Blaine has been coaching and competing in CrossFit since 2009. Coaching and sports have been a part of his life since he was a child. Blaine grew up in Andrews, Texas playing football for his dad, and decided to take his football career to the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Due to a football injury, Blaine had to say goodbye to his football career, but little did he know that he would find CrossFit a few years later. Excelling at the sport of CrossFit Blaine has been a South Central Regional Competitor in 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2015.
Blaine is certified in CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Football, CrossFit Mobility, and USAW. Blaine specializes in training young athletes for Speed, Strength, Agility, and Conditioning. He has been working with young athletes since 2008 on teaching them proper techniques to help them succeed in their specific sport.
Adam has been coaching and competing in CrossFit since 2012. Adam grew up in Ft. Worth, Texas and moved to Central Texas to play football at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. This is where Coach Adam and Blaine met as college roommates and chose to take their career paths in something that they were both passionate about, coaching and sports. Adam competed in the South Central Regionals in 2013.
Since his graduation from UMHB in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Sports Science, Adam has achieved certifications in CrossFit Level 2, CrossFIt Kettle Bell, CrossFit Football, CrossFit Gymnastics, and FMS. Adam specializes in FMS screening, which tells us where you are lacking flexibility/mobility so that we can help you strengthen those areas to avoid injuries and improve your lifts and movements used during CrossFit.
Born and raised in Harlingen, Texas Derek grew up playing Football and running Track. Derek went on to run Division 1 Track & Field at Texas A&M University of Corpus Christi under the Southland Conference in 2007 and continued competing as individual his second year of school. Since leaving school in 2009 he has participated in multiple long-distance running events and enjoyed some leisure surf boarding. Derek began his Crossfit adventure here at Crossfit Sprag in August of 2014; competed in the 2015 Open and has set goals to contribute to Team Sprag’s performance in following years.
Derek is CrossFit Level 1 Certified, Kids Program certified through The Brand X Method and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in December of 2015. He took his degree internship here at CrossFit SPRAG learning from our Coaches Adam and Blaine where he achieved over 300 hours of coaching development. Specializing in endurance and conditioning Derek will be working the Explosive U: Young Athletes Program developing them for any sport or general fitness.
Tug grew up in Belton, Tx. Playing soccer his whole life he went on to play at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor for a season before transferring to Texas State. In 2010 his Crossfit journey would begin to reclaim his fitness. Competing in the Crossfit Open for 4 year. along with multiple state and local competitions Tug has found his passion for physical activity and continues to push his own limits while competing as a member of Team Sprag.
Tug chose to obtain his Crossfit Level 1 Certification so that he may coach and give back to the sport that has given so much to him. When he isn’t working as the local Farmers Insurance Agent, Tug is coaching various classes with the goal of helping people realize their fitness potential.