Our Team

Justin Benjamin

Experienced CrossFit competitor. Provincial and Ironman athlete. Head Coach - 6th Element CrossFit.

Consistent intensity over volume and focus on fixing weaknesses is a sure way to become a better competitive athlete.

Justin Benjamin
CEO, Founder & Programmer

Owner and Head Coach of Sterk Span Coaching Academy. Professional Triathlete. Two time top 20 placing at Tri Cross World Championships.

“There is no shortcut to success in sport. It takes smart planning and efficient training sessions with day in and day out consistency.”

Nico Sterk
Endurance and Conditioning Coach

Biokineticist. Strength and Conditioning Coach. CrossFit Regional Athlete. 2016 DFC Qualifier.

“Life’s journey is not to arrive at one’s grave in a well preserved body, but to rather slide in sideways, all worn out, shouting ‘Hell, what a ride!’”

Dean Shaw
Head Coach & Programmer
Monique Benjamin

Chiropractor, pilates instructor. Provincial and Ironman athlete and dancer. Coach - 6th Element CrossFit.

If you listen to your body when it whispers, you don’t have to hear it scream.”

Dr Monique Benjamin
Head of Mobility and Injury Prevention, Nutrition Advisor

Provincial and national softball player. Coach and manager - 6th Element CrossFit.

The difference between a good athlete and a great athlete often lies in the team that they surround themselves with.”

Lee van Vuren
Athlete Manager

10 years training experience. Emphasis on balance, control, coordination, mobility and intrinsic strength development.

“Let him that would move the world first move himself”

Richard-Dean Sumares
Strength, Mobility and Movement Patterns Coach