John PontiousJohn graduated fron St. Lawrence University, where he studied history. He’s been a member and coach at Avalon for over four years and has enjoyed his time at the box. John spends most of his free time playing with his dog, frequenting the fine restaurants of Charlestown, or doing something active outside.

John Pontious, CrossFit Coach

Jackson NguyenJackson started his coaching career at the age of 18 coaching youth sports. He grew up in Dallas, Texas playing football and running track and field. He holds his Crossfit level 1 certificate and has been Coaching CrossFit for 5 years. He also holds his USA Weightlifting sports performance certificate and has be coaching Olympic Lifting for 3 years. Having over 5 years of competing and coaching all walks of life, he genuinely cares about the growth and health of all his athletes.

                                                                  Jackson Nguyen, Coach and Operations Manager

Bud HenryBud Henry started working at Avalon the day after he graduated high school and has loved coaching ever since.During his 4 years here at Avalon, he has discovered his enjoyment competing in CrossFit as well as weightlifting and is fascinated by the technical aspects of movement. Always willing to coach an athlete on the finer points of a lift, Bud’s main focus is optimizing mobility and making athletes stronger in the proper position.

Bud Henry, CrossFit Coach