Deby was born and raised in Michigan where she attended Western Michigan University earning a bachelors in marketing and an MBA in international business. Through high school and college, Deby was always active in soccer, track and field and had an interest in physical activities. With her competitive spirit, she transitioned to running marathons and competing in figure competitions before eventually finding CrossFit.
CrossFit has been a way for Deby to be a part of a community that shares her passion for fitness and has given her an outlet for her high energy. Deby’s infectious energy motivates and inspires others to constantly improve. She is a positive person who brings joy to any workout and her coaching goal is to encourage people along their fitness journey and make them feel welcomed as part of the uplifting CrossFit community. Deby has a love for her two dogs and can often be found walking around town with them when she is not in the gym. Some of her favorite things to do are backpacking, hiking, and mountain biking.