DFX Coach

Abbey Defeo

CFL1, Adaptive & Inclusive Trainer

In which area do you excel the most?
I love making the environment fun! My goal is to make people smile and have everyone leave the gym excited to come back the next day for more blood, sweat, and tears. Happy tears, of course, from laughing so hard.

When did you start CrossFit and when did you start coaching?
I started CrossFit in 2018 and began intern coaching in 2019.

Do you have a career outside of CrossFit? If so, what is it?
Yes, I work for Special Olympics North Carolina.

Where are you from?
Columbia, MD

Do you have any additional credentials or accolades?
I have a Masters Degree in Human Services Management, my career has been focused on helping people with disabilities across several domains through residential services, vocational services, social work, community involvement, and sports. I have also worked in the fitness industry empowering people to live free from chronic pain through proper movement and amateur experience coaching nutrition