Please note that ALL of our coaches are qualified in CPR.
Sean Tangney Sean
(Head Coach, Programming Director and Owner)
comes from a professional sporting background
. He started his career in fitness as a professional athlete and rowed for South Africa
in 4 World Championships
and numerous World Cup Regattas
, as well as winning the African
and South African Championships
in various boat classes.
His passion for sport is not limited to Rowing
, he has competed in various Ironman Triathlons, Dusi and Fish River Canoe Marathons
and various other elite endurance sporting events.
Sean has been involved in Coaching, Sports Strength Conditioning and Personal Training
for over 20 years, during which time he was selected to coach the SA Junior Rowing Team and completed a Coaching Science Diploma, Exercise Science, Professional Health and Fitness Diploma, a Level 1 and Level 2 CrossFit Certification
as well as CrossFit Mobility
and CrossFit Weightlifting Certifications
Coach Sean is a fierce CrossFit competitor, finishing 3rd in the Individual FiCT (Fittest in Cape Town) competition in January 2014 as well as qualifying as an Individual Athlete for the CrossFit Africa Regional Games in 2012, 2013 and 2014
Sean’s talent for programming
as well as his passion for coaching
, enables him to inspire a love of fitness
in others and motivates them to achieve their fitness potential in ways they never imagined possible.
Shelley Simpson Shelley
has been an active CrossFit competitor since 2013
and you cannot miss her friendly smile and bubbly personality!
Shelley studied a Bachelor of Education degree, specialising in Sport and Coaching
and currently teaches at Pridwin Preparatory School.
She is an avid sports fanatic – playing Hockey
and Cross Country
at school. She is also an avid Cyclist
and Road Runner
as well as a competitive CrossFit athlete. She recently placed 3rd at the Polokwane Throwdown.
Shelley has experience in coaching
Hockey, Athletics, Netball, Swimming and Bootcamp at school level.
She has also recently completed her Level 2 First Aid qualification
– so you are in safe hands!
Shelley’s quiet and consistent dedication to her own training and improvement as an athlete, as well as her cheerful and encouraging approach
, has given her a great foundation as a Coach.
Darryn Anthony is a South African weightlifter
who represented South Africa at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
, where he competed for the men's middleweight category (77 kg). Anthony placed twenty-second in this event, as he successfully lifted 135 kg in the single-motion snatch
, and hoisted 160 kg in the two-part, shoulder-to-overhead clean and jerk
. He is also the 2013 South African Senior RAW Powerlifting Champion
Darryn is deeply involved in the South African Weightlifting community and his father is also well-known South African Weightlifting Coach
, Andrew Anthony.
(Owner, General Administration, Communication and Finances)
Kerry is Coach Sean’s wife and co-owner of CrossFit ProForm.
Whilst she is certified as Level 1 CrossFit Trainer
, she prefers to work behind the scenes and makes sure all the nuts and bolts that run our box are working optimally.
Anything related to your membership, from sign up to payments
, will go through Kerry. She also makes sure we are all kept up to date on the latest happenings and competitions
within the local and national CrossFit community.
Basically, if there is anything at all that you need – just email firstname.lastname@example.org
Suzie has represented SA numerous times over the last 20 years in Underwater Hockey
and recently competed in the 2016 World Championships
, where SA
won a gold medal
She obtained Provincial
colours in Mountain Biking XCO racing
and Road Racing
2006, SA MTB half marathon Champion
2006 and has completed many MTB one day and stage races with podium finishes.
She has coached gymnastics and netball and is presently a Rowing and Cross Training Instructor
at Virgin Active as well as being the Mountain Biking skills clinics instructor
with TREAD magazine
She has also completed her Level 1 CrossFit certification
Suzie finished 5th at the 2014 Fittest in Cape Town individual competition and ranked 1st
in her Masters age category in the African 2016 CrossFit Open
. She was also part of our team that recently finished 3rd in the 2016 Fittest in Cape Town competition.
She is a well respected and experienced competitive CrossFit athlete and coach.
Bruce has been an active CrossFit competitor since 2013..
He is known at the box as ‘Bruce the Bullet’
.....because NOBODY can do a Burpee faster than Bruce! When it comes to bodyweight exercises
, he is unbeatable!
Bruce studied filmmaking in Hollywood and returned to South Africa to become a series TV producer on some of the country's biggest entertainment shows.
He then started his own production company called Pilot Films in 2010. Thus, he is well practised in directing film shoots – so don’t be surprised if he yells ‘CUT!’ instead of ‘TIME!’ during class!
Throughout his school career, Bruce was heavily involved in Swimming
on a first team level.
After a shoulder injury put a halt to his rugby
career in Matric, he took up Cross Country
and got his colours.
He has since completed the Comrades
in 2008, played club soccer
, swum numerous Midmar Miles
and cycled the Argus