Our Coaches

Your Guides for Fitness, Nutrition & Health

CrossFit coaches play a huge role in a member’s overall experience at any CrossFit gym. We are proud not only of the credentials of our CrossFit coaches, but also in their passion for fitness, proper movement, and each members’ success. If you ever have a question about health, fitness, nutrition, movement modification, or fitness goals, please don’t hesitate to approach any member of the coaching staff and ask for help.

Head Coach: Matt Saeler

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from California University of PA, Masters of Science in Exercise Science: Performance Enhancement & Injury Prevention from California University of

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Meredith Smith: Manager

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Western Kentucky University, ISSA Personal Trainer, ISSA Nutritional Specialist, CPR Certified, Yoga Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition

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Tanya Poppa: Owner

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Eckerd College, CrossFit Level I Certificate, Olympic Lifting Certificate, CrossFit Endurance Certificate, CPR/AED Certified, Specialist in Fitness Nutrition Certificate “I could go on

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Lisa Stuart

CPR & AED Certified, Mom I started out at RFS as a member with no athletic background. I started basic strength training with my husband. I

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Jason Kucera

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Illinois State University, Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida, Florida Teaching Professional with

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Brittany Page

I moved to Sarasota, FL in March of 2015 from Boston, MA. Before moving here, I was an athletic trainer at various High Schools, physical

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Ray Jester

BA in Ministry from Kentucky Christian University, CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Striking When my wife and I and our 6-month-old son moved to Sarasota in 2005,

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