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Megan Nickell

Megan Nickell

I have been in the sport and fitness industry since college. I worked 1:1 with college basketball players to improve basketball skills and overall athletic performance for many years. Since leaving college athletics, I began personal training and coaching Crossfit which is where my passion truly lies. I love being a part of a tight knit Crossfit community and helping people improve their quality of life through fitness.

  • locationTampa, FL
  • jobRemote, relocation for the right position
Personable Connected with the athletes and built lasting relationships Knowledgable Hard Working Multitasking Ability to make effective workouts based on experience of clients
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Work experience

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Crossfit L1 Trainer

Crossfit Blackbeard

2019 Nov. 11 - 2021 Aug. 31

Programmed weekly workouts to improve the overall health and wellness of clients
Made workout modifications to each individual to ensure proper technique and safety
Fostered lifelong relationships with members and other coaches

Personable Knowledgable

Personal Trainer

Anytime Fitness

2021 Aug. 27 - 2021 Oct. 11

Customized strength and conditioning programs based on experience and physical limitations
Completed a thorough fitness assessment for each client
Advised clients on proper lifting techniques
Worked with clients to achieve their desired goals

Ability to make effective workouts based on experience of clients

Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball

Western Michigan University

2016 Dec. 05 - 2018 May. 23

Performed video operations duties including setup and operation of equipment
Daily setup and tear down of practices and games
Contact point for visiting teams on game day
Composed schedules in Microsoft Excel
Created mailouts and organized the distribution to potential recruits
Worked with athletes during 1:1 workouts to improve athletic performance

Connected with the athletes and built lasting relationships

Site Supervisor

Midwest Girls Basketball Report

2016 May. 01 - 2016 Sep. 27

Site supervisor of AAU basketball tournaments
Handled monetary transactions with apparel and general admissions
Ran college coach and club coach check-in tables
In charge of court supervision to maintain athlete safety and adherence to rules

Student Assistant Women's Basketball

Grand Valley State University

2013 Oct. 01 - 2016 May. 25

Managed summer camps from planning to execution
Trained first year managers on all responsibilities
Maintained accurate statistics during practices and games
Coordinated team travel and team meals, managed team equipment
Set up and tear down of conference rooms for all team functions

Hard Working Multitasking

Youth Basketball Camp Coach/Counselor

University of Notre Dame, Duke University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, Grand Valley State University

2014 Jul. 14 - 2018 Jun. 21

Executed the setup of camps including basketball hoops and score tables
Chaperoned campers to maintain safety across campus
Managed daily game schedule during team camp
Coached skill work and basketball fundamentals during drills to youth campers

Education and certification

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B.S. in Sport Management

Grand Valley State University

2013 Aug. 05 - 2017 Apr. 27

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Crossfit L1

Crossfit Preferred Course

2020 Mar. 14 - 2020 Mar. 15

Crossfit Level 1 Certification

Short biography

I have been in the sport and fitness industry since college. I worked 1:1 with college basketball players to improve basketball skills and overall athletic performance for many years. Since leaving college athletics, I began personal training and coaching Crossfit which is where my passion truly lies. I love being a part of a tight knit Crossfit community and helping people improve their quality of life through fitness

Summary

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What are you most passionate about in your work? What motivates you?

Helping improve peoples’ overall quality of life through the sport of fitness

Are you willing to relocate?

Yes

Which coaching skills do you possess that set you apart from other coaches?

I am very meticulous and pay attention to the little details of movements to ensure that everyone is moving in an optimum way and preventing injury

Where do you see yourself in your career in 5 years?

Owning a Crossfit gym and coaching

Tell us about a coach you've worked with who has mentored you or a coach you've learned from online.

Aaron Weedo

What are your values as a coach that differentiate you from others?

I am personable and very high energy! I am able to connect with the athletes, keep them engaged but also love to have fun during class

Which certification or seminar has had the biggest impact on your coaching skills?

Crossfit L1

What Specialty Programs can you create for your new facility?

Crossfit kids and teen classes, weightlifting specific, boot camps for beginners

Are you a military veteran?

No

Languages

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English

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