Founder and VP of Marketing and Branding
Jamie has been involved in the industry of wellness and nutrition for over 15 years. His uncanny ability to reach athletes on a personal level has garnered him the respect of peers within the industry. His charisma and vision has led to the birth of JAKTRX. Jamie is a respected and published writer and considered a well versed expert and Certified CrossFit Trainer, Personal Trainer and Nutritionist. Jamie worked for over ten years for the global leader in sports nutrition, Iovate Health Sciences. Throughout this time he was involved in helping formulate products, athlete weight-loss transformations and was responsible for over 35 co-workers in various leadership roles.Jamie has continued to grow as an established Head Coach and Programmer for elite CrossFit athletes in the team, masters and individual divisions and is an established recognizable name in Strength and Conditioning within the community and beyond. Jamie has opened up several business developments with existing CrossFit establishments, and helped JAKTRX develop into a CrossFit Household name, from the ground up.
An advocate for the customer, Tate brings a product management background to the group. In addition to being a business professional, Tate has been in the fitness industry for 20+ years, CrossFIT for 9 years, powerlifting, and currently specializing in Olympic Weightlifting with one of North America's premiere coaches. Tate competed, in the sport of Crossfit at the national level in 2009 attending the Crossfit Regionals for Canada West. As one of the founding members and president of CompWOD and JAKTRX, Tate has helped focus the efforts and motivation to get CompWOD and JAKTRX brands recognized across Canada and in other parts of the world.
Andrij Kotowych (@thedrij)
Andrij aka Drij is a strong believer in the well being of people and athletes alike. Years ago, Drij alongside other members of the JAKTRX team were standing around the squat rack wondering, “What if there was something designed for what we do?” and then the wheels started to spin and JAKTRX was born. With a number of Crossfit
Director of Athlete Relations
Competitions that comes with his experience, Andrij finds himself with an athletes first approach, gaining great relations with athletes around the region, nation wide and growing internationally. Community is one of the main aspects of the growing sport of CrossFit. The community is what drives the athletes and people to become better and want to success further with their athletic aspirations and well-being. With these relations it helps to better understand the wants and needs of individuals in order for them to succeed.