Coach Nick has had a lifelong passion for physical fitness. Competing in various sports throughout his life, he finally found his passion for CrossFit in 2015. After years of training, he decided to get his L1 and chase his dream of owning his own affiliate. “Opening Little City CrossFit has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my entire life. I’m beyond happy I chose Norwalk to invest in my dream.”
In his spare time, coach Helms enjoys spending time playing with his 2 daughters Nickole (13) and Haven (1). God, family, gym, repeat.
A lifelong athlete herself, Dani knows what it takes to excel at the highest levels. From High School and Collegiate sports to a 2x Crossfit Games Athlete, Dani has put in the work herself. She has trained her brain just as hard! Dani has a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science and a Master's Degree in Exercise Psychology from The University of Akron. Dani was also an Athlete for the NPGL New York Rhinos and served as a utility player. On top of all that, she's served her Country as a Supply Specialist in the Ohio Army National Guard.
Dani helps a wide variety of athletes reach their goals. She works with Middle and High school Athletes, College, Professional and Amateur athletes.
Coach Phil has his Level 1 CrossFit Certificate and has been a coach since August of 2019 at Little City CrossFit. Phil got started in CrossFit in May 2018 following rehab from knee surgery in early 2018 as a means to get back into shape and hasn’t looked back. Phil, his wife Aleshia, and their three kids all enjoy the CrossFit community and the family atmosphere at Little City CrossFit. Phil also coaches basketball and football at Collins Western Reserve.
Phil is an Air Force Veteran and also coaches basketball and football at Collins Western Reserve.