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Drew.jpg

Co-Owner/Head Coach, CF-L2, CF Endurance, CF Weight Lifting

Originally from Carmel, New York, Drew spent the majority of his adolescence in the Grapevine/Euless area. He graduated from Colleyville Heritage High School in 2000 and enlisted in the USAF in February of 2002. He married April in August of the same year and they now have two beautiful daughters together. He has been employed as a Firefighter/Paramedic in the DFW area since 2006.

Q: Favorite WOD?

A: "D.T" (For time: 5Rnds of 12 deadlifts, 9 hang power cleans, 6 push jerk w/ 155#)

Q: Least Favorite WOD?

A: "Fran" (For time: 21-15-9 of thrusters and pull ups w/ 95#)

Q: Favorite quote?

A: “You can only control two things, attitude and effort." -Dan Bailey

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Co Owner/Asst. Coach, CF-L2, CF Kids, CF Weight Lifting. Head of Community out reach.

A beach bum at heart, April is a south Texas girl from Corpus Christi. She moved to the DFW area after high school where she met Drew. April's laid back attitude and ability to live life to the fullest proved beneficial when Drew dragged her to Delaware during his enlistment. They eventually settled back in Texas in 2006. April is an amazing mother, wife, friend, and is passionate about CrossFit and the community surrounding the sport.

Q: Favorite WOD?

A: "Diane" (For time: 21-15-9 of deadlifts w/ 155# and HSPU

Q: Least favorite WOD?

A: "Badger" (3 rounds for time of 30 squat cleans w/ 65#, 30 pull ups, and 800m run)

Q: Favorite quote?

A: "A strong body makes the mind strong."-Thomas Jefferson

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Coach, CF-L1, CF Weight Lifting

Cody is originally from Nebraska and therefore naturally a huge Cornhuskers fan. As a self-proclaimed "meat-head," Cody comes from a background in wrestling and traditional weightlifting/bodybuilding. Cody got his start in CrossFit when his then girlfriend, now wife, dragged him to try a workout. Despite his admitted initial reservations, he's been hooked ever since.

Fun Fact: Cody and Britney adopted a dog and named it "Bodhi" after the lead character in one of Cody's favorite movies, Point Break.

Q: Favorite WOD?

A: Karen (150 wall balls for time w/ a 20# med ball)

Q: Least favorite WOD?

A: "Annie" (for time: 50-40-30-20-10 of double unders and sit ups)

Q: Favorite quote?

A: "Strength is not gained overnight, it is cultivated over time."-David Shaw

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Coach, CF-L1, CF Weight Lifting

Originally from Cooper, Tx, Brandon left the small Northeast Texas town to attended Abilene Christian University where he found his wonderful wife, Ashley. Sports and athletics have always played a large part in Brandon’s life, he played multiple sports in high school and went on to play collegiate baseball during his time at ACU. Brandon and Ashley have been in the metroplex since 2002, have 3 amazing kids (Savannah , Spencer and Slade)and currently reside in Bedford. When not at the box or with his family Brandon works as a healthcare recruiter in Coppell. Brandon has a passion for seeing those around him succeed inside and outside of the box.

Q: Favorite WOD?

A: Nancy (5 rounds of 400m run and 15 Over head squats at 95 lbs)

Q: Least favorite WOD?

A: Air Force (For time-20 thrusters, 20 sumo deadlifts, 20 push jerks, 20 ohs, 20 front squats *while every minute on the minute complete 4 burpees)

Q : Favorite Quote?

A: “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorta

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Coach, CF-L1,CF Weight Lifting

Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, Zach enjoyed his early years as a "military brat". Later, his family moved to Northeast Louisiana/East Texas area where he would grow up hunting, fishing, rock climbing, hiking and enjoying the outdoors. In a small East Texas high school, Zach participated in basketball, baseball, golf, tennis and track & field, and eventually he moved on to compete in the Junior Olympics in high jump. While attending college at Stephen F. Austin State University Zach was involved in a car wreck that led to chronic back issues. Zach eventually found CrossFit and started utilizing the training methodology to overcome his injury. After graduation, Zach moved to Dallas for work and joined the CrossFit Gallant family. Day in and day out, Zach continues his progress and love for CrossFit, he is always more than willing to share what he has learned to help him live his life to the fullest!

Q: Favorite WOD

A: Open WOD 17.4 (AMRAP in 13 min 55 DL, 55 WB, 55 Cal row, 55 HSPU)

Q: Lease Favorite WOD

A: "DT" (5RFT w/ 155#/105# 12 DL, 9 hang power...

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Coach, CF-L1, CF Weight Lifting

Born and raised in the DFW metroplex, Scott attended Richland High School and graduated from Texas A&M University. He now lives in Grapevine and is married to his high school sweet heart, Katie. They are the proud parents of two children, Easton and Ava. Outside of the box, Scott enjoys fly fishing, hiking, and spending time outdoors with his family. Scott joined CrossFit Gallant in 2014. He was searching for a program that provided strength building beyond his typical weightlifting routine at the gym. He gave CrossFit a try, and has never looked back! He loves CrossFit for its variety of workouts, its new and constant challenges, and the community it provides for people looking to improve their overall fitness and health.

Q: Favorite WOD?

A: “Grace” (30 clean & jerks for time 135# / 95#)

Q: Least Favorite WOD?

A: “Karen” (150 wall ball shots for time with a 20# med ball)

Q: Favorite Quote?

A: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

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