Meet Head Coach and Owner of Crossfit Undercurrent, Keegan Smith. Keegan is a BOI of Galveston and a graduate of University of Houston - Clear Lake with a B.S. in Physical Fitness and Human Performance. He is currently attending Galveston College and working toward becoming a Paramedic and Fire Fighter. He is a former coach of the USSSA Champions -14U Chargers baseball team and a former strength and conditioning coordinator for O’Connell athletics department. Keegan is also a former competitor in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, placing in several local tournaments. He is L1 certified in Crossfit and also certified in Olympic lifting.
Keegan's formal knowledge of the body's mechanical breakdown and natural movements, coupled with his own personal fitness level make him a great instructor. He is able to finely assess everyone's needs and help members with their weaknesses.
Meet Coach Noel! Noel is pursuing his B.S in Fitness and Human Performance at University of Houston - Clear Lake and hopes to graduate in May. He is a vital member of our coaching staff and creates a unique experience for his athletes. His constant growth of becoming an athlete and coach has given him the perspective of what his athletes look for when entering Crossfit Undercurrent. Noel is L1 certified in Crossfit.
Noel has competed in several Crossfit Competitions in the local area and continues to enhance his knowledge and athletic ability as he continues his education inside and outside the gym.
Meet Saturdays Coach Zach! Zach is Former U.S Army and a resident of Galveston. He is a stickler for form and good mechanics. You will see him sneak into some classes here and there, competing with the rest of our athletes. He has become a true asset to the coaching team and helps our athletes learn their body and enhance their performance. Zach primarily coaches Saturday classes, which focus on the mechanics and knowledge of Olympic lifts that Crossfit uses. Zach is L2 certified in Crossfit.
Coach Zach has also competed in several local competitions alongside some of our coaches. He continues learning different skills and constantly gives athletes information on how to become the best they can be!