Meet The Team

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Head coach and Founder

An ACE-qualified personal trainer and former D1 track and field athlete at Wake Forest, Robbie brings to bear a decade of high-level training expertise.


Robbie guides his clients to achieve meaningful and lasting improvements in their lifestyles, helping them lead healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives.


He works to educate, motivate and simplify exercise, health and mindset, helping members achieve their own personal goals at The Workhouse.


(Approximately 42% of Robbie’s personal exercise routine comes from chasing after his two labradors, Winston and Boomer.)


Strength Coach and Founder

Emily graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Health & Exercise and is currently in her second year at Wake Forest School of Medicine, just down the street from The Workhouse in The Innovation Quarter.


Setting up The Workhouse is the culmination of years of planning, research and hard work, realizing her dream of creating a premium strength and fitness studio in Winston-Salem, combining  all the ingredients for clients’ success.


A certified ACE personal trainer with a genuine interest in her clients’ wider life goals, she advocates for a balanced, healthy lifestyle, underpinned by a meaningful, regular fitness routine.


Emily has a deep, science-based understanding of the profound physiological and mental advantages of regular fitness training.


Strength Coach

Cassidy is originally from Springfield, Missouri, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Movement Science from Missouri State University.


During college, Cassidy gained valuable experience by coaching fitness classes and working at a fitness center. Her background and hands-on experience in the fitness industry have provided her with a deep understanding of the human body and the ability to design effective training programs.


As an American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP), Cassidy demonstrates her in-depth understanding of exercise physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, and the principles of training. Her coaching philosophy is centered around empowering clients to unlock their full potential and surpass their goals. She firmly believes that through targeted training, individuals can enhance their athletic performance, improve their overall health, and transform their lives.


Strength Coach

Nicole, an exuberant coach with a strong background in group fitness, leverages over four years of group class coaching experience to create a dynamic training environment at The Workhouse.

 Her journey in fitness, highlighted by her tenure as an L1 CrossFit Trainer and a certified ACE group class instructor, showcases her commitment to fostering holistic health transformations.

Nicole excels in guiding individuals from diverse fitness backgrounds, from beginners taking their first steps to advanced athletes refining their skills, towards achieving profound, sustainable changes in their health and well-being.

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