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Regan has seven years of experience as a CrossFit Coach and over 11 years in the health and fitness industry. He is also a current Australian Weightlifting Federation team coach and holds a degree in exercise science.
Has been CrossFitting for eight years! He’s passionate about changing people’s lives through CrossFit. “I love seeing the transformation people experience—specifically, the confidence and self-belief they gain from getting fitter, losing weight and getting stronger,” he says. “I love witnessing the joy they have when they improve, nail a new skill or movement and discover their true, inner strength.”
Regan moved to Brisbane in 2012 to study at University. While looking for a part-time job, he noticed that a gym across the road from his house was advertising a job for a fitness trainer. “I already had a background in coaching and training, so I applied. I ended up getting the job, and it just happened to be a gym that was converting from regular group training into a CrossFit affiliate.” What started as a part-time job to pay the bills while studying, became an absolute passion and he hasn’t looked back since.
Regan has also coached three athletes to national records, two athletes to World Championships and Coached on the Australian Weightlifting team twice in 2017.
- CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
- CrossFit Movement and Mobility Course
- Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
- Australian Weightlifting Federation Level 3 Coach (National)
- Australian Strength & Conditioning Coach Level 1
- First Aid
Andrea has an endless list of achievements in the sporting arena including a Bronze Medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 100m Hurdles, 6th in the U69kg Weightlifting Class at 2018 Commonwealth Games, Level 10 Gymnast, Multi-National record holder in weightlifting and CrossFit Regionals athlete in 2013 & 2015.
Has been CrossFitting for four years, and concentrates her energy on coaching gymnastics, weightlifting, track and field, and speed and power development in athletes. She is committed to injury prevention and safe movement patterns to help our members best achieve their personal fitness and wellness goals. “I love seeing them grow in confidence, not just inside the four walls of CrossFit Bounce, but in all aspect of their lives,” she says.
Andrea was introduced to CrossFit while rehabilitating a hamstring and back injury from track and field. “I decided to attend the Outlaw CrossFit seminar to learn more about the sport and met Rudy Nielsen, who took me under his wing as a coach and mentor,” she says. “Three months later, I competed at the 2013 Regionals.” Andrea has an extensive background in competitive sport, as a 100m Hurdler she owns the New Zealand National Record and also claimed a Bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth games. As a weightlifter Andrea holds the National Records in THREE weight classes and achieved a 6th place finish in the U69kg class at the 2018 Commonwealth Games here on the Gold Coast.
- CrossFit Level 1
- Bachelor of Health Science
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy
- PhD Candidate
- Australian Weightlifting Federation Level 2 Coach (State)
- First Aid
Kirsten Van der Kley
Our awesome energetic Coach Kirsten has 4 years of experience in the CrossFit World. She is the life of the party and we guarantee she will force you to smile at least once per session.
Is an amazing motivator and is passionate about creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle and mindset for both herself and our members. “I love educating our members that applying consistency and patience to their fitness regime will be the key to their positive and long standing results,” she says. “Helping our members achieve their goals, be it getting their first double under or Clean and jerking 100kg. Its not the size of the achievement, it’s the feeling of satisfaction and pride that comes with it.”
Before Kirsten started CrossFit she was an avid runner, regularly taking part in 10km fun runs and also has completed two half marathons! Kirsten also enjoys Yoga, High Intensity Interval Training and Open Ocean scuba diving. Kirsten has been involved as an athlete at CrossFit Bounce from its inception in 2014 and after showing fantastic potential as a coach and movtivator, she is now one of our star coaches. Kirsten is also known for her love of 90’s music so get ready for a blast from the past if she is coaching at your session.
- CrossFit Level 1
- Australian Strength and Conditioning Coach Level 1
- Open Ocean Dive license
- First aid
This man has walked the Journey many of you are about to embark on! Jesse has lost 40kg since he started training with us. He now loves to help share this success with our awesome members.
Started training at CrossFit Bounce in 2015 where his initial goal was to lose some weight and improve his overall health. Since then Jesse has lost an amazing 40kg! His goals now have shifted toward being a competitive CrossFit athlete, regularly taking part in local competitions. Because of his amazing transformation over the past 2 years, Jesse has a unique set of skills to help our members reach their health and fitness goals. He loves seeing the pride and happiness on the members faces when they achieve a goal they have been working hard to complete. He also loves seeing the members do things they never thought possible until walking into CrossFit Bounce.
With Jesses new found love for the CrossFit methodology he enrolled to complete his CrossFit level one coaching certificate to upskill his own knowledge and refine his skills as an athlete. “After completing my Level 1 Course successfully, Head Coach Regan asked me if I’d like to do some part time coaching, I welcomed the opportunity and have loved every session since,” he Says. Coach Jesse lives by the motto “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done”, true to form Jesse gave CrossFit a go and has never looked back!
- CrossFit Level 1
- First Aid
- Rescue Diver