Gillian competed in Crossfit as a teenager and went on to coach Crossfit classes for four years while attending the University of Oregon where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Human Physiology.
Gillian graduated from the University of Oregon spring of 2022 with her Bachelor's degree in Human Physiology and a Chinese language minor. She acted as a Learning Assistant in the UO anatomy lab her last two years of college wherein she completed prosections of donors and taught human anatomy. Having competed in CrossFit as a teenager, Gillian coached CrossFit classes for four years in college. She gained further coaching experience as an intern with the University of Michigan Strength and Conditioning program in the summer of 2021. She has a passion for coaching individuals of all ages and training goals with the intention of helping each client become the best version of themselves.