Address

1562 Newcombe Blvd. Kentville, NS

Phone

902-698-3714

Email

applevalleycrossfit@gmail.com

Today’s WOD

Our Coaches

We Are Committed To

Creating A Community Of Extraordinary Individuals

Jordan Apostoleris

Affiliate Owner / CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2015

Jordan has been an athlete all of his life playing both high level hockey and baseball. He discovered CrossFit, after growing tired of the repetitive routine at the conventional gym, and was hooked after his first workout of the day. The fast-paced competitive nature of the sport was exactly what he was looking for. Jordan thrives on teaching others the fundamentals of CrossFit and has been coaching since 2018.

James Martell

Affiliate Owner / CrossFit Level 2 Trainer / NCCP Certified Olympic Weightlifting Coach

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2015
James, a black belt in Taekwondo and recreational soccer player, found CrossFit after being encouraged by a friend to try it. Since joining Crossfit James has lost almost 100 pounds. His experience with fitness, nutrition and weight loss gives him a unique perspective as a coach. James loves CrossFit and is constantly educating himself so he is the strongest coach and athlete possible. Coaching since 2018, he is passionate about sharing his knowledge with AVC members!

Peter Baxter

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer / CrossFit Kids / Precision Nutrition Level 1

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2016
Peter discovered the power of the CrossFit methodology when he committed to his own health and wellness lifestyle improvements. He is excited to share with others what can be accomplished when you determine to implement small, positive, sustainable changes over the long-term. His role as functional fitness trainer and nutrition coach brings him joy as he interacts with the members of the AVC community. He has been coaching since 2017.

Gillian Bergsma

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2020
Gill has an extensive sports background which includes both playing and coaching rugby at Acadia University. She has been instrumental in expanding the scope of CrossFit in the valley by developing the CrossFit for Older Adults program and coaching CrossFit for Mommy and Me. Gill has been coaching at AVC since 2021 and her passion for CrossFit is apparent as she introduces people to the program through Foundations, works one-on-one Personal Training or leads Group CrossFit Classes.

Trish Rafuse

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (Online)

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2021
Trish has previous experience coaching kickboxing, including the Cardio Kickboxing program here at AVC, where she had the opportunity to share her passion for fitness and comradery. She has also worked for a number of years as a Taekwondo assistant coach with all ages and levels. Since 2022 Trish has been coaching and bringing her positive energy to Group CrossFit Classes at AVC.

Whitney Croft

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2018 and part of the broader CrossFit community with 902 Athletics prior
Whitney is passionate about people stepping out of their comfort zone and improving their life in the gym. She has a background coaching youth sports, instructing tennis and leading a variety of community sports camps. Whitney has been part of the AVC coaching team since 2020, with her bold personality shining in every class, she is without question your biggest supporter.

Silvana Bitar

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer / CrossFit Weightlifting

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2014
Silvana’s passion for Olympic Weightlifting combined with her positive vibes and motivational attitude are a recipe for a great coaching experience.  Her keen eye and prompts allow athletes of all levels to dial in their Olympic Lifting technique, while her programming improves their overall strength.  Delivering classes as part of Weightlifting Nova Scotia’s Registered Weightlifting Club program at Apple Valley CrossFit, she showcases her commitment to the sport and her expertise in training and coaching others in this discipline.

James Trider

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (Online)

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2019 and the broader CrossFit community since 2012
In addition to his passion for CrossFit, Trider has coached Track and Field as well as Floor Hockey with the Special Olympics program. Not only a trainer, but clearly your biggest fan when you’re in his class, he’ll be cheering you on to the end of a tough workout. Trider has been integral in establishing both a CrossFit for Special Olympians program as well as the Apple Valley Sweat program at the gym. He has been coaching at AVC since 2021.

Matthew Sabean

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Member of the Apple Valley Crossfit community since 2017