Shelby Kooistra

Shelby Kooistra


Shelby was born and raised in the East Bay and grew up competing in gymnastics. Fast forward to college and she found her first CrossFit gym while completing her degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences. After beginning Crossfit she knew that this was the career she wanted to be in. The sense of community was like no other gym and she was enjoying her workouts again. Upon graduating from Chico State she began working and training full time at a CrossFit gym in the Bay Area. She has been training in CrossFit for over 10 years, coaching and competing for 9 years and ran her own affiliate for 5 years (Bollinger CrossFit). She just got married and is welcoming her first child to add to her two fur kids. She has a passion for all things fitness and nutrition and wants to continue to make a change in the community.


  • CrossFit Level 2

  • CrossFit Gymnastics

  • Degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences

  • CPR, AED, & First Aid Certificate