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Maria Popelka

Administrative Officer


  • Registered Nurse at Baptist Hospital
  • A.D. in Nursing from Pensacola State College
  • B.A. in Elementary Education from University of West Florida
  • Runner, Triathlete, CrossFitter, Adventure Seeker


Maria discovered her love for fitness shortly after graduating from University of West Florida in 2009, and she became an avid runner. A few years later, she decided to expand her fitness boundaries and quickly fell in love with CrossFit. Maria believes CrossFit is much more than health and wellness; “it’s community, and this community has become my family”. Each day she steps into the gym, she looks forward to reconnecting with people and forming new relationships.

“I am honored to be a part of the best CrossFit facility in the Pensacola area”.