Abby is originally from Morehead City, NC and has an athletic background in swimming. She swam competitively for 16 years, competing at the National and Collegiate levels. Since her competitive days in swimming, Abby has coached USA swimming for age group and master level swimmers for 7 years. Abby began CrossFit in 2008 and obtained her Level 1 Certificate in the spring of 2012. She loves the camaraderie that is attached to CrossFit and its affiliates. She looks forward to the opportunity to coach members each and every day to help them attain their personal fitness goals by focusing on proper technique and maintaining a positive attitude. Abby is married to Coach Jason Leshikar, and they have two children, Vivian and Benjamin.