Your Mallard Trainers
"Effective coaching can be measured as a trainer’s capacity in six areas: teaching, seeing, correcting, group management, presence and attitude, and demonstration."
What our members say
"Shawna is the most observant, positive, knowledgeable, thoughtful, goal-oriented, supportive, respectful, creative, coach I've ever known. She's always striving to improve herself with the goal of helping others."
"Every coach I've taken a class with at Mallard has been incredibly welcoming, knowledgeable and passionate about what they are doing. You can just feel that they really care and it is very motivating."
"An instructor, educator and motivator to all! And, most of all, he makes the class FUN!"
"Not just coach, but a supportive, enthusiastic friend. Kyle is superb at what he does as a coach, he makes sure to connect with you as a person. He creates an atmosphere where he effectively crosses his laid back personality with striving to lift and work out at your best ability."
"Colleen Beatty is a no nonsense, git r dun type of coach that will help you improve your overall strength and conditioning, for all ages and skill levels."
"I have only known Coach Alicia for a few months and it is clear she is an asset to the Mallard CrossFit family. She is very personable. She also takes interest in our form to assure a greater benefit from the class as well as less chance for injury which is so important to CrossFitters."
"I was always intimidated about the thought of joining CrossFit, in fact I said I would never do it! Shawna made me feel welcome and that it’s ok to just start where you are at with no pressure! She pushes you to achieve but it’s ok if you’re not at the same level as other people, just do your best and work hard!"
"Alicia is right on it when you need that extra kick in the butt to keep moving for bootcamp!"
"An absolute powerhouse that will motivate, teach and listen. If you don’t want to expand your aerobic envelope, then don’t sign up for Shawna’s classes."
"Dominic is a great owner that has shown time and time again that he is heavily invested and dedicated to the success of the Mallard CrossFit community. Want a safe, clean and fun place to belong to? Want somewhere that will accept you for who you are? What to improve your functional lifestyle fitness level? Then come check out Mallard CrossFit and say hello to Dominic. He’s the main reason this environment is even a possibility.
He’s the one with the Croc’s. If you were wondering."
"Would you like to have a CrossFit Coach that can personalize a WOD on the fly? Want a Coach that takes the time to getting to know her athletes, or someone who never stops learning or instructing? How about someone who knows when to motivate and when to teach? Want a coach that can provide a safe environment to help you expand your functional level of fitness far past what you think you’re capable of? Are those your questions? Colleen is your answer."
Shawna has the uncanny ability to make you feel you are the only one in the class. Her instructions and demonstrations are clear and concise. Her expectations are always high.
Shawna holds the class in the palm or her hands. She is quick to discuss scaling or modifying the workout to fit your needs. During the WOD, Shawna's corrections are tailored to the change you need to make at that moment.
Shawna is knowledgeable and ready to discuss your personal challenges and goals. A class with Shawna is always intense, rewarding and fun.
"Dominic is great about making the WOD not look scary and helping scale it so you can do it."