Rhona-Bio-PicRhonda Kelly

From: Alpena, Michigan
Currently: Denver, Colorado
Education: B.S. in Physics

Professionally: Health and Safety Officer for Aurora Fire Rescue

Career Highlights:

Firefighter/Paramedic since 2000. Currently serving as the Health and Safety Officer. As such, responsible for physical and mental wellness program development and implementation. Also manage the occupational injuries and exposures, the research and development of new gear, and education. Licensed Colorado State Registered Nurse. Former Emergency Room and Psychiatric Emergency Room nurse. Former oceanographer, sailor, and Antarctic explorer. Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 2012. Crossfit coach since 2012. Lokte Method practitioner since 2016. NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning certification 2016.

Education:

A.S. in Nursing, Excelsior College
B.S. in Physics, University of Mary Washington
M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Colorado Denver (in process-2018 completion)

Athletics:

Crossfit Masters Competitive Athlete, 2013-2015.
Outdoor enthusiast: snowshoeing, hiking, running, kayaking, camping, and diving.

Community:

Founder and Director of the Peer Support Team for Aurora Fire Rescue
Co-founder of the Colorado State Annual Peer Support in the Fire Service Conference
Site coordinator for CU Denver’s First Responder Track Counseling program

“I have a tremendous passion for helping people to live their best possible lives…”


JillionJillion Potter

From: Austin, TX
Currently: Denver, CO
Education: University of New Mexico

Professionally: USA Rugby Athlete; Olympic Training Center Resident

Sports:
USA Rugby
CrossFit

History:
Potter began playing rugby at the University of New Mexico after playing basketball in high school and was selected to the Women’s Junior All-Americans six months later. She continued through the High Performance Development Pathway until making her Women’s Eagles debut in 2007. Potter won bronze with the Women’s Eagles Sevens at IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Moscow, Russia, and is one of the team’s captains on the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series circuit.

Career Highlights:

  • UNM Women’s Rugby Team (Captain 2005-2008)
  • 3X Collegiate All-American
  • USA Women’s Rugby 15’s National Team (2007 – Present)
  • USA Women’s Rugby 15’s National Team Co-Captain (2010)
  • USA Women’s Rugby 7’s National Team (2012 – Present)
  • USA Women’s Rugby 7’s National Team Co-Captain (2013-2014)
  • Bronze Medalist @ 7’s Rugby World Cup in 2013
  • 15’s Rugby World Cup participant in 2014
  • Olympic Hopeful 2016

Lauren-34523Lauren Gibbs

From: Los Angles, CA
Currently: Denver, CO

Education:
Brown University (Volleyball)

Professionally: TruMaker, Regional Sales Director

Sports:
USA Bobsled Team/ Olympic hopeful, CrossFit

Career Highlights:

  • 2016 World Championships in women’s bobsled with pilot Elana Meyers Taylor– BRONZE in Igls (2/16)
  • 2016 World Championships in team event with pilot Elana Meyers Taylor– 7th in Igls (2/16)
  • 2015-2016 World Cup with pilot Elana Meyers Taylor – GOLD in St. Moritz (2/16)
  • 2015-2016 World Cup with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser – BRONZE in Altenberg (11/15); BRONZE in Koenigssee (12/15); BRONZE in Park City (1/16)
  • 2015 World Championships in women’s with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser – 5th (2/15)
  • 2015 World Championships in team event with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser – 7th (3/15)
  • 2014-2015 in World Cup with pilot Jazmine Fenlator – 4th in Koenigssee (1/15); 8th in St. Moritz (1/15); 4th in Igls (2/15)
  • 2014-2015 in World Cup with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser – BRONZE in Lake Placid (12/14); 4th in Calgary (12/14); 5th in Altenberg (1/15); BRONZE in Sochi (2/15)
  • 2014-2015 in North American Cup with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser – GOLD in Park City #2 (11/14); for pilot Jazmine Fenlator 4th in Park City #1 (11/14)