Head Coach – Dave
Our Founder and Head Coach, Dave Levey, has over 18 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Dave completed his Bcomm HMS degree in 1998, has a Masters in Exercise Science (cum laude) and Qualified as a Biokineticist in 2001. After discovering CrossFit in July 2011, Dave went on to complete his Level 1 Trainer Certification and open up his 1st CrossFit Affiliate (November 2011). Dave went on to win the title of Fittest in Africa in 2012 and 2013 and represented Africa twice at the prestigious Reebok CrossFit Games in 2012 and 2013. David has now also obtained his CrossFit Level 2 Trainer Certification. He is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Prof. Marcus Soares (Carlson Gracie Team).
Coach – Aidan
Aidan has always been involved in competitive sports since a youngster. After suffering a serious neck injury in high school, which put a stop to his aspirations of being a professional sportsmen, he started looking for something as exciting and competitive as rugby. Aidan has obtained his Exercise Science Qualification through HFPA and in 2012 he happened to stumble upon CrossFit. In 2013 he registered and completed the CrossFit level 1 certification, and joined the coaching staff at CrossFit Algoa. Aidan loves the positive effect of CrossFit on his own life and on those who he coaches…from the many PB’s through to amazing transformations.
Aidan is constantly learning and improving his skill set and loves sharing his knowledge and passion for fitness, especially CrossFit, with as many people as possible.
Coach – Deane
Deane has been in the fitness industry for almost 10 years now, after having initially started off as a personal trainer. Deane is a qualified Level 3 personal trainer and also has a diploma in exercise science. Deane found CrossFit in 2012 and since then he has obtained the CrossFit Level 1 & 2 trainer certifications, as well as a number of CrossFit speciality certifications, which include CrossFit weightlifting, Gymnastics and Mobility. Deane started off coaching at CrossFit Algoa in 2013 and then moved to Dubai for 2 years where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience working at a CrossFit Affiliate. Deane is passionate about coaching CrossFit and the welfare of the members that he coaches.
Coach – Eva
Eva has competed in sport at an exceptionally high level through her life. As a teenager Eva represented Germany in gymnastics. She also represented South Africa in sprint kayaking and athletics (pole vault). Eva has completed an MA degree in Counseling and Sport Psychology, and a diploma in Therapeutic Reflexology.. Eva started CrossFit early in 2014 as part of training for kayaking and got hooked. Eva has also completed her CrossFit Level 1 Trainer certification and Qualified for Reebok CrossFit Games as a master’s athlete in 2015 where she placed 4th in the world! Eva has once again qualified for the Reebok CrossFit Games in 2017.
Coach – Cindy
Cindy Levey completed her undergraduate degree in Human Movement Science at NMMU and then went on to complete her Honours degree in Sport Science at the University Of Stellenbosch. Cindy represented Eastern Province in a number of sports namely, swimming, diving, tennis, hockey and squash. She also played for Western Province Squash and her highest achievement was playing squash for South Africa abroad.
Cindy has many years of experience in the health and fitness industry and has focused more on providing trigger point and massage therapy. She has an international qualification in massage therapy.
Cindy has completed her CrossFit Level 1 and a CrossFit Kids Trainer certifications. She heads up our CossFit Kids Program at CrossFit Algoa, making it a fun and safe environment for kids to exercise and develop! Cindy has a special way in working with children, educating them about their health and getting them to love exercise and CrossFit!
We have a number of Intern Coaches who follow CrossFit Algoa’s internship program. This extensive program was established to ensure that all the coaches develop and uphold the exceptional coaching standards of CrossFit Algoa.
Our coaching is unparalleled …
Our coaches at CrossFit Algoa are continuously furthering their development, formally and informally, to ensure that we continue to provide superior quality coaching!