Yusef Fletcher Sr.

Yusef's energy in the room has been unmatched since he started with us in 2016, and you know that on the days he is coaching, you won't have a problem finding motivation.  He is a great husband, father of four, amazing educator, and a phenonemal leader of both spiritual and physical needs.

Yusef's PRs and accomplishments:

Yusel has the following certifications:

-CrossFIt Level 1

Kylie Robillard

Kylie walked into our box just looking for self-improvement.  Who she became while here was one of the strongest females in USA Powerlifting.  Her love of lifting led her to become a coach here so others can gain empowerment though a love of the barbell.  

Kylie's accomplishments & PRs:

-2018 Best Female Lifter at USAPL Mid-Atlantic Regionals

-2018 USAPL Raw Nationals Qualifier

-2019 Top 12 84+kg Female Lifter at USAPL Raw Nationals

Kylie has the following certifications:

-USAPL Club Coach


Tom was one of the first athletes at Southern Maryland Strength & Conditioning starting in 2008.  He is an amazing husband and father of two.  

Tom's accomplishments & PRs:

-snatch 255

-jerk 315

-deadlift 460

-Fran 3:03

-2009 CrossFit Games Regionals Athlete

-Bronze medalist 2016 Amercian Masters Weightlifting 85kg class

Tom has the following certifications:


Sam Fariss‚Äč

A trainer since 2004 and finding functional fitness in 2006, Sam knew this was his calling.  Sam is Head Coach at Southern Maryland Strength & Conditioning and our weightlifting team IRON CRAB BARBELL.  

Sam's accomplishments & PRs:

-snatch 280

-clean & jerk 330

-squat 420

-deadlift 540

-Fran 2:35, chest to bar 3:35

-Karen 5:35

-Isabel 1:28

-2009 CrossFit Games Regionals Athlete

Sam has the following certifications:

-CrossFit Level 1

-CrossFit Level 2

-CrossFit Nutrition

-CrossFit Football

-CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting

-CrossFit Barbell

-USAW Club Coach

-AFPA Certified Personal Trainer

-AFPA Certified Nutritional and Wellness Counselor


A trainer since 2007 Lonnie also found CrossFit in 2006 and is owner and co-founder of Southern Maryland Strength & Conditioning and Head Coach of our powerlifting team IRON CRAB BARBELL.  

Lonnie's accomplishments & PRs:

-2015 69kg Pan Am Masters Weightlifting Silver medalist

-2015 72kg USAPL American Open Masters Champion

-2016 69kg Amercian Masters Silver medalist

-4x USAPL 72kg Maryland State Record Holder 

-8x USAPL 63kg Maryland State Record Holder 

-2x CrossFit Games Masters Regional Qualifier

Lonnie has the following certifications:
-CrossFit Level 1
-CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting
-CrossFit Football
-AFAP Certified Personal Trainer

-USAPL Club Coach

Southern Maryland Strength & Conditioning

Mat Strong

Mat has thrown himself headlong into the fitness industry since working to finish his degree in kinesiology.  He draws on a background in sports coaching to motivate all of our members.  Mat joined our gym in 2017.

Mat's accomplishments & PRs:

Mat has the following certifications:

-CrossFIt Level 1

-USAW Level 1


-BS in Kinesiology 

-Master's Degree in Kinesiology