Trainer Category: Weightlifting

Chloe Nelson – CF L1

Chloe started CrossFit in the beginning of 2019. She was a competitive gymnast for 6 years before that and remains involved in coaching youth gymnastics until this day. Chloe took the CrossFit L1 Certification, went through our coaches development program and started coaching at Verdant in November 2021. She has competed in USAW Nationals as […]

Lena Mentyka – CF L2, Leads Manager

Lena is a new addition to our staff in 2020. We usually promote from within our ranks but Lena’s quick learning along with a great sense of professionalism and excellent classroom management made her an immediately awesome coach. She recently moved to Boise with her boyfriend and has been at the gym for hours everyday. […]

Jeff Templeton – CF L2 Manager Verdant North

Sports and athletics are the fibers that have formed me into the coach that I am today. From a very young age I loved all things involving the ability to physically express myself in a competitive arena. That love of game propelled me into competitive high school sports, where I landed on basketball, my first […]

Basile Beaty – CF L3

BA, MA, MA CCFT, CF-L3 USAW National Coach Regionals 2012-2017 CrossFit Games 2015 I opened Verdant CrossFit in 2014. I bought CrossFit Acclaim in 2015 and CrossFit Refinery in 2017. In 2019 I opened Verdant CrossFit North in Star, Idaho. I learned olympic lifting with Sean Waxman and in Russia. I ran cross country, indoor […]

Cassie Smith – CF L2

Straight up ride or die. Cassie has a long list of life and CrossFit accomplishments. She played 4 years of soccer in college and graduated in 2008 with a degree in English Literature and Film from Eastern Oregon University. In 2011 she received an MA from BSU in English Literature. In 2014 Cassie competed at […]

Isaac Campbell CCFT, CF-L3, Merchandise Manager

Isaac moved to Boise from Alaska to train with the Verdant CrossFit crew in 2015. Within a year he had dramatically PR’d all his lifts. Shortly after, he started coaching at Verdant CrossFit and CrossFit Refinery (bought by Verdant in 2017). In 2016, Isaac decided to pursue Olympic weightlifting competitively and he walked away from […]