Open hours:

M-F 5am-8pm, Sat 8am-2pm, Sun Yoga 9am


About Team Trident

Trident CrossFit, the best gym CrossFit in Alexandria, VA, we build strong minds and strong bodies. We'll help you make a plan to hit your health and fitness goals. Our team is solely invested in you. We make every decision with your well-being in mind. Achieve your goals with us!

Your Coaches

Chriss Smith
Chriss is a former navy SEAL, Entrepreneur, Extreme Adventure athlete, Husband, Family Man, Mentor & Dog Lover. He understands total body fitness and its role in everyday life.

marcus white

coach - weightlifting

Marcus White began CrossFitting in 2010, achieved his Level I certification in 2011, and Level II certification in 2013. He currently enjoys coaching at Trident and competing in Olympic Weightlifting competitions.

herman phillips


Herman is dedicated to empowering athletes to achieve their goals and improve one rep at a time. His CrossFit journey began more than a decade ago. After retiring from the U.S. Navy, he walked into Trident and never looked back.

hugo de leon


Originally from Guatemala, Hugo de León is a former firefighter and softball coach. Both disciplines taught him the importance of having a strong general fitness base as the foundation of any physical activity, whether for high performance sports or in daily life.

sarah gillespie


Sara found Trident in 2010. She quickly gained a new confidence as she learned new skills and improved her fitness level. Trident has helped Sara gain strength, both physically and mentally.

jamie brennan

assistant coach

Jamie has been an avid athlete since high school -- as a swimmer, runner, triathlete, gym-goer, and yoga practitioner. While she was introduced to CrossFit in 2010, she has been a dedicated CrossFitter since 2019.

jonathan madary

intern coach

Coming Soon!

chris campagna

intern coach

Coming Soon!

jana maas

team Admin

Jana worked in the fitness industry for 25 years before changing careers and moving to Alexandria. In those 25 years, she worked as a personal trainer, a Gold’s Gym sales manager, and finally as co-owner of a personal training studio in Charlottesville, VA.

andrea Smith

owner - coach

Aby Thomas


I aim to build trust in my community through open communication with a focus on listening. Then, building off that trust, I look to contribute to others’ goals and provide clarity through objective, quality evidence, and examples.

josh seagraves


Josh aka “Team SeGraves” is passionate about coaching athletes through the process to be the very best version of themselves. Mechanics, Consistency, and Intensity define what we're doing - master the basics and virtuosity…

alicia parenteau


Alicia has been active all her life and spent the majority of that time as a competitive dancer.  A close friend signed her up for CrossFit in 2015 and she was instantly hooked.

donnie nusbaum


Discovering CrossFit in 2007, experimenting with workouts on my homemade pull-up rig and my rusty old garage weights. I relocated my gym to Trident in 2010 and have been CrossFitting there ever since!

rick bucinell

weightlifting coach

Coming Soon!

blair cerino

intern coach

Blair discovered CrossFit in 2021. After falling in love with both the physical and mental challenges that came along with the workouts, she decided to pursue a career as a CrossFit coach.

amanda lach

intern coach

Coming Soon!



Rozina "Rozie the Dobie", is our 10m month old Doberman Pinscher Mascot. She comes to the gym to work on agility training and loves running on the treadmill

melanie rowland

coach - gym boss

Melanie has been doing CrossFit since 2008 and coaching since 2011. She has been a lifelong athlete competing at the collegiate level.

stacy nichols

coach - weightlifting

Stacy began her CrossFit journey in 2012. After being introduced to CrossFit and seeing the fun, intensity, variety, results, and community – she was hooked. She has been a coach at Trident for over 8 years.

nate pipke


Nate walked into Trident on the second day the gym opened and hasn’t left since. He started his CrossFit journey trying to do WODs off Crossfit.com at a local “Globo-gym” but soon discovered that Trident was a much better home.

sean drumheller


Sean discovered CrossFit in 2011 and has been a Trident coach since 2016. He spent over 20 years in the Navy as a Naval Flight Officer in the F-14 Tomcat and F/A-18F Super Hornet and currently works in the cyber security industry.

anne-marie alderson


Anne-Marie is a former endurance athlete who has finished numerous marathons and triathlons, including Ironman Louisville.  In 2014, she completed the 3,000 mile Race Across America, a bicycle race from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland.

misha meyer

intern coach

Coming Soon!

jade graham

intern coach

Coming Soon!

Ken Loy


Ken has been athletically active throughout his life.  But as age overcame youthful energy, he realized that he had to take more proactive efforts to stay in shape. 

We can't wait to meet you

Chat with a coach at Trident to learn more about what program will fit your goals


Our team of fitness and nutrition professionals are invested in your health. We make every decision with our members’ well-being in mind. Achieve your goals with us!


Mon-Fri: 5am-8pm

Sat: 8am - 2pm

Sun: Yoga 9am


Trident CrossFit

410 Calvert Ave

Alexandria, Va 22301



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