Coach Billy Howard
CFL3 – 13 years of CrossFit experience
Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3)
CrossFit Mobility Trainer
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 studied at UNLV pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic training with a minor in sports nutrition. His long term goal was a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis on Biomechanics. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, training MMA, and hanging out with friends and family.
Billy heard about CrossFit in 2007 through his friend Jared who is training to be a Para-rescue Jumper. He fell in love with the workouts right away. It was the perfect strength and conditioning program to prepare him for his MMA fights. He was used to grueling, intense workouts in the Marines, but they lacked structure. His PT score in the Marines was good, but in order to achieve a perfect score he needed to shave off 2 minutes from his 3mile run time. Running 20 miles a week left him frustrated and over-trained. He met and exceeded his goal after only 4 months of doing CrossFit. The fact that he did this with no long distance runs, and his workouts took less than one hour went against everything he knew about exercise physiology.
After this, he had to find out why the program works so well. He read everything he could get his hands on about CrossFit and the founder, Coach Glassman. He knew he had to get certified. He started training his friends and anybody that wanted to learn out of his garage. After getting certified at CrossFit San Diego he knew he wanted to bring the fitness revolution to everyone by opening up SinCity CrossFit. The motivation, confidence, toughness, mental fortitude, camaraderie, and esprit de corps that CrossFit builds, are all attributes that he tries to instill in his clients. The only thing he enjoys more than competition is helping others achieve fitness they never thought possible. From a squat to a 10k run, a pull-up to a rope climb, Billy would love to be there to inspire each member of the SinCity CrossFit Community.