Certified Trainers

Heather Vial

Heather Vial is a Level 2 CCFT who has been involved in the CrossFit community since 2010 and coaching since 2012. She has over five years experience in CrossFit programming, is an alumni of Southeastern Louisiana University and also works full time as the general manager at a local firearm and optics company. Heather is proud wife and mama.

Dave Helminiak

David Helminiak has been involved with CrossFit since early 2015. He is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer and is NASM certified personal trainer and nutrition coach. Dedication to doing things safely are key elements when coaching. David’s expertise as a Health, Safety and Environmental Manager contribute greatly to this mission. When David is not at work or in the gym he is a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. David also has a passion for the outdoors, animals and wood working.

Larry Brisset

Larry Brisset is a Level 1 CCFT who continues his CF education by keeping up to date with courses like Scaling, Spot the Flaw and more. He has been doing CrossFit for four years. It is his bright and sunny face you’ll see first thing in the box at 5:30 AM. When he isn’t training, Larry is with his wife and sons, often coaching youth sports teams.

Daniel Allen

Daniel Allen is a Level 1 CCFT who has been involved in CrossFit since 2016. Daniel has a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science. If he’s not at the box working out or doing extra curricular activities, he is down the river or at the hunting camp with his wife and son devising their plan to take over the world.

Sharon Coyle

Sharon Coyle is a Level 1 CCFT who has been involved with CrossFit for six years. In high school, she was on a power-lifting team, winning first place in her division her senior year. Sharon received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Southeastern Louisiana University. She has almost thirteen years experience as a paralegal. Sharon is engaged to Jared and has one son, Augustus.

Steven Husser

Steven Husser is a Level 1 Crossfit trainer. He has been in the Crossfit community for four years, coaching for three. He is a full time Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and has been practicing for five years now. Steven’s favorite type of lift is any clean variation, and he also enjoys a good chipper-style workout.

Richard Labranche (Special Guest)

Richard Labranche is a certified personal trainer, a Powerlifting coach, and a USAW-1 Weightlifting coach. He has been actively training clients for 5 years and has been involved in barbell sports for 3.5 years. When not training clients or himself, Richard enjoys playing music (guitar and bass), the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends!

Erick Arteaga

Erick Arteaga is a Level 1 CCFT and has been involved in CrossFit since late 2014.  Erick has a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and a master’s in Business Administration.   He has worked at Cleco and Entergy as an engineer now for a combined twenty years.  Erick wrestled in high school and spent eight years in the Marine Corps Reserves; afterward, he found that CrossFit filled the void of doing something challenging and competitive.  He believes that CrossFit helps strengthen your mind and body and will keep you strong as you begin to get older in life. Erick is a big family guy and has been married to Kasey for twelve years and has three kids: Alex, Minka and Roman.