Rachel McQuillen is a Level 1 CrossFit Instructor with a certification in CrossFit Gymnastics. She has been coached by some of the best, attending Michael Cohen's Olympic Weightlifting Seminar and CH Fitness & Performance's Weightlifting Mini Camp by Cara Heads Slaughter and Oscar Chaplin III.
Rachel's love of athletics began during her ten years as a gymnast. In high school she was on the volleyball team, ran track and field, and placed first in the VHSL State Cheerleading Championship as a varsity cheerleader. With a passion for fundraising, she has competed in triathlons for the Gals for Cal (Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy) and has ran for TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors). After being introduced to CrossFit in 2013 following the birth of her second child, she began competing in local individual, partner, and team CrossFit Competitions where she has had several podium finishes.
Prior to following her passion for fitness, Rachel worked for over 11 years in the finance and accounting industry. She is currently an accounting student at George Mason University's School of Business and a certified Notary Public.