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About Us 2018-10-03T16:48:35+00:00

DISCOVER YOUR INNER ATHLETE AT CROSSFIT JAI

The Oldest CrossFit Gym in the Highlands/LoHi/Sloan’s Lake Area

CrossFit Jai opened in 2011 in the LoHi neighborhood of Northwest Denver.

Our space was cozy and created a strong foundation for what has become an incredible community of supportive athletes and friends. After 2 years in the space and a waiting list for membership, we moved to a much bigger space on 19th and Federal and thus began the next iteration of CrossFit Jai.

We have incorporated a non-barbell based CrossFit program called LeanFit, as well as a more complete facility in terms of space, equipment, and shower facilities. Although much bigger now, CrossFit Jai still retains its small gym feel.

Discover Your Inner Athlete

Join our supportive community and work with our knowledgeable training staff to reach your goals

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MEET OUR COACHES

TJ

Owner & Head Coach

  • Education: BA in Spanish (CU), partial MA in Spanish Lit (University of Santiago de Compostela)
  • Certifications: CrossFit Level 2, USAW Advanced Sports Performance Coach, FMS Level 1
  • Favorite Movement: Snatch

  • Favorite Benchmark: Murph

  • Hobbies: Woodworking, “handymanning” around the house, gardening, raising chickens and bees, motorcycles

Meghan

Coach/Personal Trainer

  • Education: BA in English Composition + Women’s Studies (Hope College), Teaching Certificate (Secondary ELA)
  • Certifications: CrossFit Level 1, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification, USA Swimming Coach
  • Favorite Movement: Handstands
  • Favorite Benchmark: Kelly
  • Hobbies: Yoga, dogs, being outside, coffee, musical theater, erratic bouts of crafting, and travel

Mateo

Coach/Nutrition Coach

  • Education: MA in Foreign Language (UNC), BA in Spanish (CSU)

  • Certifications: CrossFit Level 1

  • Favorite Movement: Clean

  • Favorite Benchmark: Nasty Girls

  • Hobbies:  International travel, hunting, skiing, cooking

Sara

Coach/Personal Trainer

  • Education: B.A. in Psychology and Environmental Studies from Wesleyan University (CT)
  • Certifications: CrossFit L1, NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Movement Screen Level 1, Russian Kettlebell Challenge Certified Instructor

  • Favorite Movement: snatch
  • Favorite Benchmark: Filthy Fifty

  • Hobbies: Coaching and playing volleyball, hiking, spending time outside, going to concerts, cooking, eating, drinking local beer and cider.

Taylor

Chiropractor

  • Education: BS Exercise Science (Elon University, NC), MS Sport Science and Rehabilitation (Logan University, MO), Doctor of Chiropractic (Logan University, MO)

  • Certifications: SFMA, DNS A, ART Full Spine, Dry Needling, RockTape Basic and Performance, RockBlades and RockBlades Advanced

  • Favorite Movement: Deadlifts

  • Favorite Benchmark: TBD

  • Hobbies: hiking, snowboarding, running, reading, taste testing, sporting events, and concerts

Hart

Coach/Personal Trainer

  • Education: Graduated from CU Boulder with a Biology Degree
  • Certifications: Crossfit Level 1, Crossfit Gymnastic Certification
  • Favorite Movement: Muscle Up
  • Favorite Benchmark: Amanda
  • Hobbies: Mountain biking, fly fishing, pretty much anything outside

Discover Your Inner Athlete

Join our supportive community and work with our knowledgeable training staff to reach your goals

GET STARTED