The Team

 

All of our trainers have CrossFit certifications. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace.

 
  Leonie Solia  Gym Co-Owner, Fitness Director  Credentials    L1 and L2 Certificate Holder  USAW Level 1 Sports Performance CrossFit Kids ACE-Youth Strength & Conditioning, CPR/First Aid  Other CrossFit certificates  Adaptive Athlete; Gymnastics   Leonie is a collegiate basketball player turned CrossFitter and CrossFit owner. She was introduced to CrossFit while training for basketball and has fell in love with CrossFit ever since. She is passionate about helping people get healthy and learn to do things they previously thought they couldn't do! She's a Niner-faithful, Warriors fan and a true lover of fitness, sports, people and life. Born and raised in East San Jose. She graduated from Independence HS and is San Jose State D1 Basketball player. Go Spartans!

Leonie Solia
Gym Co-Owner, Fitness Director
Credentials
L1 and L2 Certificate Holder
USAW Level 1 Sports Performance
CrossFit Kids
ACE-Youth Strength & Conditioning, CPR/First Aid
Other CrossFit certificates
Adaptive Athlete; Gymnastics

Leonie is a collegiate basketball player turned CrossFitter and CrossFit owner. She was introduced to CrossFit while training for basketball and has fell in love with CrossFit ever since. She is passionate about helping people get healthy and learn to do things they previously thought they couldn't do! She's a Niner-faithful, Warriors fan and a true lover of fitness, sports, people and life. Born and raised in East San Jose. She graduated from Independence HS and is San Jose State D1 Basketball player. Go Spartans!

  Michael Olivias  CrossFit Coach and Personal Trainer  Credentials  L1 Certificate Holder Rocktape Certified CPR/First Aid   Michael has a background in football, rugby and wrestling Mike was introduced to CrossFit in 2009 and decided to pursue CrossFit as a sport in 2013. Mike made the 2018 CrossFit West Regional Team Division. He's a Niners fan, pizza connoisseur and enjoys joking with the coaches & athletes around the gym.

Michael Olivias
CrossFit Coach and Personal Trainer
Credentials
L1 Certificate Holder
Rocktape Certified
CPR/First Aid

Michael has a background in football, rugby and wrestling Mike was introduced to CrossFit in 2009 and decided to pursue CrossFit as a sport in 2013. Mike made the 2018 CrossFit West Regional Team Division. He's a Niners fan, pizza connoisseur and enjoys joking with the coaches & athletes around the gym.

    Vanna Truong   Gym Co-Owner, Finance Director  Credentials L1 and L2 Certificate Holder  CPR/First Aid  Other CrossFit certificates  Adaptive Athlete   Vanna runs the back end operations and finances of the gym. She is dedicated to growing the Kindred community so that the gym can continue to make a positive impact on the lives of the local residents. She's a die hard Warriors fan and Niner-faithful 'til the end! She's proud of her east side SJ roots and enjoys diversity in culture, food and people. She's a graduate of UC Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business. Let's Go Bears!


Vanna Truong

Gym Co-Owner, Finance Director
Credentials
L1 and L2 Certificate Holder

CPR/First Aid
Other CrossFit certificates
Adaptive Athlete

Vanna runs the back end operations and finances of the gym. She is dedicated to growing the Kindred community so that the gym can continue to make a positive impact on the lives of the local residents. She's a die hard Warriors fan and Niner-faithful 'til the end! She's proud of her east side SJ roots and enjoys diversity in culture, food and people. She's a graduate of UC Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business. Let's Go Bears!

  Richard Guzman  Barbell/Weightlifting Coach   Credentials  L1 Certificate Holder CPR/First Aid National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians  Other CrossFit certificates  Aerobic Capacity CrossFit Weightlifting    Richard aka "Guz " is a US Marines, Sergeant and CA Army National Guard, Sergeant. Guz was introduced to CrossFit in 2011 at his first workout and he's been "hooked" every since. Guz is passionate about learning about CrossFit, nutrition and the body so that he can better serve and train his athletes. Guz is a loving pet owner to Kara, his Cane Corso dog, and an active Combat Medic for the California Army National Guard.

Richard Guzman
Barbell/Weightlifting Coach
Credentials
L1 Certificate Holder
CPR/First Aid
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
Other CrossFit certificates
Aerobic Capacity
CrossFit Weightlifting

Richard aka "Guz" is a US Marines, Sergeant and CA Army National Guard, Sergeant. Guz was introduced to CrossFit in 2011 at his first workout and he's been "hooked" every since. Guz is passionate about learning about CrossFit, nutrition and the body so that he can better serve and train his athletes. Guz is a loving pet owner to Kara, his Cane Corso dog, and an active Combat Medic for the California Army National Guard.

  George Grant  CrossFit Coach and Personal Trainer  Credentials  L1 Certificate Holder CPR/First Aid   George is one of the longest tenure coaches at CF Kindred. He doesn't mind being a Cowboys fan among a group of Niner faithfuls! He's a former college football player from State Central Methodist (in Missouri) and spent a few years playing semi-pro football. He's a loving father, dedicated coach, a fun loving guy who loves football and helping new and existing athletes learn CrossFit.

George Grant
CrossFit Coach and Personal Trainer
Credentials
L1 Certificate Holder
CPR/First Aid

George is one of the longest tenure coaches at CF Kindred. He doesn't mind being a Cowboys fan among a group of Niner faithfuls! He's a former college football player from State Central Methodist (in Missouri) and spent a few years playing semi-pro football. He's a loving father, dedicated coach, a fun loving guy who loves football and helping new and existing athletes learn CrossFit.

  Janet Navarrette  FUNctional Training Director, CrossFit Coach, Personal Trainer  Credentials  L1 and L2 Certificate Holder CPR/First Aid   Other CrossFit certificates:  CrossFit Olympic Lifting 1 Mobility WOD CrossFit Kettlebell Aerobic Capacity   Janet has been doing CrossFit for over 10 years and has experience in running Corporate Wellness Programs and opening CrossFit affiliates domestically and overseas. She cares deeply about community,  the well-being of others and helping people lead better lives. Janet is a graduate of San Diego State and she enjoys training in Jiu Jitsu when she's not CrossFitting or coaching.

Janet Navarrette
FUNctional Training Director, CrossFit Coach, Personal Trainer
Credentials
L1 and L2 Certificate Holder
CPR/First Aid

Other CrossFit certificates:
CrossFit Olympic Lifting 1
Mobility WOD
CrossFit Kettlebell
Aerobic Capacity

Janet has been doing CrossFit for over 10 years and has experience in running Corporate Wellness Programs and opening CrossFit affiliates domestically and overseas. She cares deeply about community,
the well-being of others and helping people lead better lives. Janet is a graduate of San Diego State and she enjoys training in Jiu Jitsu when she's not CrossFitting or coaching.