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Travis Shook - Owner/Head Coach

Travis grew up in the mountains of North Carolina, he attended his local high school where he was a part of the Swim & Dive team. He and his medley team broke school records and competed at state level. He also placed top 10 in North Carolina diving each year. High school is also where his love for weightlifting began. He took BFS (Bigger, Faster, Stronger) all 4 years. After Travis graduated he joined the United States Coast Guard where he continued to pursue his passion for fitness. Through the Coast Guard he has obtained Unit Health Promotion Coordinator and First Aid, CPR, AED Instructor. He began CrossFit in 2012 after watching the CrossFit Games. He was immediately drawn to the methodology and the community that is CrossFit. Travis decided he wanted to be able to help others reach their potential by becoming a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer himself. He has acquired the United States of America Weightlifting (USAW) Level 1 Sport Performance Coach certification, along with, Strength & Conditioning, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Senior Fitness, Fitness Training, Exercise Therapy, Youth Training and Personal Trainer Certifications through the International Sports Science Association, which considers him a Master Trainer.  Travis has his Associates Degree in Exercise Science. Travis has been married to his wife Lydia since 2011 and has two children, Reed and Ezri. He also enjoys being outdoors, hunting and spending time with his family.