At Crossfit adept…

We have assembled a team that provides expert coaching and programming for any individual, regardless of their current level of fitness. All of our coaches are not only well vetted in the field of CrossFit, but also bring to the table charisma and positivity that makes CrossFit Adept the welcoming atmosphere that it is.


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Jared Kissinger

Owner, Head Coach, Programmer

ABOUT JARED

Jared has always had a passion for physical activity and competition. That passion helped him find CrossFit and then CrossFit became his life. Growing up in Verona, WI, he has a true love for his community and hopes to help other individuals living in the area find their passion for fitness and CrossFit, just as he did. After graduating from Verona Area High School, Jared attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he received a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Nutrition and Business. Jared now owns and operates CrossFit Adept and hopes you find it welcoming and more importantly fun!

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • USA Weightlifting Advanced Sports Performance Coach (USAW-L2SP)

  • CrossFit Gymnastics Specialty Course

  • CrossFit Kids Specialty Course

  • CrossFit Rowing (Erg) Specialty Course

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • I'm a huge fan of magic and card tricks. I can even do a few tricks myself!


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Taylor Brown

Coach, Programmer

ABOUT TAYLOR

Taylor, born in Portland, Oregon, has spent the last 20 years growing up in Madison, finding his passion for fitness and strength and conditioning through hockey and then CrossFit. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biokinetics with an emphasis in Exercise Science and has is currently attending graduate school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison for Kinesiology in hopes of landing a job as a strength and conditioning coach at the division one level. Taylor not only has a passion working with dedicated sport athletes, but also with helping everyday people who attend and make up a CrossFit affiliate. He hope to help you move better, have fun, and succeed in life.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach (USAW-L1SP)

  • Eric Leija Primal Kettlebell Course (PKC)

  • Functional Movement Screen Certified Level 1 (FMS-L1)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • I am an avid Harry Potter fan, reading the book series 9 different times in its entiriety. I am also legally half-deaf, and I sleep with my eyes open. 


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Brandon Arndt

Coach

ABOUT BRANDON

From an early age Brandon involved himself in football, basketball, and baseball. He attended Carroll University where he majored in Nursing and played collegiate football. Brandon found CrossFit in 2014. He was drawn to it because of its variety while also allowing him to stay competitive in sport after college. Brandon has been a nurse in the Emergency Room since the start of his professional career, even traveling and working in Arizona and New Mexico. While at work he sees how chronic disease and a sedentary lifestyle can deteriorate the body and that healthcare's main focus is not to prevent but rather to treat and prolong. He firmly believes this country needs better healthcare prevention and education, this is one way he can contribute in that way.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • Primal Health Coach

  • Active Life Rx Assessment Workshop

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification (Pn1)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • My favorite movie is Mean Girls.


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Nicholas Den Daas

Head Kids Coach, Coach

ABOUT NICK

Nick has always been into weightlifting and sports but in his thirty's he also began eating clean and running. He enjoys CrossFit because of the outlet it gives you for a competitive environment with structured goals to work towards. Nick worked in retail management for 20 years before changing careers to spend more time with his kids and pursue a career in physical fitness. He has coached various ages in soccer and football and has taken his passion for fitness and working with people and turned it into what Family Fitness is today. 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • CrossFit Kids Specialty Course

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • I wanted to be a Navy Seal when I was in high school and now enjoy reading military autobiographies in my spare time.


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Andrew Le

Coach

ABOUT ANDREW

Born and raised in Troy, MI, Andrew has always been involved in sports. He was a part of the club track team at the University of Michigan where he ran the 100m, 200m, and 400m. He found CrossFit in 2013 through a college friend and initially used it as a supplement to Track. However, when he graduated college, CrossFit took over! He started to see his confidence build through fitness and a balanced lifestyle. Andrew started coaching CrossFit in Kansas City in 2015, but now that he has moved to Wisconsin (in 2017) he is excited to help others in their quest towards bettering themselves and finding their inner strength.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • CrossFit Aerobic Capacity Specialty Course

  • CrossFit Weightlifting Specialty Course

  • CrossFit Flexibility Workshop

  • CrossFit Lesson Planning Online Course

  • CrossFit Scaling Online Course

  • CrossFit Spot the Flaw Online Course

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • I am a huge nerd. I enjoy board games (Settlers of Catan) and Pokemon Go! I'm also an investor in Hylete, consider myself a "Boglehead", and enjoy the KonMari Method of tidying up.


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Rychia Bosman

Coach

ABOUT RYCHIA

Growing up, sports have always played a huge role in Rychia’s life. She was a gymnast for thirteen years and played volleyball, basketball and track at Gibraltar High School in Fish Creek, WI. She then went on to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. In college, she was a heptathlete and a pole vaulter and has always enjoyed training and having a goal to work towards. Shortly before graduating college, she was looking for her next challenge. CrossFit had always intrigued her, so she decided to give it a shot and has been hooked ever since. In addition to coaching CrossFit, she is an Assistant Track and Field coach at Edgewood College and is working towards receiving her Masters in Science Education. She loves helping challenge people to better themselves every day and hopes to positively impact others the way her coaches did for her. She also loves to laugh, so tell her your best (or worst) joke when you see her.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • I used to be a competitive Irish dancer. I even had a curly wig I had to wear.


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Shawn Bechtolt

Coach

ABOUT SHAWN

Born and raised in the small town of South Wayne, WI, Shawn has always been an active individual. Playing football, basketball, running cross country and track in high school always kept him busy. After high school, he joined the US Army Reserves, of which he was a part of for thirteen years. In 2014, Shawn found CrossFit when he was disgusted with his health at the age of 29, nearly failing his physical fitness test in the Army reserves. Within one year of better nutrition and consistent exercise through CrossFit, Shawn gained the highest APFT score in his unit He has since been dedicated and determined to continue getting stronger and learn new skills. With this dedication, he has gained the passion to show others they can do the same. One of his favorite aspects of coaching is to watch the excitement from an individual recording a new personal best on a lift or getting the first reps of a new movement.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CFL1)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • Shawn has been an avid bowler since the young age of six. He has 9 perfect games and a high three game series of 825 (279, 287, 268).


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Jason Nevins

Coach, Kids Coach

ABOUT JASON

Jason grew up in Fort Atkinson, WI where sports and strength training became a passion early in life. From there, Jason attended UW-Whitewater where he completed his degree in Physical Education and Health. As a multi-sport athlete through high school and into college, it was personal injuries that led him into the field of human performance. Helping others move well and prevent injuries has become his career and passion. Jason works full time with a utility company helping their employees prevent injuries on the job. Excited to be a part of the CrossFit Adept team, Jason’s focus is going to be working with new and current members on correcting movement patterns and injury prevention in their daily training.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC-L1)

  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)

  • Functional Movement Screen Certified Level 2 (FMS-L2)

  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification (Pn1)

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

FUN FACT

  • My favorite “dumb movie” is The Cutting Edge, which I’ve seen close to 100 times!