Melanie Rowland

Head Coach

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As a retired Army Officer serving most of her 20 years in Special Operations and Special Missions Units, Melanie understands first-hand the importance of being physically and mentally ready to meet any challenge. After a 20-year career, Melanie obtained her Masters Degree in Bio Chemistry/Human Nutrition and now practices nutrition both in the local area and at Trident CrossFit.  Supporting and guiding others to transform their lives through CrossFit and proper nutrition is her goal and passion.

Favorite movement or WOD?

Big fan of Cindy and the Hero WOD Linda

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

Working as an account executive for EMC

Advice for someone starting or wanting to start CrossFit

Have fun and trust yourself.  Every workout can be modified to match your level of conditioning.

Certifications, Experience, Honors

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
  • CrossFit Kids Trainers COurse
  • CrossFit Coaches Prep Course
  • Hawaii Ironman Finisher
  • Multisport Intercollegiate Athlete