Our Crossfit Trainers
Billy grew up in Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, and California. He played soccer growing up and developed his skills playing in South America. Boulder City, Nevada is where he went to high school playing Soccer and Basketball. After graduating he joined the Marine Corps. He was deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom for 10 months, and also trained in Israel, Japan, and Ukraine. He is currently a student at UNLV pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic training with a minor in nutrition sports nutrition.
Shain was born in Bakersfield, CA and has always been involved in sports. Born with a structural complication (of the ankle) and having multiple surgeries did not stop him from being an active kid growing up.Â Having lived in Peru and Ecuador during his youth, soccer became his main sport.Â After moving back to the US, Shain attended Boulder City High School where he wrestled and swam, in addition to playing soccer. Having to transition between them, he realized that being conditioned for one sport does not make you prepared you for the physical challenges of the next sport.
Bobbie Lee Reese
Bobbie was born in Las Vegas, but grew up in Boulder City, NV. She has been athletic since she can remember and has been swimming since she was 7 years old. She attended Boulder City High School where, aside from lettering all four years and swimming club, she earned numerous awards and records: BCHS 50y FreeStyle Champion, Nevada 50y FreeStyle Champion, Las Vegas Review Journal High School Swimmer of the Year, High School All American in the 100y Breaststroke, etc…
With over 8 years of training and more than 4 years of CrossFit coaching, Derrick is a young veteran. Having been recruited early on in life, he quickly gained mastery over the high-skill level CrossFit movements and has been involved in competitions ever since. CrossFit is more than a hobby for Derrick, it is deeply rooted, well understood philosophy and continual practice. “There’s nothing better than the positive energy that a big CrossFit Class brings!” Although his own words highlight the caliber of class he runs, his favorite coaching style is one-on-one – where he takes your goals and makes them his own.
Sheena Howard was born in Las Vegas, NV and grew up in Boulder City, NV. She graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. During her last semester of college, she tried her first CrossFit workout at SinCity CrossFit. Besides cheerleading and many years of dancing, she was never involved in athletics until CrossFit. She instantly fell in love with the workouts and the community…..as well as her husband, Billy Howard! Just six months later she got her Level 1 Certification at TJ’s Gym in Novato, CA.
Krista is a native to the Las Vegas area. She was born in Boulder City and has been here for 27 years. She graduated from UNLV in 2009 with her Bachelors in Secondary Education – Art. Other than a couple of years of Gymnastics, Krista wasn’t active in sports when she was younger. She first experienced Crossfit in her brother-in-law Billy Howard’s garage and swore she would never try it. Eventually she gave in and tried Crossfit and hasn’t stopped since. Krista has been crossfitting for over 3 years now.
Jason was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. He has been involved in sports and athletics his entire life. His athletic background mainly comprised of playing basketball in high school and college. After his basketball career ended he stayed in shape by lifting weights and playing recreational basketball. The monotony of lifting weights and the time it took out of his schedule made him search for a better solution to his fitness goals. He was introduced to Crossfit in Dec of 2010 and has never looked back.