Head Coach Duane
Head Coach Duane

Duane "the Rock" Louis

Besides being a full-time fitness model (just Google "the rock" and you'll probably see me), I get the honor and privilege to be the Head Coach at CrossFit YiQi.

I am originally from the Sylix Nation (a First Nation Territory in BC, Canada) but I have been living in Cambodia since 2015.

I started CrossFit in 2011 and have been on and off over the years due to gym access in the countries I've lived in. But each year I promise I'm getting stronger and smarter.

I absolutely love my job at CrossFit YiQi and I take it very seriously. Most nights I wake up in the middle of the night, stressing over the reps I prescribed for the next day's workout.

I love to watch members' progress over time and really embrace their own strengths and abilities through fitness. Everyone is built differently, and everyone has different motivations and goals. I feel so privileged to be part of this journey, even if it's a small part.

So I look forward to meeting you at the gym and yeah….

Ohh…I hold a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2) Certificate. I have an undergraduate degree in Sports Management and am currently taking the best coaches program out there, the OPEX Coaches Certificate Program.

One thing I do ask--don't kip unless you have a reason to and/or are strong enough to.