Meet Our Coaches:

Owner/Head Coach – Stephen Thompson

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer


Stephen found CrossFit in late 2010. While training on his own in a garage gym for 2 years he earned his CrossFit Level 1 in May 2012. After a move to Ennis in July of that year he began training at CrossFit Waxahachie and developed great relationships with everyone there. Wanting to bring that type of positive culture to Ennis he opened CrossFit Quo Vadis in July of 2014.  He has a passion for heath and fitness while leading others in that direction. Over the last several years he has coached, instructed, and written programming for numerous athletes. He is extremely excited to take this community’s fitness to the next level! His wife Julie is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer who trains here daily with their 1 year old son and a baby on the way!

Coach – Justyn Wilder

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer | CrossFit Weightlifting | CrossFit Kids


Justyn was introduced to CrossFit in 2014 and it immediately became an obsession.  Justyn wanted to learn as much as he could to become a better athlete and help others realize their full potential.  Justyn is eager to greet everyone who walks through the doors and do whatever he can to make them better! Justyn’s passion has extended to his family – often times you will see his wife Sara and son Layton training in the afternoons.

Coach – Brian Clark

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer


Brian found CrossFit in 2015 and enjoyed the weightlifting involved. After some time of honing in his own skills Brian sought after the CrossFit Level 1 Trainer certification and began leading our athletes to be better technicians of fitness. You will often see Brian at the gym with his wife and 4 little girls. The Clarks have prioritized being a fit family.

Coach – Kepha Burke

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer

Kepha discovered CrossFit quite by accident in 2015. After an extensive background in martial arts, track and field, collegiate basketball, powerlifting, and traditional body building, Kepha turned his attention to becoming a CrossFit athlete. After learning more about CrossFit he decided to pursue his CrossFit Level 1 to be able to help others realize their full potential. You will find Kepha training in the afternoons, always with a smile, and offering pointers to our athletes.