Andrea Smith

Founder & Co-Owner a.k.a. “Bam-Bam”


Andrea is a  former competitive gymnast, coach and USGF judge, Andrea has always made athletics a focus in her life.  Her drive led her to become a competitive road cyclist and triathlete, and when she discovered CrossFit, she was hooked. As a CrossFit trainer , Andrea enthusiasm has helped individuals from elite athletes to fitness rookies to achieve their personal goals. As  co-owner  of  Misha’s coffee house and roaster in Alexandria , Andrea brings 18 years of commitment to the local community to Trident CrossFit.

What’s your favorite workout?

Anything that builds my booty.  Actually anything with Oly lifting  big fan of lunges and hand stand pushups

When you’re not CrossFit-ting, you’re…

Running Misha’s Coffee House, and walking my dogs Andy and Claire

Advice for someone starting or wanting to start CrossFit

This program works for any and everyone,  dont be intimidated, just walk in the door

Certifications, Experience, Honors

  • CrossFit  Level 2 Trainer
  • CrossFit HQ, Level 1 Seminar Staff Trainer
  • CrossFit Level 1 Olympic Lifting Course
  • CrossFit Level 1 Gymnastics Course
  • CrossFit Mobility and Recovery Course
  • USAW Sports Performance Certification
  • Functional Movement Screening Certification
  • Former Competitive Gymnast, Coach and USGF Judge
  • Winner of the 2012 Leadership in Business and Career Development Award from Alexandria Commission for Women
  • USAW 2013, 2014 National Masters weightlifting champion 58Kg, 40 yr old division
  • IFW 2013  World Masters weightlifting champion 58Kg, 40 yr old division