Meet Our Coaches

Kris Kling, CrossFit RedZone

Kris Kling

Kris is a co-owner and trainer at CrossFit RedZone. He has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Kinesiology from James Madison University. Throughout his studies, Kris took courses dealing with training in specialty populations, such as pregnant women, the elderly, and those with cardiovascular conditions. He was also the President of JMU’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team. Kris has always been passionate about being fit and started incorporating CrossFit into his life after his freshman year of college.


- B.S. in Exercise Science and Kinesiology

- CrossFit Level 1 Certified

- CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

- Over 180 Specialized Hours in Children's Fitness

- USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach

Kurt Kling, CrossFit RedZone

Kurt Kling


Kurt is a co-owner and trainer at CrossFit Redzone. Before founding CFRZ with his brother in 2012, he served in the US Air Force for seven years and has been a Personal Trainer for going on ten years. With nearly six years of CrossFit experience, Kurt has trained at several boxes across the country and coached in gyms all throughout Connecticut. His passion for the sport and a reputation for building close relationships with his clients have made him a valued part of many coaching staffs.


- CrossFit Level 1 Certified
- CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting Certified
- Hybrid Athletics/CrossFit Strongman Certified

- NASM Certified Personal Trainer
- US Air Force Fitness Program Manager/Physical Training Leader
- CPR/AED and First Aid Certified

- USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach

Nick Garofalo, CrossFit RedZone

Nick Garofalo

Bio Coming soon...​

Stephanie Krieg


Stephanie is currently finishing up a degree in Health Promotional Sciences & Nutrition at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. Her certifications include; World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S), The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), as well as her CrossFit Level One Trainer Certification. Stephanie's five years of training experience have helped her transition into the CrossFit arena by combining her passion of the sport with her dedication to watching her clients succeed day in and day out.




- CrossFit Level 1

- NASM Certified Personal Trainer

- W.I.T.S. Certified Personal Trainer





Megan Boyle


Megan has been actively involved in the heath/nutrition industry for over 5 years and holds CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Kids, Youth Yoga, and MADD Dog Spin certifications.  She has over 10 yrs experience working with kids. She is also a NASM Certified Nutrition Coach and has extensive knowledge in holistic wellness and nutrition.  She believes in the connection of the mind, body, and nutrition.  With the connection of those elements, athletes have tools to be an expert of their own body and fuel it for success.


- CrossFit Level 1

- CrossFit Kids

- Youth Yoga

- MADD Dog Spin

- NASM Cert Nutrition Coach


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Kerrie Glassman, CrossFit RedZone

Gina Gallego
- CrossFit Level 1
- USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach
- "Lift Big Eat Big" Strong Man Seminar




Deidre Americo


Deidre has over 4,000 hours of experience teaching yoga since switching careers 5 years ago from Art Director in the the deadline-driven world of advertising. 

Believing that everyone can benefit from yoga, she teaches a variety of classes, from power yoga, to gentle/restorative yoga; and works with a wide array of students, ranging from athletes, to people with limited physical mobility; from yogis that have been practicing for a lifetime, to people who have never tried yoga. Since she enjoys lifting & competing herself, she knows first hand how yoga complements other physically challenging activities by strengthening, stretching, improving mental focus, and reducing recovery time.


- Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher w/ Yoga Alliance

- Graduate of YogaFit

- Reiki Level II Practitioner

- lululemon Ambassador

- CPR/AED/1st aid Certified