Archives: Trainers

Hannah Frakes

Hannah moved back to Boise in 2021, after spending 6 years in Washington where I worked with Youth in Foster Care. I began my CrossFit journey after playing collegiate soccer at BSU (2013 – 2015) and Saint Martin’s University (2015 – 2017). During Hannah’s years at SMU, she was a GNAC Academic All-Conference member, Most […]

Chloe Nelson

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 […]

Whitney Wortham

Whitney has been at Verdant since 2020. She started right when COVID lockdowns went into effect and worked out at her garage everyday on our Zoom workouts. She has been incredibly dedicated since then and has only improved as an athlete and as a CrossFit professional. She received her CrossFit L1 Certification in 2021, but […]

Lindsey Campbell

Lindsey moved to Boise in 2017 to be on the competitive cheerleading team and attend school at Boise State University. She cheered at BSU for 4 years (2017-2021) and was a captain of the cheerleading team the 2020/21 school year. She is currently finishing up an Elementary Education degree with literacy endorsements, and a minor […]

Lena Mentyka

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. […]

Daniel Holst

Daniel Holst hails from Ventura California. He began attending Boise State University in the fall of 2017 and will be graduating in the fall of 2021. He is currently pursuing a BS in Kinesiology with plans of attending a Doctor of Physical Therapy program when he graduates. Dan is 6’7″ and is the tallest person […]

Jeff Templeton

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 […]

Erin Powell

Erin is a true Verdant CrossFit OG. She has been here since day one and has been an unrelenting advocate of our program and a permanent fixture in the 5:15AM classes. She is one of the most upbeat and positive people you will ever meet. She is also an amazing athlete. Erin played sports all […]

Basile Beaty

BA, MA, MA CCFT, CF-L3 Regionals 2012-2017 Games 2015 I opened Verdant CrossFit in 2014 in the old Newt and Harold’s location at 1021 S Broadway Boise, ID. In 2017 we bought CrossFit Refinery and moved Verdant into our new space at 528 S Americana. Verdant has been a labor of love and we now […]

Cassie Smith

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 […]