Valerie has been a strength and conditioning coach for 20+ years. She spent the first part of her career in a traditional gym as a personal trainer and aerobics director/teacher. In 2001 she left to open her own gym, XpressFItness, a group workout studio combining strength and endurance for runners and triathletes. Valerie became a CrossFit affiliate, BVM CrossFit in 2011. She was introduced to the PoseMethod® in 2000, began studying under Dr. Romanov, attaining Master Coach status in 2010, in 2011 became a Head Coach for CrossFit Endurance, teaching over 40 2 day seminars! Today she is still teaching clinics and has taken her coaching online, with gait analysis, training plans and her specialty, teaching runners how to run any distance faster + stay pain free!
She has participated in endurance events ranging from 5K to ultramarathons,12 full marathons and lots of sprint to olympic triathlons and distance cycling. She has coached athletes from 1 mile to 100+ mile ultras, sprint to IM triathlons, even coaching a pair to a 500 mile run! Valerie enjoys coaching athletes of all ages and fitness levels. She is looking forward to getting you to your goals if you are new to running, ready to get back to running or have been a lifelong runner, everyone will benefit from skill practice.
*B.S. Kinesiology University of Texas at Austin, 1994
*CrossFit L-1 2011-
*Head Seminar Coach CrossFit PoseMethod 2016-
*L4 PoseMethod Coach 2010-
*PoseMethod Triathlon L1
*USAW L1 Coach