Coaches

BRICK's coaches are highly qualified and will make sure you get a great, intense workout while staying as safe as possible.



Sebastian Buhaley

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

Certs/Education:
Crossfit Endurance
Crossfit L1
Crossfit L2

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Pizza with chicken breast, ham, black olives and mushrooms

Favorite exercise:
Burpees and Squats

Least favorite exercise:
Thrusters

Song that fires you up:
Eminem - 'Till i Collapse

Fun Fact About Me:
I've been playing traditional West African Drums for over 15 years


Andrew Roberts

Hometown:
Gaithersburg, MD

Certs/Education:
CF-L1

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Pizza with sausage, arugula, fried egg and Half Baked B&J's ice cream.

Favorite exercise:
Wall Balls

Least favorite exercise:
L-Sit Holds

Song that fires you up:
Jay Hardway - Electric Elephants

Fun Fact About Me:
Dual citizen of the U.S. and Brazil. 4 year member of the University of Rochester Men's Soccer Program.


Monica Smith

Hometown:
Walpole MA

Certs/Education:
CF L2
CF L1
CF Mobility
CF Olympic Lifting
CF Nutrition
Yoga Alliance 200 hours
PADI Rescue Diver
BFA Mass Art

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Fresh hand-made chocolate glazed donut

Favorite exercise:
Running

Least favorite exercise:
Running...a love/hate relationship

Song that fires you up:
I'm Shipping Up To Boston by Dropkick Murphys

Fun Fact About Me:
I really really enjoy my Harley Davidson Softail Deluxe


Erin Milanese

Hometown:
Clarksburg, MA

Certs/Education:
B.S. Exercise Physiology from Ithaca College
NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
CF 1
CF L2
Kettlebell Concepts Certified
CPR/AED

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Coffee Oreo ice cream with a side of Sauvignon Blanc

Favorite exercise:
Hang cleans

Least favorite exercise:
Ugh push-ups...simple yet terrible

Song that fires you up:
Otis- Jay-Z & Kanye West

Fun Fact About Me:
When I was a kid I was literally the champion of coloring… I won contests all across Berkshire county




Shawn Sweeney

Hometown:
Northborough, MA

Certs/Education:
CF L1
NASM certified PT

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Full-blown Bertucci's experience & full-blown cheesecake mayhem at the Cheesecake Factory

Favorite exercise:
Ring muscle ups & snatches

Least favorite exercise:
Any type of burpee and open-standard HSPU

Song that fires you up:
Anything from country to screamo

Fun Fact About Me:
I was Tom Brady's double in a Super Bowl commercial


Matt Tapply

Hometown:
Merrimack, NH

Certs/Education:
CF L1
CF L2
CF Rowing

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Cinnamon bears

Favorite exercise:
Clean and jerk

Least favorite exercise:
Running

Song that fires you up:
My Nemesis- Five Finger Death Punch

Fun Fact About Me:
I previously worked at an online video game company before turning to Crossfit


Dan Freire

Hometown:
Berkeley Heights, NJ

Certs/Education:
B.A. in business
CF L1
CPR/AED

Favorite Cheat Mealt:
Kane's doughnuts or Cookie Monstah

Favorite exercise:
Heavy back squats

Least favorite exercise:
Toes to Bar

Song that fires you up:
Vice Grip by Parkway Drive

Fun Fact About Me:
I am bilingual and have traveled to over 15 countries


Jackson Nguyen

Hometown:
Dallas, TX

Certs/Education:
CF L1
USAW olympic lifting coach
Catalyst athletics olympic lifting coach

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Pizzaaa!!!

Favorite exercise:
Snatch

Least favorite exercise:
Barbell sumo DL high pulls

Song that fires you up:
Hail to the King- Avenged Sevenfold

Fun Fact About Me:
I am fluent in American Sign Language




Ian Senge

Hometown:
Sterling, MA

Certs/Education:
B.A. in Psychology
CrossFit L1
CrossFit Gymnastics

Favorite Cheat Meal:
Cookie Monstah

Favorite exercise:
Muscle Ups

Least favorite exercise:
Deadlifts

Song that fires you up:
"Beam Me Up" by Cazzette

Fun Fact About Me:
My dream life: Stay at home dad/Ski Instructor/CF Coach