Dan was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois. He attended Aurora East high school, where he participated in varsity football, track and cheerleading. Dan was also a competitive cheerleader for a club team. Upon graduation, Dan entered into the Army National Guard. As soon as he got back from basic training, he started school at the University of Kentucky. At UK, Dan was part of their multiple time Div 1 National Champion cheerleading program. In 2009 Dan was deployed to Afghanistan where he served our Country until the summer of 2010. Dan was fortunate enough to have his commanding officer in his Guard unit expose him to CrossFit before he left for Afghanistan that summer and he fell in love with it!or those who do not know Dan well he is very passionate about what he Loves; Family, Friends and CrossFit!!! If you give Dan a chance he would love to share his passion for CrossFit with you and hopefully you will also fall in love and be a part of our CrossFit family !
Coach Johnny is a fun spirit with a strong passion for fitness and near perfect form. He loves to push his athletes to their physical limits and takes great pride in giving every athlete special guidance to achieve max potential. Johnny strives to make his classes a fun environment for all to enjoy and look forward to during their day!
Ryan has always had an interest in fitness and the human body. He's played sports his entire life and he realized how important being physically fit and healthy was. He followed his interests and obtained his Bachelors of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Kentucky. Ryan is currently in graduate school at the University of Louisville studying Exercise Physiology. His passion is fitness and every aspect that comes with it. Ryan thoroughly enjoys coaching athletes of every level and welcomes everyone.
University of Louisville - MS in Exercise Physiology with concentration in Strength and Conditioning
Level 1 CrossFit Instructor - USAW Sport Performance Coach - NSCA-CSCS - NSCA-CPT - Functional Movement Screening Certified -
Jason was turned onto to CrossFit by close friends in Tampa and when he moved to Kentucky he found his home at CrossFit Covalence. Jason has competed in sports at every level including multiple high school sports, rowing for the University of South Florida, triathlons and a myriad of endurance events. His passion for endurance events began in 2010 and include over a dozen 1st place and top finisher awards. CrossFit became a natural fit in his next step to learn and push his physical limits.
Jason is happy to call Louisville, KY home now and it is the sixth state he's lived in. It's rare you won't find him at the box, but if you do, you'll find him running, playing kickball and finding a new adventure to conquer. Along with coaching at Covalence he owns an endurance events company and couldn't be more excited for his journey with this Crossfit community.
CrossFit Level 1 (April 2015) - CPR Certified
Coach Jeff grew up in Naperville, IL, a suburb of Chicago. He attended the University of Kentucky where he graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing. He has lived in Louisville since 2010 and is currently pursuing an MBA with a concentration towards strategic finance.
Jeff has always been physically active and interested in staying fit. His sister encouraged him to give CrossFit a try back in 2012 and he has never looked back. The CrossFit community has not only helped him stay in shape, it has helped him to better himself in many other aspects of his life as well. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, movies, sports, reading, and of course coaching and encouraging others to be their best, both inside and outside of the gym. He also loves getting to know people so feel free to chat with him about anything that may be on your mind!