The DeNovo CrossFit Team

Jenny Gibb

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Background

Jenny, also known as, "Jenny From The Block" or "JFTB" is a Certified CrossFit Trainer (CF-L3) and yoga instructor who was born and raised in Wisconsin. Alongside embracing the Cheesehead culture, she also grew up with a strong British influence from her English mother & sister and Scottish father. This influence has led to her strong love for travel and experiencing different cultures. 


Fitness, sports, performance, and competition have constantly been a presence in Jenny’s life thanks to her parents encouraging her to try ALL things under the sun, such as ballet, tap, jazz, show choir, gymnastics, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and even log rolling (you're welcome).  When not at DeNovo, Jenny enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dogs and enjoys the casual bike ride to a local brewery for a nice cold craft brew.  She is a lover of animals and fun in the sun!

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Why CrossFit?

Her CrossFit journey started in August 2012 as an athlete...she soon realized that she wanted to pursue her certification and coach! The sport, culture and community of CrossFit has been a strong driving force for her ever since. Not only for her own personal fitness, but mainly for her passion for helping others be the best version of themselves they can be. She is a firm believer that CrossFit can be for anyone; she knows that it can be scary at first, yet has experienced, first hand, the magic that can happen when athletes believe in themselves and recognize that we are defined by the choices we make...we can sit, wish and hope, or we can act...we can sweat, suffer, celebrate and grow 

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Degrees and Certifications

Certified CrossFit Trainer (CF-L3) 

CrossFit Anatomy Certificate

CrossFit Competitor Certificate (2018)

CrossFit Gymnastics Certificate (2015)

CrossFit Judges Certificate

CrossFit Kids Trainer (2013)

CrossFit Lesson Planning Certificate

CrossFit Running Certificate

CrossFit Scaling Certificate 

CrossFit Spot The Flaw Certificate

USAW Sports Performance Coach

200 HR RYT Yoga Instructor 

Jorine Peterson

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Background

Jorine is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2) and has been coaching since September, 2012. Jorine was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho and found her Colorado home when she and her husband moved to Fort Collins in 2011.

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Why CrossFit?

 Believe it or not, Jorine was not always a fitness die-hard. In fact, she used to dislike taking the time to exercise believing there was better use of her time. In her early 20’s, she was experiencing some health issues including extreme fatigue and migraines. After many tests, she was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. The doctor’s prescription was to balance her diet by eating proper amounts of carbs, protein and fats and to exercise daily. It was shortly after she started feeling remarkably better just by eating better and exercising that she found her love and passion for fitness and a healthy lifestyle. She and her husband started doing CrossFit and it changed their lives physically, mentally and emotionally. Jorine knew then that she wanted to help others to realize their potential and to help them be their very best self. She completed her CrossFit Level 1 in June of 2012 and has been coaching ever since!


One of the most rewarding parts of her “job” is to work with athletes of all ages and abilities to help them to challenge themselves physically and also mentally. The workouts are tough, but anyone can do them regardless of any limitations as each workout is scalable to each individual’s needs and abilities. The other best part of CrossFit is the amazing community. They work together, suffer together and celebrate together. Here at DeNovo CrossFit, Jorine is thrilled for the opportunity to introduce CrossFit to you! 

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Degrees and Certifications

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

CrossFit Endurance Trainer

CrossFit Kids Trainer

CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer

CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainer

CrossFit Mobility Trainer

NASM Certified Personal Trainer 

Amber Miller

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Background

Amber is a certified personal trainer, nutrition coach, and CrossFit Level 1 Trainer in progress (officially September 30th). She was born in Colorado, raised in nearby Durango, and also partially raised in Missouri where her family still resides. She also lived in Texas where she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas San Antonio. She decided 5 years ago, after living and travelling many places, to return to her home in Colorado in the mountains that she loves.


Sports and Fitness has always been a major part of Amber’s life, as a kid playing basketball, and has dabbled in many things as an adult including, body building, marathon running, strong (wo)man, CrossFit, and powerlifting; she really loves to train and compete. 


When not at DeNovo, Amber loves to do almost anything in the mountains with her husband, friends, and two dogs (Alpha and Kilo), including mountain biking, hiking/backpacking, camping, and paddle boarding. 

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Why CrossFit?

Amber's CrossFit journey began in 2011 as an athlete and has played a large role in supporting other athletic endeavors.  CrossFit and fitness in general has been a huge part of being healthy, and strong which are important to her for a long happy life.  It gives her the energy and ability to be the very best she can whether it’s pursuing career goals, hiking 14ers, or helping others in their fitness journey

That’s the philosophy she brings when working with clients and she hopes to help others to choose to be healthy, strong, and work towards being the best that they can.

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Degrees and Certifications

MS in Health and Exercise Science

BS in Kinesiology

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certificate

ACSM certified personal trainer

Precision Nutrition- Certified Nutrition Coach

Paige Clark

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Background

Paige is a Certified CrossFit Trainer (CF-L1) who was raised in Greeley, CO. Born a quadruplet, with three older siblings, she grew up in a chaotic, loving household and continues to thrive when surrounded by family, friends, and community.

Paige was a competitive hip hop dancer primarily, but also played basketball, soccer, and ran cross country throughout middle and high school. Though her dad would tell you she was the least athletic of the four, her competitive drive and desire to excel in sports (arguably) made her the “athlete” of the family. When she’s not coaching, she loves making specialty drinks with their espresso machine, taking her five dachshunds on a walk, and doing anything and everything with her husband, Taylor.  

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Why CrossFit?

Paige first walked into a CrossFit box in October of 2012 and has been hooked ever since! She quickly had a desire to coach, but had just started her degree in Audiology and Speech Language Sciences two months before. After graduating with her Bachelor's in May of 2016, and being one of only twenty-six students chosen out of over 1,500 applicants to get into her dream Masters program, she knew she was entering a very busy season of life and was still not ready to pursue coaching. Ten days before her first day of school, her Mom was diagnosed with cancer and given 1-2 months to live; she forewent her Master’s degree and spent the next nine weeks by her Mom’s side.

Her Mom’s passing made her realize that she’d rather pursue her dream of coaching than chase the idea of financial stability. Not really loving the idea of working primarily in an office, she decided to get her CrossFit Certification in May of 2017, and has been coaching ever since! Though cliché, Paige has seen the sport of CrossFit transform so many lives. She values the relationships that are cultivated among the CrossFit community and loves being able to watch people overcome fear and doubt, and leave feeling empowered and accomplished.  

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Degrees and Certifications

BS in Audiology and Speech Language Sciences 2016

Minor in Africana Studies

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Kenadie Glasgow

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Background

Kenadie is a student at Fossil Ridge High School.  In her free time she swims for the Fort Collins Area Swim Team, hikes 14ers and does CrossFit at DeNovo! She loves to travel the world with her family and work with kids of all ages.  She enjoys keeping kids active and creative and is so excited to work with all of the DeNovo littles!

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Why CrossFit?

Kenadie started CrossFit in 2016 and has loved it ever since.  She uses it to supplement her swimming and, let us tell you, she is quite the little athlete! Try out a class with her if you want a good push :)