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Helen Lachance


A local of South Florida, Helen grew up with a love for fitness, sports and the great outdoors. As a kid you would find her climbing trees, riding bikes and exploring. Never afraid of competition, she has always found herself in sports. As a kid, she won the Presidential Physical Fitness Award. In high school she was a two sport athlete, playing basketball and track & field (shot put and javelin). She continued athletics in college where she played on the tennis team and lifeguarded for the school. As an adult, she took up Equestrian sport and show jumping at How-Lyn Acres here in Coconut Creek. Her goal as a coach is to make anyone who walks in the gym feel like CrossFit is doable for them, no matter where they are in their fitness journey.

Certifications
CF Level 1

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Justin Yan


Justin is the owner of CrossFit Coconut Creek. When he was first introduced to CrossFit in 2008, he quickly realized that he had found his passion. It was very soon after that that he began working as a coach and developing athletes.

Justin had always had an athletic background. Growing up his sports were basketball, football and track & field. He was born is South Florida but has lived in Colorado, Northern California, and Washington State. Justin enjoys basketball, family time, and a good CrossFit workout. Justin is passionate about helping every one of his clients reach their goals.

Certifications
CrossFit L1
CrossFit L2
CrossFit Movement & Mobility