Our Team Introducing our highly skilled coaches

Coaching is about more than just taking you through the motions, a good coach is highly skilled at technique, the ability to give cues, programing, motivation, and able to handle any situation. A great coach can take all of those things and motivate an athlete to become the highest expression of their strength, power, performance and health. Our coaches aren’t just good, they’re great and they create great athletes.

Louise Benoit (Lou) Co-Owner/ Head Coach

Lou’s Story
Born in a small town on the NSW Mid North Coast, Louise has always been surrounded by heathy active people, none more than her own family. The importance of health never really rang true until her late teens, finding herself with high blood pressure and a BMI of 30 (placing her in the obese range), ironically while studying Sport/ recreation and Fitness at TAFE.

While on the journey back to good health Louise found a somewhat obsessive interest in nutrition, …

Adrian Stone (Flash) Coach

Adrian’s Story
Adrian began CrossFit in January of 2013 and has relentlessly persued the positive evolution of body, mind and spirit since. Adrian believes fitness is an important ingredient in the recipe for living a healthy, fulfilling and purposeful life, in that fitness is a constant; it will teach you more about yourself as a person than most things in your life ever will. Adrian teaches CrossFit as a means to keep you free from illness and injury, and to in…

Kate Barun Co- Owner / Coach

Kate’s Story

Kate’s introduction to Crossfit was during the lead up to the 2013 Games. Amazed & inspired at what the athletes were capable of, she plucked up the courage to try it for herself & has never looked back, finally finding a ‘sport’ that continues to both challenge & satisfy body & mind.

Kate’s coaching style is one of encouragement, support & enthusiasm. Her driving passion lies with our future generation & the importance o…

Dave Hunt Coach

Dave’s Story

Dave’s Crossfit journey started with a simple Google search of “Crossfit” in 2014. Having been an infrequent member of a number of different mainstream gyms he struggled to find the motivation to attend consistently, finding any excuse to give it a miss. This included driving to the gym on a number of occasions and deciding that a “full carpark“ was a good enough reason to turn around and drive home!

Dave started at Crossfit Fornix in November 2…