Valerie is a passionate and dedicated Lifestyle and Contest Prep coach..
In high school, she ran track and cross country, but while pursuing her B.S. at UC Davis, she completely fell in love with weightlifting and left her running days behind.
In 2012, CrossFit was the “gateway” to her bodybuilding addiction. She spent seven years growing her physique and mindset before finally getting on her first bodybuilding stage, where she earned her NPC Overall Bikini Champion title. Since then, she has earned another Overall Bikini Champion title. In 2021, Valerie competed in the NPC Universe National Competition where she was one spot away from earning her IFBB Pro Card..
Her favorite part about coaching is helping individuals transform their mindset and reach their full potential..
Her mission is to show women that there is a way to achieve their physique goals without destroying their health and their relationships with self, food, and others..
Originally a California native, Valerie now lives in Arizona with her husband and two cats. She loves sushi, books, podcasts, hiking, tennis, exploring new coffee shops, and catching a good Arizona sunrise.