LVL 1&2

All of our coaches hold some level of CrossFit certificate. They’ve been trained in proper and safe functional movement. They understand that no two bodies are alike and will work with you to get fit at the right pace.


Annie Malone

CrossFit Level 2
CrossFit Kids
CrossFit Mobility
CrossFit Endurance
CrossFit Gymnastics
Kettlebell Course
USAW Olympic Lifting

Annie is the founder, owner, and head coach of CrossFit Yelm. She is a wife and mother of two, who has devoted much of her life to the fitness community. She is a CrossFit Regionals Masters Athlete, as well as an IronMan triathlete. She has been working in fitness; training people for roughly 17+ years, and has been CrossFitting since 2006.


Tiffany Sawyer

CrossFit Level 2
Personal Trainer (NASM)

Tiffany has been CrossFitting since 2011. She is a mother of two, an athlete, a fitness coach, and a national-level (NPC) bikini competitor. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration, as well as a M.S. in Adult Occupational and Continuing Education. She likes to spend time with her family and as a Sunday School teacher.


Lou Yourk

CrossFit Level 1
Personal Trainer (ACE)

Lou is a devoted Military Wife of twelve years, and the mother of two beautiful children. Lou was an avid runner and competed in several races per year. She discovered CrossFit in 2013 and fell in love with the competitive and family-style atmosphere. It quickly became a new way of life for her. Though she is still a runner, Lou now enjoys staying fit by both doing and instructing CrossFit.


Sunny MacFadden

CrossFit Level 1

Sub Coach


Daniel McCartney

CrossFit Level 1
Age 34
Coach for 2 years
End of Watch
Deputy McCartney was a U.S Navy Veteran. He has served with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department for 3 years and had previously served with the Hoquiam Police Dept. for 6 years.  He is survived by his wife Cierra and 3 boys.

Coach Daniel volunteered with CF Yelm for 2 years.  He wanted to become an affiliate Owner. As an athlete Daniel was here 5 days a week training.  His favorite movement the Snatch. He was a very dedicated athlete that loved his friends and family. 
We will miss you Daniel and we will never Forget you.


Alan Boyce

CrossFit Level 1

Husband, Father and mentor to many.  You will find Al working out at 6:30am
and back for more at 4pm for a second round ofsStrength training.
Alan lives here in Wa and in Az part of the year. 
He has been crossfitting for 5 years now and has been a Top 100 in the world masters regional athlete for the last 3 years.
He is Grante Games athlete with great odds of going to the 2020 Games at 60 years old!



Nick (Jack) Jakovac

CrossFit Level 1

Jack is a soldier by day and CrossFitter by night. Jack started CrossFitting in 2012 and was drawn in by the competitive (but supportive) nature of the sport. He has participated in numerous competitions over the years and is a CrossFit Regionals Team Athlete. He has been coaching for approximately two years; starting at Fight Night CrossFit in South Korea, and now with the CrossFit Yelm family.


Jack left us 05-02-2018 for his next Station.  However, he will be back soon we hope!!!  Untill then Thank you Jack for all the laugh's you will be missed my friend - Annie


Rena Ireland

CrossFit Level 1
Shockwave Coach
IndoRow Coach

Rena is a Pacific Northwesterner who was raised in the Portland area, and the mother of two children. She has also been a part of the Military family since 1997. Rena found CrossFit in 2013. She enjoys group fitness, coaching, and sports. CrossFit was a perfect fit for her.