Jesse Hilmandolar
Jesse Hilmandolar

Jesse Hilmandolar

Co-Owner/Director of Coaching

I am here to help smile.  
I am a student of the CrossFit training methodology  and my coaching philosophy is centered on improving human performance.

I received my Bachelors of Science degree in Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech. 
As a student at  Virginia Tech, I interned in the Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning departments working with and gaining exposure to various teams and coaching philosophies. 
During my time at Tech, I  also was a member of the Virginia Tech rugby team, captaining the squad in my senior year.

My professional experiences include training individuals of widely varying levels of motivation, training age, and physical and mental preparedness.  
I have helped soccer moms, grandmothers, and weekend warriors alike optimally attain higher levels of health, fitness and/or performance.  
I have also coached hundreds of athletes ranging from middle school to the professional ranks. 

While improving my coaching abilities is my main focus, I am also engaged in the constant pursuit to further my own physical preparedness.

Certifications/Professional/Academic:
BS in Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech
1000 hours shadowing as a student trainer in Virginia Tech Sports Medicine program
500 hours shadowing as student in Virginia Tech Strength and Conditioning program
Functional Movement Screen certified
CrossFit Level I
USA Weightlifting
CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting with Coach Burgener (really cool!)
Wilkes Olympic Weightlifting
CrossFit Endurance 
Brett Jones Tension/Relaxation and Flexibility Workshop 
Whole9 nutrition Workshop 

Previous:
Jefferson College of Health Sciences Advisory Board Member 
Roanoke County Public Schools Faculty Health Education Board Member
WDBJ7 Her Health Fitness Expert
Cave Spring High School Boys Basketball Strength & Conditioning Coach
Glenvar High School Cheerleading Strength & Conditioning Coach
Virginia Tech Sports Medicine Student Athletic Trainer
National Athletic Trainer's Association Student Member
Virginia Tech Olympic Sports Student Intern
National Strength and Conditioning Association Student Member

Jesse can be reached for Private Training and Nutrition Consulting at jesse@crossfitblacksburg.com