Meet your coaches




Jason Monteverde

Coach Jason has more than 3 years of CrossFit experience. He is a CrossFit – Level 1 trainer with a Mobility and Endurance certification. He trained under Olympian Hidilyn Diaz to improve his weightlifting. Coach Jason also used to compete in local CrossFit, power lifting and weightlifting competitions. His goal is to help people reach their potential in fitness and in life. His hobbies include, playing basketball, food tripping, and playing with his pets Sharpie and Joker.



Khalil Tan

Coach Khalil has been doing CrossFit for almost 4 years. He is an avid sports athlete, regularly playing American football and basketball. He also regularly competes in CrossFit events. When he’s not training, Khalil works for the Dept. of Immigration.



Giancarlo Manuel

Coach Gian is a CrossFit – Level 1 trainer. He is a long time member of the UP weight lifting club and has been coaching at CrossFit Ortigas for more than 2 years. He also coaches our Ninja Kids Camp summer program. In his spare time, he coaches badminton at the collegiate level. One of his many fitness goals is to snatch 200lbs.



Therine Chan

Coach Therine is a CrossFit-Level 1 trainer. She has been doing CrossFit for over 2 years and has been coaching for almost a year now. In her collegiate days, she was a member of the National Badminton team, representing the Philippines in international competition. Her other hobbies include playing organized ultimate frisbee and also competing in CrossFit competitions. She also works as a 3D graphic artist for video game production companies.



Bryan Atienza

Coach Bryan is a CrossFit-Level 1 trainer, who has been CrossFitting for more than 4 years now. One of his goals is to direct programming for adaptive athletes here in the Philippines. Bryan is also an ophthalmologist by profession. Among his many talents is video editing and production.



Mac Lamson

Coach Mac, has been with CrossFit Ortigas for more than 2 years. He has been coaching for a few months, but fast gaining experience. In his spare time, Mac loves to play basketball. He also competes regularly in local CrossFit competitions.



Joseph Nery

Coach Nery started his CrossFit career more than two years ago with CrossFit Ortigas. He has been coaching for a few months now. Among his many hobbies is playing organized basketball, and consistently wins MVPs and league championships. When he’s not training or playing sports, Nery works for Hewlett-Packard. One of his many fitness goal is to deadlift 500lbs.



Effrey Cruz

Coach Effrey is a CrossFit-Level 1 trainer, who also used to coach for Marvelous CrossFit. He has been training in CrossFit for more than 3 years. He also coaches part-time at CrossFit Katipunan. Currently, Effrey is going to school for Interior Design.