Eli Dawdy

CF Coach/ Nutrition Coach
Eli Dawdy


  • CrossFit Level 2 Trainer (CF-L2)
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Certified Nutrition Coach
  • Judges Certificate (2022)
  • Spot the Flaw Certificate


Elizibeth Dawdy was born in Topeka, KS. She married her high school sweetheart, James, and followed him around the world for his military career. She attended Yavapai College (Prescott, AZ), Universidad Veritas (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS). She achieved her dream of becoming an Elementary Education teacher, teaching 1st and 2nd graders for five years. Eli discovered the sport of CrossFit at 27 years old and thus a new dream was born. Coach Eli earned her first CrossFit certification in the Spring of 2019 and her passion for the sport and its people have grown since. Currently, she is a CrossFit Level 2, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, and NASM Certified Nutrition Coach. When she’s not in the gym, Eli loves spending time with her husband, her two year old son Theo, Symon (a 10 year old rescue pup). Coach Eli first started coaching at Alaka’i in the Fall of 2019.

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