John Spurlock, MS, CSCS, SCCC, USAW, CrossFit L1
John Spurlock is the Head Coach of Central Kentucky Weightlifting and the Director of Big Blue CrossFit. He is also a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Kentucky. At UK, Spurlock works directly with men's soccer, women's basketball, volleyball and the sprinters and hurdlers. Prior to UK, he worked at the University of Dayton, Duke University, and Hanover College.
Spurlock is an alumnus of Hanover College, where he earned his B.A. in physical education while lettering on the Hanover College football team. He also received his M.S. in exercise physiology from UK.
Spurlock actively competes in CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting. In 2008, he was the Ohio State champion in the 77 kilogram weight class.
Coach Spurlock lives in Georgetown, KY with his wife, Jordan, and son, Willie.
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Ryan DeVriendt, CSCS, USAW
Ryan DeVriendt is the Head Coach of Big Blue CrossFit. He is also a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Kentucky. At UK, DeVriendt works directly with baseball, softball, gymnastics, and men's cheer.
A native of Sherrard, Ill., DeVriendt earned his B.S. in exercise science/health promotions from Central College. While at Central College, he was a 4-year letterman on the wrestling team, and was named the team's co-captain for 3 consecutive season.
Coach DeVriendt lives in Georgetown, KY with his wife, Sarah, and son, Colton.
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Facility Administrator (Central Kentucky Weightlifting)
Big Blue CrossFit
Lexington, KY 40503