the CrossFit Southwest Regionals in 2013, and placed 24th.

Matt brings with him personal experience and knows what it takes to compete at the highest level.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
CrossFit Judges Course (2016)
CrossFit Judge Course (2017)

Paola Larson

Coach

Paola Larson

Coach

Paola was born and raised in Guadalajara Mexico. She moved to the U.S. in 2001 to study photography. She lived on the east coast for 10 years before becoming a Colorado resident in 2010. She has always been passionate about fitness and grew up doing gymnastics, rock climbing, hiking and always looking for the next outdoor adventure. Her love for running started in 2011 when she decided to give running a try and was able to put her fitness endurance to the test. Paola has done many road races and trail races from 5k to 30k to marathon.

Paola holds her RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Coaching Certification.

Emily Lilo

Coach

Emily Lilo

Coach

Emily is a mother of 3. She did CrossFit all through her 3rd pregnancy, but she originally found CrossFit while trying to lose the weight from her 2nd. Through the process of seeing a huge transformation, a loss of 85 pounds, Emily found her passion for health, fitness, and nutrition. She has been sharing her love of CrossFit through coaching since 2013 when she first earned her CF Level 1. She now also has her USAW Sports Performance Coach Certification and is completing the Opex Coaching Certificate Program (CCP). She enjoys coaching kids too.

As an athlete, Emily has competed in Olympic weightlifting at the American Open as well as University Nationals. She has competed in numerous local CrossFit competitions and in the National Pro Grid League, a former professional team league in the sport of fitness. Outside of competing, training, or coaching at the gym, Emily loves hiking, cooking, and exploring new places with her family.

CrossFit Level I
USAW Sports Performance

Cody Moser

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)

Cody Moser

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)

A Colorado native, Cody grew up in Littleton. At 5 years old he began to play ice hockey and played competitively through high school. He was selected to participate in the Select 16 and Select 17 Olympic Development program. Once Cody found crossfit in 2013, he realized that it was the rush of competition that he had been missing. He has been hooked ever since.

Cody lives in Castle Rock with his wife, Andrea, and their two children, Hobey and Amelia. Cody and his family enjoy camping, hiking, and paddle boarding. Cody has earned his Crossfit Level 1 certification and hopes to share his love for Crossfit, competition, and being ones best self with other athletes. 

Brynn Stephens

Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)

Brynn Stephens

Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)

Brynn grew up in a very sports active family and participated in competitive swimming until the age of 16 and soccer through college. After having her first kid, her husband, Matt, introduced her to crossfit. Even though she couldn’t walk for the next two days after her first class, she was hooked.

Crossfit has brought back a much more active and healthy lifestyle and Brynn is excited to bring her children up in a box like Loop. She continued to crossfit through her second and third pregnancies and is passionate about helping other moms stay active and healthy.

Brynn just received her Level-1 and cannot be more excited to learn from and support crossfit athletes.

Brynn had a background in behavioral analysis. She has worked with people with special needs for 15 years.

Hall Of Fame

Joby Stanford

Coach

Joby Stanford

Coach

Joby was one of the first coaches at CrossFit Loop in 2015. In 2018, he earned his Kinesiology Degree and was offered a full time position in the Kinesiology department at Castle Rock Adventist Hospital.

Please join me in congratulating Joby on achieving one of his life goals and wishing him luck on his new endeavors.

Prior to Loop, Joby trained all over the United States and South Korea. He has been coaching CrossFit for 7 years all around Colorado and has helped several gyms grow and become successful. Joby holds his National Academy of Sport Medicine, CrossFit Level 1 and Level 2 certifications.

Joby was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana where he found rock climbing at the age of 15 and he became obsessed with teaching and training all levels of athletes, especially athletes that are eager to learn and grow. His interests lie in how to move the body in safe in healthy way at any age.

Joby lives in Lone Tree with his new wife Sarah, who also hold her CrossFit Level 1 certification. He is currently in school working on his exercise science degree in order to move forward with certifications in physical therapy.

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)
CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
CrossFit Judges Course (2016)
CrossFit Judge Course (2017)
National Academy of Sport Medicine
National Academy of Sport Medicine