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Meet the Coach

Cassie is a NASM certified personal trainer, RRCA and UESCA running coach, corrective exercise specialist, and nutrition coach. She has been personally competing in endurance events since 2010 and began pursuing ultra marathon distance and trail running in 2014. In addition to being an athlete and coach she is also a Master's Level Social Worker with a background in mental health counseling and diverse holistic health training that she incorporates into her coaching style to include motivational interviewing, goal setting, mindfulness, and stress reduction. Cassie is also a United States Marine Corps Veteran. 

Education and Credentials

  • UESCA Certified Running Coach-2021

  • Road Runner Club of America Level 1 Coach-2022

  • Performance and Core Exercise Solutions (PCES) Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist- 2022

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer - 2014

  • NASM Nutrition Coach - 2020

  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist - 2016

  • Master's of Science in Social Work, University of Tennessee- 2013

  • Licensed Master Social Worker- State of TN since 2014

Personal Achievements

  • 2020 Nutcracker 6 Hour Race - 2nd place Female 

  • 2020 Shakori 40 Mile Race- 3rd place Female

  • 2019 Nutcracker 6 Hour Race - 3rd place Female 

  • 2019 Completed Rim to Rim run through the Grand Canyon

  • 2019 Millstone 8K - 1st place female

  • 2018 Natchez Trace 50 Miler- 1st in age group

  • 2017 YETI 100 Miler- 3rd in age group, sub 24 Hour finish

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What to expect

What can I expect by hiring G.R.I.T. Endurance Coaching? Every BODY is different and G.R.I.T. Endurance believes in providing individualized assessments and programs to fit your needs and lifestyle. We offer a variety of pricing options and programming that can be customized whether you are looking for one-on-one coaching, family coaching, or small group/corporate programs. 


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.


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