Coaches

Meet our team of qualified coaches.

 
 
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Jorge Talavera

  • Owner/Head Coach

Jorge started off in mixed martial arts and has years of experience as an instructor of combat sports and group fitness classes. He started Rush Fitness Gym in 2010 in El Paso, Texas. For many years he has studied and implemented knowledge of movement to help people improve their overall health and performance. As the head personal coach at Rush he works with people to correct movement imbalances and caters solid programming catered to their specific goals. 

 
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Diana Talavera

  • Owner/Coach

Diana has many years of experience in coaching and personal training. She works closely with athletes in the gym to help them fully develop good form and technique in order to maximize performance and avoid injury.  She is passionate about implementing nutrition as a necessary component to overall wellness and health.

 

 
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Salena Karam Ayoub

  • Associate Coach

Sal started working with CrossFit years ago and quickly became passionate about learning technique and skills and sharing that knowledge with others. Since then she has attended and completed several seminars and worked closely with Rush athletes to improve on their movement and functional training. She works closely with some of the Rush competitors, helping them remain disciplined and organized with both their nutritional needs and workouts as they prepare for upcoming competitions. 

 

Miguel Camacho

  • Coach

A firefighter by day, Miguel has been involved in athletics since he was a young man. When he discovered CrossFit years ago, he became passionate and enamored by the complexity of the movements and the technique and awareness they require . He loves the discipline and mental game involved in the sport and is always working to better fundamentals. He loves nothing more than watching someone progress as they learn the concepts and mechanics behind the movement.

 

Rick Chavez

  • Coach

A veteran of the United States Army, Rick is now pursuing a career in physical therapy. He has a background in kinesiology and loves sharing his working knowledge with athletes of all backgrounds and levels at the gym. He is obsessive about using correct form in any and every movement as a way to establish a rock solid foundation and avoid building bad habits and injury.