Meet Our Coaches

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Jackie Braun has been a life-long fitness fanatic.  Her competitive spirit as a collegiate track athlete and now running coach has led her to the CrossFit world.  She researched CrossFit techniques and experimented on her own before CrossFit Rails became a reality. The CrossFit philosophy is a model that she believes will make a difference in the lives of all athletes, the young and the more “experienced”.   Jackie embraces the power of positive thinking and is excited for our CrossFit Rails community to grow! She has a master’s in guidance and counseling and is an ACE certified personal trainer.  She is the head coach for the WARNER Monarch Cross Country and Track and Field teams.  She is a NSHA track and field coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, and CrossFit Kids Trainer.

Kristin Rotert is a graduate of South Dakota State University, with a degree in Health Promotion. Sports and athletics have always been a big part of her life. An avid basketball player, Kristin was a member of the Jackrabbit Women’s Basketball team from ’07-’11, where she developed a love for health and human performance through athletic competition. She spent 3 years as a personal trainer before being exposed to CrossFit. It was an instant fit, and she can’t wait to watch CrossFit Rails impact the Aberdeen community.  Kristin is a certified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and CrossFit Kids Trainer .