Coaches

Courtney Carlisle | Billy Triplett | Morgan Pitcher  | Mona Markwardt | Jessica Clark | Elizabeth Savard | Amber Reile | Christine LaHaye | Megan Saddleson

Courtney Carlisle

Coach Courtney

A Texas A&M alumnus, Courtney is a Coach and Athlete at OTL Fitness in Central Austin. She has always been passionate about health and fitness, especially after discovering CrossFit in 2007. Courtney’s focus is to spread the word about health and fitness, and help others reach their goals. She lives the code of hard work and clean eating, and wants to encourage others to do the same.

Coach Courtney Carlisle

Certifications & Awesomeness:

AFAA Group Fitness, Weightlifting Wise Seminar: The Art of Coaching Weightlifting

Courtney loves competing in local Crossfit, Track and Field, and Weightlifting competitions. She is very involved in the fitness community in Austin. At Of the Lion Fitness, she takes on the role of Head Coach for Lion Pride Boot Camps, Assistant Coach for the Indoor Strength and Conditioning Classes, and provides personal training for clients who are looking to conquer their weaknesses in a one on one environment.

Contact Courtney via email, follow her blog, and connect with her on Facebook & Twitter!

Work with Courtney:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Billy Triplett

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As an active athlete since childhood, Billy Triplett has always put hard work and discipline in the highest of regards. A product of the Communication and Sports Comm program at Mississippi State University, Billy has a knack for laying out the facts to those who are willing to learn. Having moved to Austin in 2011, he came to realize that he was in the perfect place for honing one’s natural-born talents, both physically and mentally.

Striving to become better each and every day is the one goal to which he aspires. A goal he wants not only for himself, but for those around him as well. 

Certifications & Awesomeness:

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Billy played Football in High School helping to lead the Winston Patriots to four consecutive State Titles. He also enjoyed intramural sports in college having played both rugby and soccer. Running, Rucking, CrossFit and Weightlifting are his passions now, and as a Hybrid Athlete at Atomic Athlete, Billy wants to continue to sharpen his abilities and take all of the lessons he learns to become “Stronger, Faster and Harder to Kill” both inside and outside the gym.

Contact Billy via email, and connect with him on Facebook & Twitter!

Work with Billy:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Morgan Pitcher

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Morgan is an Assistant Coach and nutrition blogger at Brooklyn Crossfit South Williamsburg/Columbia Street. Originally from Texas, Morgan moved to New York in 2010, and after getting more involved with CrossFit and nutrition since then, she has discovered a passion for helping people accomplish their goals and finds it very rewarding to be a part of that change. She believes that training smart and eating well can truly make a difference in people’s lives. She lives the code.

Since discovering CrossFit in 2008, she started turning into her own nutrition for improvements in her workouts, which led to a more healthy lifestyle. After Morgan graduated from the Pump & Shred program in January of 2014, she knew this was a lifestyle approach that not only helped her achieve her fitness and performance goals, but one that would help the athletes she spent time with at her gym.

Certifications & Awesomeness:

CrossFit Level 1, and pursuing CrossFit Rowing and USAW certifications as well

Morgan grew up being very active, participating in many sports from a young age, gymnastics followed by ice skating, track, basketball, club volleyball, and rowing. She was introduced to CrossFit in 2008, and now enjoys competing in local CrossFit competitions.

Contact Morgan via email, follow her blog, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

Work with Morgan:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Mona Markwardt

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Mona is a Registered Dietitian and has over three years experience working in the field of nutrition and dietetics. She earned her Bachelor’s in Nutrition from Baylor University in 2010 and Master’s in Nutrition from Texas Tech University in 2012. She also completed her supervised practice dietetic internship through Texas Tech University in Amarillo.

Mona has a passion for nutrition, health, and wellness and desires to help others achieve their goals by providing clients with the tools necessary to live a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. She wants her clients to know and understand how nutrition plays a role in reaching goals when related to fat loss, performance, physique, or overall health – If you dial in on nutrition and stay consistent, success is sure to follow. Mona is currently located in Waco, TX, and enjoys working with clients both in person and online
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Certifications & Awesomeness:

Registered & Licensed Dietitian, M.S. in Nutritional Science, Texas Tech University, B.S. in Nutrition Science, Baylor University, Precision Nutrition Level 1 Nutrition Coach.

In high school, Mona played softball and ran track, and enjoyed running throughout college. In 2011, she was diagnosed with two herniated discs in her lumbar spine, which has limited some of her physical capabilities. Instead of allowing this chronic back injury dictate her lifestyle she stays active and moving, dialed in on nutrition, and is able to just enough of the right physical activity to stay strong and lean. Mona wants to motivate and encourage others to take advantage of their health and ability to be active and moving, especially those who think they are unable to live lean due to chronic pain or injuries. More on Mona’s story here.

Contact Mona via email, follow her blog, and connect with her on Facebook & Twitter!

Work with Mona:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Jessica Clark

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Jessica is the Head Coach and Founder of Pump & Shred, managing business operations and marketing for the brand. In addition to her background in fitness and nutrition, Jessica has over 10 years of professional marketing experience and holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree of Business Administration.

Certifications & Awesomeness:

NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist, NASM Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness, CrossFit Level I, CrossFit Kettlebell

JessicaClark2014JP1Jessica leads group fitness classes in Austin, is a personal trainer, and offers personalized training plans. She lives the code and follows the same nutrition, supplementation, and fitness guidelines that she prescribes to her clients. Jessica competes in the National Physique Committee (NPC) of bodybuilding and is a Nationally-Qualified Bikini Division Competitor.

Contact Jessica via email, follow her blog, and connect with her on FacebookTwitter, & Instagram

Work with Jessica:

Please contact Jessica directly to work with her on Transformation Programs or Maintenance Programs.


Elizabeth Savard

Elizabeth SavardElizabeth is a firm believer that food is the best form of medicine. This self-proclaimed nutrition nerd and Pump & Shred graduate is an advocate of health and wellness.

As a corporate marketing professional in Dallas, she can empathize with individuals who work behind a desk from 9-5 and is proof that it is possible to live lean and thrive in this type of environment

Certifications & Awesomeness:

Elizabeth has always been involved in sports and fitness. She is an athlete at her husband’s gym, East Dallas CrossFit, and is a spin class enthusiast. She finds a sense of peace and happiness through exercise.

She especially enjoys concocting recipes that are satisfying, well-rounded and most of all, delicious. Elizabeth is constantly experimenting and contributing to her growing recipe archive. Inspired by the Dallas restaurant scene, she and her husband have a goal to eat somewhere new every weekend. Elizabeth Savard Coach

Elizabeth hopes to inspire and motivate individuals to discover their best health by providing them with the tools, guidance and accountability they need to achieve their goals.

Contact Elizabeth via email and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram

Work with Elizabeth:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Amber Reile

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Amber has 6 years experience in the nutrition and fitness community that started with a degree in Physical Education and Health that has transpired into a professional career in the marketing world.  Health and fitness has always been a part of her life showing up in activities such as coaching soccer, running half marathons, and most recently getting involved with CrossFit.

Besides CrossFit, Amber loves barre classes and uses the Nike Training Club app for training ideas when traveling for work. After taking part in the Pump & Shred program in 2013, she now uses food to fuel her activity and to feel strong and healthy.  She is excited to share her knowledge with everyone. Amber is currently located in Chicago, IL.

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Certifications & Awesomeness:

BA: Physical Education and Health, MS: Sport Administration

Amber played soccer, basketball, and track in high school with soccer always being her favorite.  She now runs a few races each year for fun and hopes to compete in her first CrossFit competition this fall. She loves “geeking out” about meal planning to really show her clients that eating clean doesn’t have to be boring, and truly is a lifestyle.

Contact Amber via email, and connect with her on Twitter & Instagram!

Work with Amber:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Christine LaHaye

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Christine has been working in the health field for over 10 years. After burning out on nursing, she moved into Physical Therapy and has been happily helping people rehab injuries ever since. Specializing in orthopedic and sports rehab as well as manual therapy, Christine helps patients strengthen weakness and heal overworked muscles. After completing Pump & Shred in 2013, and enjoying the process and results so much, Christine knew she wanted to help others find their lean living protocol.

Certifications & Awesomeness:

In addition to her extensive background in the health field, Christine is currently pursuing the Level 1 Precision Nutrition Coaching certification. Christine 16

Christine ran track in junior high and high school and has enjoyed running most of her life. In 2011 she began weight lifting, which has since become a passion of hers. Christine trains not only for aesthetics, but to be a well-rounded athlete. She enjoys both bodybuilding and performance-style workouts, as well as sprinting and distance running. Her love of the process of training has sparked a desire to train for and compete in her first NPC Bodybuilding Competition in 2015. Christine is currently located in Racine, WI, and is taking on local and distance clients.

Contact Christine via email and connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter

Work with Christine:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)


Megan Saddleson

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Megan has 4 years of experience in the nutrition and fitness community that stemmed from a lifetime personal interest in being physically fit and choosing the right foods to fuel her body. She began pursuing her doctoral degree four years ago in Health Behavior at the University at Buffalo, where she was able advance her knowledge of the benefits of physical activity and nutrition and was able to incorporate techniques for success when making health behavior changes; she will complete her degree in July of 2015.

Aside from integrating her love for health and fitness with aspects of her education and career, she is also a certified group exercise instructor at the gym she joined in Buffalo, NY over 6 years ago. She teaches boot-camp style classes and trains clients, but loves mixing up her own workouts with cycling classes, boxing, HIIT, power-yoga and running half-marathons.

After taking part in the Pump & Shred Program in 2015, she now hopes to motivate others to challenge themselves and to help clients gain the skills necessary in making healthy eating a habit that can work with any lifestyle. Megan is currently located in Buffalo, NY, and is moving to Philadelphia, PA, in September 2015.

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MA in Health Psychology, PhD in Health Behavior (expected July 2015)

NFPT (National Federation of Professional Trainers) certification and attends continuing education trainings regularly

Megan is always on the go and loves discovering new, time-saving recipes and often experiments with creating her own recipes for easy, filling snacks. She always manages to find time to get her workouts in and finds that exercise and fueling your body correctly influence all aspects of life, especially her productivity at work and keeping her mind sharp. She is excited to share her knowledge and skills she gained from the Pump & Shred program with her clients so they are able to discover that being healthy can be fun too.

Contact Megan via email and connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter

Work with Megan:

4-Week Transformation

6-Week Transformation

8-Week Transformation

10-Week Transformation

Maintenance Consultation (for P&S graduates only)